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Season 7 Game of Thrones Tankard Giveaway

2017-06-20T13:39:03+00:00

After the success of our contest last year, we are running it back for season 7. We will be starting the contest on Wednesday, June 21st and concluding on premier Sunday, July 16th. HOUSE SIGIL TANKARDS FOR SALE Don't want to wait to see who wins?  Shop Sigil Tankards with our Customizer.  SHOP

Norse Gods and Goddesses: Freya

2017-06-17T15:47:35+00:00

The ancient Norse revered women just as much as they revered men, and one fine example of that is the goddess Freya. While Frigg was the wife of Odin the All-father, Freya was counted as an equal to him because they split the dead between them. "The Æsir Against the Vanir" (1882) by Karl

3 News Faces to Watch on Game of Thrones Season 7

2017-06-05T20:54:56+00:00

If you're anything like us at AleHorn, you've been counting down the weeks, nay, the days, nay, the SECONDS until Game of Thrones is back on the air. Season Lucky Number 7 is shaping up to be BIG and our bodies couldn't be more ready. 1. Jim Broadbent Actor Jim Broadbent of the Harry

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Father’s Day Deal: 50% Off 36oz Tankards

2017-05-27T21:21:27+00:00

Let's get serious for a second. Dad doesn't want a tie or a Starbucks card - he wants a big-ass horn. If you're the kind of son or daughter who's considering getting him such a kick-ass gift, we like you enough to save you some green. We won't sugar coat this - this horn is

The new Game of Thrones Trailer is HERE!

2017-05-24T15:08:22+00:00

Alright so as curmudgeonly as I am about current GoT hype because of how friggin' late this season is coming out and how short it will be (*POUT*), I still got chills from today's new trailer. Dragons. The King in the North. MY QUEEN Daenerys is poised to SLAY EVERYTHING. Also, dragons. Did I mention dragons?

Norse Gods and Goddesses: Ullr

2017-05-19T18:39:45+00:00

Ullr is the god of sports. In particular, he is the god of bow hunting and skiing. He is considered to be one of the eldest gods in the Norse pantheon, and because of that, much of the mythology surrounding him is lost to the ages. More's the pity-- if what we DO know of

Is Your Mom a Badass? 55% off Mother’s Day Sale

2017-05-12T09:38:17+00:00

We all know it's true - moms are total badasses. Bringing you into the world kicking and screaming was just the beginning. Doesn't she deserve to know what a kickass lady you think she is?  Well, how bout you show her with the biggest, baddest Viking horn we make! Or - If you were

Old Norse Returns to York in a JORVIK way

2017-05-03T19:39:38+00:00

For the first time in hundreds of years, the Old Norse language is being spoken in York, England once more. Thanks to researchers and students at University of York, the animatronic Vikings at the JORVIK Viking Centre are now speaking their actual, native tongue. These animatronics tell the tale of the Scandanavian warriors who harassed

American Gods (and Nordic) are Coming

2017-04-24T19:04:45+00:00

In case you are out of the loop, the new show American Gods will be coming to STARZ on April 30th that will sure scratch the itch of all you Vikings and Game of Thrones fans waiting for a new series. No, it doesn't have much in the way of sword and sorcery-- at least

Spring Goddesses and the Origins of Easter

2017-04-17T19:29:10+00:00

If you have been reading this blog for a while, you probably know that the early Christians took a lot of their influences from the pagans of the lands they spread out to. The same is true of Easter. Obviously, Easter in the Christian tradition is the day that Jesus Christ rose from the dead

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