So you, or someone you love, love Alehorns. Cool! While their shiny new AleHorn might find a cozy spot under the tree, don't forget to add a thing or two to bump your cart up to the free shipping threshold and fill up that ol' stocking while you're at it. AleHorn Shotglass We love these!
I have made a number of malomels in my day. In fact, they are possibly my number one favorite way to spice up any old mead recipe. Malomel Raspberry Mead via Robin Hill Gardens blog. If you are unfamiliar with the term malomel, it's simply a mead made like any other mead, but
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
Norse Valentine's Day? If it sounds too good to be true, that's because it kind of is. Vali The truth is, the Norse didn't really have what you and I might consider a Valentine's Day. They had a patron goddess of love, but she's also the patron goddess of war. So, take that with
Unlike the other common holidays we celebrate these days, who owe their popularity to Hallmark and consumerism, Halloween is ancient. It's a celebration of the spookier, unknowable side of life: death. Not only is death unknowable, but attempting to understand it is something that's uniquely human. You could say that Halloween is the only true,
When last we left our not-so heroes in Mead of Poetry, Odin the Allfather has disguised himself and indebted Suttung’s brother, Baugi, to him in order to get a chance at Suttung’s mead, made from the blood of the first poet Kvasir by a pair of murderous dwarves. [Check out the first part of the
"Swedish Midsummer is a holiday devoted to eating, drinking, dancing, and assorted Pagan rituals," says the hilarious "Swedish Midsummer for Dummies" video found on Sweden's YouTube channel. Where do we sign up? While this holiday is the biggest one of the year in Sweden, it hasn't made much of an impact in North America (yet),
At my local box store, the swimming pool stuff just got moved to the front of the store, so you know what that meas - IT'S CAMPING SEASON! But this year, I don't want to do the whole "glamping" (glamour camping) thing. That's so 2015. Let's make this year the year of "vamping" - Viking camping!
Congrats to the winners of our Game of Thrones hand-engraved tankard set giveaway! If you weren't chosen as a winner, don't fret! We're sort of addicted to giving this stuff away, so we added another Game of Thrones giveaway to get you through April. This time, three winners will receive a Game of Thrones engraved horn
It's Sriracha week! Why? Who knows! Just go with it. The "Rooster Sauce" that you can put on pizza, eggs, sandwiches, waffles, ice cream, and meatloaf is, as you can imagine, the perfect complement to your favorite buzzy drinks. There's actual science behind Sriracha's addictiveness. The cravable kick comes from the peppers, which contain two molecules