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Three Ways to Malomel

2017-07-18T12:48:52+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Categories: DiY, Food, Homebrewing, Mead, Uncategorized|

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

The Pagan Origins of Halloween

2017-10-31T08:25:02+00:00 October 11th, 2016|Categories: Community, Food, History, Holidays, Uncategorized|

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,

Norse Mythology Series: Mead of Poetry Finale

2017-02-15T17:46:15+00:00 September 30th, 2016|Categories: Beer and Wine, Drinking Horn, Food, History, Mead, Norse Mythology, Uncategorized, Viking|

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: Drinking, Eating, and Assorted Pagan Rituals

2016-10-18T13:51:20+00:00 June 24th, 2016|Categories: Beer and Wine, Cocktails, Drinking Horn, Food, History, Holidays, Mead|

"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),

How to Camp Like a Viking

2017-05-11T22:09:21+00:00 May 16th, 2016|Categories: Drinking Horn, Food, History, Mead, Viking|

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!

Feast Your Eyes on Our Game of Thrones Feastware Giveaway

2016-10-18T13:51:28+00:00 April 18th, 2016|Categories: Drinking Horn, Food, Game of Thrones, Giveaways and Contests|

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

  • Sriracha Drinks

4 Horn-Worthy Sriracha Drinks to Set Your World on Fire

2016-10-18T13:51:35+00:00 March 8th, 2016|Categories: Beer and Wine, Cocktails, Drinking Horn, Food, Holidays, Mead|

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

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