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GOT S7 Ep. 1 Questions – Where’s My Wolf?

2017-07-21T13:31:35+00:00

Hey fellow Game of Thrones fans! It's been one long summer, but now winter is here and I couldn't be more ready. This season's premiere was ultra-special for you book readers out there, since it is the first season where we know absolutely NOTHING going in. I'd like to use this space to speculate on

The Latest Game of Thrones Trailer is Here!

2017-07-18T12:50:16+00:00

The most recent Game of Thrones trailer is here and with it, we have more questions than answers. Now that the show has truly moved beyond the point of the books, we actually have more questions about the series than ever before. If you haven't seen the trailer yet, check it out here before scrolling

Three Ways to Malomel

2017-07-18T12:48:52+00:00

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

3 News Faces to Watch on Game of Thrones Season 7

2017-07-18T12:52:25+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

2017-07-18T12:53:19+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

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

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

Norse Gods and Goddesses: Idun

2017-04-24T19:01:23+00:00

This week, spring rolled into the northern hemisphere, and with it comes various traditions and celebrations. For the Norse, spring is the time of Idun (or Iðunn), the goddess of rejuvenation and the keeper of the magic apples that keep the gods and goddesses young. Idun and Bragi You read that right: the

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