'Here is a glass of mead
from your son,' said the host.
Beer for the lads of the forest, mead for the gleeman, strong waters for the tinker, and wine for the rest.
"It would take a clever man to live upon thy labor, Hugh," remarked one of the foresters, "seeing that the half of thy time is spent in swilling mead at the `Pied Merlin.'"
has set a target of PS200,000 from the fundraising drive to build on the success to date of its honey-based alcoholic beverage.
The open date and status above indicate when Linton Mead
Primary School opened or when it changed to its most recent incarnation, with a number of schools converting to academies in recent years.
involves many more subtleties, but it all comes down to blending a sugar source with water, adding yeast, and allowing time for fermentation.
is created by fermenting honey with water, sometimes with various fruits or spices, and is thought to be the world's oldest alcoholic drink.
While wine had to be imported, the advantage of mead
was that all the ingredients were to hand."
English Heritage curator Dr Frances McIntosh at Corbridge Roman site with some early mead
For the past 30 years he's sold home-brewed Celtic and Roman mead
from his Snowdon Honey Farm & Winery Shop in the centre of Llanberis, where bottles of the stuff - in 30 different flavours - jostle for shelf space with wines, confectionary, preserves and, of course, honey.
In a statement read to the court his cousin Diane Powell, who now lives in the United States, said Mr Mead
was mentally and physically disabled at birth and he lived his entire life in Taff 's Well.
In a statement to the court, friend Alan Collins said he received a call from Mr Mead
at about 12.30pm on June 19 saying he had fallen.