drinking-mead-guide

Beginner’s Guide To Drinking Mead

How to Drink Mead Like A Viking Mead is believed to be the first widely consumed alcoholic beverage. Archaeological records from both Northern China and Greece place mead amongst the earliest of any alcoholic drinks discovered by man. Honey was a cheap source of sugar – needed for the distillation process. It also has antimicrobial… Continue reading

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Wine.net Top 50 Amazon Wines

Best Selling Mead Look who made the list of Top 50 Amazon.com Wines! Hidden Legend Winery is proud to be amongst the best selling wines on Amazon. Thanks to the wonderful people over at Wine.net for helping to spread the word about mead! For those who many not be familiar with our Montana grown wine… Continue reading

Pure Honey Mead and Dark Mead | Hidden Legend Winery

Pure Honey Mead The flagship of the Hidden Legend Honey Wine is without a doubt the Pure Honey Mead. Our Pure Honey Mead has consistently been the best seller, and that in part is due to the simple nature, but complex flavor masterfully achieved by our head mead maker Ken. We start with Montana Wildflower… Continue reading

What is Mead?

What is mead? You ask? The basic answer is an alcoholic beverage made from fermented honey, but there is more to it. The U.S. government answers the question what is mead by saying it is "honey wine", probably because it is made by the same process as wine, but it deserves a classification of its… Continue reading

Mead for Everyone

Introduction to Mead Mead is one of the oldest fermented beverages in the world. It predates history so no one is really sure where it was first made or by whom, but it has been written about in some of the oldest recorded literature. Literature like Beowulf where all the Vikings got together and drank… Continue reading

Honey-wine Was Used As Medicine

Honey-wine Thought to Have Medicinal Benefits Mead is Drinkable Honey, and it is known that it retains the numerous nutritional qualities of honey. The National Honey Board says that mead has similar health benefits of white wine due to the antioxidant characteristics of wine. The immune boosting properties of honey are retained in mead as… Continue reading

A Variety of Meads

Different Types of Mead Honey Wine Hidden Legend Winery makes a variety of Meads. They are all unique in their own ways while sharing certain attributes at the same time. Attributes like being award winning meads, made from premium Montana produced honey and Montana grown berries, and being some of the best mead wine you… Continue reading

Is Mead, Brewed or Fermented?

Is Mead Brewed or Fermented? As you peruse the internet in search for mead (honey wine) and information about mead, you will often find the phrase “brew mead” as you read, but mead is actually not a beer or beer like beverage at all. The U.S. Government classifies mead as a honey wine because mead… Continue reading

Mead in the Movies

How Movies Show the Drinking of Mead If you have never heard of mead, don't feel bad, neither have a lot of people. Mohamed hadn’t when he dictated the Koran. A very entertaining film about Vikings gives us some insight into this. The 1998 film The 13th Warrior, is about an Arab ambassador named Ahmed… Continue reading