Anyone here ever drink Mead before?

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  1. Dionysus

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    I hear it's super sweet which I wouldn't like. But I want to drink what the Vikings had!
     
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    No but Schmoopy
     
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    I did a mead tasting before at a Mead/winery nearby. It is very sweet and thick like cough syrup, did not really enjoy.
     
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    Thank you for your call.
     
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    I have. It's made with honey, which explains the thickness.
     
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    concur
     
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    Actually, my bride used to hang out with a bunch of medieval re-creationists and made her own mead as well as other period correct beverages. They drank some interesting stuff back in those days.
     
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    Ren Faire nerd stuff.
     
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    Exactly!
     
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    That's where my husband got it. Honey Mead it's called.
     
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    A VW bus camping friend was a home brewer and brought along some honey mead made with champagne yeast on one trip. It wasn't thick or heavy at all, more like beer with a light, sweet taste. Really unique. Never tasted anything like it before or since.
     
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    I got a bottle at a Ren fest years ago and it was awful
     
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    This but I think that just saying it is awful is understating it.
     
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    It was like drinking warm sweet piss in the Houston summer heat
     
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    I'd rather drink piss.
     
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    i've had it at several local beer festivals and really like it. a buddy is making us a batch but it takes forever.