As honey is likely the oldest and easiest form of sugar available to man and as such mead is probably among the oldest if not the oldest alcoholic drink. The earliest archeological evidence for mead dates to 2000 BC, and honey was part of the earliest known fermentation from ~9,000 BC. Mead has played an important role in the beliefs and mythologies of many people across the world throughout history being the drink of both gods and men and has been made wherever honey can be found.

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