There are 2 basic categories of beer : Lagers and Ales. But what is it that makes them so different ?
Mead is an ancient alcoholic brew made with honey, fresh spring water, and yeast. Mead making became well known in Europe but died out as people became urbanized. This happened about 500 years ago in Europe.
Its undeniable smell and colour means that this traditional Dutch winter fare is not for the faint-hearted!