Manage episode 212687554 series 1997393
This week we’re talking about the oldest adult beverage known to man: MEAD. You’ve probably read about it in some romantic tale - it’s one of the most documented boozy beverages in history - and maybe you’ve had a chance to try it, but many are still unfamiliar with this storied drink of fermented honey. Our guest this week is award-winning author and spirits expert, Fred Minnick who's just written the book Mead: The Libations, Legends and Lore of History’s Oldest Drink. Take a listen and find out what all the buzz is about.
This week's cocktail, created by Fred Minnick and Jeremy Johnson, owner of Meta in Louisville, Kentucky, is the Mead Vesper - basically a Vesper cocktail with the addition of mead.Mead Vesper 1 ounce of Gin 1 ounce of Vodka .25 ounce of oxymel mead .25 ounce of vermouth lemon twist and cocktail glass Stir all the ingredients over ice until well chilled. Strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon twist. links: Fred Minnick Website Instagram Facebook Twitter Bit by a Fox: blog: http://bitbyafox.com instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bitbyafox/ facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BitByAFox/ twitter: https://twitter.com/bitbyafox music: https://www.humanworldwide.com