Honey similarly treated affords the metheglin so much prized by our ancestors.
The older the honey is, the whiter coloured the metheglin will be.
Where metheglin was making, he would linger round the tubs and vessels, begging a draught of what he called Bee-wine.
Where metheglin was making he would linger round the tubs and vessels, begging a draught of what he called bee-wine.
metheglin (Welsh Meddyglyn), also called hydromel and mead, was a drink as universal as it was ancient.
This method of preparing mead (or metheglin) is current to this day among our peasantry.
Worlidge, in his "Vinetum Britannicum," 1676, gives us receipts for metheglin and birch wine.
This strong drink was metheglin, of which two hogsheads were to be delivered at Plymouth.
metheglin and beer of some kind appear to be the most ancient liquors of which there are any vestiges among the Britons.
metheglin is a drink made from honey, and is consumed largely in some parts of the world.