People have been imbibing vinegar-based drinks for thousands of years. These drinking vinegars (or "vinegar tonics"), such as shrubs, switchels, and oxymels, have grown quite popular in recent years. Read the Full Story to find out why out more.
Most simply, mead is a wine made with honey. It is fermented with three basic ingredients: honey, water, and yeast. However, there are many different styles of mead, which are based on the basic ingredients (e.g., honey) and flavorings (e.g., herbs, spices) added, degree of sweetness, alcoholic strength, degree of carbonation, and even country of origin.