Thursday Fun Fact 3-21

Time for your weekly Thursday Fun Fact! Myth: Before the reworking of the SAT in 2005, there was an analogy question which read: Caterpillars are to Butterflies as Honey is to ___________. The correct answer was “Mead.”Fact: Nope, actually just made that up right now. But, it would have been awesome, right? Disclaimer: All ThursdayContinue reading “Thursday Fun Fact 3-21”

Thursday Fun Fact 3-14

Time for your weekly Thursday Fun Fact! Myth: Mead has to be aged approximately forever before it’s any good. Fact: Some meads do take years, others can be ready in only a few weeks. Aging requirements are primarily a function of initial sugar content and final alcohol content. Disclaimer: All Thursday Fun Facts are culledContinue reading “Thursday Fun Fact 3-14”

Thursday Fun Fact!

Time for your weekly Thursday Fun Fact! Myth: Mead will help cure allergies.Fact: Maybe, but not as well as unfermented honey which doesn’t work as well as fexofenadine which doesn’t work as well as allergy shots. They all work equally well if your allergies are all in your head, though. As does tea, coffee, beer, magic beans, wheat grass juice, multi-vitamins,Continue reading “Thursday Fun Fact!”

Thursday Fun Fact!

Time for your weekly Thursday Fun Fact! Myth: The clarity, cloudiness, foaminess, packaging, viscosity, glassware, legs, color, or some other cockamamie visual cue tells me how good a mead is.Fact: Why would looking at a drink tell you how good it is? Drinks are – despite popular misconception – a thing for your nose and tongue toContinue reading “Thursday Fun Fact!”