Apple Mead

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Real Irish Food

By David Bowers

Published 2014

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I can’t claim this is a drink that’s known all over Ireland, but it’s a quirky and interesting one that pays homage to a lot of Irish beverages, including mead, the fermented honey drink the Irish monks made. Despite its sweet and innocuous name, this drink kicks like a mule. With champagne (or prosecco), a little apple cider (you can use hard cider or regular cider, as you prefer), a taste of honey, and a dash of Irish whiskey, it’s delicious and goes down easy. But in potency, it reminds