Anglo-Saxon Drinks

THE ALCOHOLIC DRINKS OF THE ANGLO-SAXONS

Friday, March 18th, 2011

The four alcoholic drinks of the Anglo-Saxons were beor, ealu, medu and win. Today we have similar names for some alcoholic drinks, i.e. beer, ale, mead and wine, and it is commonly, and quite naturally, assumed that our modern drinks must be similar to those bearing similar names in Old English.

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