Sooke’s the Place to Quench a Need for Mead
by Garth Eichel, Victoria Times Colonist – Thursday, May 26, 2011
It’s remarkable to consider that over several millennia, humans have tried ingesting just about everything in the pursuit of sustenance or bliss. More often than not, experimentation ends in disappointment, if not sickness or death. But every now and again the outcome is wonderful. Just imagine, then, the reaction of the first prehistoric brute to guzzle fermented honey water -what we now know as mead.