Viking Nerds Store Highlights
Ancient societies brewed flavorful and healing meads, ales, and wines for millennia using only intuition, storytelling, and knowledge passed down through generations―no fancy, expensive equipment or degrees in chemistry needed. In Make Mead Like a Viking, homesteader, fermentation enthusiast, and self-described “Appalachian Yeti Viking” Jereme Zimmerman summons the bryggjemann of the ancient Norse to demonstrate how homebrewing mead―arguably the world’s oldest fermented alcoholic beverage―can be not only uncomplicated but fun.
The Make Mead Like a Viking companion game. Once you've made mead like a Viking, you need to drink mead like a Viking!
Running out of ideas for toasts when you Skal in Don't Fall in the Mead Hall? Try out this card-deck expansion to keep the party in the mead hall moving along! Silly toasts, serious toasts, riddles, and more drawn from ancient Norse texts and our own nerdy minds.
Until we get copies for our inventory, order as many as you want through thegamecrafter.com.
This is a totem stick, also known as a magic stick. Vikings and other ancient cultures passed these down for generations as they were covered with heirloom yeast strains originally captured from the wild. They were used to start new batches of mead and ale and were thought to contain magical powers because of how quickly they could initiate fermentation, leading to a flavorful, boozy beverage. Click on the image for more information. Illustration by Michael Startzman, Adventure Illustrator