Heorot is the great mead hall that King Hrothgar builds for his kingdom. In the early Middle Ages mead halls were large halls where the thanes
met, drank and enjoyed the ongoing festivities. Mead was an alcoholic beverage that warriors commonly drank throughout the Middle Ages. It is similar to beer, but not the same thing as it is made with honey. If you have a little time the beerguy below will take you on an interesting tour to see various mead recipes from around the world.