We know the drink of choice, at least for early Vikings, was mead. But do we know exactly how much alcohol the Vikings drank?

Was there a significant supply of alcohol so that each man could drink as much as they liked or was there an element of rationing involved?

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    With the exception of voyages, alcoholic drinks are pretty cheap to produce...I've never heard of cultures of that era where alcoholic beverages were hard to find, but many descriptions of what we'd call binge drinking today. – Gort the Robot Oct 13 '17 at 0:10
  • The consumption was most likely significant. Alcohol was a good way to increase water quality. – xrorox Oct 13 '17 at 7:51

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