4-12-2016 - 9PM EST - Viking Alchemist Meadery - Like and share! Viking Alchemist Meadery actually happened as sort of a surprise, when Robin’s son said ‘lets start a meadery’, and his wife did the research and found that the craft beverage industry was going nuts. So they dove in headfirst, weathered nearly a year of permit hell, and opened up just a month ago. [ 180 more words. ]