Reading about Gotlandsdricke made me rather thirsty. Although I'm not really tooled up at the moment for doing them properly, like this amazing blog here (http://www.garshol.priv.no/blog/), I figured I'd had a few ideas for a medieval farmhouse ale.
I went for Juniper Berries for the mash, along with elderflowers to give a straw like finish that should be a hint of what a mash with Juniper Branches and straw in a RostBunn should be like.
Then a Gruit mixture of Hop Flowers, Hyssop, St John's Wart, and Rose Hips.
Read more about it here: Farmhouse Style Ale #1
Baron Drake Morgan, OL (Craig Jones) is currently the 4th Baron of St Florian de la Riviere and has a strong interest in Historical Brewing (specializing in Elizabethan England) of all types and Historical Cooking (specializing in 14thC Central and far Asian Cookery)