Mead was a honey-based alcoholic beverage.
In 1066 Northumbria, the First Doctor was served mead by Edith. (TV: "The Watcher")
On Tír na n-Óg, the Seventh Doctor was served mead by Chulainn. Daffyr also drank mead while enjoying a feast of dragon meat. (PROSE: Cat's Cradle: Witch Mark)