(see by type. Brewing, Chalice) Situational dream caused by being thirsty during the night.
Metaphorical thirst for something or someone. In this case, what you quaff in the dream may be very revealing.
For example, drinking a love potion can reflect the need to internalize self-love, or the desire to find someone with whom you can share your life.
A bartender in a dream also could represent a craftsman in his shop, a businessman in his office, a confidant, or someone who exposes others’ secrets and troubles for a price, or one who keeps a secret for a price.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
In Egypt, dreaming of barley beer meant longevity to the dreamer, whereas a beer made from wheat portended joyous times ahead.
Love and commitment. In old Germany, the Minne (love) cup filled with ritual beer was offered to the bride and groom at weddings.
Social occasions. In Norse tradition especially, and among American sports fans, this beverage holds the connotation of something shared with good company. As such, it may also represent the spirit of hospitality.
A sense of fitting in and being one of the “guys.” Among almost all civilizations, beer was the beverage of common, everyday folk, who usually enjoyed it with each other.... The Language of Dreams
With a note inside: A message from vour heart, someone close to you, or your Higher Self that you’ve been trying to ignore.
Empty: Feeling drained and depleted of energy, creativity, or compassion.
Jinni in a bottle: From Arabic folklore, a potential ally or terrible adversary, which may also originate within you.
What does the bottle hold? If it is filled with fire, this could symbolize bottled-up anger or passion that’s reaching an explosive state.
Rounded bottles and vases are an alternative emblem of the womb.... The Language of Dreams
Dreaming about brewing may indicate the need to rise above your circumstances, like the bubbles in the wine.
Temporary anxiety over a situation that will have a successful outcome.
The blending of ideas (e.g., the ingredients) from two different facets of life.
For example, mingling the spiritual with the mundane effectively.
Waiting for a beverage to mature symbolizes the personal development that comes only with time and patience. You cannot rush this process without damaging the quality of learning.... The Language of Dreams
The symbol of the triune, primordial Goddess and birth giver (because of its shape and having three legs).
Fertility, femininity, and procreativity.
Magical power. In Indian mythos, Indra drank from three cauldrons to empower himself with mystical energy.
Wisdom, insight, and knowledge. According to Teutonic stories, there are three great cauldrons in the earth’s center containing beverages that impart these beneficial characteristics. Odin, the ruler of the gods, was believed to have drunk from all three.
Creativity. Among the Celts, the Cauldron of Cerridwen dispensed the muse to any who partook of it.... The Language of Dreams
Alternative womb and fertility symbol, especially if filled with liquid (see Milk, Juice, Water, Wine).
Arthurian and Druidical lore identify this emblem as the grail, the cup that signifies humankind’s connection with nature and each other.
Christian: The sacredness of life and the quality of forgiveness (the cup of Christ’s blood). In this case, do you drink freely of what’s offered you, or pour it away?
Unity. In Gypsy, pagan, and Hebrew marriage and courtship rites, people drinking from one cup link their destinies and become as one.
Refusing: Wishing to avert a personal trial that is really unavoidable (note the story of Christ in the garden of Gethsemane). Alternatively, rejecting an opportunity for friendship or camaraderie because of suspicious motivations.
In Eastern philosophy, a cup is shaped by what it contains. What metaphorical beverages do you incorporate into yourself by drinking of this cup?... The Language of Dreams
Perky, energetic attitudes.
The need to be more alert (e.g., “wake up and smell the coffee”)- In Arabia, this beverage is revered because it allows people to stay awake during long prayers. It is often served to guests with toasts honoring the name of God.
Something important that’s currently brewing in your life, which must also be watched so that it doesn’t boil over.... The Language of Dreams
If drunkenness is the theme, the dreamer is losing control of responsibilities and wishes to be relieved.
To see someone else drunk, the dreamer looks upon that person as an irresponsible dependent. Drinking water or milk in a dream is often the result of a bodily need, either thirst or hunger.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
If you have been dieting lately, this is likely a circumstantial dream that needs no further explanation.
The ideas, concepts, or beliefs currently being internalized (e.g., “you are what you eat”).
In esoteric traditions, eating is a way to ground energy and reestablish foundations in the material world. Consider if both feet have been on terra firm a lately.
Metaphorically, is there something for which you hunger in your life, physically, mentally, or spiritually? If so, find the right food to fill that hunger so that strong, healthy growth may begin (or continue).
A representation of your current eating habits. Are you eating well-rounded meals—or too much junk food? Consider what the dream shows you in terms of how you’ve been feeling lately, and make appropriate adjustments in your diet.
Eating a celebratory feast represents sampling a little from many different aspects of life, and enjoying each fully. It may also portend a period of abundance and pleasant surprises soon to follow.
Arriving late for a feast indicates the presence of many pressing personal matters that often detain social interactions.
Reviewing a menu in a dream signifies life’s decisions and how metaphorically “good” they are for you. Consider what types of foods were chosen, and if the choices were costly, for more specific symbolism.
Leaving a table hungry represents being dissatisfied bv the results of an effort, the answer received from a question, or a situation that is less fulfilling than you might wish.... The Language of Dreams
Increasing personal energy and zeal for a goal or project. Frequently elder is used to bolster fires because it has hollow branches that catch well.
Some type of ending or death. Elder is a traditional funerary wood.
In Serbia, this is a symbol of fortune and luck smiling upon you.
Carrying an elder branch in a dream represents devotion in your relationships.
Among Celtic tribes, elderberry wine was used to inspire divinatory visions, and was only drunk by the initiated. As such, this dream may reflect a personal initiation into the psychic realms (see Beverages).... The Language of Dreams
If you’ve dreamt of ginger recently, you may discover that your zest for life and passionate interests are increasing.
Faithfulness: In the Koran, only the steadfast believers enjoy ginger-flavored beverages in paradise.
Honoring the gods. In China ginger was used as part of offerings, and in the Middle East it was favored for communing with the Divine.
Affection. When consumed, ginger generates a warm, cozy feeling within.
Assimilating new ideas or becoming more comfortable with a situation. Medicinally, ginger is an excellent aid to digestion.
If the ginger is consumed in the dream, this may represent purging figurative poisons from your system. Pythagoras recommended ginger for similar medicinal uses long ago.... The Language of Dreams
The life force, especially if the juice is red. Energy that is flowing within you. Consider xht fruit from which this juice conies for more symbolic meaning.
The proverbial “nectar of life” which, once internalized, supports joy, well-being, and the path to wholeness.... The Language of Dreams
If the pitcher is big and strong, then this represents your capacity to contain the fullness of your emotions.
If you dream of serving beverages with your pitcher, you desire to share your feelings and creative ideas with others.... Strangest Dream Explanations
The bubbles in this drink reflect an upbeat, happy attitude that can lift the spirits of those around you.
Health: In the Victorian era, soda was only available by prescription, and used to help overcome sickness.
Refreshed energy, zest, or outlooks.... The Language of Dreams
Drinking fully of life’s nectar; living each moment to its fullest.
Celebration, and reasons for same. Also, hospitality being offered and accepted.
In ancient Greece, wine and the god Bacchus were one and the same. Bacchus was somewhat of a mischievous and randy figure, who may represent unrepressed sexuality, liberation, and the power of nature.
Red wine is an alternative blood emblem, as seen in Christian communion rites.
The spirit ot truth, or as the Romans said, “in vino Veritas.” It is interesting to note that in Mesopotamia the goddess Saki personified the vine and epitomized the revelation of truths.
Among the Norse, an emblem of taking care of things that you value.
The deceased had to drink all the wine they had spilled before being allowed to enter Valhalla, their version of paradise.... The Language of Dreams