Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.
To sip mead from this chalice is to taste the ethereal substance of Valhalla itself! Mine lips doth tingle mightily whereupon they come into contact with this fine vessel. Buyer beware! Once thou hast consumed thine choice of frosty beverages from betwixt the dragons adorning this ornate goblet all other steins shall be relegated to the shadowy halls of antiquity.