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[Washington, DC] The need for mead: Local brewer grows beverage, competes on national stage

The need for mead: Local brewer grows beverage, competes on national stage

By Rachel Nania WTOP News Washington, DC WASHINGTON — The oldest alcoholic beverage is making a comeback. Several years ago, Chris Ekechukwu tried mead for the first time at the Maryland Renaissance Festival. Ekechukwu was familiar with many styles of craft beer — he was a homebrewer himself — but was intrigued by mead’s still, “super sweet” quality. “I thought ...

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Alumnus brews mead for the modern age

Charm City Meadworks is brewed and bottled in Baltimore, Maryland. The brewery offers nine varieties of mead ranging in flavors from cinnamon to rosemary and alcohol percentages from 6.9 to 12 percent. The mead is available in bottles, cans and even kegs.

by Maddy Bonnabeaux, Correspondent North Carolina State University The Technician The refreshing drink of the Vikings is creating a buzz, and it’s outside of Renaissance fairs. Mead, one of the oldest drinks in the world, is making a comeback. Coined as the “nectar of the gods,” the fermented drink is created by adding water and yeast to honey. When infused ...

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