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This Modern Meadery Is Making Honey Wine Hip — With Hops

"What will get people to try our mead? If we can make it closer to a beer, that might help," says Andrew Geffken, co-owner of Charm City Meadworks in Baltimore, Md. Morgan McCloy/NPR

by Carolyn Beans National Public Radio You may know mead — an ancient alcoholic beverage made from water, honey, and yeast — as a drink that’s popular among Renaissance fairgoers and Game of Thrones fans. Meadmaker Andrew Geffken is on a mission to add another group to that list: the average beer drinker. At Charm City Meadworks in Baltimore, Md., ...

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Mead staged to make a quite literal historic comeback

Mead staged to make a quite literal historic comeback

Hyattsville Life & Times February 8 2016 BY SCARLETT SALEM — The meteoric rise of craft brews over the past few years has laid the groundwork for a return of mead, which may arguably be the world’s oldest alcoholic drink. And while it has gained traction nationwide and is set to storm the Washington, DC, region, most people have never ...

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