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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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[Virginia] Leesburg-Based Honey Grail Headed to National Competition

[Virginia] Leesburg-Based Honey Grail Headed to National Competition

by Renss Greene Loudon Now Chris Ekechukwu walked into a room in Washington, DC, with a two-minute pitch for his mead, and left with a ticket to the Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream finals in Boston in December. Ekechukwu created the company Honey Grail and its main product, Boudica’s Uprising Honey Mead. It is a light, semi-sweet, sparkling take ...

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