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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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Mead, The Vikings’ Drink, Returns

Mead, The Vikings’ Drink, Returns

By Janet Patton The Lexington Herald Leader December 25, 2015 Ever wanted to drink like a Viking? Then you’ll need mead. Fortunately for you, Kentucky author Jereme Zimmerman has the book for you: Make Mead Like a Viking: Traditional Techniques for Brewing Natural, Wild-Fermented Honey-based Wines, and Beers. An urban homesteader, Zimmerman makes mead in his home in Berea. He ...

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