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Washington: Working in Clark County: Gary Gross, meadmaster

Gary Gross, meadmaster at his meadery, Ethereal Meads in Battle Ground, says he started making mead as a hobby after tasting it at his son's wedding. (Natalie Behring/ The Columbian)

By Kay Richardson, Columbian staff writer Published: March 7, 2016, 6:05 AM Chances are, you probably have never tried mead, a honey-based fermented beverage laced with fruit flavors. It’s not widely known except to those who remember it from ancient literature. But one at a time, customers who taste Gary Gross’ meads are being won over at tastings and local ...

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Washington: A Viking to Mead

Gary GrossPhoto by VikiEierdam

By Viki Eierdam Oregon Wine Press Mead master, Gary Gross, has joined the medieval beverage resurgence with the recent opening of Ethereal Meads in Battle Ground, Washington. Fans of mead — an alcoholic drink made of fermented honey dating from at least 2000 B.C. — have speculated that the craft beverage scene or the HBO drama “Game of Thrones” has ...

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Washington: A mead renaissance in Battle Ground

GARY GROSS, OWNER and meadmaster at Ethereal Meads a production-only meadery in Battle Ground, uses regional honey and regionally grown fruits to produce delicious, drinkable meads that appeal to beer, wine and cider lovers alike. - Photo by Kelly Moyer

Locally produced Ethereal Meads jump on craft beverage bandwagon with a new take on an old drink by KELLY MOYER The Reflector Battle Ground, Washington – If it’s been more than a couple years since you last tried mead, it’s time to dispel all preconceived notions about this ancient, fermented-honey drink. Yes: Mead used to be a somewhat cloyingly sweet, ...

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