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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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Maryland: Charm City Meadworks opening to the public

Charm City Meadworks (Barbara Haddock Taylor, Baltimore Sun)

By Kit Waskom Pollard For The Baltimore Sun April 28, 2015 Mead is one of the oldest alcoholic beverages in existence, but that doesn’t mean it’s tired. Though it was enjoyed by everyone from Aristotle to the Vikings, in the hands of today’s new crop of mead distillers — including Charm City Meadworks owners James Boicourt and Andrew Geffken — ...

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Maryland Meadery, Orchid Cellar, Takes Home Medals at the World’s Largest Mead Competition

Maryland Meadery, Orchid Cellar, Takes Home Medals at the World's Largest Mead Competition

For the third year in a row, Frederick County’s own Orchid Cellar has won multiple medals at The Mazer Cup International Mead Competition in Broomfield, Colorado. Frederick, MD (PRWEB) April 03, 2015 For the third year in a row, Frederick County’s own Orchid Cellar has won multiple medals at The Mazer Cup International Mead Competition in Broomfield, Colorado. Mead is ...

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Mead, world’s oldest drink, sees newfound success

Charm City Meadery - Mead, world’s oldest drink, sees newfound success

February 9, 2015 by Owen Fairclough CCTV America Mead is the world’s most ancient drink and considered the “nectar of the gods”, and it’s undergoing a revolution similar to craft beer in the U.S. CCTV America’s Owen Fairclough reported this story from Baltimore, Maryland. It was brewing day at Charm City Meadworks, a meadery that uses honey to fuel what ...

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Charm City Meadworks Buzzes With New Brews

Mary Kate Wrzesniewski, general manager at Boundary Road on H Street Northeast, pours a honey wine made by Charm City Meadworks. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

By Stacey Goers Posted at 5 a.m. Feb. 5 Roll Call (Blog) Mead does not have to be sweet and hangover-inducing, or always served in a goblet. It does not have to be considered a beverage of yore. It can be served still or sparkling. It can be paired with a soft-ripened Casatica di Bufala cheese or mixed into a ...

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