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Mead is Slowly Shedding its Dark Ages Image

Cranberry Delight in tall glasses with cranberry juice pitcher. (Goran Kosanovic/For The Washington Post)

As mead sheds its wenches-and-jousting image, I’ve started to come around By M. Carrie Allan Columnist, Food Washington Post In this era of constant accusations of media bias — left-wing, right-wing, gull-wing (that’s bias against DeLoreans) — I confess: I have a long-held bias against mead. Despite regularly incorporating honey syrups into cocktails, until recently I’d largely avoided honey’s fermented ...

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This centuries-old drink isn’t just for Renaissance festivals anymore

Baltimore’s Charm City Meadworks, which launched last year, sells its products in bottles and cans, on tap and at bars in the Washington area. (Deb Lindsey/For The Washington Post)

By Fritz Hahn November 16 at 8:30 AM Washington Post Mead, the fermented honey beverage swilled by Vikings, medieval royalty and costumed Renaissance festival fanatics, is undergoing a mini-revival right now, showing up at high-end neighborhood grocery stores, on tap at cool beer bars and, maybe, your Thanksgiving table. Example A is Charm City Meadworks, which officially opened for business ...

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