• 8th Annual Brews on the Beach

    8th Annual Brews on the Beach

    Overlooking Assawoman Bay, the 8th Annual Brews on the Beach Craft Beer Festival will feature live music and local beer from one of 12 or more Shore breweries. Food will be available for purchase throughout the Shore Craft Beer Fest. We will have brewers and brewery reps on hand to discuss the art of making beer as well as specifics on [...]

Beer with Strangers

State of the Beer
Episode 100 – June 9, 2016


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Upcoming Craft Beer Events on the Eastern Shore

3rd Wave PINT NITE at Smitty McGee’s,

August 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

8th Annual Brews on the Beach

September 10 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Harvest, Harmony, and Hops

September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

OC Bike Fest

September 15 @ 8:00 am - September 18 @ 5:00 pm

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BEERCATIONS – Do you love Craft Beer? Do you love vacations?

Combine the two here on the Shore and you will get World Class Beer and World Class Beauty all at a great price! Oceanfront hotels, brewery tours and tastings, complimentary local craft beer waiting for you upon check-in – just pick your package and your price.

The Grand Hotel & Spa

The Grand Hotel and Spa on Ocean City’s famous Boardwalk offers their Local Brew Package which includes 2 nights in a King Jacuzzi room, a $60 meal voucher, and a complimentary 6 pack of craft beer with souvenir beer glasses, from $319 per room.


Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel

The luxury oceanfront Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel has craft beer packages starting at $99 per person and includes a 4 pack of craft beer, complimentary beer glasses, and $50 meal credit! Available year round.


The Dogfish Inn

The Dogfish Inn embraces modern style and convenience while celebrating a bygone era, and features 16 rooms filled with thoughtful, beer-centric amenities including barware, to enjoy the beers you bring back from the brewpub.

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Do you want to know more about the craft beer scene?

Check out our latest articles and podcasts to learn more about the craft beer movement on the Eastern Shore.

Hazed and Confused: There’s nothing wrong with being new to craft beer

Entering the craft beer community can be overwhelming for the uninitiated. There’s dynamic lingo, fluctuating trends and a [...]

Size matters: 7 beer stories you should be following

This week we're looking at how size matters in beer news for the week. Big beer is into fewer calories [...]

Evo’s Mike Piorunski takes beer seriously

Over the last decade or so, brewing has become a modified meritocracy. The best brewers and the beers they make continue to [...]

Drink your Wheaties!

Last weekend, I had the pleasure of hanging out at Xtreme during the "Drink Your Wheaties" competition, an event that [...]

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Did you know you can find 21 unique craft breweries around the shore?

Home of the iconic Dogfish Head, you’ll also find taprooms with waterfront views, brew tanks in the rafters of crab houses, national brands, local spots serving small historic towns, crafters of classic styles, and brewers pushing the boundaries of what beer can be.

Assawoman Bay Brewing Co.

Assawoman Bay Brewing

Evolution Craft Brewing Company

Evolution Craft Brewing

Backshore Brewing Co.

Backshore Brewing Co.

OC Brewing Company

OC Brewing Company

Fin City Brewing Company

Fin City Brewing Company

3rd Wave Brewing Co.

3rd Wave Brewing Co.

Chesapeake Brewing Co.

Chesapeake Brewing Co.

Fordham and Dominion

Fordham and Dominion

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Are you following the breweries on social media?

You should be! They post great behind-the-scenes photos, pictures of their events, and much more. Here are some of their latest posts.

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