• Worcester County embraces craft beer culture

    Worcester County embraces craft beer culture

    For the second year in a row, Ocean City, Berlin and Worcester County governments all have named October Shore Craft Beer month. It isn't just exciting to those of us who love craft beer. What is important about the continuing civic support of local beer is that it is a signal that local leadership is behind the movement to demonstrate [...]

  • Proclamations are just the start at Shore Craft Beer Month kicks off

    Proclamations are just the start at Shore Craft Beer Month kicks off

    This week Berlin announced that October once again would be recognized as Shore Craft Beer month, just in time for the inaugural Berlin Crab Feast, featuring local beers (I personally am looking forward to trying out the Blue Crab Stout brewed with crabs). Next week, Ocean City and Worcester County are going to follow suit, making this the second annual [...]

  • Celebrating four years of 3rd Wave

    Celebrating four years of 3rd Wave

    According to the absolute first Google search return, fruit and flowers are the appropriate gift for the fourth anniversary. I'm sure they were referring to wedding anniversaries, but the idea, the internet said, behind fruit and flowers is in the hope and support of fertility and renewal. That was enough to register it as a theme I wanted to bring [...]

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Upcoming Craft Beer Events on the Eastern Shore

Shore Craft Beer Fest

October 29 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Mask and Cask Halloween Party

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Halloween Holiday Fundraiser for Jim Mathias

October 29 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Shell Shocked

November 5 @ 1:00 pm - 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.

Five Things – A Conversation with Chef Brenton Wallace

In this column, we explore a few existential questions with Chef Brenton Wallace, owner of Crust and Craft [...]

Our 8 favorite beer stories of the week

We've been doing this show pretty much weekly for a little more than two years. Recently, there have [...]

The silly and the serious

Jocular isn't a pretty word, which is too bad, because that was the vibe at this year's homebrew [...]

Worcester County embraces craft beer culture

For the second year in a row, Ocean City, Berlin and Worcester County governments all have named October [...]

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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.

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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