Shore Craft Beer Fest highlights exciting weekend in Cape Charles

By | 2017-07-19T09:41:49+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Events, Featured Articles, Featured Craft Beer Festivals|

The weekend of August 4th – 6th in Cape Charles will feature a new craft beer festival, fireman’s carnival, and Chesapeake Cowboys boat docking contest. This year, the best weekend on the Shore will include a celebration of the area’s craft beer future with Shore Craft Beer Fest: Cape Charles Sunset Beach Resort on Saturday, [...]

Enjoying an endless summer at Crooked Hammock

By | 2017-07-19T11:03:35+00:00 July 15th, 2017|Blogs, Crooked Hammock|

Crooked Hammock Brewery is set just off the highway, steps from where most of the Cape May Lewes Ferry travelers set off for their Delmarva excursions, but it feels as if it is a world away. Built with the summer in mind, this year-round brewery and restaurant has a little something for everyone. Crooked Hammock is [...]

Beer Institute’s Top 10 July 4 beer facts

By | 2017-06-29T09:17:27+00:00 June 29th, 2017|News|

Tuesday marks the Fourth of July, a quintessentially American holiday when friends, neighbors, and family will celebrate the birth of our nation. To mark the United States’ 241st birthday, the Beer Institute—a national trade association for the American brewing industry, representing brewers of all sizes, as well as beer importers and industry suppliers—has announced its [...]

You can’t drink exclusive beers all day if you don’t start in the morning

By | 2017-06-21T13:21:24+00:00 June 21st, 2017|News|

There will be a lot of brand new beers knocking around Saturday so it might be good to make a plan. As we've reported earlier, 3rd Wave will have a limited edition of 16 oz. cans of reimagined, triple hopped, Bombora Double IPA as well as an exclusive release of Kohola, an aged, sour Belgian Pale Ale. [...]

Hops Limon could be your new summer IPA

By | 2017-06-21T13:09:27+00:00 June 16th, 2017|News|

Addition: This beer will be available for early tastings at Shore Craft Beer Fest: Salisbury Riverwalk Celebration. Click here for ticket info. One of the coolest things about having a neighborhood taproom is you have access to test batches. Brewers try out beer recipes and share them with the people who come in. Some beers make [...]

Cody Miller: head distiller at Seacrets Distilling Company

By | 2017-06-08T19:31:25+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Blogs, News|

Cody Miller, head distiller for Seacrets Distilling Company in Ocean City, Md. tests the aroma of one of his recently distilled whiskies. I had asked him about the "new whiskey" aroma I got out of some of the more recent, hip, whiskeys and he was trying to parse out my poor understanding of the process. [...]

Reserve your beer for 3rd Wave’s first canning release party

By | 2017-06-08T06:02:56+00:00 June 8th, 2017|3rd Wave, Breweries, Events, Featured Craft Beer Festivals, News|

Whether or not you're a local, there is a fantastic way to kick off your Saturday this June 24. Our friends at 3rd Wave are having their first big can release that morning. They're releasing their reimagined Bomboda (a DIPA that was already astounding) in four-packs of 16 ounce cans. Plus they are releasing their [...]

Believe it or not, the Shore has more than just great breweries

By | 2017-06-08T06:03:24+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Events, Featured Craft Beer Festivals, News|

Free shuttle to be offered from the beach to the brewfest and back When the second annual Shore Craft Beer Fest: Salisbury Riverwalk Celebration kicks off on June 24 it will do so in a radically changed cultural landscape from even just six years ago. Salisbury a city on the rise as much as is craft [...]

Evo takes center stage at Philly Beer Week

By | 2017-06-15T12:26:00+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Blogs, The State of the Beer|

Since its inception Evolution Craft Brewing has made beer with food in mind, beers designed to be menu-recommendation friendly. As Evo went from a local to a more regional brewery, it did so on the strength of this food-centric consideration and made a lot of restaurant friends along the way. Recently, a bunch of those [...]

Getting started at Reform on Tap

By | 2017-05-30T09:15:22+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Blogs, The State of the Beer|

This week was the first meeting of the "Reform on Tap Task Force," a group convened by Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot to try and get a handle on craft beer regulations. In case you missed it, Franchot convened this task force after this year's legislative debacle that hamstrung Maryland's craft beer industry. The aim of this [...]

Salisbury embraces craft beer, community

By | 2017-06-06T05:59:16+00:00 May 26th, 2017|News|

There was a time when beer was an important part of community gatherings. When families would come together in public beer gardens and enjoy an afternoon of camaraderie, playing games singing songs and generally enjoying what amounted to a family day in the park. With the recent decision to continue the Shore Craft Beer Fest and [...]

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