Saturday Suds: IPA Cranberry Beer Bread

IPA Cranberry Bread

IPA Cranberry Beer Bread Selection Welcome to Saturday Suds! This column will hopefully be a regular feature on ShoreCraftBeer.com For this week’s edition of Saturday Suds, I made a delicious IPA Cranberry Beer Bread. The basics for the recipe are something I found online, but with a twist. I used Parsonburg, MD-based Tall Tales Brewery’s […]

Saturday Suds: Pear Weizen Beer

Weather affects crops worldwide In case you missed it, the hurricane season came in with a bang. Hurricane names are now wending their way through the Greek alphabet, which is what happens when there are so many in a season that they run out of English alphabet names to give them. There are several stories […]

Saturday Suds: National Aluminum Shortage

Look Homeward, Shortage First, we had the great toilet paper shortage of 2020. Next, came the great coin shortage. Is there a national aluminum shortage in 2020 in the US? All signs point to yes. But what does the national aluminum shortage mean for the craft beer industry? Laura Reilly of The Washington Post indicates in an […]

Beer Cheddar Dip

Do you like beer, but don’t like the taste? Even if you’re not a beer fan, beer works well as an ingredient in several types of recipes; in fact, you can have your beer and eat it, too. Literally! For this recipe, I used Anchor Steam Beer from Anchor Brewing out of San Francisco to […]

Evolution Taproom and Pizzeria

Making Adjustments When the pandemic hit and businesses closed, Evo needed to decide what was the best direction to go. With the closure of the restaurant, changes needed to be made to keep operations flowing. One of the instant changes made was going to carry out only. Keeping a carryout option available to guests kept business […]

Backshore Brewing Company

Backshore Brewing Company   Backshore Brewing is a great, small brewery located on 10th St. of the Boardwalk. After having a relaxing walk in the hot sun, Backshore is a great place to stop for a quick bite to eat or some fantastic drinks! Backshore has a small bar and outdoor seating area, but right […]

Crooked Hammock Brewery

Crooked Hammock Brewery Located in Lewes and Middletown, Delaware sits the Crooked Hammock. A friendly, homey brewery with great drinks and great food. Serving as a nice place to just relax and enjoy a drink with friends or even by yourself, their goal is to provide guests with a safe and fun place to get away […]

Beer Notes: Black is Beautiful

Black is Beautiful, an Imperial stout with 10% ABV and flavors of dark chocolate and fudge.  This week on Beer Notes, we are discussing this collaborative brewing effort to draw attention to social justice by breweries across the country. Previously on Beer Notes, we discussed the All Together IPA, the first collaboration to raise money […]

Beer Notes: Summer Beers

The days are longer, the beaches are open again, and summer approaches.  This week on Beer Notes, we are highlighting the summer beers produced here on the Shore. Craft beers full of flavor and lighter in color are popular as warm weather approaches.  Sours and fruited beers including the milkshake IPAs come into their own.  […]

Beer Notes: Covid Update

“Breweries Slightly More Optimistic, But Challenges Remain”* So begins Bart Watson’s new survey summary on the Brewers Association website.  This week on Beer Notes, we are reporting on more positive business projections from breweries as states start to reopen. The Brewers Association reported that 53% of breweries believed they would be out of business at […]

Beer Notes: Pretzels

Pretzels and a good craft beer. What an image this statement invokes.   This week on Beer Notes, we are exploring the origin of pretzels and why they go so well with our favorite local brews. The origin of pretzels are steeped in fable. * Some attribute** the invention of the pretzel to the Catholics who […]

Beer Notes: Great American Beer Festival

For all craft beer lovers out there, there is good news and bad news.  First the bad news:  The Great American Beer Festival will not take place this year “in the form that beer fans know and love.”*  This week on Beer Notes, we will be discussing the good news. Innovation has been the hallmark […]