More Anticipated Than Pumpkin Spice!: OCtoberfest 2021

OCtoberfest 2021 Pumpkin spice may have lost some of its panache for 2021, but pumpkin beers, stouts and Oktoberfest beers have not.  This autumn’s exciting event is the 7th annual Octoberfest in Ocean City, Maryland where you can satisfy all your fall beer cravings. OCtoberfest! tickets are selling fast SO get your tickets now for our 7th […]

Beer Notes: Valentine’s Beers

Is Valentine’s Day synonymous with local craft beer for you?   This week on Beer Notes, we are looking at how local craft beer becomes part of your celebration. Here in Ocean City, we are gearing up for Maryland’s month long celebration of craft beer lovers.  For ShoreCraftBeer.com, February becomes FeBREWary, and our breweries, bars […]

Beer Notes: Craft Beer Shoes?

The holiday season is fast upon us and here at Beer Notes, we are looking at gift options for the craft beer lover in your life.  This week’s edition will focus on the wildest option, shoes. Did you know that you can get limited release sneaks for your craft beer aficionado?  Both Merrell and Adidas […]

5th Annual SCBF: OCtoberfest video

Festival goers of all ages & species had a great time at Sunset Park in Ocean City! We want to thank all for this wonderful day. Mark your calendars for next year, and join us on Leap Day 2020 for Love On Tap, our next craft beer fest, at the Ocean City Convention Center!

Dogfish Head to merge with Boston Beer Company, maker of Sam Adams beer

Dogfish Head beer

The Boston Beer Company, Inc (NYSE: SAM) and Dogfish Head Brewery today announced that the companies have signed a definitive merger agreement, bringing together two pioneering independent craft breweries and two illustrious founders and brewers, Jim Koch and Sam Calagione. Together, Boston Beer and Dogfish Head will create a powerful American-owned platform for craft beer […]

 Dogfish Head New Brewings & Eats to Open in Downtown Rehoboth

Fans invited to enjoy original Dogfish soul, off-centered beers and spirits, wood-fired food and world-class stage in new digs Rehoboth Beach, Del., May 8, 2017 – In celebration of twenty-two years sharing off-centered ales, wood-fired food, handcrafted spirits and original music, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery is excited to announce the opening of the new Dogfish […]

The Holy Grail for hopheads reigns in the spring: 120 Minute returns

Dogfish Head Releases Abundantly Hoppy 120 Minute Imperial IPA Milton, Del., April 7, 2017 – The beloved Holy Grail for Hopheads, the colossal 120 Minute Imperial IPA from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, reigning supreme as one of the strongest IPAs in the world, begins making its rite of passage to shelves and taps on April […]

This is what a Craft Beer destination looks like

3rd wave is a local craft beer destination

The Eastern Shore is a craft beer destination not because most bars here serve rare craft beers, but because they serve local craft beers. When I started covering the Ocean City HMRA show a decade ago there were two beer bars, and they always were packed. I collected bottle caps at the time and was […]