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SCBF Salisbury returns to Riverwalk Park

By | 2017-05-25T05:57:07+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Events, Featured Craft Beer Festivals, News|

Downtown Salisbury is hosting the Second Annual Salisbury Shore Craft Beer Fest and Riverwalk Celebration on June 24 in Riverwalk Park. Sometimes you’ll have friends and neighbors over for a party, knock around the yard a bit while the kids play, maybe have a beer and shoot the breeze. That is just the atmosphere the [...]

Comptroller Franchot Announces Members of “Reform On Tap” Task Force

By | 2017-04-28T06:16:52+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Blogs, News|

Membership represents all regions, includes numerous stakeholders; First meeting set for May 24 in Baltimore City ANNAPOLIS, Md. (April 26, 2017) – Working to modernize Maryland’s beer laws and promote economic growth across the State, Comptroller Peter Franchot today announced the members of the “Reform On Tap” Task Force. The task force, chaired by Comptroller [...]

5 reasons Shore Craft Beer Fest: Chincoteague will be epic

By | 2017-05-16T08:26:41+00:00 April 21st, 2017|News|

This inaugural Shore Craft Beer Fest: Chincoteague event is set to be spectacular. Set out by the bay on the carnival grounds, it promises to be the kind of event that people are talking about long after the last of the revelers heads home for the evening. The festival, which supports the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company, brings [...]

Maryland politicos hope to fix bad craft beer legislation

By | 2017-04-21T09:02:01+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Blogs, News, The State of the Beer|

Franchot, Anderton gear up for next beer fight No matter the blather coming from Annapolis, the bad craft beer legislation recently passed by the house isn't good for anyone who makes beer for a living. State Comptroller Peter Franchot, who stopped by Evolution Craft Brewing as part of his recent Shore tour, hopes to set things right [...]

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

By | 2017-04-10T08:00:53+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Breweries, Dogfish Head, News|

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 [...]

Chincoteague is an easy vacation choice

By | 2017-05-25T05:49:57+00:00 April 6th, 2017|News|

I've written elsewhere about what I liked about visiting Chincoteague Island, for which I've always had an affinity. But I was looking at it through a tourist's eyes. It was pretty easy to get a little self-involved about it, because I got to write about what I liked doing. I've been to Don's a couple of [...]

You know what goes great with Craft Beer? Food Trucks

By | 2017-04-17T12:05:44+00:00 April 5th, 2017|News|

When we held the inaugural Shore Craft Beer Fest: OCToberfest in Ocean City's Sunset Park we were only able to get one food truck, and that was pushing it. Although the mobile restaurants were becoming prevalent on the Eastern Shore there weren't a lot of opportunities for them at craft beer festivals generally and it [...]

This is what the legislature doesn’t get about craft beer

By | 2017-04-10T16:47:40+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Blogs, News, The State of the Beer|

***Update*** It looks as if the bill is going to pass with the grandfather clause intact. This was easy to do because the only people it hurts are those without a brewery in their town. *** ***Update from the comptroller's office*** Comptroller Franchot will make a major announcement involving Maryland’s alcohol industry during a tour [...]

Mike Anderson hits the road for Big Oyster

By | 2017-04-04T13:45:53+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Blogs, BWS Show Notes, News, The State of the Beer|

As the only salesperson for Big Oyster Brewery Mike Anderson spends a lot of time keeping in touch with the brewery's more than 100 restaurant and bar customers on Delmarva. It's something you have to be built for, being up all the time. The easiest way is to have it as part of your general disposition. [...]

Sours, Trucks and a place to stay: Beer news roundup

By | 2017-03-08T08:33:25+00:00 March 8th, 2017|BWS Show Notes, News|

There was plenty going on in beer this week including a trade show that featured some of our local craft beer among other regional beers in a designated craft beer section which, I think, does a lot for the area. Booze and wine were kind of spread out, but Craft Beer was concentrated, as kind [...]

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