Reform on Tap Legislative Proposal announced

By | 2017-11-20T11:41:17+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Blogs, News|

Citing the significant economic, fiscal and community contributions of Maryland's craft brewers and the industry's immense potential, Comptroller Peter Franchot today announced a major legislative package that would fundamentally reform the antiquated laws and burdensome regulations that govern Maryland craft breweries. The Reform on Tap Act of 2018 proposes the following: Removes all limits on beer [...]

Sharing beer ideas at 3rd Wave

By | 2017-11-15T13:56:21+00:00 November 15th, 2017|3rd Wave, News|

It has been something of a tradition at 3rd Wave brewing to hold a homebrew competition and to brew the winners beer as part of the prize. This year, for the second time in a row, the prize went to Salisbury homebrewer Ryan Psolka. Last year, Psolka won with a Razzle Dazzle raspberry sour ale [...]

Your beer and food pairings guide for fall

By | 2017-11-06T18:01:31+00:00 November 8th, 2017|News|

When it comes time to grill out or turn some seasonal, freshly-picked produce into a pie, you're going to want the perfect beer to go along with it. Here are some food-and-beer pairings that work, according to Brewers Association. What will you be drinking with your favorite fall foods? Blonde Ale  ►  try lighter foods [...]

Regional beer apps make it easy to brewery hop

By | 2017-11-06T10:44:37+00:00 November 6th, 2017|News|

Finding your spirit is made easy with DE on Tap. This time, DE on Tap is here to help with the regional brewery hopping experience. October 27 was National American Beer Day, and it was also the day that the Delaware Tourism Office officially unveils DE on Tap, an app for craft-beer-loving Delawareans [...]

Maryland craft beer lacks a top-down approach

By | 2017-11-01T12:16:31+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Blogs, News|

The most interesting news that came out of the recent Reform on Tap meeting was that the failure of the legislature might be an executive failure as well. Earlier this year, the Maryland Legislature passed a bill that would have all-but-killed the craft beer industry in the state. It was walked back a little bit, [...]

Life Saving Museum houses first “Ocean City” beer and legal draft tap

By | 2017-10-17T13:37:00+00:00 October 17th, 2017|News|

The Ocean City Life Saving Station Museum is known for housing remnants of the U.S. Life Saving Service and paraphernalia from Ocean City's history, from boardwalk trinkets and toys to the remains of 19th century shipwrecks. But in the new rotating exhibit on the first floor, there are a few items on display through October [...]

Chincoteague Island Shore Craft Beer Festival

By | 2017-10-13T14:10:02+00:00 October 13th, 2017|News|

Chincoteague Island Shore Craft Beer Festival - You could not of asked for a better day! The weather was perfect 90 degrees, the band was rocking and the craft beer was flowing. A few of the best restaurants on the island were on hand including the best homemade ice-cream anywhere, The Island Creamery. Breweries like [...]

Fall is time for experimentation at Backshore Brewing Co.

By | 2017-10-12T11:20:54+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Backshore, Blogs, News|

When you work at the beach, summer doesn't seem as short as it does when you play at the beach. With its spot on the boards, Backshore Brewing stays busy all year, but from June through August it is a little insane. Usually. Recent months have been a little less insane because they were able [...]

War Kitten: a Mispillion River Brewing Release Beer Brewed with Electrolytes

By | 2017-10-04T14:35:43+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Blogs, News|

Mispillion River Brewing is set to release War Kitten, a beer brewed with electrolytes Saturday, Oct. 7. Brewer Ryan Maloney first conceived of brewing a beer with electrolytes when he found himself mixing his daily sports drink with one of the brewery’s Berliner Weisses. He quickly realized that he could save himself the trouble of [...]

Exporting success: Notes, tips, tricks and links from the Shore Craft Beer Summit

By | 2017-10-11T14:35:06+00:00 September 29th, 2017|News|

According to the significant amount of feedback we received on the most recent Shore Craft Beer Summit, people are pretty energized about the possibilities for the region going forward. In response to a number of requests, we've compiled this collection of resources to help you share the ideas we discussed with other stakeholders as you [...]

Tall Tales: Creating a craft beer narrative

By | 2017-09-29T14:47:15+00:00 September 28th, 2017|News, Tall Tales|

This week, Tall Tales Brewing in Parsonsburg released the first of a series of beers in its "Conspiracy Theory" line. The premise is pretty simple, name beers after famous conspiracies from the faked moon landing to aliens building the pyramids to who really was responsible for the JFK assassination.  The beer names go well with [...]

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