Love on Tap: Brewers, Bloggers, & Beercations
Love on Tap Craft Beer Festival has morphed into a weekend of craft beer related events. LOT Fest is on Leap Day, Saturday, February 29th; one of the many happenings for the weekend that straddles both February and March. The kick-off to the public events of Love on Tap Weekend is the Brewers, Bloggers, & Beercations Round Table Talk on February 28th, 5:30pm.
The Table Talk will be at Ocean Downs Casino in their event room. During the TALK, the bars will be open for audience members to sip some local craft beer, but space is limited. This is a FREE event however, tickets* are needed. Entrants must obtain a ticket here. There are only 600 tickets to be given out. In other words, first come first serve.
*Entry Ticket Bonuses!
- $10 credit at Poseidon’s Pub
- $10 free play for Ocean Downs Casino
Panel and Discussion:
BB&B Round Table Talk will be moderated by, Richard Fawal – from Junto Media & DCBeer.com. Some great people joining Richard will be:
- Nate Todd – Brewer at Backshore Brewing Co.
- Rick Meehan – Mayor of Ocean City, MD
- Tom Knorr – Co-owner of EVO Craft Brewing
- Jon Schorah – Brewer at Crooked Hammock Brewery
- Alyssa Tognetti – blogger from Beauty loves Booze
- Reps from Burley Oak Brewing, Big Oyster Brewery, Wicomico County
- And more to be announced!
The panel will discuss what is HOT in craft beer today and:
- New in craft beer
- Popular in craft beer
- What makes a good beercation
- Why craft beer and breweries are important to towns and counties
- How to compete in today’s increasingly competitive market
With such different perspectives of how craft beer has changed their lives, careers, and community, the conversation should be lively. After that, the audience will be able to ask questions of the an individual or the group.
Craft Beer Talk, Craft Beer, & Prizes
The Round Table Talk will be a check-in spot for Shore Craft Beer’s new app. Checking in to the event will give participants the opportunity to win prizes. The app is a new version of the app Shore Craft Beer previously had. The new app will incapsulate many more features to help craft beer lovers discover craft beer all over Delmarva, track the beers that they enjoyed so they can purchase them when the return home, and win prizes all from businesses all over the peninsula.
Poseidon’s Pub will be serving a special menu during the weekend of Love on Tap Festival
$3 Craft Beers
$30 for three courses or order ala carte. (Available Friday, February 28 – Sunday, March 1)
Lagered Three Onion Soup – Caramelized white onions, red onions and leeks in a rich Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA infused broth. Crouton and melted Swiss cheese. 7
Ale House Cheese Dip w Bavarian Pretzels– Sizzling crock of our cheese fondue laced with Fin City Poor Mans IPA. Served with fresh baked Bavarian pretzels. 13
Schnitzel Holstein – Breaded veal cutlet pan fried topped with egg and anchovy. Caper, lemon and Burley Oak Home Grown IPA brown butter sauce. Served with peppercorn spaetzle and fresh vegetable medley. 24
Fish and Fries– Yeungling battered Atlantic Cod with house slaw and Pub fries. Capered Tartar Dipping Sauce. 15
Beer Braised Chicken – Half chicken braised in Flying Dog Blood Orange Ale, brown sugar, garlic and lemon. Served with roasted fingerling potatoes and fresh vegetable medley. 19
Beef Short Rib– Seared beef short rib slow cooked in Sam Adams Boston Lager, beef stock and herbs. Served with seasoned rice and black beans. 21
Brewamisu– Poseidons take on the classic Tiramisu. Made with lady fingers soaked in Evolution Lucky 7 Porter and mascarpone cheese. 7
Chocolate Beer Cheesecake – Chocolate Stout infused cheesecake with pretzel crust. 7
The new version of the app was made possible in part from a grant from Rural Maryland Council.