Shore Craft Beer’s OCtoberfest: A Celebration of Vendors and Community

Ocean City, Maryland, is not only known for its stunning beaches and vibrant Boardwalk but also for its diverse and exciting events throughout the year. One such event that draws locals and tourists alike is Shore Craft Beer’s OCtoberfest. This annual celebration, now in its ninth year, not only showcases the rich culture and traditions […]

Beer Notes: Leap Day

When time throws you an extra day, you make the most of it!  This week on Beer Notes, we are looking at craft beer, Leap Day, and how the two of them go together.  In 46 BC, Julius Caesar added one day to our calendar every four years to make up for the discrepancy between […]

Pets: Star of Beer Fest

Super Stars of Beer Fest Pets can easily grab our attention or steal the spotlight. W.C. Fields was famously quoted saying,”Never work with animals or children.” we know he was jesting, but not wrong, he knew the cuter the character the quicker they draw all the attention. Shore Craft Beer: OCtoberfest was the last weekend […]

Beer Notes: How Your Craft Beer Ends Up on the Shelf

Ever wonder how the craft beer for sale in your local beer store is chosen?  This week on Beer Notes, we are exploring how retailers choose their craft beer and some of the answers surprised even us. Breweries hire sales people to represent their craft beer and try to get it on tap and on […]

Beer under the gray October sky: Photos from OCtoberfest 2018

We were a little nervous looking at the forecast the week leading up to OCtoberfest, but when everyone on the Eastern Shore began canceling their Halloween events scheduled for the 27th, we just held our breath and crossed our fingers. It wasn’t a beautiful day, but it didn’t rain and we didn’t totally freeze. And […]

Howlin’ Good Time: The Dogs of Shore Craft Beer’s OCtoberfest

Not only is OCtoberfest the biggest annual craft beer festival in Ocean City, but it’s also the one that’s most kid- and pet-friendly. In our preparations for the 2018 OCtoberfest on Oct. 27, we stumbled across a photo album from last year’s event — and what stands out the most, aside from the day’s beautiful […]