Welcome to The Tea on Shore Craft Beer for the Week of 12/21. This will be your guide to all the cool happenings at your local breweries!

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At Evolution Craft Brewing Company in Salisbury, they’re “getting in the Christmas spirit here at eVo with a new limited release holiday brew! Biere De Noel (7.3% ABV, 25 IBU), lovingly nicknamed “Bearded Noel” by our brew team, is a French style Christmas Lager full of rich, complex malt character supported by notes of toffee and caramel.”

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Photo Credit: Evolution Craft Brewing Company

At Crooked Hammock Brewery in Lewes, “for the first time ever, “Jingle Berry,” our 7.5% ABV mixed berry holiday sour is hitting Lewes + Middletown in a limited number of 16oz 4packs! Brewed by the jolliest bunch of brewers this side of the nuthouse, this kettle sour is bursting at the seams with berry flavor thanks to the addition of fresh raspberries, blueberries, boysenberries and strawberries.

Doors open at 11am. Cans available while supplies last.
🚨 ALSO 🚨 Don’t forget to get your holiday glass set. A limited number of metallic gold and silver glasses remain!”
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Photo Credit: Crooked Hammock Brewery

At The Fin City Brewing Co. in Ocean City, they want you to “check out Ronnies Beverage Warehouse for your holiday beer needs. Cranberry Sauce Hazy IPA, Poormans IPA and Bad Luck Banana Chocolate Porter from Fin City Brewing!”

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Photo Credit: Fin City Brewing

At the Backshore Brewing Co. in Ocean City, “it’s a bit of an early Christmas surprise, but Backshore beer is now on tap at Boxcar on Main in Berlin, Md! That’s right indeedy! Go in and ask for our “Joe Joe Power Rangers!” Espresso Stout ✌️🎅🏻

Photo Credit: Backshore Brewing Company

At Big Oyster Brewery in Lewes, they say “You can catch me today, I’m the gingerbread beer!” 🎄🍻Doors open at 1130am. Limited availability, while supplies last! They also just released their new Inconceivable IPA.

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Photo credit: Big Oyster Brewery

At Tall Tales Brewery in Parsonsburg, they have a new can release! “Bright citrus and pine hop aroma plus a hint of roasted malt flavor come together in this all American beer mash-up. Let the flavor flow through you and remember, even beer has a dark side…Galactic Black-Black IPA- 9% ABV. Available now at the brewery.”

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Photo credit: Tall Tales

At Burley Oak in Berlin, they also have a new release! “Along with our Dark Seas oyster stout collab, and Gucci Flip Flops, we’ll be releasing a limited amount of Rude Santa crowlers. Rude Santa is our session barleywine, Rude Boy, conditioned on cinnamon, brown sugar and a touch of nutmeg. Notes of Pecan Pie, chewy toffee, fresh caramel and coffee cake. 8.1% ABV; $15 per crowler; No limit and only 40 available. This is a one off ale and probably will not be brewed again anytime soon!”

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Photo Credit: Burley Oak

At Brick Works Brewing and Eats in Millsboro and Smyrna, they’re keeping their customers safe!

“Contactless Pick-Up Now In Effect: in an effort to keep our customers and staff as safe as possible, we have instituted contactless pick-up.
Steps for Pick-Up are: 1) Please place your order online or by phone., 2) We’re asking that only one customer enter the building to pick-up at a time.,
3)Completed orders will be placed inside the door on the bar side of the building on a table with the customer name, receipt, and a pen., and 4) Hand sanitizer will be available at the table to wash your hands before and after.
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Photo Credit: Brick Works Brewing and Eats

At Black Narrows Brewing Co. in Chincoteague, they have a new release!

“SO. MUCH. SCOTTISH ALE. Heading it’s way into DC/NOVA just in time for the holidays…”
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Photo Credit: Black Narrows Brewing

At Blue Earl Brewing in Smyrna, they released a great site for finding their beer. “Check out our beer finder at the link below! Cheers and Happy Holidays to all! https://blueearlbrewing.com/find-blue-earl-beer/

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Photo Credit: Blue Earl Brewing Company

At Bull & Goat Brewery in Centreville, they’re ”

Good day Centreville. We hope this late autumn day finds you well. We are open 2-9 pm today. Craft cocktails ales, ciders and lagers are the order of the day. If your in the area… stop in for a drink and some conversation . We have some of the best of both. Cheers! 🐐
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Photo Credit: Bull & Goat Brewery

At Burnish Beer Co. in Salisbury, they are continuing to innovate! “Burnish beer in cans you say?? 🤔 We can make that happen! On Thursday, Taylor, Mat and Randy flew to Austin, Texas to rig and pickup our canning line! We’re currently on the long drive back to Salisbury. This is the last big piece of the puzzle for us! We can’t wait to fire it up and get some cans in your hands. ”

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At Cape Charles Brewing Co. in Cape Charles, they have a new can release! “Portside Saison 22oz bottle Limited Release! Aged in Local Port Wine barrels from Chatham Vineyards! $18 and Give the gift that they REALLY want…BEER!!”

Photo credit: Cape Charles Brewing Company

At Cult Classic Brewery in Stevensville, they have a great event going on tonight!

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T.A.’s Throwback Saturday Night.”

At Dewey Beer Co. in Dewey Beach, they have a new can release, too!

Thrills – Cherry, Blueberry, Lemon, Marshmallow Pie 5.25% abv
Thrills man is coming to town. He’s making a fruit list, He’s throwing fluff mallow in twice, He’s gonna find out who’s hype and nice.
Cans are in the fridge, fully stocked and available on draft. Only available at Dewey Beer HQ
20$/4pack (4 per person) ❄️ CLOSED 12/24 & 12/25 ❄️
“**Also of note. Off Season specials have started**
Happy hour is 3-6 Monday thru Friday and all day Sunday and includes 25% off all appetizers, $3 beer of the day and $2 off wine and cocktails
Meatless Monday’s: 25% off all Vegetarian and Vegan Options
Wednesday Noodle Night: $3 off all Lo means
Thursday Wing Night: 20 Wings with choice of sauce, Jalapeño Cornbread, Celery with Ranch or Blue Cheese Dressing for $15. Weekly rotating special wing sauce!
Friday Night Burger Night: $3 off all Burgers and a rotating weekly special
Free Parking in all of Dewey Beach and open 12pm-9pm daily. Saturday 11am-9pm
Check out www.deweybeerco.com/beer for all of our can and crowler availability updates. All can releases are going to be surprise drops. Once we can start gathering again we’ll be able to reassess. We’ll be holding off on preorder until that time as well. We appreciate all the understanding and support!”
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Photo Credit: Dewey Beer Co.

At Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in Milton and Rehoboth Beach, they have a new collaborative project!

“Inspired by the ongoing friendship of The Bruery founder, Patrick Rue, and Dogfish Head founder, Sam Calagione, our collaboration is a trifecta of goodness! The first part, ‘This is Ridiculous’, is a Brettanomyces-forward, Saison ale, dry-hopped with Mosaic and aged in a French oak foeder for seven months. The second part is ‘This is Mrs. Ridiculous’, a mixed culture sour ale with underripe Pinot Noir grapes, aged in a French Oak foeder for seven months. Finally, we have ‘Kisses Betwixt Mr. and Mrs. This is Ridiculous’— a tart and funky mixed culture Saison ale, made by blending This Is Ridiculous, and This is Mrs. Ridiculous and aging it all in a French oak foeder for seven months.”
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Photo Credit: Dogfish Head.

At Eastern Shore Brewing in St. Michaels, they have two new releases we want to tell you about! “New beer alert! Lime Squincher. A cross between lime-aid & a seltzer. Ringing in at 4.2% abv. Super crushable!” They also have Summer Crush Orange in the tank!

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At Fordham and Dominion Brewing Company in Dover, they have great new tap handles! “Check out our new tap handles made by our friends at Humdinger Productions!”

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Photo Credit: Fordham and Dominion Brewing

At Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant in Rehoboth Beach, they recently had a new can release!

“We have an extra special King of the Hill appreciation night. In addition to releasing our Russian Imperial Stout, we are releasing a very limited number of one of our most exclusive bottles – Solzhenitsyn. Aged since 2018, this vintage of our most decorated beer is available in extremely limited quantities. Deliciously roasty and incredibly smooth from its aging.”
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Photo Credit: Iron Hill Brewery

At Market Street Public House in Denton, there’s a new beer in town!

“Now on tap! #BellsBestBrown”
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Photo Credit: Market Street Public House

At Mispillion River Brewing in Milford, they have a great new deal! ”

2020 is getting tossed out the window, and we can’t wait for 2021! Celebrate the start of the new year with Mispillion River Brewing. For a limited time, get to-go cases of 12oz cans for only $28! Offer valid from 12/28 – 12/31 at our taproom only. (limit 5 cases per visit)”
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At Patriot Acres Farm Brewery in Sudlersville, they’ve updated their hours. You can also “check our EVENTS page and most recent posts for Tap List, Food Trucks, and Entertainment** If “Patriot” offends you, we probably aren’t for you 🇺🇲 Our business hours for both the farm and the brewery are Thursday 4-8, Friday 4-8, and Saturday and Sunday from 12-6 unless otherwise noted. Any other visits or sales need to be scheduled in advance. We appreciate your understanding.”

RaR 32 ounce bottle.

At RaR Brewing in Cambridge, they have great cans for you today!

“Cans available today 🍦 4-pks to-go 🍨 Individual cans for in-house consumption only 🙏🏼
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Photo Credit: RAR Brewing

At Revelation Craft Brewing Co. in Rehoboth Beach, they have a new collaboration alert!

“The Delaware breweries have collided forces for a first-time collaboration, which features a double bottle release available NOW!
Check out the Article in the Delaware Today by clicking on the link below.
https://buff.ly/36I76Tl Autumn Arch Beer Project, Revelation Craft Brewing Company. While Supplies last.
Path of the Sun
Photo Credit: Delaware Today

At Ten Eyck Brewing Company in Queenstown, they have two new beers they released on Christmas Eve!

“We are releasing two of your favorite beers on Christmas Eve!” Taildragger IPA and Bicycle Face are the names.
Photo Credit: Ten Eyck Brewing Company
Photo Credit: Ten Eyck Brewing Company

At Thompson Island Brewing Co. in Rehoboth Beach, they’re having brunch today!

“Enjoy our hot chocolate or rum soaked oak chip variation of the Shoals with a Sugar Glazed Focaccia Breakfast Sandwich made with maple sage sausage, candied bacon, Cooper Sharp, fried egg and black pepper aioli!”
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Photo Credit: Thompson Island Brewing Company

At Sinpuxent Brewing Company in Berlin, they want you to stop in today!

“Sweep it off and come have a beer with us. 📸 Drew T @untappd
OPEN 11:00am.”
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Photo Credit: Sinepuxent Brewing Company

At The Buzz Meadery in Berlin, they are open for limited hours this weekend!

And mead goes great with a nice toasty fire 🔥 🤗
We are opened limited hours today, 1-6pm (Saturday) and 1-4pm tomorrow (Sunday).
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Photo Credit: The Buzz Meadery
Jack Bradley
Author: Jack Bradley

Jack Bradley is a contributor to Oceancity.com and ShoreCraftBeer.com and works as an Academic Counselor at Delaware Technical Community College. He assists students with academic advisement, teaches first year seminars, manages the food pantry, and serves as advisor for the Alpha Zeta Kappa Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the Community College Honor Society. An English major at the College of the Holy Cross, Jack has always loved to write and is grateful for the opportunity to be a contributor to this site. He received an an M.B.A. from Clark University and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from the University of Delaware. When he is not working or writing, he can be found out and about in Ocean City and surrounding towns, enjoying the amazing attractions they have to offer.

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