Beer Notes e1: A brief history of Oktoberfest and the Märzenbier

By |2018-10-18T13:31:28+00:00October 18th, 2018|Beer Notes, Featured Articles, News|

This script is from our first episode of Beer Notes, which you can listen to at  Oktoberfest started with the pounding of hooves. This week on Beer Notes, we're bringing you the history of Oktoberfest and the popular Oktoberfest beers. In 1810, Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria married Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen. The public [...]

Beer Institute disappointed about President Trump’s announcement to maintain tariffs on aluminum imports as part of U.S.-Canada-Mexico Trade Deal

By |2018-10-02T16:46:18+00:00October 2nd, 2018|News|

ICYMI, President Trump, long unhappy with NAFTA, is in the process renegotiating the 24-year-old free trade agreement with leaders from Canada and Mexico. If adopted, the agreement will be renamed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or U.S.M.C.A. and will attempt to bring more automobile production to the U.S. and reduce barriers for American farmers selling dairy [...]

New radio show “Beer Notes” to promote Delmarva’s World Class Beer across the country

By |2018-10-02T16:06:22+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Featured Articles, News|

A new, locally-produced radio show is slated to hit Delmarva’s airwaves this October. “Beer Notes” is a weekly, two-minute program that will air every Thursday evening at 5:44 p.m. during “All Things Considered” on Delmarva Public Radio. Beer Notes focuses on craft beer, the cultural phenomenon that continues to grow on the Eastern Shore and in communities all over the United [...]

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

By |2018-09-26T11:26:13+00:00September 26th, 2018|Beer Festivals, Events, Featured Articles, News|

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 [...]

New Brews: Now-Open and Upcoming Breweries on Maryland’s Eastern Shore

By |2018-09-12T16:50:33+00:00September 12th, 2018|Breweries, Featured Articles, News|

Those who have been trying to keep an eye on the craft beer scene of Maryland's Eastern Shore lately can hardly blink without missing something new. More and more craft breweries and taprooms are popping up along the Shore, particularly in Maryland. Three breweries have recently opened or are opening soon in Queen Anne's County [...]

We Braved the Storm!: Photos from Brews on the Beach ’18

By |2018-09-10T13:23:20+00:00September 10th, 2018|Beer Festivals, News|

One decade of Brews on the Beach is in the books, following this year's annual West Ocean City beer fest that ALMOST got rained out but then, thankfully, didn't. Below are some of our favorite photos from this year's Brews on the Beach. If you missed it, or if you made it out and just [...]

BL’s Barhop: Hopper’s Taphouse

By |2018-08-28T15:45:51+00:00August 28th, 2018|Featured Articles, News|

So among all craft beer spots on the Eastern Shore, Hopper's Taphouse is, well, very important. Pictured above is a Noir et Bleu by Delaware brewery Big Oyster. This particular beer is 1 of 42 that is on tap at any given time at Hopper's Taphouse. Taphouses are not particularly out of the ordinary, wherever [...]

Swell Fellas and Craft Beer at Ocean City’s Last Sunset Park Party Night

By |2018-08-28T14:39:03+00:00August 28th, 2018|Featured Articles, Fin City, News|

The Swell Fellas It's the end of summer and you're ready to kick-back, drink a local craft beer and relax into your seat listening to live music by a local band. Does this sound like your vision of a perfect Thursday evening in Ocean City, Maryland? It's our version of perfect as well [...]

Shore Craft Beer Video Promotes Craft Beer “Beercation” Tourism to Eastern Shore

By |2018-08-29T11:57:31+00:00August 27th, 2018|Featured Articles, News|

(Berlin, Md, 8-27-18): In an effort to promote the Eastern Shore as a Top 10 Craft Beer Destination in the U.S. and bring in business to the Shore’s craft breweries, bars, restaurants and hotels, Shore Craft Beer has released a promotional video titled “The Eastern Shore: A Top 10 Beercation Destination.” It’s no secret that [...]

Art X Beers

By |2018-08-26T09:22:12+00:00August 26th, 2018|News|

Lot 3 - Evo 6.8% ABV 65 IBU This American style IPA is aggressively hopped at a rate of over 2 lbs. per barrel. Big notes of citrus and pine complement a reserved but firm malt backbone. Day Crush - Evo 4.7% ABV Evo's new Day Crush Session Sour. Day Crush is a refreshing kettle [...]

Art of the Craft: 3rd Wave’s Lori Clough

By |2018-08-24T17:12:07+00:00August 22nd, 2018|3rd Wave, Featured Articles, News|

With all of the arts-oriented festivals and events coming up here on the Shore, from Art X to the National Folk Festival to the 10th annual Brews on the Beach, we decided to take the time to celebrate another lesser-known but exceedingly valuable form of art: the art of craft. Beer, that is. Here, in [...]

Art X Festival to Feature Shore Craft Beer Garden

By |2018-08-21T14:13:17+00:00August 21st, 2018|Events, Featured Articles, News|

Having outgrown the 17-year-old annual "Arts Alive" festival, this weekend (Aug. 25-26) the Town of Ocean City in conjunction with the Art League of Ocean City is premiering Art X, a larger affair that's inclusive of all kinds of art. The two-day festival will feature artists displaying and selling their work around Northside Park, plus [...]

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