Hey, it’s Saturday. Relax, grab your favorite beverage, prop up your feet and relax. I’ve found a few articles about the beer world that might interest you. Continue reading Saturday Musings
There is some exciting news at our beloved Manor Hill Brewery located in Ellicott City, Maryland.
According to Manor Hill’s Director of Brewery Operations, Jason Gotcher: “Ben Little is no longer working for Manor Hill. He is currently exploring other opportunities.
Kurt Krol is our new Head Brewer. Kurt has been brewing all of our beers for the past 7 months and has come to us with 9 years of large scale production brewery experience. We are incredibly excited to move forward with Kurt running the brewhouse.” Continue reading Manor Hill’s New Brewer
Wednesday Pint Night became Homebrew Night at Z’s. He cooked up a scrumptious chili/stew concoction. many of us brought some homebrewed beers, and someone brought ice cream — instant party! Continue reading Homebrew Night
Around 11:00 AM, we left Jailbreak Brewing by bus to spend 5 hours with 3,000 of my closest friends and 40+ Maryland breweries at the Maryland Craft Beer Festival. The Brewers Association of Maryland (BAM) puts on this terrific, one-day annual event in Frederick, MD. Continue reading MD Craft Beer Festival 2017
I found a few articles I thought you’d enjoy. So, take a moment, crack open a refreshing beverage and ponder over this week’s beer news.
Have a great weekend. I’m off to the MD Craft Beer Festival.
Maryland House Bill 1283 was passed, increasing the amount of beer sold in tasting rooms from 500 barrels per year to 2000. A provision allows a brewery to request to increase the amount up to 3000 barrels, but the additional 1000 barrels have to be sold to the distributor, then bought back. In return for increasing the barrel limit, any new brewery must restrict their hours, closing before 9:00 PM on Sunday through Thursday and 10:00 PM on Friday and Saturday. Finally, beer served at the brewery must be brewed and fermented at the brewery. Continue reading HB1283 Again