Yet another wet weekend is expected. Time to find a nice dry corner and catch up on your reading. I’ve found a few beer reads just for you. Enjoy.
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Columbia, MD July 21, 2018
If there are superheroes in the beer making world, I met the Superman of sours – The Mad Fermentationist. In fact, I know his secret identity – Mike Tonsmeire. Continue reading Sour Power
Relay, MD Aug 3, 2018
Diageo, the owners of Seagrams and Guinness, opened the Guinness Open Gate Brewery & Barrel House this Friday, August 3rd at 3 pm. After a 15-minute drive from Columbia, MD, we arrived at the Guinness Brewery about 3:45 pm. At the gate entrance, we were given wristbands (free admission) proving our worthiness to drink Irish beer. We entered the “Open Gate”, a little stunned by the enormous, amusement park feel. Continue reading Guinness Comes to Baltimore
The weekend started off with a visit to the Guinness Brewery in Maryland. It is huge and on this opening day, crowded. Continue reading Beer Reads
Hampden, MD (Baltimore) Aug 1, 2018
The Columbia Pint Night crew ventured out of Howard County to the northern Baltimore neighborhood that brought us HonFest and Christmas on 34th Street – Hampden. Our final destination was the Five and Dime Ale House.
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It is not raining. I hardly know what to do. After over a week of daily cats and dogs of rain, they are predicting a dry weekend. I assume like the rest of you, I’ll be mowing my lawn and other outside chores. But, when you are ready to take a break, come inside, grab a refreshment and check out these beer reads. Continue reading Beer Reads
Halethorpe, MD July 20, 2018
I started off this sour weekend with the Heavy Seas Raspberry Sour release. I met a few Society for the Preservation of Beer from the Wood (SPBW) friends at Heavy Seas’ Baltimore facility on a warm, sunny Friday afternoon. Continue reading A Sour Weekend
Happy Saturday! What a great week we’ve had here in Columbia, MD. I’ve been enjoying the beautiful sunny days and relatively cool weather with low humidity. But all things must end. The weatherman is predicting a week of rain lot s of rain headed our way today. Perfect weather for staying inside and catching up on the craft beer world. I’ve found a few articles for your amusement. Enjoy! Continue reading Beer Reads
For once, I welcome this hot summer Sunday. Why? Some friends and I will be conducting the 15th annual Columbia Tour du Pools where we bicycle to 23 pools (over 3 days) and swim a lap in each one. So, with all the jumping in and out of pools, hot is good, at least for today. Continue reading Beer Reads
Sorry for the radio silence. It has been a whirlwind 10 days. First, we spent the 4th of July evening watching the fireworks in Baltimore with the family. Next we drove to the Finger Lakes region for a bit of a family reunion and some camping. Continue reading Independence Day and the Finger Lakes