Guinness Comes to Baltimore

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

Beer Reads

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

Beer Reads

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

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