Second Chance Saloon
The Thunder Hill Gang got together for a night at our local pub, the 2nd Chance Saloon. I hesitate to let the secret out, but Sunday evening was a great time to be there; we had the place to ourselves. Many thanks to Chris for hustling to take care of us and manage the bar. Continue reading Thunder Hill Gang
What’s your favorite beer?
I’m often asked, “What’s your favorite beer?” I have two standard answers. Continue reading Avery at Frisco
Peter Franchot, the Comptroller of Maryland, has an ambitious vision – revise the antiquated Maryland beer laws. Last Wednesday at Johns Hopkins University, he led 40 panelists in the first of a series of meetings known as “Reform on Tap”. Continue reading Reform on Tap Task Force #1
It is a beautiful Saturday morning! And the start of a holiday weekend. So relax, grab your favorite beverage and take a moment to catch up on the beer news. Continue reading Saturday Beer Reads
I had the pleasure of attending a yeast class taught by Andrew Wilkes, the Crooked Crab brewer, at Maryland Homebrew (MDHB). Continue reading Yeast Class
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
I got a message stating that Hysteria Brewing Company was scheduled to open in June, so I thought I’d swing by and check things out for myself. Continue reading Hysteria Opening This Summer
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