MD Brewery Challenge #29
Four of us gathered at Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant in the Town Square in Rockville for a few beers and a light dinner. I knew Gordon Biersch was an American chain, so I imagined safe, run of the mill food with average beer. Boy was I wrong. Continue reading Gordon Biersch Surprises
MD Brewery Challenge #28
On a beautiful afternoon, we drove past College Park, stopping just before the Washington, DC line. Our destination was Franklin’s Restaurant, Brewery, and General Store in Hyattsville, MD. Continue reading Franklin’s Brewery
MD Brewery Challenge #27
In the gentrifying neighborhood of Locust Point, the tiny brewery, Diamondback Brewing Company, has found a home. Yesterday, I visited Diamondback for 2 reasons. First, the Society for the Preservation of Beers from the Wood (SPBW) was holding their monthly meeting there. Second, it is #27 of 57 breweries in my self-imposed Maryland Brewery Challenge. Continue reading Diamondback Brewing, Home of Icky the Cat
It is hard to believe this is the last week of summer. Where has the time gone?
So, slow down and take a moment to relax. Here are a few little gems about today’s beer world.
This first one is for my friend, dBear, about one of Maine’s premier breweries – The Oral History of Allagash White.
Although it’s still September, the beer is flowing in Munich for Oktoberfest.
For those of dreams of traveling the globe in search of breweries with great scenery, check out 10 great breweries where the scenery’s as good as the beer.
Apparently, Jennifer Lawrence is a beer lover. Read about her beer brawl in a Budapest bar. (Watch Jennifer tell the story on video, it’s quite entertaining.)
Surfs up in Elkridge! On a beautiful Friday afternoon, I tried out the newly opened Ocean City Brewery. It felt like a little piece of Ocean City dropped into Howard County. Continue reading OC comes to HOCO
The weekend has started out great. On Friday, we swung by Sonoma’s for dinner and to listen to the Soul Magnets – good times! Now on this lazy Saturday morning, I’ve found a few articles about beer I found interesting. Enjoy! Continue reading Saturday Ponderings
I showed up late for the Reform on Tap at Jailbreak. It promised to be interesting, with the discussion surrounding retail and whether selling beer in grocery stores should be allowed. Continue reading Retail at Reform on Tap
It is very early. The cuckoo clock says it’s 4:00 am. I am suffering from eating too many jalapeño poppers. It’s all good. Continue reading Popper Aftermath
Our weekly gathering for Meatless Monday was diverted to the Olive on Main in Laurel. It was the first visit to this Greek Restaurant for all of us. Continue reading Olive on Main
Despite a rainy day, the people of Columbia welcomed Hysteria Brewing Company with open arms. A nice crowd came out for the grand reopening, which offered music, coffee, toffee, and of course, beer. Continue reading Hysteria Labor Day Weekend Bash