The New Year brings us a bomb cyclone. A bomb cyclone is when the atmospheric pressure of a storm dramatically drops within a 24 hour period. In Milton, Delaware, (home of Dogfish Head Brewery) a rare dumping of snow was the result. Now temperatures are at record lows.
So, I’m trying to stay inside in front of a nice warm fire. I’ve found a few articles about the Maryland beer world for you to read on this very cold, wintry weekend. Enjoy.
Wesley Case of the Baltimore Sun covers the Guinness/Heavy Seas collaborative brew. He also writes about the June opening of Sapwood Cellars, a brewery within walking distance of my home. Is it June yet?
Full disclosure, I’m a big fan of the Reform on Tap Act of 2018. As my 2 or 3 loyal readers know, I attentively followed the Reform on Tap Task Force meetings. These were established by Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot to reform the antiquated Maryland beer laws. The Reform on Tap Act of 2018 are the recommendations of the Task Force. The opposition to Reform on Tap speaks out in this Baltimore Sun article. And here is my spin on Reform on Tap Act of 2018.
Finally, check out Brewed in Maryland’s fine recap of 2017 – 2017 Beer in Review.