Tag: craft beer

Even Diageo Doesn’t Support the Beer Bill That Would Help its Guinness Brewery in Md.

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Courtesy: Taylor Strategy

Guinness parent company Diageo came out against a recently introduced Maryland bill that would limit the amount of beer craft breweries can produce while allowing a forthcoming Guinness brewery in Baltimore County to remain unscathed.

Four Md. Mayors Endorse Franchot’s Beer Bill. Mayor Pugh Is Not One of Them—Yet

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Last week, the mayors of Annapolis, Frederick, Cambridge and Ocean City threw their support behind the Reform on Tap Act of 2018, a bill drafted by Comptroller Peter Franchot after he chaired a task force examining the state’s beer laws.

Union Craft Brewing Announces ‘Zay Day’ in Honor of 98-Year-Old Employee

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In honor of the man they’re dubbing “the world’s oldest brewery employee,” Union Craft Brewing will throw a party on Jan. 13 for Henry “Zadie” Benesch, who is turning 98. Fittingly, his favorite Union beer, Blackwing Lager, can be had for just $.98.

Opponents are Lining Up Against Franchot’s Beer Bill

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Comptroller Peter Franchot hoists a beer with Maryland brewers. Image Courtesy of Comptroller Peter Franchot’s Facebook.

After a months-long process of forming a task force on the state’s beer laws and holding meetings, Comptroller Peter Franchot released proposals in December 2016 for loosening restrictions on Maryland’s craft breweries.

Comptroller Franchot Unveils Bill to Loosen Rules for Craft Brewers

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Pete Franchot wants to see Maryland’s beer industry truly boom.

DuClaw Brewing’s Founder is Seeking A New Investor – Or Buyer – for His Brewery

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Image via DuClaw Brewing Co./Facebook

Ever wanted to own a craft brewery with some brand name appeal and a relatively broad distribution reach? You’re in luck.

Union Craft to Build Much Larger Brewery on 41st Street, Along with Retail Complex for Baltimore Merchants

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The outside of the new space at 1700 W. 41st Street. Photo via Union Craft.

Woodberry’s Union Craft Brewing is planning a major move, and though the company won’t going be very far, the new space should allow the beer makers to spread their wings.

Heavy Seas Brewery is Getting a New CEO in May

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Dan Kopman, photo via Heavy Seas

A longtime St. Louis brewer will soon take over as CEO at Baltimore craft brewery Heavy Seas.

Hey, Beer Van!: City Brew Tours Will Drive You Through Baltimore’s Craft Beer Scene

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Waverly Brewing
Waverly Brewing

catch of the day fish (2)Local breweries seem to be multiplying, but Baltimore’s expansion isn’t limited to a single neighborhood. Just look at last week’s news out of Pigtown. With the breweries spread out and the fact that drinking is involved, someone was bound to start a tour. Turns out, that business model already exists in other cities, and they’re bringing it here.

Four Baltimore-Area Breweries Team Up on ‘Ryelief’ for Ellicott City

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Photo via @NEWeatherWx
Photo via @NEWeatherWx

A quartet of local craft beer creators are set to debut the second beer to help Ellicott City in as many weeks.