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UMD, Flying Dog Brewery Join Forces on a Hops-Growing Research Project

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The craft beer and “buy local” movements sort of go hand in hand, right? A new partnership between the University of Maryland and Flying Dog Brewery aims to bridge those two crazes, right down to the very hops used to make some of our favorite beers.

Flying Dog Set To Buy Chunk of Land for Larger Brewery from City of Frederick

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If all goes as planned during final discussions between Flying Dog Brewery and the City of Frederick this month, the Maryland craft beer company will be headed toward a massive expansion in the next few years.

Flying Dog and Jailbreak Brew Together for Ellicott City

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courtesy Jailbreak Brewing

By hosting fundraisers and donating proceeds, breweries were some of the most active locals to support Ellicott City following the summer’s floods. Now, a beer is helping the area.

Makers of ‘Raging Bitch’ Use Court Winnings to Fund Free Speech Org

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Remember that lawsuit Flying Dog Brewery brought against the Michigan Liquor Control Commission for refusing to allow its Raging Bitch IPA in the state from 2009-2011 on the grounds that its name and label artwork were “detrimental to the health, safety, and welfare of the general public?”

Sprint for Spat: Run a .1K for Chesapeake Oysters

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Sprint for Spat I (photo: Ulman Cancer Fund)
Sprint for Spat I (photo: Ulman Cancer Fund)

catch of the day fish (2)Weekend benefit runs abound this time of year for those looking to test their endurance. Flying Dog Brewery is well aware of this, but they’re looking to take some distance off the race, and add oysters.

Flying Dog Wants to Make More Beer

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flying-dog-raging-bitchThere may be a lot more Flying Dog beer in the world in the near future, and the brewery could benefit from a big tax break in its hometown of Frederick.

First Old Bay Beer. Now Otterbein Cookie Beer?

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Flying Dog’s Old Bay-flavored beer was a huge success this summer–but it was always intended as a special seasonal offering… and besides, Old Bay just somehow doesn’t taste as good in October. Luckily for fans of Baltimore flavors and seasonal beer, Flying Dog has a plan for this winter, too.

Everyone Loves Old Bay Beer

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Earlier this summer, we mentioned that Maryland-based Flying Dog Brewery was planning on releasing an Old Bay-flavored beer. Then we noted how Old Bay flavors are kind of blowing up. So it should come as no surprise to anyone that Old Bay beer — more specifically Flying Dog’s Dead Rise Old Bay Summer Ale — is flying off the shelves.

Frederick Brewery Stands by Offensive Name in Lawsuit with Michigan Liquor Commissioners

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If you’d been stalking me for a little while, you would have noticed that as much as I favor local beers I’ve never bought a bottle of Raging Bitch by Flying Dog Brewery of Frederick, Maryland. And it’s not just because I find the overhopped India Pale Ale style too perfumy. It’s the name. The unappetizing Ralph Steadman illustration on the label doesn’t help either.

But if I lived in Michigan from 2009 to 2011 (another charming hypothetical!), I wouldn’t have ever had the opportunity to spot the beer in a liquor store, get turned off, and walk out with something else because until 2011 the Michigan Liquor Control Commission banned the sale of Raging Bitch in that state for its offensive name.

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