Tag: guinness

Guinness brewery announces one-year anniversary festivities

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The Guinness Open Gate Brewery in Halethorpe is turning one year old, and to celebrate, the beer maker is hosting a concert and birthday party on Saturday and rolling out a limited-release Grand Cru.

Hot Plate: Guinness, Little Bird and Patterson Park Public House open, National Oyster Day news and more

True Chesapeake Oyster House, a collaboration between True Chesapeake Oyster Company, The Local Oyster and former Wit & Wisdom chef Zack Mills, will open early next year in Whitehall Mill.

In Europe, the pace of life slows down in August, with businesses closing for the month and people going on holiday. Not so in Baltimore. This week, local restaurants are busier than ever, announcing new ventures, hosting collaborative dinners and more.

Here’s a look at what’s coming up:

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

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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.

Something Different: Heavy Seas and Guinness Collaborate on Two-Keg Event


An international beer heavyweight and one of Baltimore’s best homegrown breweries have forged an unlikely bond with a planned two-brewery, two-beer keg-tapping event this Friday.

Hot Plate: Guinness Test Taproom & The Point Open, Themed Dinners at Modern Cook Shop, New Fall Menus Debut

White Envelope, the arepa bar in R. House, has updated its menu for the fall season.

Happy Halloween week, Baltimore! This week is sure to be a wild, sugar-soaked one with the spooky holiday on Tuesday. But there are a handful of other events to keep you entertained, even if trick-or-treating isn’t on your list. Here’s a look at what’s happening this week:

Guinness to Start Serving Beer at ‘Test Taproom’ in Halethorpe this Friday

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As beer lovers patiently await the arrival of Guinness’ planned Open Gate Brewery & Barrel House in Relay, the company is meeting them halfway by opening up a “test taproom” in Halethorpe this weekend.

Guinness Brewery Testing Taproom to Open Next Month, Brewery to Follow in 2018

Brewmaster Peter Wiens takes a spin around the brewery.


The wait is almost over for Stout enthusiasts eagerly anticipating the opening of the latest taproom in Maryland. Irish Beer maker, Guinness, is opening its first brewery on American soil since 1954, and its “testing taproom” will open late next month. 

Two Local Companies Picked to Design and Build Baltimore County’s New Guinness Brewery

Courtesy Diageo USA

Baltimore County’s future Guinness brewery may be an international outpost for the brand, but it’ll be designed and built by two companies based right in Baltimore.