A series on local breweries around the state, Capital News Service reports.
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Reporting by Capital News Service's Matthieu Drotar, Sydney Carter, Anna Weaver and Greg Kohn. Despite being traditionally dominated by states like Colorado and California, craft brewing has become an increasingly important industry for Maryland. With 31 microbreweries and brewpubs currently recognized by the Brewers Association and another 15 in the planning stages, Maryland is beginning to gain national recognition as a new hotspot of beer. From Franklin's Brewery in Hyattsville to Union Craft Brewing and Pratt Street Ale House in Baltimore to those along the Eastern Shore and in Frederick, MD, the craft beer business is not only growing in Maryland, but becoming profitable. Patch's Nick Gestido has covered Maryland's breweries in his …
Patch introduces a new column to help you take time for yourself.
Your teens are holding a car wash at the high school Saturday. The grandparents volunteered to take the younger children to a movie Sunday afternoon. Your tweens take tap on Wednesday evening. It’s your time. Take it. Each week, we’ll tell you about one great idea to give you a much deserved break, and make your life a little easier, maybe a whole lot easier. This week's escape idea is the Maryland Craft Beer Dinner with Brian Strumke of Stillwater Artisanal Ales. You and a spouse could enjoy a delicious meal at Punk's Backyard Grill from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday for $50 per person. Learn about local beer as you dine and receive an overview of the meal pairings as introduced by Maryland brewer's from the Flying Dog Brewery of Frederick, Heavy …