Tag: Baltimore

Of Love & Regret in Baltimore, Maryland Barkeep by

Since opening in 2012, Of Love & Regret, Stillwater’s gallery and tasting room, has evolved into an acclaimed bar, restaurant and bottle shop.

Charm City Rising: Baltimore’s Urban Brewing Renaissance Feature by

Baltimore once had a flourishing beer economy thanks in part to an influx of German and Eastern European immigrants. By the end of 1899, it was home to more than 40 breweries. Competition beginning in the 1950s steadily decreased this number until Hugh Sisson opened the state’s first brewpub in 1989.

Where to Drink in Baltimore, Maryland Destinations by

Today, brewing is making its resurgence in Charm City with locally focused craft breweries popping up around town and in surrounding counties.

Kevin Blodger, Co-Founder and Head Brewer, Union Craft Brewing Last Call by

To avoid stagnation, Union Craft Brewing’s Kevin Blodger says its time for the industry to embrace diversity.

Designer Drafts: Keeping Tabs on Tap Technology Feature by

Taphouses with 20 lines or more are becoming the new standard—and what goes on behind the scenes is anything but simple.

Hugh Sisson, Founder and Owner, Clipper City Brewing Co. Last Call by

Hugh Sisson has a lot on his mind: the growler bill he just passed through the Maryland Legislature, the 550 firkins sitting in his brewery and his robust (and expensive) barrel-aging program—not to mention his recent brand makeover.

Brian Strumke of Stillwater Artisanal Ales Going Pro by

The Baltimore-based brewer, who produces adventurous ales on both sides of the Atlantic, sees some advantage in not having a home. Nothing about his Stillwater Artisanal Ales project is straightforward, from the beer in the bottle to the labels outside.

Baltimore Destinations by

A great, friendly city with a strange but refreshing mix of Southern attitudes and blue-collar, Northern atmosphere. It’s compact, walkable and full of stellar places to enjoy a drink.

Beer News News by

Preakness Stakes keeps ban; Odell Brewing unveils “Twitter Brew;” real-time keg tracking; and possible new alcohol taxes.

Hugh Sisson of Clipper City Brewing Company Going Pro by

Hugh Sisson has been hawking good beer for nearly 30 years now. In the last few of those, he’s finally made Clipper City into the brewery he always envisioned it to be—Great American Beer Fest gold medals and all.