Sign up for our newsletters    

Sign up for our newsletters   

Baltimore City Paper home page.

The Chesapeake Crab & Beer Festival comes to Baltimore this summer

April 22, 2014
By
The Chesapeake Crab & Beer Festival comes to Baltimore this summer

Baltimoreans love crabs. Baltimoreans also love beer. But it wasn’t until this year that some genius decided to put these two incredible things together in festival form for our fair city. Luckily, the Chesapeake Crab & Beer Festival, held the past four years in southern Maryland, is coming to the Inner Harbor on June...
Read more »

Tags: ,
Posted in Feedbag | No Comments »

Baltimore Beer: A New Guide to Mobtown Brew

May 3, 2012
By
Baltimore Beer: A New Guide to Mobtown Brew

Erstwhile Sun scribe Rob Kasper’s Baltimore Beer (The History Press, 2012) took a long time to ferment, but now that it’s on tap, more than a decade after it was first intended for publication, it lives up to its subtitle: A Satisfying History of Charm City Brewing. Kasper did his homework on the historical...
Read more »

Tags: ,
Posted in Feedbag | No Comments »

National Premium Beer to Return?

September 12, 2011
By
National Premium Beer to Return?

An Eastern Shore real estate agent and entrepreneur is laying plans to reintroduce National Premium beer to Baltimore. Tim Miller, whose family sold a string of service stations 10 years ago, says he bought the trademark for National Bohemian’s upscale brother brew at a New York auction in December and then went on a...
Read more »

Tags: , , , ,
Posted in Feedbag | No Comments »

Restaurant Round-up

May 19, 2011
By
Restaurant Round-up

Happy Hours: On June 2 Petit Louis Bistro will host a French cocktail hour from 5–7 p.m. featuring free hors d’oeuvres (gougère, paté maison) and $5 cocktails, including kir royale, Pernod, Ricard, and a cocktail maison, as part of a national movement across the country to celebrate French food and drink. On Fridays, the...
Read more »

Tags: , , , ,
Posted in Feedbag | 2 Comments »

Oktoberfest Beers, Part 2

September 11, 2009
By

OK, last week we talked about the German imports I tried at a recent private tasting, the more traditional Oktoberfest beers. This week it’s domestic variations. Of the 17 domestic autumn beers, our top three favorites were Weyerbacher Harvest Ale, Mendocino Brewing Company Oktoberfest Lager, and Lancaster Fest Beer Amber Lager. The Weyerbacher had...
Read more »

Tags: ,
Posted in Feedbag | No Comments »

New Release From Clipper City Brewing

August 17, 2009
By

If you got your hands on a 22 of Clipper City‘s Big DIPA, the Double IPA that was the first release in their large format, limited edition Mutiny Series, you’ll be glad to know that the next release is just around the corner. Look for Prosit!, an Imperial Octberfest lager made with five kinds...
Read more »

Tags: ,
Posted in Feedbag | No Comments »

New Clipper City Beers

June 12, 2009
By

Good news for Baltimore beer lovers (and lovers of Baltimore beer). On July 1, Clipper City Brewing releases the first in its new Bomber Series, 22-oz. bottles of what the brewery calls “very small batch experiments.” First up is Big Dipa, a double IPA clocking in at 10.6 percent that is made with Centennial...
Read more »

Tags: , ,
Posted in Feedbag | No Comments »

What’s on Tap?

April 7, 2009
By

A look at what you can drink around town. Catch two limited brews at the Brewer’s Art (1106 N. Charles St., 547-6925). Green Peppercorn Tripel should be around for another two weeks and Charm City Cherry, for three. Grand Cru (527 E. Belvedere Ave., 464-1944) will have cask conditioned Troeg’s Nugget Nectar on hand...
Read more »

Tags: , , , , ,
Posted in Feedbag | No Comments »

Cold beer! Get your cold beer!

March 24, 2009
By

In good time for our annual switch from too blasted cold to too damned hot-excepting that brief but lovely couple of days that Charm Citizens call “spring” -Evan, over at CityThatBreeds has done a great service by mapping the 100 coldest beers in Baltimore, at least as of 2007, which is the last time...
Read more »

Tags:
Posted in Feedbag | 1 Comment »

Clipper City’s 1st Beer, Cheese, and Chili Festival

February 26, 2009
By

Move over wine tastings. With their first annual Beer, Cheese, and Chili Festival, the folks at Clipper City are out to prove once again that beer is as able a match for food as wine. This time, the brewery offers five different kinds of chili, cheese tasting stations, cheese and beer pairing seminars, special...
Read more »

Tags: , ,
Posted in Feedbag | No Comments »

Tuesday Beer Socials at Max’s

December 15, 2008
By

You never know what treasures the folks at Max’s on Broadway (737 S. Broadway, 675-6297) are going to pull out of the cellar for their Tuesday beer socials, but manager Bob Simko promises vintage Belgians and a vertical of Anchor Christmas Ale for the pub’s Christmas social Tuesday, Dec. 16, at 6 p.m....
Read more »

Tags: , ,
Posted in Feedbag | No Comments »