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  • More craft beer brews are on tap for Maryland

    More craft beer brews are on tap for Maryland
    Maryland's craft beer business is growing rapidly — at a rate of 35 percent a year — as consumers increasingly seek out independent brewers' new-style yet traditionally made beers. "There is just an amazing level of interest in craft beer,...
  • Angel's Envy finds formula for success

    Angel's Envy finds formula for success
    It's all in the finish. Well, maybe not all. But the thing that makes Angel's Envy whiskeys, Angel's Envy whiskeys, is that the distillery finishes its whiskeys in used spirits barrels. That approach, common in the rarefied world of single-malt...
  • Butcher shop at Gjerdes' Parts and Labor open; cafe to open next week

    Butcher shop at Gjerdes' Parts and Labor open; cafe to open next week
    There are two parts to Parts & Labor, Amy and Spike Gjerde's new Remington project - a retail butcher shop and a restaurant. The butcher shop opened today, and the restaurant is scheduled to open on April 24. At the retail shop, a six-person butchery...
  • Senate bucks 'Vinny' and sheds 'shakedown' language from its beer growler bill

    Senate bucks 'Vinny' and sheds 'shakedown' language from its beer growler bill
    TALLAHASSEE -- State lawmakers are backing off some controversial provisions of a beer bill likened to a mob-like shakedown of Florida's exploding craft brew industry. The bill, SB 1714 sponsored by Sen. Kelli Stargel, R-Lakeland, has been pushed by...
  • Kevin Plank-backed whiskey distillery moving forward

    Kevin Plank-backed whiskey distillery moving forward
    Sagamore Spirit, a planned distillery backed by Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank, wants to name its whiskey Triple Rye and might locate in Baltimore, possibly in Port Covington. The company has applied to trademark the Triple Rye product name and expects to...
  • Maryland craft brewers want help to grow

    Maryland craft brewers want help to grow
    Adam Benesch, a co-founder of Union Craft Brewing in Hampden, would like to take his Duckpin Pale Ale to a farmers' market and let consumers taste and buy it. John Knorr, co-owner of Evolution Craft Brewing in Salisbury, just wants to brew more beer....
  • Time to give Canadian rye whiskey another look

    Time to give Canadian rye whiskey another look
    The whiskey hype machine is dominated by Scotch, bourbon, American rye and even, on occasion, Japanese whiskey. Canadian rye, meanwhile, gets lost in the shuffle. In part, that's because when most of us think of Canadian whiskey, we think of a light...
  • The Politics of Beer

    The Politics of Beer
    TALLAHASSEE – For his Blondes, Reds, or Brown Ales to make it to a pub near you, John Cheek has to pay a middle man to tap into Florida’s growing thirst for craft beer. The founder of Orlando Brewing Co. pays a distributor to pick up his...
  • Are craft brewers using irresponsible labels to compete with the big boys?

    Are craft brewers using irresponsible labels to compete with the big boys?
    In the war for your beer money, craft breweries have learned to leverage what some are calling an unfair advantage over the big industrial brewers -- the label on the bottles. Beer and breweries are, for better or worse, subject to stringent...
  • Craft rum distiller opens in St. Michaels

    Craft rum distiller opens in St. Michaels
    A new rum distillery, which says it is the only one in the state to craft its liquor from raw ingredients, has launched in St. Michaels. Lyon Distilling Company, co-founded by a 31-year-old former Wall Street currency trader and his photographer...
  • Scotch done the very old-fashioned way

    Scotch done the very old-fashioned way
    One hundred years ago, on days when the wind was right, the sour smell of mash enveloped Campbeltown. Then this speck of a community tucked into a small harbor near the end of the Kintyre Peninsula on the western side of the country was widely...