Monday, February 18, 2013
Owner Dave Benfield said that the brewery should be producing beer by mid-March, and be open to the general public sometime this summer.
For beer lovers on the east side of Baltimore County, finding a pint brewed close to home just got a lot easier. Long-time Harford County brewery DuClaw Brewing is in the process of moving their brewing and bottling plant from Abingdon to Rosedale, a process they hope will be complete by mid-March, according to owner Dave Benfield. The move will double the brewery's capacity, moving from a 10,000 square foot facility to a 60,000 square foot facility and allowing them to produce 14,000 barrels of beer in a year, up from 7,000, according to Benfield. And that's something his company sorely needs. Rapid growth has left them sometimes unable to keep up with the demand for their product. Wednesday afternoon, Benfield said that four of DuClaw's …
Thursday, December 27, 2012
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 …
Thursday, October 18, 2012
In this edition of the semi regular column we'll take a look at the best of the upcoming Baltimore Beer Week and some local breweries who brought home medals from the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, CO.
Baltimore Beer Week Local beer lovers, rejoice—Baltimore Beer Week is upon us. Starting on Friday, bars around Baltimore will celebrate the suds with a variety of events ranging from rare beer tastings to cask ale festivals. To see all 397 Baltimore Beer Week events, check the website but here's a look at some of the best. What: Opening Tap Celebration When: Oct. 19, 6-9 p.m. Where: Power Plant Live, Inner Harbor Why Go? It's the kickoff party for the annual Baltimore Beer Week. You'll have a chance to enjoy unlimited samples of local brews from Flying Dog, DuClaw, Pratt Street Alehouse and more. Cost: $30, tickets available through MissionTix. What: Chesapeake Real Ale Festival When: Oct. 20, 1-6 p.m. Where: Pratt Street Ale House, 206 W…