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What Baltimore shares with its beer

I just had a lively interview with Mary Beth Marsden for her 2 p.m.- 6 p.m. radio show Maryland’s News Now With Mary Beth Marsden on WBAL Radio 1090 AM. We talked about how elements of the city’s character–what makes Baltimore, Baltimore–are reflected in the story of the city’s breweries. For instance, family is big in this … Continue reading

For those who like to buy local

If you’re the type who likes to get your books in person, “Baltimore Beer: A Satisfying History of Charm City Brewing” is available for sale at these area locations: Ivy Bookshop Greetings & Readings Canterbury Tales Book Shoppe Ukazoo Books Hontown Baltimore Museum of Industry Bookstore Barnes & Noble

What beer is best for a beginner?

Colleen Dorsey, who is writing a piece for the July issue of Style Magazine about “Baltimore Beer: A Satisfying History of Charm City Brewing,” asked me a question recently that gave me pause. What beer would I recommend for a beginner? I tried to think of what kind of brew would probably welcome someone into … Continue reading

A question for thirsty beer scholars

Thanks for the warm welcome from all the folks following on Twitter and Facebook. In addition to Fred Rasmussen’s kind words in Sunday’s Baltimore Sun about our book “Baltimore Beer: A Satisfying History of Charm City Brewing,” we also got a shout out from Midnight Sun. Have to buy those boys some cold ones. Believing that … Continue reading

Book signing @ Pratt Street Ale House

Sunday, June 10 – Book Signing at Pratt Street Ale House

Book signing at Duclaw Brewing Co.

Saturday, June 9, 1-4p.m.: Duclaw Brewing Co. Book Signing

Baltimore’s Inner Harbor Never Looked So Good

Like a proud dad beaming at a newborn, I find myself staring at  the cover of “Baltimore Beer.” A nighttime shot of the Inner Harbor, a signature Baltimore scene, captures the soft glow of lights from nearby buildings. In the foreground is a tall, rich, tempting pint.  Baltimore and beer look mighty inviting. I had little to do with this creation. … Continue reading

Book Signing

Saturday, June 16 – 1-3pm: Greetings and Readings Book Signing  details