Baltimore Beer

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Another satisfied customer

Jim Burger and I ran into former colleague and old friend Fred Rasmussen (and several beers) at Grand Cru this weekend. He looks to be enjoying the book. Advertisements

Sailing Heavy Seas on Saturday

Looks like this weekend will be devoted to beer-making. Saturday I will be at Clipper City taking tours and watching their crew make Heavy Seas brews. Sunday afternon at H. L. Mencken’ s House, I’ll be talking about H. L.’s home brews, as well as signing books.

Giveaways for Father’s Day

Since so many struggle with what to get dear old Dad for Father’s Day, we’re making it a bit easier for you this year with contests to win free copies of “Baltimore Beer” on both Facebook and Twitter. Entry to win is simple: Just share a memory of your Dad, or why he would enjoy … Continue reading

Practicing penmanship

I am practicing my penmanship for a week of book signings. Here is the schedule: Friday, June 8, 7-9 p.m. Atomic Books 1100 W. 36th St., Baltimore, Md. Sunday, June 10, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Boog Powell will join me and photographer Jim Burger at the Pratt Street Ale House, 206 W. Pratt St.

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

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