Author: Liz Murphy

Based in Annapolis, Maryland, Liz Murphy is a beer writer for The Capital and other various publications. She's also a merciless house plant serial killer.
Maryland Beer
Naptown Pintcast

Naptown Pintcast: Hollie Stephenson of Guinness (Flashback Friday)

This interview is part one of two. The Guinness Open Gate Brewery & Barrel House opens its doors officially to the public on Friday, August 3, marking the return Guinness brewing to American shores for the first time in 64 years. With this milestone just around the corner, I thought it would be a good time […]

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Industry Ramblings
Maryland Beer
Naptown Pintcast

Naptown Pintcast: Cindy Mullikin (Mully’s) & Maureen O’Prey (Historian)

A long time ago, in a town far, far away — okay, not that far away; just Prince Frederick, Maryland — I got to hang out for a couple of hours with two of the coolest ladies on the Maryland beer scene. Cindy Mullikin of Mully’s Brewery (and the newly-elected president of the Brewers Association of […]

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Annapolis
Maryland Beer
Naptown Pintcast

Naptown Pintcast: Ty & Gina of Hysteria + Captain Jen of Schooner Woodwind

Earlier this week, on a late, cloudy Monday afternoon Ty and Gina of Hysteria Brewing Co. (Columbia) and I descended upon the dining room of Captain Jennifer Kaye of the Schooner Woodwind (Annapolis) talk about something awesome. It’s the Schooner Woodwind’s 25th birthday this year and, to celebrate, Captain Jen collaborated with Hysteria to brew the […]

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Naptown Pintcast

Naptown Pintcast: Colin & Francis, Diamondback Brewing Company

While most Maryland beer drinkers are familiar with Diamondback Brewing Co.’s bustling taproom located in Locust Point’s McHenry Row in South Baltimore, its opening back in 2016 was actually a “re-introduction” of Diamondback to the area and the Maryland craft beer scene. In fact, Diamondback first started making beer commercially back in 2014 with the […]

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Naptown Pintcast

Naptown Pintcast: Earl, Daniel & Andrew of Crooked Crab Brewing, Part II (This Time It’s Personal)

Sunday, March 25, 2018 was Maryland Day, which commemorates when the first European settlers landed in the province of Maryland on that date in 1634. To celebrate, I headed back to Odenton to see the guys at Crooked Crab Brewing. If you’re a long-time listener, first-time caller of the Naptown Pintcast, you’ll probably recall that […]

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Maryland Beer
Naptown Pintcast

Naptown Pintcast: Kurt, Brian & Chris from Manor Hill Brewing

The past four months have been insane. We moved. Mama Pint relocated from Virginia to Annapolis. Of the first 2.5 months of this year, I spent 3+ weeks traveling for work and outside of the country. But now I’m back. And so is the Naptown Pintcast. Welcome to season 2… ish. On an unseasonably warm […]

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