Category: Beer and Agriculture


Naptown Pintcast: Judy, Rob & Stephen of Checkerspot Brewing

They may not have opened their doors yet, but if you’re familiar with the Maryland beer scene or been to a recent Maryland craft beer festival, then you’ve probably heard of Checkerspot Brewing. (FYI, their juniper IPA is dreamy.) Rob Neff & Stephen Marsh of Checkerspot Judy Neff of Checkerspot Freshly-picked elderberries. Black-Eyed Susans, the […]

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I’m a Sponsor of Organarchy’s Beyond Brewing Forum in April, and Here’s Why

My inbox reminds me a lot of a post-apocalyptic, zombie-infested wasteland. Occasionally I’ll come across signs of life, in the form of messages from friends I actually want to read, but for the most part, I’m being crushed by the monotonous drone of countless emails telling to “BUY THIS!” and “OMG YOU WON’T BELIEVE WHAT HAPPENED NEXT!” […]

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Hop Bines at Manor Hill Brewing in Howard County

Anne Arundel County Farm Breweries: What the 25% Ingredient Rule Means

Hops growing at Manor Hill Brewing in Howard County, Maryland If you need an indication of how quickly time flies, chew on this: We’re only a couple of weeks shy of the one year anniversary of the Anne Arundel County Council’s passing of Bill No. 8-15. As a refresher, this spunky piece of legislation paved the […]

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