Industry Ramblings

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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Industry Ramblings

You All Need to Calm Down About Pumpkin Beer

I am in love with the coloring of this pumpkin – which took me over 10 minutes to select. However, I now realize it looks like a bunch of butts from this angle. It’s been one of those weird weeks where, in the middle, it felt like it was never going to end. But now that […]

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Industry Ramblings
Maryland Beer

Maryland, It’s Time to Be Honest About How Much We Really “Support” Our Local Craft Beer Industry

Virginia Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Todd Haymore at the Beyond Brewing Forum So after months of waiting, Organarchy‘s first-ever Beyond Brewing Forum took place earlier this month. How was it? Well, I knew it was going to be fantastic, and it was. But more on that later – because today I want to share some thoughts on a […]

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Industry Ramblings

It’s National Can Appreciation Day, a Milestone That Is Very “On-Trend”

On January 24, 1935, the first cans of beer were made available for commercial distribution. And 81 years later, in an effort to bring new meaning to the term “fashionably late to the party,” our industry is still tripping over its collective self to declare craft beer canning a “new” trend we should take note […]

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