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

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…

Why Joe Petro of Hair O’ the Dog Wine & Spirits Supports Maryland Brewers & the Reform on Tap Act

Why Joe Petro of Hair O’ the Dog Wine & Spirits Supports Maryland Brewers & the Reform on Tap Act

On February 23, 2018, the Reform on Tap Act (House Bill 518) had its hearing in front of the Maryland House Economic Matters Committee — along with a lengthy slate of other alcohol and brewery-related bills. The day was long and contentious at certain points, which I’ll dive more into at a later date. (But…

Denizens Co-Founder Julie Verratti Chosen as Maryland Gubernatorial Candidate Alec Ross’ Running Mate (Interview)

Denizens Co-Founder Julie Verratti Chosen as Maryland Gubernatorial Candidate Alec Ross’ Running Mate (Interview)

Julie Verratti, co-founder of Denizens Brewing Company (Silver Spring) has agreed to serve as running mate to Alec Ross, a Democratic candidate for Maryland governor. Recently, I sat down with Ross and Verratti for an interview, to discuss Verratti joining Ross’ campaign as a candidate for lieutenant governor.  Below is a transcript of that interview.  ME: Alec,…

Naptown Pintcast: Julie & Emily, Denizens Brewing Co.

Naptown Pintcast: Julie & Emily, Denizens Brewing Co.

Surprise! I’m dropping two episodes in one day, today, and here’s the second…  If you’re into Maryland beer, and you haven’t heard of Julie Verratti and Emily Bruno of Denizens Brewing Co., can you tell me about the rock you’ve been living under? Does it have a walk-in closet? How’s the square footage? Are utilities…