Brenton MacAloney

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Turkey Shoot 2011 Information Announced

Jeez how time flies.  Thanksgiving is right around the corner and that means it is Turkey Shoot time again.  Turkey Shoot is an annual competition put on by our friends in MALT around Thanksgiving time.  Winners can receive cash prizes –$100 for Best of Shoot, and lots of good prizes that were donated by their generous sponsors. The competition is …

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Charitably Charmin’ ChiliBrew Competition is Back!

Our friends in the BaltiBrew homebrew club are once again holding their ChiliBrew homebrew competition and chili cookoff as part of Baltimore Beer Week.  This time it is sponsored by Liam Flynn’s Ale House. ChiliBrew is a charity homebrew competition and chili cookoff with all proceeds benefiting the Velocipede Bike Project and Baltimore Free School.  This event is being held on Friday, October …

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T-Bonz Homebrew Beer Dinner Featuring CSI Beers

Look out Howard County!!!  T-Bonz Grille and Pub in Ellicott City, Maryland is teaming up with Maryland Homebrew on Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 to put on a very special beer dinner as part of Baltimore Beer Week. What is so special about this beer dinner?  Well I’m glad you asked.  This is no ordinary beer dinner because it …

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Brewing for the Cure – Homebrew Competition for Women

Maryland Homebrew and Flying Dog Brewery are teaming up to take on breast cancer via homebrewing.  The event is called Brewing for the Cure and is a “Ladies Only” homebrew competition with proceeds going to the Susan B. Komen Foundation. The event will be taking place on Sunday, October 9th, 2011 at Maryland Homebrew (6770 …

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Max’s 4th Annual German Beer Festival – This Weekend

Max’s Taphouse (737 South Broadway Street, Baltimore, MD) is probably best known for their 72-hours of Belgian Beer Festival held annually on President’s Day Weekend.  One of the lesser known events, but just as impressive, is the German Beer Festival which will coincide with the beginning of Oktoberfest in Germany on September 16-18, 2011. Admission …

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Beer Taps & Homebrew: Made in Baltimore Tour

As part of Baltimore Beer Week (BBW), the Cross Street Irregulars (CSI) Homebrew Club and Mark Supik and Co. are joining forces once again for a “Beer Taps and Homebrew:  Made in Baltimore Tour” on Saturday, October 8th from 11am – 3pm.  This was a highly successful event at last year’s BBW during which those in …

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Mikkeller Meet the Brewer Events in Columbia This Wednesday

One of the best ways to become a better homebrewer is to get some face time with great brewers and ask them for tips about how they brew their beer.  We are fortunate in that we’ve had some great brewers come through the Baltimore region over the last few years like Rob Tod from Allagash …

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Elysian Brewing Company Release – This Thursday!

I’m only posting this because I’m a super huge fan of Elysian Brewing Company from Seattle, Washington.  I had one of their beers for the first time at the legendary Humpy’s Alehouse in Anchorage, Alaska back in July of 2008.  It was the Avatar Jasmine IPA.  Nothing crazy, just a perfectly done IPA with enough …

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Maryland Homebrew Moving to Bigger, Better Location!

Maryland Homebrew

Great news for the Baltimore homebrewing community.  We just got word from Chris at Maryland Homebrew that they are moving!  Don’t get too worried, they are staying in the same plaza, just moving a few doors down.  Here’s an excerpt from the announcement that was sent out: The expanded facility will give us a lot …

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2012 Club Competition Schedule Available for Comment

Competition Administrator, Ted Wojtysiak, has proposed some changes for the 2012 competition schedule based on feedback from club members. The current schedule has been in place for several years and members have been approaching club officers asking if we could change it up for some of the less popular styles (i.e., vegetable/fruit beers in August and …

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