Naptown Pint: Read Liz Murphy to find out about Maryland craft beer

Liz Murphy lives in Annapolis with her husband, Patrick, and their two lazy dogs, Horatio and Nugget. Liz also runs her own Annapolis-based beer blog, Naptown Pint. You can usually find her kicking back a pint (or four) at 1747 Pub off Church Circle. Or you can just set a scotch ale out on your porch, and she'll be there in five minutes. You can reach her at liz@naptownpint.com

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    Naptown Pint: Is Maryland 'open for business' for beer?

    Patrick and I have a beautiful office at home. On one side of the room, Patrick has his little man cave. On the other, I have set up a little writing sanctuary for myself that facilitates focus and inspiration. It includes a squeaky, but cozy chair I found at Goodwill, a nice big monitor and a...

  • Naptown Pint: Brewers ready for craft battle

    Naptown Pint: Brewers ready for craft battle

    Annual conference of Craft Brewers Association focuses on competition from beer giants

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    Naptown Pint: Let's explore the passion behind homebrewing

    It wasn't too long ago that Annapolis Beer Week wrapped up a jam-packed fourth year run, which was memorable and rowdy (and tasty), as always. I think I slept for about 12 hours the day after it ended, but not before the week-long beer celebration concluded with the second annual Pints for Paws...

  • Naptown Pint: Why I write about beer

    Naptown Pint: Why I write about beer

    Right now it's a chilly, but sunny Friday afternoon. It's the second day of Organarchy's Beyond Brewing Forum, and I'm sitting out on the deck at Milkhouse Brewery at Still point Farm in Mt. Airy, sipping on their barrel-aged smoked peach ale. (As a devout peach evangelist, this beer sings to my...

  • Bartenders square off during Annapolis Beer Week

    Bartenders square off during Annapolis Beer Week

    Local bartenders got to showcase their skills Wednesday during Flying Dog's "Tales of the Beer Cocktail Competition" at Fox's Den in Annapolis. The event was part of Annapolis Beer Week, a series of beer-related events that support area charities, businesses and the community. The contest featured...

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