Beer is helping the Chesapeake Bay. Seriously.
Since 2011, a portion of sales from Flying Dog Brewery's Pearl Necklace Oyster Stout have assisted in planting nearly 3 million oysters in the Bay. Each sold bottle of Pearl Necklace Oyster Stout, which is brewed with oysters from Rappahannock River, allows the Oyster Recovery Partnership (ORP) to plant 10 oysters, according to Erin Weston, director of communications for Flying Dog.
On March 1, the Frederick company will present its latest donation to the ORP (from 2013 sales), which will lead to an additional 2 million oysters planted in the Bay, according to Weston.