The robust flavor of Heavy Seas Beer's Plank III -- the Belgian-style Trippel recently named "Best of Show: Best Overall Maryland Beer" by the Brewers' Association of Maryland at the annual Comptroller's Cup -- comes from a pimento tree.
The idea that beer has just as much right as wine to be on a fancy dinner table is not a novelty. And during the annual Baltimore Beer Week celebration, which begins on Friday, it's a matter of principle.
Whiskey Island Mick, a former stunt man turned spice maker and bartender who was known for his colorful pepper-inspired kilts and bandannas, died Sunday from cardiac arrest at his Annapolis home. He was 48.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
In the world of tap handles, Mark Supik's shop has emerged as the preferred provider of custom-designed tap handles for the regional brewers, microbrewers and start-ups that compose the craft-beer movement.