June 6, 2015

June 6, 2015

5th Annual BrewFest At Stillpoint Farm!

  • Saturday, June 6, 2015
  • 12:00 PM 6:00 PM

Stillpoint Farm
8253 Dollyhyde Rd, Mount Airy

Frederick Beer Week wraps up with the 5th Annual BrewFest At Stillpoint Farm! Celebrate beer’s agricultural roots by enjoying the best Maryland brewing has to offer at one of Frederick County’s four hop farms. This family-friendly beer festival will feature beers from all over Maryland, live music, and there will be vendors and food available for purchase. Proceeds from this festival benefit Hospice of Frederick County. While you’re listening to live music, enjoy great local beer from:

Flying Dog Brewery
Barley and Hops
Brewer’s Alley
The Milkhouse Brewery at Stillpoint Farm
Monocacy Brewing Company
Brewer’s Art
DuClaw
Evolution
Full Tilt
Backshore Brewing Company
Mad Science Brewing Company
Manor Hill Company
Rexx Resrv
Red Shedman Farm Brewery

 

Entertainment Provided By:

Grand Ole’ Ditch
Cara Kelly and the Tell Tale
Herb and Hanson

Pricing:

Advance Tickets
21 and over: $20 +$2.50 Service Fee includes 6 (5oz) beer tokens
Ages 13-20 & DD: $15 + $2 Service Fee
Kids 12 and under: Free

Day of Event Tickets
21 and over: $25 + $2.50 Service Fee
13-20 & DD: $15 + $2 Service Fee
Kids 12 and under: Free

Additional token sales are available at the event for $1 per token. Only service animals admitted, no pets allowed.

This is a rain or shine event. No refunds or exchanges.

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Photo1 (1)The FBW Bicycle Ride

To participate in one of the bicycle rides, click the ‘Register Now’ button below.

Milkhouse Ale Bicycle Ride – 20 Miles, Supported, includes Festival Entry, T-Shirt.
11:30 Start – $45 + $5 Service Fee

Monocacy Porter Bicycle Ride – 41 Miles, Supported,  includes Festival Entry, Monocacy Brewery Tour and Tasting, T-Shirt.
10:30 Start – $55 + $5 Service Fee

T-Shirts are guaranteed only to those who register through May 20th, 2015.

This is a rain or shine event. No refunds or exchanges.

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Everything We Wanted Your Taps to be at The Roasthouse

When:       Opening – Closing

Location:   5700 Urbana Pike, Frederick

Cost:          Pay as you go

Stop in at the Roasthouse for a very special tap line-up, and unique food specials for the last day of Frederick Beer Week.

June 4, 2015

June 4, 2015

#TBT @ Brewer’s Alley

Where:        124 N Market St, Frederick

When:        4:00 PM to close

Cost:            No cover, pay by the glass

Join the crew at Brewer’s Alley for their Throwback Thursday event, and enjoy some vintage brews from the taps at Frederick’s downtown beer destination.

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Flying Dog Firkin Night at The RoasthouseRHP Firkin Night

Where:        5700 Urbana Pike, Frederick

When:         5:00 – 9:00 PM

Cost:            No cover, pay by the glass

Join our Presenting Sposor, Flying Dog at the Roasthouse Pub on the Urbana Pike for Firkin Night, featuring casks of The Truth from 5:00 to 9:00 PM. The pubs kitchen will be showcasing it’s Duck Pastrami and Jalapeno Bacon to pair with the cask conditioned IPAs.

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Maryland Pint Night at JoJo’s

Where:        16 E Patrick St, Frederick

When:         5:00 – 8:00 PM

Cost:            No cover, pay by the glass

Come on down to JoJo’s and enjoy a variety of different Maryland beers on the taps at the downtown watering hole, including beers from many of the FBW sponsoring breweries, including Full Tilt, Flying Dog, and more!

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Barley and Hops Beer Tasting at DJ Liquors

When:       4:00 – 7:00 PM

Location:   1313 W Patrick St, Frederick

Cost:          N/A

Swing by DJ Liquors on the Golden Mile on your way home for samples of some great beers produced right here in the Frederick, and then pick up a six of your favorite or even  more of the brews newly available in bottles to enjoy at home!

June 3, 2015

June 3, 2015

Farm Brewery Tap Takeover @ Barley and Hops

Where:        Barley and Hops, 5473 Urbana Pike, Frederick

When:         6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Cost:            No cover, pay by the pint

Take advantage of this special opportunity to enjoy beers from Frederick County’s farm breweries, including the Milkhouse Brewery at Stillpoint Farm, Mad Science Brewing Company and others. Enjoy these beers on tap at Barley and Hops all evening while listening to the Bluesy sounds of Flatfoot Sam and Friends!

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Flying Dog Counter Culture Release Party at JoJo’s

Where:        16 E Patrick St, Frederick

When:         5:00 – 8:00 PM

Cost:            No cover, pay by the pint

Join Flying Dog at JoJo’s to celebrate the release of Counter Culture, Flying Dog’s new amber ale.

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Basic Craft Beer Appreciation and Introduction to Beer Judging

****Feature Event****

Location:  The Frederick News Post, 351 Ballenger Center Dr, Frederick
Time:          5:30 – 7:30
Cost:          $25.00. Tickets available at https://mdtix.net/index.php?event_id=307

Ever wonder what separates a truly world class brew from a run-of-the-mill beer?  This class will open you up to the world of beer appreciation and judging, and introduce certain basic methods and terminology used by beer judges. We will identify aroma, appearance, flavor, and mouthfeel characteristics of the beer, going over a few specific defects that may occur in beer, and their causes. We’ll also introduce the Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP.org). All of this while enjoying some great beer! During this class, you will get to sample about a dozen beers, all included with your admission. Beginners welcome, no pre-requisite is needed for this class. This class is taught by ranked judges from the BJCP, who are also avid homebrewers. In the past this class has been very popular so get your tickets now while they are still available!

Proceeds from this class go to support Frederick Beer Week’s beneficiary, Hospice of Frederick County.

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Advanced Craft Beer Appreciation and Basic Beer Judging

****Feature Event****

Location:  The Frederick News Post, 351 Ballenger Center Dr, Frederick
Time:        8:00 – 10:00
Cost:         $25.00.  Tickets available at https://mdtix.net/index.php?event_id=307

The follow-up class to the popular Basic Craft Beer Appreciation and Introduction to Beer Judging, you will find that while tasting several beers, you’ll get into a discussion of attributes, descriptors, and defects in a little greater depth. We’ll explore some of the finer points of judging, and what makes a great beer judge (and a great beer!). Class members will work on a BJCP judging sheet as a group, then perhaps even judge a beer. Learn about advancing within the BJCP.  The Basic Craft Beer Appreciation Class, some beer judging /tasting background, or a basic knowledge of world beer styles is recommended prior to taking this class. This class is taught by ranked judges from the BJCP, who are also avid homebrewers.

Proceeds from this class go to support Frederick Beer Week’s beneficiary, Hospice of Frederick County.

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Jailbreaking All Day at the Roasthouse

When:         Opening to Closing

Location:     5700 Urbana Pike, Frederick

Cost:            Pay as you go

Relax to real Bluegrass and some real good Maryland Beer from Jailbreak Brewing Company, and feast on barbecue while getting $2.00 discounts on craft beer all day!

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Monocacy Beer Tasting at DJ Liquors

When:       4:00 – 7:00 PM

Location:   1313 W Patrick St, Frederick

Cost:          N/A

Swing by DJ Liquors on the Golden Mile on your way home for samples of some great beers produced right here in the Frederick, and then pick up a six of your favorite or even  more to enjoy at home!

June 2, 2015

June 2, 2015

Battle of the Bubbles Public Judging

****Feature Event****

Where:        Barley and Hops, 5473 Urbana Pike, Frederick

When:         6:00 PM

Cost:            No cover

Join Barley and Hops brewmaster Larry Pomerantz, and the Frederick Original Ale Makers (FOAM) for the public judging of the Best In Show candidates for the fifth annual Battle of the Bubbles, Frederick Beer Week’s official homebrew competition. The winning BoB beer for FBW5 will be served during FBW6!

Details for the Battle of the Bubbles and information on how you enter can be found here!

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Pints and Bites with Monocacy Brewing at The Roasthouse

Where:  5700 Urbana Pike, Frederick

When:   5:00 PM

Cost:      Pay as you go

Monocacy Brewing Company is pairing with The Roasthouse Pub for a special beer pairing with a special menu prepared by Chef Niko. Swing by and get some brews and nibbles on the Urbana Pike.

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Maryland Beer Tasting at DJ Liquors

Where:   1313 W Patrick St, Frederick

When:       4:00 – 7:00 PM

Cost:          N/A

Swing by DJ Liquors on the Golden Mile on your way home for samples of some great beers produced right here in the Old Line State, and then pick up some more to enjoy at home!

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Full Tilt Pint Night

Where:      TGIFridays

When:       5:00 PM – Close

Cost:         By The Pint

Come by Friday’s for pint specials of Full Tilt beers!

May 30, 2015

May 30, 2015

The MD Craft Beer Festival

When:      1:00 to 6:00 PM (VIP hour Noon to 1:00)

Where:    Carroll Creek Park, Downtown Frederick

Cost:         VIP sold out, $30.00, $5 designated driver & children 12-20, children under 12 are free. Tickets on sale now.

Join the Brewer’s Association of Maryland as they celebrate Maryland beer and springtime in Frederick. Enjoy great Maryland beer, food, and live music in the Old Line State’s second largest city. Sample beers from 30 of Maryland’s breweries while relaxing to tunes by:

MAIN STAGE

SMALL STAGE

Brought to you by the Baltimore Folk Festival.

The Maryland Craft Beer Festival (MdCBF) is presented by the Brewers Association of Maryland (BAM), the non-profit trade association of Maryland brewers. MdCBF proceeds go directly to fund the mission of BAM, to promote and protect Maryland Craft Beer. Please use #MdCBF and #MdBeer within social media posts.

The festival is held rain or shine at Carroll Creek Park, in Downtown Frederick, with entrance on South Market Street.

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Who GOSE There at the Roasthouse Pub

When:     All Day

Where:    The Roasthouse Pub,  5700 Urbana Pike, Frederick

Cost:        No Cover, pay as you go.

Spend your Saturday hanging around one of Frederick’s best craft beer destinations and enjoy oysters along with a selection of fruit- and sour beers. It’s a great way to wind down your day after a great festival along Carroll Creek Linear Park!