Presented by Xtreme Brewing Supplies, join professional brewers from local breweries to talk about what makes craft beer so great – to TASTE and to BREW. Talks are 15 minutes each and seats are limited. Each talk will be accompanied by an exclusive beer tasting and food pairing from a local restaurant or business. Beer Talks will be located between the Local Beer Garden and the main stage. Below are the beer talks featured in 2016.
Saturday, 2:30 - 2:45 p.m.
Jimmy Sharp, Brewer
Beer Tasting: Rise Up Stout 6.7% ABV, 40 IBU
Food Pairing: Beef Brisket Sliders from Chef Arturo at Sobo's, Salisbury, MD
Saturday, 2:45 - 3 p.m.
Vince Wright, Owner & Brewer
Beer Tasting: Bucktail Brown Ale 7.9% ABV, 35 IBU
Food Pairing: Beer Chili from Hooper's Crab House, Ocean City, MD
Saturday, 3:30 - 3:45 p.m.
Eric Camper, Head Brewer
Beer Tasting: Paul Bunyan Belgian Strong Ale 10.4% ABV, 60 IBU
Food Pairing: Gorgonzola Cheese
Saturday, 3:45 - 4 p.m.
Jason Weissberg, Head Brewer
Beer Tasting: Angry Clown Brown 5.78% ABV, 21 IBU
Food Pairing: Short Rib Chili cooked with Angry Clown Brown Ale
Sunday, 2:30 - 2:45 p.m.
Kerry Williams, Brewer
Beer Tasting: Bitches Brew 9.0% ABV, 38 IBU
Food Pairing: Smoke on Water, Fresh Shucked Oysters from Chesapeake & Maine, Rehoboth Beach, DE
Sunday, 2:45 - 3 p.m.
Greg Christmas & Ray Baker
Sorry, no spirit samples allowed.
Food Tasting: Honey Whiskey Cakes from Brooklyn Baking Barons, Berlin, MD
Sunday, 3:30 - 3:45 p.m.
Jerry Franklin, Brewer
Beer Tasting: Shorebreak Pale Ale 5.1-5.3%, 31-33 IBU
Food Pairing: Bacon Gouda Mac & Cheese from Smokin’ BBQ Grille, Salisbury, MD
Sunday, 3:45 - 4 p.m.
Bryan Brushmiller, Owner & Brewer; Ian Spice, Brewer
Beer Tasting: Secret Sauce Double IPA 7.7% ABV, 60 IBU
Food Pairing: Kimchi from Gilbert's Provisions, Berlin, MD