Join us for the first of these quarterly craft beer gatherings. Learn about the Ocean City craft beer scene from local brewers, sample a variety of craft beer styles, and network with area hotels, restaurants and businesses. Sponsored by OceanCity.com and the Ocean City Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association.
RSVP at: http://www.shorecraftbeer.com/craft-beer-events.html
Welcome and Introduction-
The State of Craft Beer:
brief history of craft beer revolution
stats, trends, demographics
Why local beer is better- Tom Knorr and Bryan Brushmiller
impact on economy and community
sales potential and profitability
Brewer’s Panel- all brewers/owners 3-5 minutes to discuss:
background and history
the uniqueness of brewery/beers
Open Q & A with brewers and business owners/public
Networking Happy Hour/ Reception:
Guests in the industry will get to taste and buy the brews for their bars and restaurants at this inaugural “Beer Talk & Tasting!” The public will be able to sample local brews for only $1/taste.
Snack/Food: Baked Dessert Cafe in downtown Berlin, MD will be bringing bread or a similar snack for us to enjoy while we network over beer.
Networking: Hotels, restaurants, breweries and the general public can all network, ask questions, and sell/buy!