Eastern Shore Brewing Wins Statewide Medals in Brewing Competition

Pictured from left to right: Eastern Shore Brewing's Zach Milash (Brewmaster), Cory Edwards (Beer Server), Jay Hudson (General Manager), Adrian Moritz (co-owner). Co-owner Lori Moritz is not pictured.

Pictured from left to right: Eastern Shore Brewing’s Zach Milash (Brewmaster), Cory Edwards (Beer Server), Jay Hudson (General Manager), Adrian Moritz (co-owner). Co-owner Lori Moritz is not pictured.

St. Michaels based Eastern Shore Brewing, the oldest brewery on the Eastern Shore of MD, was awarded two medals in the 2016 annual competition of the Brewers Association of Maryland.

Eastern Shore Brewing won a silver medal for their porter named Duck Duck Goose. The brewery also won a bronze medal for their Knot So Pale Ale and an honorable mention for their Situation Critical IPA.

The competition included over 260 entries in ten different categories. Evolution Craft Brewing Company of Salisbury was the only other Eastern Shore brewery to win medals in this year’s competition. Eastern Shore Brewing has won a total of ten medals in the state competition since its inception in 2008.

Owners Adrian and Lori Moritz, and brewer Zach Milash will attend a ceremony and presentation by the Comptroller later this year.

St. Michaels to Host First Brew Festival, May 31

Eastern Shore Brewing (longest continually operating brewery on the Eastern Shore of MD), Foxy’s, Town Dock & The Crab Claw will be hosting the fist brewfest to come to St. Michaels MD. St. Michaels Brewfest will be held on May 31st from noon until 5pm.

The brewfest will have over 50 beers and 30 breweries, including one-offs, seasonal’s, firkins and rarities. Ticket prices are $30 + fees & taxes. The ticket price will include unlimited samples of some of the best beers available in the region, a branded pint glass and live music.

The event will cover 3 different tented locations (all within walking distance): the rear parking lot of Easter Shore Brewing Co., the parking lot in front of Foxy’s & Town Dock and the front parking area of The Crab Claw. Shuttle buses will be available at all three locations.

This is an unlimited sampling event where you will be able to meet brewmasters, brewery owners and brewery representatives. Along with beer there will be live music and vendors at each location including oyster slurping contests, crab races, local artist’s, beer gear raffles and more.

Checkyourselftalbot.org will also be attending and handing out complimentary bottled water and Gatorade. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the St. Michaels Community Center. Tickets go on sale 3/3/14 and can be purchased at stmichaelsbrewfest.com and at Eastern Shore Brewing Co.