|Not me on Halloween, but close!|
Finally once I was in my twenties, I loved any holiday that meant my friends and I could go drinking (i.e., St. Patrick's Day, Cinco De Mayo, Marti Gras, Oktoberfest, National Weatherman's Day, National Adopt a Kitten Day, Grandparent's Day, um I think you catch my drift).
Well now that I'm in my thirties, I've moved on to having another favorite holiday. And although I still love and have a lot of fun celebrating all the holidays previously mentioned, my new favorite holiday is National Homebrew Day.
|Saturday, May 7th, is Big Brew!!!|
We are fortunate here in Howard County, and Maryland for that matter, to have what I consider one of the best Big Brew events in the US. Every year brewers from all over Maryland gather in the parking lot behind Maryland Homebrew in Columbia, MD for a day of socializing, showing off their homemade equipment, grilling, drinking beer, and most importantly, brewing! These are not just your run of the mill guys and gals playing around with a Mr. Beer kit. These are some hardcore, award winning brewers living in our own neighborhoods.
|Brewing my first batch 4 years ago|
So if you are a homebrewer looking for some tips or someone wanting to get into homebrewing, but don't know where to start, I definitely suggest going to Big Brew tomorrow. There will be some pretty impressive homebrew systems there and some great people who can tell you all about homebrewing. Chris and the guys at Maryland Homebrew will also be on hand to get you the equipment and ingredients to get you on your way to brewing your first batch.
Here's the information on Big Brew.
Date / Time: Saturday, May 7th at 10am - 4pm
Parking lot behind Maryland Homebrew
6770 Oak Hall Ln # 115
Columbia, MD 21045
Hopefully I'll see the faces of some of my readers out there. If you don't know me personally, be sure to stop by and say hi. I'm the big guy with the goatee and Red Sox cap. If you can't find me, ask someone and they should be able to point you in my direction.