Buzzed in Baltimore is a monthly podcast that covers Charm City's growing craft beverage scene.
Cheers to Joe Giordano
Award-winning photojournalist Joe Giordano talks about 25 years of shooting nightlife photography in Baltimore. His work is chronicled in a new book, We Used To Live at Night, which features scenes from Baltimore bars, clubs, dance parties, casinos, hip-hop battles, drag shows, and everything in between.
Pre-order Joe’s book: https://www.theculturecrush.com/culture-crush-editions/9aacr2y9lqj4a2vmvjiben4ifjqs0x
Follow Joe on IG: https://www.instagram.com/jmgiordanophoto/
Cheers to WTMD and Monument City Brewing
Scott Mullins of WTMD and the staff of Monument City Brewing joined the podcast to discuss their upcoming live show on November 7. In-person seating will be extremely limited and social distanced and they will be live streaming the show on Facebook and YouTube. Proceeds and a virtual tip jar will benefit WTMD, which needs our help more than ever in 2020. On the podcast, we discussed how everyone is adapting this year, the symbiotic relationship between beer and live music, the best Monument brews to drink for the show, and openers Kim Praay and Jake Dougherty even played a song. Seriously, this is one to listen to until the end to hear their beautiful musical stylings. Then go to Monument’s website to find out how you can buy beer, tune into the concert, and support awesome public radio.
Cheers to Off The Rox
Ty Jackson and Jeryl Cole talk about their wine and beer shop Off The Rox in Highlandtown. The husband-and-wife team discuss their foray into the industry, how their own love story played out, why they choose to work with small-batch producers, the way COVID-19 has impacted their business, and how they've seen Baltimore grow and change since they were young kids growing up in the city.
Cheers to Cane Collective
Ezra Allen and Aaron Joseph talk about their company Cane Collective, which produces fresh and seasonal mixers ideal for at-home bartending. The two discuss how they both got into the industry at a very young age, their complementary business partnership, how the pandemic actually spurred them into action, what it's like being a Black-owned business right now, and how they were inspired to create fresh and bright flavors like Guava Tiki Punch and Tropical Green Orchard.
Cheers to Tenth Ward Distilling
Tenth Ward Distilling founder & owner Monica Pearce discusses opening her dream distillery in the heart of Frederick, what goes on in the cocktail lab, why they decided to make the first absinthe in Maryland, and how they have pivoted to not only offer curbside takeout and delivery—but are also now producing and donating surface cleanser to local frontline workers. Plus, she takes us through Tenth Ward's spirits lineup, which includes a delicious smoked corn whiskey that drinks like a tequila and an herbal springtime liqueur.
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Cheers to Dutch Courage
Dutch Courage owners Brendan Dorr and Eric Fooy discuss opening their dream gin bar just a few short months ago, what the rollercoaster of emotions has been like since, how they've turned a cocktail bar into a carryout bottle shop, and how to best support your local service industry members during the coronavirus pandemic. Plus, they reveal some of their more interesting quarantine hobbies, mix up a Jefferson Sour, and show off their to-go gin Old Fashioned. For a list of ways you can help support the service industry(and a ton of resources if you are a bartender), visit the list Brendan and the Baltimore Bartenders Guild put together: http://bit.ly/bmorebartenders
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The Nightlife Guru
If there was anyone in the city of Baltimore that has their finger on the pulse of the city, it’s Jess Mayhugh. Dubbed “the Nightlife Guru” by local media, Jess knows all the the buzz regarding trendy, up-and-coming bars and restaurants down to local neighborhood haunts where the patrons still remember the glory days of the Baltimore Colts and the 70s Orioles. She’s a knowledgeable professional and a fantastic journalist. So kick your feet up, relax and catch a buzz!
Beer & Whiskey in Baltimore!
Love the show, particularly enjoyed the episode with the Baltimore Whiskey guys. I really like the inside story behind how these small companies are starting and their commitment to barrel aging the whiskey in the city and waiting for it to age versus relabeling like some other startups have had to do.
Keep it up!
Great show to keep up on all the goings on in Baltimore bars, restaurants, breweries, and distilleries. Keep up the good work!