The Sipping Point Radio – 3/31: Delicious brews for spring

The Sipping Point Radio – 3/31: Delicious brews for spring


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Sips of the Week

Angela Richter, Beer Educator from World of Beer joined us to talk about some great brews for spring. 1.      Weihenstephaner Krystalweizen (Germany)   Weihenstephaner is the oldest brewery in the world. A filtered version of a Hefeweizen, showcasing bright and clear bodies from pale straw to light amber. Overall character will be more clean and softer on the palate, and the common banana and phenols will be more subtle. 2.      Brewer’s Art Resurrection Ale (MD) During the fermentation of the first batch of this Abbey-style ale, the yeast «died» and was «resurrected» by brewer Chris Cashell. Made with five types of barley malt and lots of sugar, this beer is quite flavorful, without being too sweet. 7%abv 3.      Hop Stoopid Ale (CA) For those mornings when you have to cut right to the chase, this is the one. Sure to blast through just about anything still lingering from the night before, this mouthful of Hops and huge rich Malt has a guarantee built right into the name! ABV: 8% All “The Sips of the Week” are available at Wells Discount Liquors in Baltimore check them out at

Wine Sandwich

Dave Newman, Executive Chef of The Brewers Art joined us to shed some light on the secrets of beer and food training. He trained in San Francisco with Chef Annie Gingrass at Hawthorne Lane, Chef Nancy Oakes at Boulevard and Chef Michael Mina at Aqua. In 2005 he moved to Baltimore, where he worked as the Chef de Cuisine at Timothy Dean Bistro, Saffron and Ixia before joining The Brewers Art. He has appeared numerous times in the local media, including WJZ and the Baltimore Magazine. He is the two-time winner of B&O’s annual crab bash.

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  4/28: Makin Whoopie Comedy Show: Comedy about wine and you know what. 7:30 PM at Nin Easton, MD. Tickets are $20.

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Next Week

Next Week we’ll talk to winemaker Mary Beth Seibert of Knob Hall Winery Wins Gold Medal at International Wine Competition. Wine blogger Joe Roberts of One Wine Dude will also join us to talk about how wine critics taste differently than every day wine lovers and what that means for you!

Special thanks to Wells Discount Liquors, Sheehy Lexus of Annapolis, Crystal Cruises, The Cavit Collection, J Brown Jewelers and Santa Rita Winery.