Beercast: A different kind of Memorial Day and some cash back!

This is a Crabcake from The Maryland Crabs! What is a Crabcake? Well, it’s a very short snippet of something you need to know. It might be 5 minutes long..or it might be 20….or longer in this case, because..well…beer! In any event, enjoy your Maryland Crabcake!

Today, we continue our monthly series (no set schedule other than monthly) about beer.  We have a huge distributor of beer right here in Annapolis–Katcef Brothers Inc. and they have a ton of experts on hand to de-mystify beer for us.  Now, full disclosure–I like beer! I like beer a lot!  But, I am not a beer snob and a Bud Light will suit me just fine.

Memorial Day will be different this year for sure! We had hoped to be back in person this month, but the cards fell in a different direction and we are back on Zoom.  This month we talk about Memorial Day celebrations on your boat or in your backyard with PLENTY of suggestions!  But more than that, we have some links (below) to save you a lot of coin on some Memorial Day beverages.

Please have a listen!

MAIL IN REBATES WHEN YOU BUY:

$7 on a 24 or 30 Pack of Bud Light

https://www.mybeerrebate.com/#/AB-2079

$3 on a 12 Pack of Bud Light Seltzer

https://www.mybeerrebate.com/#/AB-2079

$10 on 2 6-Packs of Michelob Ultra

https://www.mybeerrebate.com/#/promodisplay

$10 on 2 15 or 18-Packs of Craft Beer*

https://www.mybeerrebate.com/#/AB-1866

* Goose Island, Devil’s Backbone, Golden Road, 10 Barrel Breckenridge, Four Peaks, Elysian, and Blue Point!

Beercast: What do Budweiser and Katcef Brothers do during a pandemic?

This is a Crabcake from The Maryland Crabs! What is a Crabcake? Well, it’s a very short snippet of something you need to know. It might be 5 minutes long..or it might be 20….or longer in this case, because..well…beer! In any event, enjoy your Maryland Crabcake!

This is a Crabcake from The Maryland Crabs! What is a Crabcake? Well, it’s a very short snippet of something you need to know. It might be 5 minutes long..or it might be 20….or longer in this case, because..well…beer! In any event, enjoy your Maryland Crabcake!

Today, we continue our monthly series (no set schedule other than monthly) about beer.  We have a huge distributor of beer right here in Annapolis–Katcef Brothers Inc. and they have a ton of experts on hand to de-mystify beer for us.  Now, full disclosure–I like beer! I like beer a lot!  But, I am not a beer snob and a Bud Light will suit me just fine.

For two months in a row, we are off the rails, but with good reason! First, there’s a pandemic!  Second, this was all recorded from a Zoom call. And third, most all of what we wanted to talk about has been canceled or postponed! So, we punted and talks about coping, about what Budweiser is doing from a corporate level to help out America. And what Katcef Brothers is doing to help out our own community. Let’s just say that Betsy Ross has NOTHING on these guys!

Please have a listen!

 

 

All you need to know about Military Bowl Week (December 2019)

Today, we speak with Josh Barr who is the Director of External Relations with the Military Bowl scheduled for December 27th here in Annapolis.  Joining us is Cassie Mabery from Katcef Brothers (Budweiser distributor) and Dave Thomas who is the Hitch Director for the world famous Budweiser Clydesdales.

We plopped down at Heroes Pub for a beer and a bite and talked about the matchup between North Carolina and Temple on Friday December 27th at noon; but we also hit on Military Bowl Eve and the Miracle on Annapolis Street, a wine walk, pub crawl, and scavenger hunt!

We talked about the parade, the best spots to see the clydesdales and the 8 Medal of Honor recipients who will be in town and of course the free tailgate being held at Navy Marine Corps Memorial Stadium .  We even learned the names of the ten clydesdales that will be visiting us.

And finally, your last chance to nominate a hero and possibly win a VIP experience at the game is happening on Friday December 20th at the Boatyard Bar & Grill from 5pm to 7pm.

Have a listen and you will be in the know!

Heroes Pub was busy (as it always is) so there is some background noise–tried to reduce it as much as we can, but you are an understanding group!

The Magic of Lights on the Bay by the SPCA of Anne Arundel County (December 2019)

25 years and going strong!  Lights on the Bay–brought to you by the SPCA of Anne Arundel County.

We sat down with Kelly Brown who is the President and Executive Director for the SPCA of Anne Arundel County to talk about the magic that happens at Sandy Point State Park between Thanksgiving and New Years.

We rambled on about the history, what’s involved in setting it up, what to expect, and of course we talked about puppies, kittens and more!

Shawn Noratel, the Creative Director (and Co-Founder) of Liquified Creative, was also on hand and he is the brain behind the incredible ads you have seen and for the show. We talked a bit about Liquified and how they became one of the leading sponsors for Lights on the Bay, and really what drives them to get involved with so many area non-profits! (Spoiler: Stay tuned, we are working with Liquified Creative on a cool new project for 2020)

Have a listen:

Lights on the Bay is $20 per carload and there are a number of special nights and discount coupons out there–and we talk about all that as well.

Easiest way to make it happen? Go here and buy your ticket in advance!

Annapolis Towne Centre, your home for the holidays (December 2019)

As they celebrate 10 years, the Annapolis Towne Centre is going full bore for the holiday season!

Come along with us as we pick up some gifts at Scout & Molly’s, South Moon Under and About Faces Day Spa & Salon.

With nearly 30 retail shops, 18 dining options, and 4 fitness and beauty businesses, anyone’s Santa List can be fulfilled!

And speaking of Santa, he has taken up residence in his cottage at the Annapolis Towne Centre and is seeing only the good boys and girls by appointment! He has some parties planned as well and is looking forward to taking photos with your favorite pets as well. Appointments are for your convenience, but walk-ups are also very welcome!

Plenty of free parking is a hallmark of the Annapolis Towne Centre and this holiday, they have added free valet parking with a relaxing valet lounge for you while you wait for your car–thank you Brothers Services Company.

There is a FREE Fire and Ice Festival on December 7th, a Festive Friday on December 13th with sales and discounts throughout the center. And a wonderful Holiday Art Pop Up Shop by the Annapolis Arts Alliance!

You really do need to check it out.  All of the details are available on the Annapolis Towne Centre website; and if you are looking for an appointment with Santa, heres your link!

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