CRABCAKE: Valentine’s Beers and a Peek into St. Paddy’s Day (February 2019)

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 distributer 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.

This month, Lauren Hamilton and Cassie Mabery joined us to talk about Valentine’s Day and St. Paddy’s Day in Annapolis.

This month, we rehash some of the SuperBowl ads (because the game was horrible), Stella Artois and the #PourItForward initiative with Water.org. We talked about new beer with hibiscus (go figure) and new summertime brew from Natural Light and #Naturdays.

Finally, we talk St. Paddy’s in Annapolis with the 5th Annual Shamrock Stroll, the Hooley, the parade and the newest addition–Shamrock the Dock!

Have a listen and get prepared!!

Come along on our beer journey!

 

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Want to touch base? Got a suggestion? Criticism? Want to be a guest? Have an idea for a guest? …send us an email at info@themarylandcrabs.com

You can also  hit us up on Twitter at @MDCrabsPodcast. We have no lives, so hearing from listeners really makes our day.

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CRABCAKE: Vern Yip | Annapolis Home Expo (February 2019)

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. In any event, enjoy your Maryland Crabcake!

Today, John gets a hold of Vern Yip (TLC, HGTV, and More) in advance of his appearance at the Annapolis Spring Home & Garden Expo on February 23-24. Vern and John talk about some solid tips for any home. Growing up in a traditional Chinese family. How he went from medical school to television, kids, and more. Have a listen!

Admission to the Expo is only $5 at the door with discounts for seniors and military.

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Want to touch base? Got a suggestion? Criticism? Want to be a guest? Have an idea for a guest? …send us an email at info@themarylandcrabs.com

You can also  hit us up on Twitter at @MDCrabsPodcast. We have no lives, so hearing from listeners really makes our day.

If you want to find us, click on the links below:

Personally, on Twitter, find John at @eyeonannapolis

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CRABCAKE: New Year, New Beer. Winter beer, wings and the SuperBowl (January 2019)

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 distributer 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.

This month, Lauren Hamilton joined us as always and brought along Bill Catron again and this time to talk Superbowl–Dan Valente.

This month, Lauren scores 5 out of 5 on the John approval scale with samples of Rogue’s Yellow Snow (my fave), Bold Rock Cider with Ginger and Tumeric, Victory’s Winter Cheers, Blue Point’s Shore Thing, and Goose Island’s Next Coast IPA. If I had to rank them.. Yellow Snow, Shore Thing, Winter Cheers, Next Coast. Bold Rock Cider has to be kept apart since cider is so far removed (in my mind) from beer!

Have a listen!

Links:

Come along on our beer journey!

HELPFUL LINKS

Want to touch base? Got a suggestion? Criticism? Want to be a guest? Have an idea for a guest? …send us an email at info@themarylandcrabs.com

You can also  hit us up on Twitter at @MDCrabsPodcast. We have no lives, so hearing from listeners really makes our day.

If you want to find us, click on the links below:

Personally, on Twitter, find John at @eyeonannapolis

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CRABCAKE: Comedy Legend, Tom Papa (January 2019)

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 Tim blathers on and the guest is too polite to hang up. In any event, enjoy your Maryland Crabcake!

Today Tim talks with Tom Papa, the legendary comic who will be appearing at the Rams Head on Stage for two shows on January 26. Besides being one of the biggest names in stand-up, Tom hosts his own podcast, “Come to Papa”, is head writer for “From Live To Here” (formerly “The Prairie Home Companion”), a screenwriter, actor, and author. He does not sleep.

Given the time to talk to one of his comedy idols, Tim squanders the opportunity in order to talk about the agony of raising a teenage girl and the joys of making sourdough bread. Tom was a good sport.

HELPFUL LINKS

Want to touch base? Got a suggestion? Criticism? Want to be a guest? Have an idea for a guest? …send us an email at info@themarylandcrabs.com

You can also  hit us up on Twitter at @MDCrabsPodcast. We have no lives, so hearing from listeners really makes our day.

If you want to find us, click on the links below:

Personally, on Twitter, find John at @eyeonannapolis

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CRABCAKE: Porters & Stouts Oh My! Plus A Miracle on Annapolis Street! (December 2018)

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 distributer 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.

This month, Lauren Hamilton joined us again and brought along Charlie Oxendine from Katcef and we’re talking Military Bowl and beer.

There is a lot of pomp and circumstance along with the Military Bowl–a few more times to nominate a hero in the Who’s Your Hero contest. A Miracle on Annapolis Street. A parade with the Clydesdales. A tailgate. A bowl game. And New Years!  And in between all that we try out some great winter beers– Devil’s Backbone Danzig, Dominion’s Morning Glory, and Victory’s Storm King.  (My vote is the Danzig) And they created this crazy concoction called a Sofierita!

Have a listen!

Links:

Come along on our beer journey!

 

HELPFUL LINKS

Want to touch base? Got a suggestion? Criticism? Want to be a guest? Have an idea for a guest? …send us an email at info@themarylandcrabs.com

You can also  hit us up on Twitter at @MDCrabsPodcast. We have no lives, so hearing from listeners really makes our day.

If you want to find us, click on the links below:

Personally, on Twitter, find John at @eyeonannapolis

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