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Check out these great tours and events during Maryland Spirits Month.

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1 Proof: Maryland Spirits & Cocktails - College Park Aviation Museum

November 9, 2018  6-9pm
A spirited evening showcasing Maryland’s distillers full of local liquor and libations, a cocktail competition, and live music from The Dapper DJ. Proof is an inaugural event celebrating Maryland Spirits Month and is hosted by the Maryland Distillers Guild. It’s a great way to sample the offerings of Maryland’s flourishing spirits industry and to find your signature cocktail for the holiday season. Admission: $35.00
More info...Proof: Maryland Spirits Month Signature Event

Ben Franklin and Thomas Jefferson in pub Photo By: The Twisted History Pub Crawl

2 Twisted History Pub Crawl

A 2-hour walking tour (approx. 1/2 mile) into some of the most historic and famous taverns in Annapolis. Spending about 20-30 minutes at each location, you'll relax with a libation while learning the interesting and colorful history of Annapolis through the tales of  its taverns.
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3 Haunted Pub Crawl of Annapolis

Annapolis has always been a drinking town with a sailing problem! Since merchant ships first sailed into her protected harbor in 1649, Annapolis has been a city where crawling in and out of taverns has been the rule, not the exception. Travelers and locals alike come to Annapolis to quench their thirst and fulfill their desires in our many notorious pubs, inns and taverns. From American patriots such as George Washington, Ben Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson to pirate rogues such as Captain Kidd and Blackbeard; anyone searching for food, drink or illicit diversions found their way into the city's many infamous taverns...and you can too!
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4 Tipsy Tours of Baltimore

Mix one part history, one part drinking game, shake well, and you've got Baltimore's newest and most unique tour experience! First you'll "pre-game" at one of our host pubs, enjoying food and drink specials. Then you'll climb aboard a first-class, restroom-equipped, motor coach for a BYOB romp through Charm City led by your very own Tipsy Tour Guide. Along the way you'll hear stories of Baltimore's pickled past, from the early 18th century through Prohibition. Ever wonder what happened to Mr. Boh's other eye? Or where Edgar Allan Poe imbibed his very last drink? Or what hangover cure is responsible for one of the city's most famous landmarks?
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5 Maryland Spirits Month Tasting Events

In celebration of Maryland Spirits Month, the Maryland Distillers Guild is hosting seven tasting experiences. Each will have different Maryland distilleries participating. Come taste Maryland’s variety of liquors and stock up for the holidays.

November 2, 2018  5-8pm Old Line Fine Wine, Spirits & Bistro, Beltsville
November 8, 2018  4-7pm Bay Ridge Wine & Spirits. Annapolis
November 9, 2018  5-8pm   Old Line Fine Wine, Spirits & Bistro,
                                             Beltsville
November 16, 2018  5-8pm Old Line Fine Wine, Spirits & Bistro,
                                             Beltsville
November 20, 2018  4-7pm Old Line Fine Wine, Spirits & Bistro,
                                             Beltsville
November 21, 2018  4-7pm Old Line Fine Wine, Spirits & Bistro,
                                             Beltsville
November 30, 2018  5-8pm Old Line Fine Wine, Spirits & Bistro,
                                             Beltsville

 

Please remember to drink responsibly. Stay safe and make the most of your spirited adventure with a hotel stay or Home for the Holidays Hotel Package.

 

Share your Maryland spirits adventure using #MDspirits #SavorMaryland

 

Tenth Ward Distilling Company Photo By: Angela Laurienzo

6 Tenth Ward Distilling Company, Frederick & various Maryland Locations

Tenth Ward Distilling is a woman-owned micro-distillery located in downtown Frederick. They are participating in a number of special events centered aroiund Maryland Spirits Month.  Here is a sampling:

November 3, 2018    Tenth Ward Tasting, Franklin Liquors,
                                  Urbana
November 3, 2018     Fall Back Ciders, Spirits & Wine Fest,
                                  Boonsboro
November 14, 2018   Hooch's Maryland Spirits Month Cocktail Takeover,
                                   Frederick
November 16, 2018   Tenth Ward Tasting, Spirit of Liberty,
                                   Frederick


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Location:
55 E. Patrick St
Frederick, MD 21701
301-360-5888


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7 Old Line Spirits and the "Ready Room," Baltimore

Saturdays in November 2018 (Maryland Spirits Month) from 12noon to 6pm

Tour 2018's Best Baltimore Distillery, sample the multi-award winning spirits, meet the owners/distillers, and stay for a cocktail. The Ready Room is Maryland's first full beer, wine and spirits cocktail bar in a distillery.


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Location:
200 S. Janney St.
Baltimore, MD 21224
443-218-9984


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8 Sagamore Spirits Celebrates Maryland Spirits Month, Baltimore

November 2 & 16, 2018 from 6-7:30pm   Create Your Own Cocktail Tour.
                                                Join the Sagamore Spirit team on a walk
                                                through the waterfront distillery.  Then be
                                                guided by experts while you create
                                                two signature cocktails.  

November 18, 2018 at 12N, 2pm or 4pm - Create Your Own Rocks
                                               Glasses.
                                               Take a  brief tour of the distillery, and
                                               tasting. Then join the McFadden Art
                                               Glass glassblowing crew to create
                                               your own rocks glass
                                               (pick up the next day).
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                                               Whiskey Thieves' e-newsletter.


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Location:
301 E. Cromwell St
Baltimore, MD 21230
410-624-7488


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Baltimore Spirits Black Friday Epoch Rye Release Photo By: Baltimore Spirits Company

9 Baltimore Spirits Company Black Friday Epoch Rye Release, Baltimore

November 23, 2018
This is it. The last chance to get your hands on Baltimore's most desirable Rye Whiskey before Christmas. Baltimore Spirits Company will open their doors on Black Friday to the whiskey-loving public at noon. Get one as a gift, get one to drink.

 

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