Baltimore Beer Week is here. First rule: don't overdo beer week
For brewers like Steve Jones, the next 10 days will be like the week before Christmas.
After tonight's official kick-off at the Baltimore Museum of Industry, Baltimore Beer Baltimore Beer Week will be officially in session.
In total, 65-odd local bars and breweries will host some 300 events revolving around beer culture. There will be beer breakfasts, beer luncheons, beer classes -- even chilibrews.
Now in its second year, Beer Week has grown in scope and ambition. Organizers expect it to draw more than the estimated 5,000 who came last year.
Midnight Sun's full preview is here.
Of course, readers, I have your best interests at heart, and I've also put together a survival guide to the expected bacchanal.
First rule of beer week: don't overdo beer week. Jones, brewer at Pratt Street Ale House, and reporter Alexander Mitchell IV, chime with expert advice here.