Manor Hill Brewery

Manor Hill Brewery is located just five-minutes from my home in Clarksville, Maryland, and is a wonderful farm to table product.

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Located at the dead-end of Manor Lane off of Clarksville Pike (Route 108) and is open to the public from noon to 4:00 PM each Saturday.

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As you drive through the entrance, you pass the hop fields on the way to the brewery barn.

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Michael, Michelle, Mark and Mark say that it’s time to do some beer-tasting.

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The various proposed varieties of beer are first tested in 10-gallon lots, with only the very best creations going to production.

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The beer is brewed in this chamber and then mixed and moved into one of six stainless steel vats. The water used in production comes from the farm’s on-site spring house.

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The various beers are monitored until reaching perfection.

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Howard County’s Manor Hill ships to 100 local restaurants and bars.

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Today’s beer menu included 14 varieties.  The two signature beers that Manor Hill cans for retail sales at liquor stores include Manor Hill IPA and Grisette Farmhouse.

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We tested twelve of the fourteen beers and we each had our distinct favorites.

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Michelle’s favorite was the Farm Fuzz Witbier with a hint of a peach note, as was mine, Michael’s was the Coffee Brown IPA, Mark’s was Citra Splendor Double IPA and Jena’s was Latte Milk Stout.

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A great way to spend an afternoon, especially being so close to home.

Thank you to Victoria Marriner, our guide for our afternoon.

 

 

 

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