Excitement is building forthe 19thannual St. Patrick’sDay Paradein Chesapeake City, Md., this Saturday, March 17. And there’s a new stop on the town’s pub crawl this year: BayheadsBrewing Company, a modest taproom owned by three high school friends, celebratesits grand opening the same day.
Owned by Jason Zang, Bill Dix and Charlie Copeland—whofirst met at Bohemia Manor High School—BayheadsBrewing Company is described as a “start-up nano brewery that embodies the spirit of Chesapeake City.”
Says Zang:“We’re just threesmall-town guys[who]went to high school together who are trying to bring a local community feel to Chesapeake City.”
Zang, Dix and Copeland are all involved in the brewing process, which they have been doing together for years.On Saturday they plan to havenine beers on tap,including everythingfrom a traditional IPA to an Irish Stout.A 16-ounce pint typically sells for $5.50, but prices will vary depending on the beer style and alcohol content.
Growlers will also be available for purchase—and if you bringyour own empty growler, you can score a 64-ouncebeer refill for around $13.
Bayheadsis located in the South Village shopping center (which is inthe same shopping center as Maria’s Italian Restaurant, andless than a mile from the Chesapeake Inn).While the brewery does not have a kitchen,Crave Eatery Food Truckwill be on siteSaturday.
Doors will officially open on Saturday at 11 a.m., and will close at 9 p.m.The brewery willopen again on Sunday, March 18,from noon-6 p.m.Beginning Thursday, March 22,regular hours will be 5–9 p.m. on Thursdays, 5–10 p.m. on Fridays, 11 a.m.–10 p.m. on Saturdays, and 11 a.m.–9 p.m on Sundays.)
2525 Augustine Herman Hwy., Suite D
Chesapeake City, Md. •www.bayheadsbrewing.com