News from around the store
A Message from our Beermonger, Ezra
GGM's Beer of the Month for October:
Union Craft Brewing's Anthem Golden Ale
Brewed by our friends on Union Ave in Baltimore, MD, Adam, Jon, and Kevin developed this beer in honor of the 200th anniversary of Francis Scott Key penning the Star Spangled Banner. This beer is dubbed as an "all American classic that is just the thing to make you sing!" and we will certainly be singing it's praises throughout the month of October!
This beer fills the role of the lighter Lager type category in our draft line-up, but is in fact a hybrid style beer, a cream ale, which exhibits characteristics of both a lager and a lightly hopped ale. Anthem starts with American grown barley, wheat, corn and oats to build a even keel malt bill crisp backbone that weights in perfectly at 5.0% ABV. In the boil Kevin the brewer utilizes Colombus Hops for mild-moderate bittering and just a small amount of Mosaichops for floral notes. When all is said and done, Anthem has a 35 on the International Bitterness Units (IBUs) scale.
For those neighbors who attended our Earth Day Birthday Celebration back in April, you may have gotten to taste the local collaboration our beermongers concocted up at Union's brewery. This beer featured on cask with the addition of Virginia Wild Flower Honey and Citrus Rooibos Tea and was a big hit! We hope this carbonated iteration on draft excites your taste buds all month!
Stop by all October for a $4 Pint of the local thing will make you sing!
A Word from Michael, our Produce Manager
Winter's Welcome CSA
Wednesday November 5th- Wednesday December 17th
Our community-supported agriculture (CSA) program directly connects the farm to your table. Every week you’ll pick up a heaping two-person portion of fresh local produce as well as value added locally crafted artisan products. In addition, Glen's Produce Monger will email recipes, or share creations, to inspire you as you enjoy the bounty.You benefit through the consumption of nutrient dense produce, and our farmers benefit by being guaranteed weekly purchases of "in-season" harvest. All produce is organically grown by the Chesapeake Bay Watershed's most responsible small farmers. What a beautiful system!
Our 6 Week CSA is the best deal in town at $25/week ($150 for the season). Unlike other programs you may have tried, we also offer maximum flexibility — you can pick up your bag of produce after 2:00 PM on Wednesdays (our farmers deliver Wednesday morning), Thursday, Friday, or even Saturday. We want to make it convenient and affordable for you to get wonderful, nutrient-dense fruit and vegetables. You can sign up here!
Worried about the holiday season impacting your ability to support local agriculture? Have no fear! We will be taking a break the week of Thanksgiving and will conclude before most December holiday travel.