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Wine Tastings...

Wine and Cheese Samples

Fridays, 3-6pm

Wine Samplings Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Join us as we’ll be sampling 2 – 3 wines in our wine cave.  Just ask us when you come into the store!

Father’s Day Procrastinator Wine Sale- American Cabernet Sauvignon

Today, through Sunday June 16th, American Cabernet Sauvignon wines, 750ml, will have 20% taken off retail at the register!  (Excludes those already on sale).  Stock up for the Barbecue!

Wine Tasting:  Rose Wine, Part 2

Friday, July 12   7-9pm      Save the Date!

No Reservations Necessary-  Details to Follow.

Wine Tasting:  American Chardonnay

Friday, July 19   7-9pm      Save the Date!

No Reservations Necessary- Details to Follow.

Beer Tastings...

June Brewery of the Month – Flying Dog!

All packages are on sale

$2 off all 6packs,

$3 off all 12packs

Growler features

Brewery Spotlight: Black Flag

Friday June 21st, 3-6pm

We will be featuring free samples of Black Flag beers along with reduced prices of all Black Flag products.

Tap Social: Brew Dog Re-launch

Friday, June 21st 4:30-6:30pm, $5

Brewery Spotlight: Founders

Saturday June 22nd, 1-4pm

We will be featuring free samples of Founders beers along with reduced prices of all Founders products.

Super Tap Social: Flying Dog

Saturday June 22nd, 4-6pm, $10

Watermelon Wheat
Woody Creek
Dead Rise
Numero Uno
Pearl Necklace
Raging Bitch
Snake Dog
Summer Rental
The Truth

List is subject to change

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Spotlight Spirits Samplings

Cozy up to the wine bar in our tasting room and try some samples, usually being poured by someone from the distillery.  Its a chance for you to try before you buy, hear the story, learn about how it is made.

Friday, June 14 3-6   Spotlight on Bacardi Rum 4/8/10  In the Spirits Aisles

Friday, July 5  3-6pm  Starlight Farm to Bottle Spirits with Chris  In the Spirits Aisles
Friday, July 12  3-6pm  Old Line Distilling  In the Spirits Aisles
Friday July 19, 306  Coa Tequila and Bacoo Rum  In the Spirits Aisles
Friday July 26  3-6  Copper and Kings Distillery with Noah

Tickets are Now on Sale for These Events- 

Scotch Whisky Tasting

Special Guest- Ed Kohl, Founder, Quest Brands and Keeper of the Quaich

Wednesday, June 26, 7-9pm Limited Seating!

Pre-Paid Seats Only- $20 Call 1-800-446-9463

Ed is back, with some old favorites and some newer additions! Join us as Ed takes us through the lineup, while teaching us about how best to taste a whisky, how they are made, and information about the distilleries!

  1. Spey Trutina, Speyside
  2. Spey Tenne, Speyside
  3.   Spey 18 year, Speyside
  4.  Beinn Dubh, Speyside
  5.   Spey Fumare, Speyside
  6.   Six Isles, Island Vatted Malt
  7.   Smokehead, Original
  8.   Smokehead, High Voltage
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Different Tasting Formats for Different Occasions

We love wine tastings. What better opportunity to sample different wines with all of our favorite people (that’s you guys). As we schedule our tastings we’ll send the information out in our biweekly email and update our website so that you know what is going on. We aim to suit different needs for different occasions, both formal and casual, so read below to learn more. 

Wine Samplings: Every Friday 3-6pm at the Cheese Department

Cost: Free!

Join us as we have at least 2 wines paired with 2 cheeses to sample!  


The Friday Night Casual Tasting: Various Fridays 7-9pm (No Reservations Required)

Cost: Usually $10 – $15 / Person Depending on the Event

This tasting usually features a particular grape, region, or style. The arrival time is flexible and you’re welcome to casually taste through the wines at your own pace, and these events are done in a stand-up format. You are also welcome to ask as many, or as few, questions as you please. This tasting is about enjoying wine, maybe learning a little, and having a good time.


The Seminar Style Tasting: Dates Vary, Typically 7-9pm (Reservations Required, 30 – 45 person limit depending on the event)

Cost: Usually $10 – $30 / Person Depending on the Event

Tasting wine isn’t just fun, it’s educational! These seated tastings usually feature a winemaker, an importer, or some one with particular knowledge on the subject at hand who can lead us through a selection of wines that best illustrates their story.


The Small Group Classroom Tastings: Dates Vary – Can Be Scheduled as a Private Event, Typically 7-8:30 (Reservations Required, 8 – 12 person limit depending on the event)

Cost: Usually $30 / Person Depending on the Event (As an added bonus attendees will receive a 20% discount on any wine they care to buy the evening of the event.)

Recurring Tastings: These seated tastings use the same wines each time (unless otherwise noted) because of the small group format.   

Wine 101: The Elements of Wine

We taste through eight wines blind (four flights of wine, two wines per flight) to better understand the role of acid, oak, and tannin in red and white wine. We discuss wine vocabulary & terms, misconceptions, impressions, and anything else that comes to mind.

Wine 201: Get to Know a Region / Grape

Taste through a selection of wines (6 – 9 depending on the theme) to better understand a particular wine-making region or grape. 


Beer News...

The $5 Growler is back!

Check out the first 5 taps on the Growler Board…WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That’s right, the $5 Growler (the 64oz size) fills are back! So as long as we can fill those taps with quality beer, we’re going to keep them flowing. Thanks for visiting!

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State Line Liquors Rated #3 Bottle Shop in the WORLD!

Max's Taphouse (J.M. Giordano / February 14, 2015)

Max’s Taphouse (J.M. Giordano / February 14, 2015)

Feb. 17, 2015 –By Steve Fogelman, City Paper. “Last month, just two establishments in Maryland were honored as “Top Places to Have a Beer in the World” by the crowd-sourced annual survey. Max’s Taphouse in Baltimore and State Line Liquors in Elkton made the cut, which makes sense, as both are hallowed Free State beer grounds for aficionados. I caught up with the owners of both businesses by phone while they were coincidentally on separate and simultaneous vacations in Florida earlier this month. The traits these businesses share, such as family and dedication to the craft scene, are the underpinnings of their success… READ the FULL ARTICLE at:

(Baltimore) City Paper, News, Arts, Culture, Events, Marketplace

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The $5 – 64oz Growler Fill is back! Check the Board for current selection(s).

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What is a “Tap Social?”

Well, a Tap Social is similar to a “Rep Tasting”… a casual get-together for sampling beers from a single brewery and are generally held on Friday afternoons from 5pm to 7pm.  Most of the time we charge a nominal fee to “participate” in this 2 hour social. For that fee, you usually get a free glass along with unlimited sampling! The beers are generously discounted and often the reps will have giveaways on top of it!

Check out our upcoming Tap Socials in the Event Schedule below or click for our complete schedule!

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New Arrivals:

To be Updated Soon!