How badly does Baltimore County want to keep Guinness Baltimore Blonde? They’re willing to spend half a million dollars. The future of the ale, the signature offering from the Guinness manufacturing plant in Relay, has been in question since Diageo, the parent company of Guinness, confirmed it will lay off approximately 100 workers when the facility shutters in June. Since then, local brewers such as Heavy Seas have come forward, offering to brew Blonde on a contract basis in order to keep production of the beverage in the region.
Baltimore County pledges $500,000 to keep Guinness Baltimore Blonde local
May 11, 2023