Independent Brewing Co. receives Archer-Bull honor

Monday, October 31, 2016

The Economic & Community Development Commission presented the Archer-Bull Award to Independent Brewing Company, owned by Philip Rhudy and business partner Harry O'Neill. The award is named after prominent 19th century Bel Air architect George Archer and master builder Jacob Bull.

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Independent Brewing Company: Still going strong after a year

Thursday, October 20, 2016

When you go to Independent Brewing Company, in Bel Air, Maryland, you’ll find 22 beers on tap, food trucks during the week and plenty of windows letting the light in.

You’ll also probably find Phillip Rudy, Independent’s “Chief Fermentation Officer” and founder.

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Independent Brewery - Discussion - Vendors and Breweries

Thursday, October 20, 2016

In this episode we discuss the sales funnel and what it means for your brewery. Then we have a great interview with Ben Woodworth of Kegtag.com (

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On tap in Bel Air: Yoga and beer

Monday, July 25, 2016

When they're not creating small-batch craft beers, Independent Brewing Company owners Phillip and Beth Rhudy like to participate physical activities. They sponsor local sports groups and athletic businesses, and Phillip Rhudy is on the Ma & Pa Trail committee.

That's why hosting yoga classes on Sunday mornings, which the Bel Air brewery has done since January, "totally" makes sense, Beth Rhudy said.

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Crowds flock to Bel Air's Independent Brewing Co. for opening weekend

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

ike Condax and his girlfriend, Shannon Fouty, patronized Independent Brewing Co., Bel Air's first microbrewery, Friday evening, and they eagerly returned Saturday for food from local food trucks and caterers, games, friendly staff and "great beer."

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Independent Brewing Co. aims to become a community hub

Friday, August 21, 2015

It’s a gorgeous Saturday afternoon in Harford County, and after a bike ride or stroll on the Ma & Pa Trail, you get thirsty. Thanks to Phillip Rhudy, soon there will be something you can do to quench that thirst.

The Fallston resident’s new brewery and taproom, Independent Brewing Company, is opening in a former auto shop near the trail.

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