September 14, 2020
Somehow, in the middle of a pandemic, sales on Mother’s Day were up this year at Dan’s Restaurant and Tap House in Boonsboro, Maryland.
Carryout cocktails, served in mason jars, played a big role.
“We could not believe it,” said Charlotte Aufdem-Brinke, the tap house’s co-owner. “We ran out of mason jars to sell.”
In normal times, Dan’s Tap House wouldn’t be allowed to sell alcoholic drinks to-go. But like other struggling eateries and taverns across Maryland, Dan’s benefitted from emergency rules that have allowed carryout and delivery service for beer, wine and cocktails while in-person seating is limited.
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