A locally-produced radio show is slated to hit Delmarva’s airwaves this October.

“Beer Notes,” a weekly, two-minute program will air at 5:44 p.m. Thursdays during “All Things Considered” on Delmarva Public Radio.

“Beer Notes” focuses on craft beer, the cultural phenomenon that continues to grow on the Eastern Shore and in communities all over the U.S.

A launch event will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 18 at The Ward Museum, 909 S. Schumaker, Salisbury, Maryland.

Produced by Shore Craft Beer in collaboration with Delmarva Public Radio, Salisbury University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland, “Beer Notes” is a celebration of and an education on craft beer.

“Beer Notes” will educate and entertain, covering the origins, science, styles, trends and the development of craft beer culture. Upcoming episodes include the process of brewing gluten-free beer, the history of Oktoberfest and the opportunity to create a customized beer for one’s wedding.

U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development in Delaware and Maryland provided a $20,000 Rural Business Development Grant to the Tri-County Council Foundation to fund this and other projects.

“Beer Notes” will premiere on Oct. 18, after which it will be broadcast weekly on DPR, WSCL 89.5 and WSDL 90.7. The show can also be found at beernotes.org, and episodes will additionally be posted on delmarvapublicradio.net after they air. Episodes are available for sponsorship.