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Gratitude for Bill DeBaun

Last Monday longtime DCBeer.com co-editor Bill DeBaun announced he is stepping down from his role at the site. A number of his colleagues and friends shared their thoughts and memories of Bill. Jacob Berg, formerly Co-Editor now Editor Jacob Berg This feels odd, not only because this is one of the rare pieces I’ve written for t ...

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The Void says happy retirement to old friends

So a bar and an editor walk out of a website… What a day. I brought back an old favorite header image of mine because I felt it was appropriate for the theme. I sat down to write this as an ode to DCBeer’s own co-editor and director of bloggity blog blog blogging Bill DeBaun, who hung up his blogging hat last week. And oh, ...

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Meridian Pint Closing in Columbia Heights

This morning brought us the sudden and sad news that Meridian Pint will be closing in Columbia Heights. In a letter to the Prince of Petworth blog, owner Johnny Andrade notes that Pint “will have it’s final Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 21st, 2019 then permanently close at 4 pm.” Andrade was planning to open Dominion Pint ...

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Chicago Brewseum Comes to DC, History Nerds Rejoice

There are a number of events next week celebrating the history and culture of brewing, featuring Liz Garibay, founder and Executive Director of the Chicago Brewseum. DCBeer is thrilled to welcome her to our town! Beer Culture The Popular Culture Association comes to Washington, D.C. for their National Conference next week. Garibay will b ...

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Last Call: Bill DeBaun Steps Down as DC Beer Co-Editor

Bill DeBaun says goodbye During the nearly nine years I’ve been with DCBeer, I’ve described it variously as a hobby and a side hustle, but most frequently I’ve called it a labor of love. That love has waxed and waned multiple times as my relationship with the DC beer scene and my interest in throwing away sizable portions o ...

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Cantero Brewing finds its path toward sustainable growth

Despite its hidden location, customers are finding their way to Cantero. The best laid plans do not always come to fruition. We sent one of our writers to Cantero Brewing back in the fall, only to have him then move to California for a new job. After deciding that he was never going to actually send us the story, I trekked over to the brewpub a ...

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New Brews Soon For You Bohemian, Red Rock, T.F. Brewing and Uinta

On a dreary Monday morning, I thought a little sunshine in the form of new brews, coming soon for you would be a simple way to cut through this soggy weather spell spell that we've had to endure. All of these beers are NOT out yet, but are are their respective schedules for release in the coming weeks or months. Red Rock - Biere De Mars: [P ...

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New Beer Friday 4/12/19

Since all of the brewers in the area were busy out of town; attending the Craft Brewers Conference    there's not a lot happening this week. I did manage to find a few beers though. It's tough work, but someone got to do it.    Fisher Hayduke : This new pale ale has a nice citrus aroma and features a taste reminiscent of ...

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Mother’s & Father’s Day Gift Guide For the Beer Lover

Mother’s and Father’s Day will be here soon, and if there is a beer lover on your list you’ll want to check out these unique gifts. Keep in mind that beer itself is always an excellent choice too! But here are some other fun options to consider. Happy shopping! BottleKeeper 2.0 BottleKeeper® $34.99-$44.99 Colder Beer is B ...

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