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Collective Arts Brewing brings delicious Canadian cool to DC

Last week, Canadian brewery Collective Arts Brewing held a series of events across DC in honor of their expansion into the DC market, hosted by industry leaders like Greg Engert from Neighbourhood Restaurant Group and Erika Goedrich from Craft Beer Cellar.  I took the opportunity to meet with several of the Collective Arts Brewing staff ...

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Beer Notes: Resurrections, closures, brewers-on-the-move and more

Artesia’s second brewery is sadly no more. (Photo courtesy of Hopscotch Brewing) The news items are piling up around here, so let us start the week with what is going on around the New Mexico craft brewing scene. We’re not dead yet After we published our story about Eske’s Brew Pub and Eatery meeting an untimely demise after 2 ...

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Beer Is A Business, People

Beer is a business and with that comes responsibilities. Welcome to Stalin’s Russia or Bernie’s America, also known as the Void, home of an inferior product. But you already knew that. Let’s start with the latest controversy in craft beer. That’s right, BABIES IN BARS. No, that’s not very new. Read it ...

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Turquoise Trail Brewing hopes to become a gem along East Central

Owner/brewer Sean Lawson welcomed the Crew to Turquoise Trail Brewing for the first time. The blank spots on the map continue to fill up with breweries and taprooms. Turquoise Trail Brewing is the latest addition to the East Central corridor, landing at 11016 Central SE, a short drive east of Bombs Away and west of the Tractor Four Hills Taproo ...

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Black Brew Movement: 4 Leaders with a Passion

Black Brew Movement is a collective of four young black professionals who are working to make the metropolitan DC beer community stronger. The founders, Phil Jackson, Simone Cope, Courtney Brown, and Charles Rominiyi, all share a love for craft beer and a passion for driving diversity within the industry through education, events, and exposure. ...

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Brasserie Cantillon Grand Cru Bruocsella 1983

Drinking aged lambic beers can be a great pleasure. As someone who is a huge fan of Belgium’s funky, dry, tart lambic brews, some of my life’s most memorable moments have been savoring such beers during a trip to “The Beer Country”, Belgium. I very much enjoyed the opportunity to savor a circa 1975 Cantillon…The ...

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3 Stars Celebrates 7 Years of Innovative Brewing

DC Beer recently chatted with Dave Coleman, co-founder of 3 Stars Brewing Company, about their upcoming seventh anniversary and the history that led to this milestone. DC Beer: Congratulations on seven years! We know every craft beer fan in the area appreciates what 3 Stars has done for beer in this area, and we all have a favorite. You&r ...

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Best area happy hours for beer lovers

(in my best Troy McClure voice) Greetings fellow beer drinkers, This is Tony Budny. You may remember me from our local beer column, Screaming Into the Void. I am here to tell you about the best local happy hours for people like us, who like to relax in the evenings with a cold one. Craft beer will be the main focus, but I will also inclu ...

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