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I have a Void in my life and it’s… money. I am a federal employee as I said in our last Void edition, and I have worked without pay for what is now going on 5 weeks. Atlas Brewing had a beer delayed due to keg collar approval, but they’re also suing for damages. And it’s not just existing breweries or breweries in DC feeling the pinch. We here at DC Beer say, if you can, to make the best of it and go find a local establishment you enjoy and spend a little extra.
Senator Mark Warner used the shutdown as an opportunity to talk to area feds furloughed, buy them beers and, of course, to day drink. Bill Butcher of Port City tells him, within that thread, that the TTB being shutdown has put their first 4 mo
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