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Screaming Into the Void (November 14th, 2017)

Occasionally punctual, sometimes factual, almost never as funny as he thinks,Tony Budny pens SCREAMING INTO THE VOID and looks at the best in writing and social media conversation around the biggest issues in beer. If you feel something should be included, have a tip, or just want to sound off, feel free to look him up on Twitter @DrinksTheThin ...

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Maryland’s Reform on Tap Task Force Comes to an End

This past spring saw the emergence of a contentious legislative fight in Maryland over HB 1283 between brewers on one side and their counterparts in the three tier system, wholesalers and retailers, on the other. In its original form, HB 1283 would have brought new restrictions on craft breweries in Maryland that could have severely harmed the ...

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Screaming Into the Void (November 3rd, 2017 Edition)

Occasionally punctual, sometimes factual, almost never as funny as he thinks,Tony Budny pens SCREAMING INTO THE VOID and looks at the best in writing and social media conversation around the biggest issues in beer. If you feel something should be included, have a tip, or just want to sound off, feel free to look him up on Twitter @DrinksTheThin ...

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Right Proper Adding Bottles and Cans, Now Solar Powered

Good news for the DC Metro region coming from Right Proper Co-Owner Thor Cheston and Head Brewer Nathan Zeender. Right Proper teased this this week, but now we have some confirmation. Zeender writes: We plan on having 12 oz cans of Wolves ready in early November for DC. Available to go at the brewery in Brookland and at select stores and r ...

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Hear From a Distributor: What Do They Actually Do?

Joey Poole is a managing partner at Pekko Beer, a craft beer distributor in Washington, D.C. [Ed. Note: This is an exciting post for us. We're pleased to debut Joey Poole here at the site. The second tier, distributors, are incredibly important and strongly impact consumers' beer experiences, but many consumers have little awareness of dis ...

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First Spontaneous in Sperryville Debut at Pen Druid’s End of Oktoberfest

On Saturday, October 28th, Pen Druid is holding its annual End of Oktoberfest festival. With a pig roast, fermented foods, and all sorts of local fare it's a fantastic excuse to get out to Sperryville, Virginia, a beat that DCBeer rarely covers. Beyond the delicious food and fantastically authentic antiques, of note is Pen Druid's first batch o ...

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Screaming Into the Void (October 23, 2017 edition)

Occasionally punctual, sometimes factual, almost never as funny as he thinks,Tony Budny pens SCREAMING INTO THE VOID and looks at the best in writing and social media conversation around the biggest issues in beer. If you feel something should be included, have a tip, or just want to sound off, feel free to look him up on Twitter @DrinksTheThin ...

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Which Top 10 Restaurant Has the Best Beer Program?

If you missed it, Washington Post Food Critic Tom Sietsema recently released his list of top 10 best restaurants in the DC area. Taking a note from Sietsema we further analyzed his list to re-order these restaurants with regard to their beer programs. Which of these fine dining spots has a similarly fine beer list...or not. Sietsema's orig ...

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Screaming into the Void (Spoopy Friday the 13th of October Edition)

Occasionally punctual, sometimes factual, almost never as funny as he thinks,Tony Budny pens SCREAMING INTO THE VOID and looks at the best in writing and social media conversation around the biggest issues in beer. If you feel something should be included, have a tip, or just want to sound off, feel free to look him up on Twitter @DrinksTheThin ...

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