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Screaming Into the Void (January 16th, 2018 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 @DrinksTheThi ...

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The Bruery Store Will Open January 19 at Union Market

In August, we brought you the news about The Bruery opening a store in Union Market, the brewery's first location outside of California. Now we're bringing you the news that on Friday, January 19, The Bruery Store at Union Market in Washington, D.C. will celebrate its grand opening. There will be special in-store giveaways and experie ...

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The Discerning Beer Drinker’s Guide to Winter Restaurant Week 2018

The Winter Edition of Restaurant Week in the District is upon us. From January 22 through 28, you can enjoy three-course, prix-fixe meals at over 100 of the best restaurants in the DMV, all priced at $22 for lunch and brunch and $35 for dinner.  But, as a discerning craft beer drinker, we know you wouldn’t reserve your Restaurant Wee ...

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DC Homebrewers Turns 10, Celebrates Sunday at Right Proper Brookland

The DC Homebrewers, DC's largest homebrewing club, hits the big 1-0 this weekend (they grow up so fast) and is celebrating with the release of a collaboration beer brewed with Right Proper Brewing Co. The beer, a dry-hopped Berliner weisse, will be available for sale around the region starting in mid-January. The club began in 2008 when Mike Do ...

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Red Bear Brewing Coming to an REI Near You

On December 1, we learned that Red Bear Brewing will be the latest craft brewery to join the DC market. Brought to you by the team of Bryan Van Den Oever (front of house and marketing/public relations), Simon Bee (brewmaster), and Cameron Raspet (operations), the three Seattle natives are hoping to bring a taste of the Pacific Northwest to the ...

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Sleeping Standing Up: DC Brau’s Limited Barleywine Release

I am many things, but Captain Ahab I am not. I don’t chase whales. Never did and don’t see the appeal in it.  I am however, a barleywine aficionado. When I saw DC Brau was doing a limited release barleywine, I had to go. These types of beers aren’t done often by small-/regional-sized breweries, and I wasn’t going to ...

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Step Three: Profit! Thoughts on Craft and Independence in Beer

Over the last few years, the widely-accepted definition of what constitutes “craft beer” has changed dramatically. Part of this is because the Brewers Association (BA), a trade association that uses the term “craft brewer,” altered its definition. First, the BA increased the number of barrels a brewery can produce annual ...

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Screaming Into the Void (January 5th, 2018 Edition)

Occasionally punctual, sometimes off work for a month, 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 @ ...

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DC Brau Offers First Barleywine at Brewery-Only Release This Weekend

DC Brau is jumping into the new year with a bold and boozy barleywine that will commemorate an "unpredictable series of beers" that will be brewery-only releases. Sleeping Standing Up is a barrel-aged English-style barleywine that has been aged for three months in barrels that held DC's One Eight Distilling's Rye Whisky. The beer ...

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Year in Review, Beer in Review: 2017 at DCBeer

Did you know the number of breweries in the US has doubled since 2013? Just four years ago! There are breweries in Columbia, MD and Sterling, VA we’ve never heard of! Here’s a look back at local and national trends and news 2017 from the DCBeer staff. The Haze Tony Budny: New England IPA is growing up and it's not going away. I have ...

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