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Still Trill: Trillium Comes to DC, With a Catch

Early in the pandemic, both the District of Columbia and Maryland saw an increase in the number of breweries shipping to (and in the case of Virginia, within) these jurisdictions. We at DC Beer have compiled a list of breweries shipping to the area , and Maryland, which tends to lag with regards to the easing of regulations around alcohol, is ...

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Meridian Pint Sold to Crafthouse, is Open Under New Management

Yes, the header photo is of the Columbia Heights location. No, we’re still not over it.  In early February John Andrade announced that he had sold Meridian Pint in the Dominion Hills neighborhood of Arlington to an unspecified group. Via a Facebook post, he wrote: My Beloved Arlington Community, It is with heavy heart I announc ...

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Hellbender and Tim Bryson Support Black Businesses

This weekend Hellbender Brewing Company will release a second collaboration with Tim Bryson. We covered the first, Amplify Black Voices, when it was released in August. Michael Stein sat down with Hellbender’s co-founder and owner Ben Evans to discuss the latest release.  MS: How did the beer, Support Black Businesses, come to be?&n ...

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Brewery Cats? Brewery Cats!

No, not Love Cats, although yes, also love cats. In an effort to keep it positive in the new year, DC Beer is proud to bring you… The Brewery Cats of DC! Breweries have large quantities of grain; we shouldn’t have to explain why. Mice like to eat grain. Cats like to kill mice. And so here we are. Thus, cat pics! All together now: A ...

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DC Brau Adds The Imperial, Monthly Can Committee Club

Two pieces of news from DC Brau for you this week. We’ll start with a new addition to the Brau flagship family. The Imperial is a double IPA that tries to strike a balance between New England hazies and more traditional, ahem, shelf-stable offerings. It’s 8% alcohol by volume, and is “brewed with copious amounts of malted ...

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DC Statehood: The Movement, the Beers

The morning of Wednesday, January 6, our DCBeer group text read ”Also, DC Statehood beer?” in response to news that the Democratic Party would control the House of Representatives, Senate, and Presidency later this month. And it wasn’t long before Brandy responded with “Red Bear” and Jake responded with “Also ...

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2020, the Year We Did Our Part

We masked up. We stayed home. When we drank at breweries, we did so outside, or in taprooms operating at 50% capacity or less. We shopped local, and bought local, via BierMi, or other platforms. And yet, here we are. This year-long group project where only some of us do the work, carrying the rest, is hopefully maybe almost over; there&rsqu ...

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