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New Releases and Now Available for the Holidays

All the holidays are happening at once this year, and yes, beer does make an excellent gift. Hit the lights! Let’s start with the yearly release of one of 3 Stars finest, Desolation. Next up, Bluejacket has two bottles and two cans. Tomorrow we’re releasing a slew of cans + bottles for all your holiday needs! We&lsquo ...

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With Ruby Lager, what’s old is new again!

DC Beer’s fourth 10-for-10 collaboration produces a dark Czech lager with Red Bear Brewing Company. A beer that hasn’t been brewed in DC since before prohibition, Ruby Lager, is now back thanks to Red Bear Brewing Company. This is the fourth in the 10 beers for 10 years series to celebrate DC Beer’s 10-year history with 10 ...

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New Belgium Ships Beer, Directly to You, DC Resident

Very quietly, New Belgium Brewing Co. is testing out a new business model, shipping beers direct to the consumer, provided the consumer lives in Washington, DC; Vermont; or Nevada. As far as we know, it’s the first direct-to-consumer beer available in the DC market; why let wineries have all the fun? Moreover, these are beers that are not ...

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New Releases and Now Available: Beersgiving!

The days before and after Thanksgiving are chock full ‘o beer releases and events. Here’s what’s popping in the DMV. 7 Locks Turns 4 – Four beers being released to celebrate on Wednesday the 27th. One of the 4 beers we are releasing at our 4th #Anniversary party is the newest bottle in our Lockhouse Cellar Reserve ...

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10 Beers for 10 Years: Bock to the Future with Denizens

Denizens Brewing Company will release the DCBeer.com collaboration, Bock to the Future, an American bock beer, on Wednesday, December 5, Repeal Day. American bock beer is largely extinct these days with the Spoetzl Brewery in Shiner, TX the best-known brewer of the style, which dates back to pre-prohibition. Keeping with the theme of making ...

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SAVOR Saved: The Event Returns in 2020

Take a look at the SAVOR site, and you’ll notice a date: May 15th, 2020. SAVOR is back. However, this event won’t be held at The National Building Museum. Instead, SAVOR is heading to The Wharf, inside The Anthem. This is most interesting because The Anthem has a kitchen, and food has long been an issue at SAVOR: getting it to ma ...

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Guinness releases Stock Ale Aged in Bulleit Bourbon Barrels

I had the opportunity to visit the Guinness Open Gate Brewery right outside of Baltimore, MD for the release of their Stock Ale Aged in Bulleit Bourbon Barrels. Guinness released this beer nationally on Friday, November 15th and it will be only available for a limited time, which means you should stock up on this now. With 10% abv, t ...

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New Releases and Now Available for November 15th, 2019

You may have noticed that it’s cold outside, which means you can find 3 Stars Southern Belle, Atlas’ former flagship Rowdy, Hardywood’s Gingerbread Stout, and Port City’s Tidings around. Happy winter beer season to you! Bluejacket has a triple can release (and an anniversary party on Sunday with bottles of Double Mexi ...

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Hard Seltzer is Here

DC Brau Enters the Market with Full Transparency A handful of local breweries have dabbled in the hard seltzer market, experimenting with the brewing process. There’s one on tap at Denizens right now. But no area brewery has gone all-in on this growing sector of the alcoholic beverage market — until now. Remember, there ain& ...

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Founders Fallout: Local Bars and Shops React to Lawsuit

Founders Brewing Co. settled a racial discrimination lawsuit with a former employee last week, but not before one Founders manager, named in the lawsuit, claimed in a leaked deposition transcript that they “didn’t really see color.” The Founders’ Director of Diversity and Inclusion then resigned via a harshly worded lett ...

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