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Dec 29, 2017

Favorite Beers of 2017

2017 is just about over and it’s about time for the annual list (in no particular order) of my favorite brews that […]

Jun 19, 2017

A Visit to Powers Farm & Brewery

Yesterday, the wife and kid took off for the afternoon, leaving me to my own devices on a warm Father’s Day. After […]

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May 22, 2017

Visiting the Farm Brewery at Broad Run

This past weekend, the wife and I finally found some time to stop by one of the area’s newest breweries, The Farm […]

Oct 7, 2016

2016 Great American Beer Festival: Maryland and Virginia Winners

The winners’ ceremony of the 2016 Great American Beer Festival has just wrapped up. And with a total of 15 medals, Maryland […]

Nov 2, 2015

Pen Druid Brewing

This past Friday, I decided to take a mental health day from the day job and pay a visit to Pen Druid […]

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Oct 6, 2014

2014 Great American Beer Festival: Maryland, D.C. and Virginia Winners

Well, this past weekend’s GABF awards ceremony was a bit of a mixed bag for the DelMarVa brewers. Virginia saw our medal […]

Jul 15, 2013

Heritage Brewing, Manassas, VA

Sean preparing a barrel as I arrived. This past Saturday I had the opportunity to visit with two-thirds of Heritage Brewing, a […]

Apr 2, 2013

Moa Imperial Stout

This isn’t going to be a full review of Moa’s Imperial Stout — a 10.2% ABV brew aged in pinot noir barrels. […]

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Feb 28, 2013

DelMarVa’s Southern Cafe and Taphouse

Every so often (just about once a month) a good buddy of mine and I like to get together at Lost Rhino […]

Dec 20, 2012

2012 Million Dollar Desert Island Question

Back in December of 2006, on the same day that I officially launched this site six years ago, I published a post […]

Dec 18, 2012

Barley Blog 2012 Year in Review

It’s that time of year again when I indulge my own narcissistic interests and review the past 12 months of site activity […]

Dec 18, 2012

Favorite Beers of 2012

Along with the freshly posted Year In Review, it’s also time to note those brews which stood out over the past twelve […]