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Washington Post Beer Mania Tournament

This Sunday, the Washington Post introduced the first in a series of articles on a little beer tasty competition they are having. It's modeled after the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament bracket, and includes a variety of craft beers as well as a couple of the industry giants — Ellie's Brown…

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Session #2 Announced

Oh, man! The announcement for The Session #2 has been made, revealing the style and reminding us of the date. So on Friday, April 6 2007, be prepared to enjoy your favorite dubbel. I'm a huge Belgian beer fan, an appreciation for which I can safely blame on my father-in-law.…

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“Drink A Stout Day” Reminder

Don't forget that this Friday, March 2, is "Drink A Stout Day." Originally the idea was to focus on an Irish stout, but it appears that the organizers and a few participants have decided to genericize it just a bit and allow "New World" stouts as well. Considering that I…

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Supporting the Goliaths: Episode 1

Editor's Note The following feature was written by guest contributor JayBirdSlim. We make no claim to support his rantings nor do we acknowledge knowing him personally or his where abouts. Enjoy. Supporting the Goliaths: Episode 1 As people race to read about the most interesting, unique, and flavorful of beers…

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2007 Blue Gray Breweriana

For those of you in the area, Blue Gray Breweriana will be having their 28th annual event in Fredericksburg, VA February 14th through 18th. I'll be making the run down to check out the collectibles and brews on tap. I've never been to one, but from what I hear, the…

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Bistro Belgique Gourmande Under New Management

I've enjoyed several meals and even more Belgian imports at Bistro Belgique Gourmande in Occoquan, VA over the past couple of years. The original owners were a great older couple from Belgium that new how to make you feel welcome, as if you were sitting down to their own kitchen…

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Local Selection Dilemma

Finding good beers is never an easy process, but it shouldn't be that hard either. In the Warrenton, VA area there are two places that I know of off the top of my head where I can purchase a good craft beer. Unfortunately, the closest Total Wine is a good…

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The Million Dollar Desert Island Question

You've probably seen these sorts of lists so many times that I'm sure you're just as sick of them as I am. But that, however, is not going to stop me from asking my own "deserted island" question. Our story begins several hours after your new Broward 160' Tri-Deck Motor…

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