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2018 Great American Beer Festival: DelMarVa Winners

This past weekend was the 37th Great American Beer Festival in Denver Colorado. The annual extravaganza featured over 800 breweries serving over 4,000 beers to those folks that visited and participated. As for the actual competition, out of the 2,404 companies that entered 8,496 different products for evaluation, the DelMarVa…

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Right Proper Astral Weeks

Right Proper’s Raised by Wolves, a 5% ABV pale ale, set the tone nicely as an introduction to the D.C. brewery. It […]

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3 Stars Star Dust

Not only have the hop flavors and overall presentation of IPAs shifted over time, so too have the hops in use themselves. […]

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3 Stars Desolation

I’ve had many — MANY — liquor barrel influenced beers in my time. Whether aged wholly in a barrel, staves (or spirals […]

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Right Proper Raised By Wolves

No matter how many new breweries arise each day, I’m always excited to run across my first brew from any one of […]

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3 Stars Southern Belle

I’m a sucker for a good brown ale, especially as the weather has gotten (and stayed) quite cold as of late. Southern […]

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2017 Great American Beer Festival

This past weekend saw the 2017 Great American Beer Festival come together and celebrate all that is craft beer. Now, in speaking with some local brewers through the years recently, not many of them put stock in the awards that are handed out annually, but as a beer drinker, there's…

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3 Stars Brewing Courting the Squall

I’ve had a rocky relationship with D.C.-based 3 Stars Brewing. I just haven’t gotten along with their beers all that well. That […]

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Union Craft Brewing Yonder Cities

One glance at the artwork wrapped around the can holding Yonder Cities, a collaboration between Union Craft Brewing and DC Brau, and […]

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3 Stars Brewing #ultrafresh

I’ve been drinking micro/craft beer for quite some time now and have seen many trends come and go. I honestly don’t mind […]

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Ocelot Brewing Raised on Promises

Raised on Promises is a double IPA brewed in collaboration between Virginia’s Ocelot Brewing and D.C.’s Bluejacket. This particular growler was part […]

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3 Stars Brewing Zombie Date Night

I’ve had a bit of a hit or miss experience with D.C.’s 3 Stars Brewing the past year or so. One brew […]

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DC Brau Alpha Domina Mellis

Back in January, Norm’s Beer and Wine in Vienna, VA happened to get a keg themselves of DC Brau’s Alpha Domina Mellis. […]

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3 Stars Brewing Madness

You don’t really see that many old ales (or stock ales) on shelves all that much these days — unless it’s infused […]

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Atlas Brew Works La Saison des FĂȘtes

La Saison des FĂȘtes is my first experience with Washington, DC’s Atlas Brew Work. Normally first beer impressions usually go one of […]

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3 Stars Brewing Peppercorn Saison

For the most part, just about any beer I’ve had from Washington, D.C. the past couple of years has come from DC […]