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Entries from October 2007

SPBW 4th Annual Real Ale Festival

October 29th, 2007 · No Comments

This years Society for the Preservation of Beers from the Wood Real Ale Festival was a great success. Over 400 tickets were sold, with additional tickets being sold at the door at The Wharf Rat. With over 30 Cask beers and unlimited sampling, everybody left happy. I was one of the volunteers inside pouring beer […]

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Tags: Beer · Brewer's Art · Brooklyn · CapCity Baltimore · Clipper City · DuClaw · Franklins · Gordon Biersch Tysons · MD · Oliver · Rock Bottom Ballston · SPBW · Troegs · Victory · Yards

Baltimore Real Ale Festival

October 22nd, 2007 · No Comments

Off topic, but a lot of fun if you like good beer. The Society for the Preservation of Beer from Wood is holding its annual Chesapeake Real Ale Festival! “The Region’s Premier Real Ale Event” Saturday, October 27, 2007 1-6pm The Wharf Rat at Camden Yards 206 W. Pratt St, Baltimore Tickets are $25 in […]

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Tags: Beer · MD

October 19th, 2007 · No Comments

The news observer has a piece on the Great American Beer Festival in Denver Colorado. http://www.newsobserver.com/105/story/741877.html Some of my favorite breweries did well “Many of the beers judged best are from Western states and aren’t distributed in this area, despite the efforts of specialty wholesalers to bring great beers to us. Still, you can find […]

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Tags: Beer

October 19th, 2007 · No Comments

CNN has a story up that talks about October Fest and mentions Dogfish Head. http://edition.cnn.com/2007/LIVING/09/20/living.beer/ I finally got a chance to visit the new Dogfish Head Ale house in Seven Corners, NVA. The beer was good but the food was average at best. I was also really surprised by how little they have changed the […]

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Tags: Beer · Dodfish Head

Brew pubs in Baltimore

October 19th, 2007 · No Comments

The Baltimore sun is running a story on Brew Pubs in Baltimore closing up or moving the brewing offsite. http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/bal-te.to.brewpub19oct19,0,7981580.story

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Tags: Beer · Brewer's Art · CapCity Baltimore · SPBW