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Review: Old Ox Golden Ox0

by Mikeat 01:50 PM

Old Ox is yet another brewery to enter the market in the Washington D.C. / Northern Virginia area. Their 30-barrel system turns out some great beers, and they started canning pretty early on. One of their flagship beers is the Golden Ox, a Belgian Pale Ale brewed with Chinook, Columbus, and Saaz hops.

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Review: Old Bust Head Graffiti House0

by Mikeat 01:07 PM

Have you ever been out and about, load up your Maps app, and just do a search for “brewery”? That is what I did while wine tasting with my family over the weekend. Little did I know we were 10 minutes away from Old Bust Head Brewing in Fauquier County, one of the newer Virgina breweries. After some mild convincing we arrived at the brewery, did some tasting, and I left with a six pack of the Graffiti House West Coast IPA.

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First Look: Caboose Brewing Company0

by Mikeat 07:45 PM

The Washington D.C. area has seen an explosive growth of new breweries over the past few years. The first round of breweries is now well established (Port City, DC Brau, 3 Stars) and now the second and third round of breweries are starting to open and gain their footing. Caboose Brewing Co, in Vienna, Virginia is one of the latest breweries to open in the area and tap into the DC Beer scene. I have been monitoring their progress during my weekend bike rides on the nearby W&OD trail, as soon as I heard they were open I had to pay a visit.

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Review: Tröegs The Mad Elf0

by Mikeat 01:20 PM

One night earlier this week Shane, Nick and myself were having a conversation regarding writing some articles for the website. During the talk, Shane noticed someone submitted a suggestion of Tröegs The Mad Elf years ago and we had never written one. For some reason, I still had one in my fridge and decided to finally add this one to our reviews.

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Announcing Passion Beer Land0

by Mikeat 10:24 AM

Things have been a bit quiet here at Passion Beer over the past few weeks because we have been working with our investors on something big. We have been able to secure a large amount of funding to pursue a long held dream of ours, opening our own theme park. Combined with our own fortunes and the investor funding we have purchased a 250 acre property in Montgomery County, PA outside of Philadelphia to build our dream.

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