Friday, October 19, 2012
Maryland ranks 47th in beer consumption in the U.S.
"I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts, and beer," Abraham Lincoln said. Apparently, people in the tri-state area do not track with the 17th president of the United States, and select other beverages to meet national crises. Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia all rank in the bottom third of annual shipment and consumption of beer, according to a study from the Beer Institute, quoted by the Washington Business Journal. Since 2003, the Beer Institute has been tracking “Shipments of Malt Beverages and Per Capita Consumption by State” for persons 21 years and older across all 50 U.S. states and the District of …
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Growlers will be available to fill with three different brews.
If you like craft beer and have a Saturday free, 3 Stars Brewing, just across the border in Takoma is opening its doors to the public. Beginning August 25 at 1 p.m., 3 Stars will start offering tours of its facility. The tasting room, which shares space with the DC Homebrew Shop, will also be open for tastings and growler fills to paying customers. Once launched, growler hours and tours of the facility will be available on weekends. What: Brewery Tours & New Growler Hours at 3 Stars Brewing Co. When: Saturday, Aug. 25 – 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Where: 6400 Chillum Place, NW, Washington, D.C. All three 3 Stars brews will be available for purchase in the tasting room: the Urban Farmhouse (Belgian Style Saison – 6.5% ABV) is priced at $15 per growler…
Sunday, July 22, 2012
Where do you get your brewing supplies?
Three Stars Brewing is now making beer and they've opened a shop where home brewers can buy their supplies. Coleman and co-founder Mike McGarvey are planning on releasing three different beers this summer, including: So we want to know if you brew at home, Takoma Park. Let us know if you'll be hitting up Three Stars for your supplies.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Will you frequent D.C.'s first homebrew store?
The District's first homebrew store opened Friday at the 3 Stars Brewery in Takoma so area residents no longer need to trek up Rt. 29 to Columbia for their homebrew needs. So Patch wants to know if you homebrew. And if so, do you plan on getting your supplies from 3 Stars Homebrew? Leave your thoughts in thought in the comments and if you're a whiz with barley and hops, tell us your favorite beer to brew or upload pictures of your homebrew setup.
Monday, December 19, 2011
The brewery expects to open in 2012.
If you love craft beer and want to support the fledgling D.C. brewing scene, you'll get your chance soon. Three Stars Brewing is set to open up a brewery in Takoma and start making beer there in the first few months of 2012, according to a story by the Washington City Paper. The company consists of Dave Coleman and Mike McGarvey, two friends who are looking to make D.C. a destination for beer lovers, according to the company's website.