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Marylanders, Drink Local!

So by now everyone knows we love offering pint nights, free tastings and other delicious events at Old Line and in the Bistro. With that said, can you imagine how stoked we are when we can do all of those things in collaboration with local breweries and distilleries? Coming

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Budweiser’s Super Bowl Ad

At Old Line we sell all beer. Macro beer like Budweiser and craft beer like Elysian and Goose Island (two craft breweries bought by Anheuser-Busch). The Super Bowl commercial put out by Budweiser (no, not the puppy one) has the beer world in a tizzy. If you didn’t see

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Know Your Beer: What’s in Your Beer?

Many moons ago we discussed the differences between ale and lager. We also discussed the different styles of ale and lager in subsequent posts. Today we’ll talk about the ingredients that make beer, beer. The four main ingredients include water, malt, hops, and yeast. These four beer ingredients are

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How to Host a Winning Super Bowl Party

When we say football playoff gathering, food and beer immediately comes to mind—Buffalo wings, pizza, nachos, chili, chips and dip. And don’t forget a big flat screen TV! The snacks served on game day are easy, inexpensive, taste great, and go well with beer. But have you thought about

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New Year’s Cocktails

It’s time to lock in your New Year’s Eve plans if you haven’t already done so. If you’re heading to a house party or are lucky enough to host this year (no driving!) Old Line has you covered in the beverage department. Champagne or sparkling wine is a must.

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What Do You Bring to a Holiday Party?

Attending a holiday party comes with a pair of difficult decisions: what to wear and what to bring. The party’s invitation should guide you to both answers but what to bring can still be rather difficult. For a work holiday party take only what you’re asked to bring or

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Pumpkin and Spice and Everything Nice

Fall is a fantastically magical time of year for beer. Pumpkin beers are aplenty and spiced beers are ramping up (not to mention all of the various harvest-style ales). Don’t get us wrong. We love a good German-style brew this time of year but sometimes Reinheitsgebot is just a

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Our Favorite Pizza and Wine Pairings

First off we love pizza so it’s probably no surprise we love it with wine. Pairing pizza and wine doesn’t have to be complicated. It will almost always be an Italian wine, mostly Chianti, not expensive or another lighter style wine. A pizza with meat might call for a

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Food and Beer Pairings and a New Rewards Program in the Bistro

Look, we tout our craft beer selection a lot and no, we’re not going to apologize for it. We also feel pretty strongly about our revamped lunch and dinner menu in the Bistro. (BTW it’s pretty solid.) So let’s combine these two levels of amazing and give some recommendations

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Pumpkin Beers are Here in Beltsville!

Well, actually, truth told Old Line has had an assortment of pumpkin beers in stock since early-mid August. That’s what we’re all subject to now with seasonal creep in the craft beer industry. We’ll make do and enjoy these pumpkin beers on our own schedule. Come in and stock

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