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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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Limited Edition and Hard-to-Find Beers at Old Line!

A few weeks ago Old Line received a limited shipment of the Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Variety Pack. A much ballyhooed offering this summer with one slight problem: there were only so many 12 packs to go around. Old Line was one of the few lucky stores to receive

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Summer Wine Picks

Summer Wine Picks from Our Resident Wine Manager Washington summers are hot and humid and that’s when it’s not violently stormy, but there are some benefits, we have like ripe tomatoes, sweet corn and Maryland crabs and cold beer and wine to go with these on those sweltering afternoons.

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