Monday, November 12, 2012
Old Line Fine Wine, Spirits, and Bistro on Route 1 is home to 1,000 brands of beer and 3,000 brands of wine.
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Monday, November 12, 2012
Larry Pendleton wanted to bring something to the greater Beltsville area that the region hasn’t seen before. After two years of planning, preparing and primping, his business is now finally open. Old Line Fine Wine, Spirits and Bistro opened its doors Oct. 1, but Saturday Nov. 10 was Pendleton’s grand opening. His liquor store is home to more than 10,000-square feet of wine, beer, a gift shop and even a restaurant. At 11011 Baltimore Ave. next to Costco in the building that used to be Circuit City, Old Line is a store like no other in the area with 1,000 different brands of beer and 3,000 different brands of wine. "I wanted to create an upscale environment for people to feel comfortable shopping and eating in,” said Pendleton, a 51-year-…
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, October 4, 2012
Get your lederhosen out—Greenbelt has it all going on when it comes to Oktoberfest.
Before Halloween is here, there’s another not-so-spooky way to celebrate the fall: the German holiday of Oktoberfest! Greenbelt offers multiple events that let residents and friends take part. While you're looking forward to dressing up in a costume and nearly getting a cavity from the candy intake, you can don knee socks and feast on bratwursts and beer. In its native Bavaria, Germany, Oktoberfest is traditionally celebrated for 16 days, and this year the fun goes from Sept. 22—Oct. 7. It is one of the most spirited celebrations in Germany, and is a huge part of Bavarian culture. The first Oktoberfest was in 1810, as part of Crown Prince Ludwig’s wedding festivities, and has continued ever since. Oktoberfest Greenbelt Style Greenbelt …
Monday, July 11, 2011
New things are abrew with the beer at the New Deal Cafe.
You may have noticed the new stage lights at the New Deal Cafe, but have you also caught something new abrew in the brew? According to bar manager, Amethyst Dwyer, the excess foam of days gone by turned out to be a temperature problem with the kegorater. You heard right: k-e-g-o-r-a-t-e-r. Doesn't just the sound of it make you have to have one? Perched atop a bar stool, Greenbelter, Kirk Tanter, announced of the new cool brew, "Excellent, this is Maryland beer." Dwyer confirmed his report, stating that the New Deal offerred customers local and microcraft-brewed beer. The Heavy Seas selections out of Baltimore include Loose Cannon and Pale Ale. "It's not mass production. So these are small local breweries," bartender, Sonja Meredith, said. …