• February 2020 News - Happy FeBREWary! Read on for details about the upcoming JamBEERee, a recap of our January meeting, and some upcoming events. February Meeting: 2/22 @ 1pm Our annual JamBEERee with the other DMV homebrew clubs will be on Saturday, February 22…
  • April 6, 2020 Virtual Meeting -
  • SOFB and Stout Meeting Cancellations - Due to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, your officers have made the difficult decision to cancel the March and April BURP scheduled meetings. In addition, Spirit of Free Beer for this year will also be cancelled. Update: We have registered BURP…
  • January 2020 News - Happy Brew Year BURPers! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season and got to celebrate the new year with some homebrew in hand. We got some fun things in store for 2020! See the end of this posting for…
  • October News - Happy October BURPers! I hope everyone experienced some gemütlichkeit at our Oktoberfest meeting last weekend…I know I did! With last month’s meeting so late in the month, our next meeting is just around the corner–less than 2 weeks away! October…
  • August News - Happy August BURPers! The final month of summer is upon us & we have some exciting things planned for our meeting next weekend. Read on to find out more… August Meeting: 8/10 @ 1pm On Saturday, August 10 from 1pm…
  • Mike’s Live for January 2019 - Happy Brew Year BURPers! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season and got to celebrate the new year with some homebrew in hand. This is my first update as Fearless Leader, and I’m excited to kick the year off.…
  • BURP 10 Years Ago this Month – Dec 2008 - Compiled by Bill Ridgely, BURP Archivist. The 2008 BURP year finished as it had the previous year (and several others prior) at the Lyon Park Community Center in Arlington, VA. Once again, BURP members gathered to celebrate the holidays, joined…
  • Dave’s Post for December 2018 - “Oh, Oh, Oh!” (call me dyslexic Santa)– a warm and hearty season’s greetings to all my fellow BURPers.  I have some good news and some bad news for you, depending on who you are. For those of you who think…
  • BURP 10 Years Ago this Month – November 2008 - Compiled by Bill Ridgely, BURP Archivist For many years now, November has been set aside for BURP members to celebrate the joys of traditional English-style cask ale (better known to club members as Real Ale). The year 2008 marked the…
  • BURP 10 Year Ago this Month – October 2008 - Compiled by Bill Ridgely, BURP Archivist October has been a transitional month for the BURP Club for many years. Representing the end of the warm season and the start of cooler times, the October meeting has run the gauntlet from…
  • BURP 10 Years Ago this Month – September 2008 - Compiled by Bill Ridgely, BURP Archivist Most current BURP members consider Seneca Creek State Park as the site of the annual BURP Oktoberfest meeting held in September. The park has been the home of the event for quite a few…
  • BURP 10 Years Age this Month – August 2008 - Compiled by Bill Ridgely, BURP Archivist For many years now, the homebrewing highlight of August has been MASHOUT, the Mid-Atlantic States Homebrewers CampOut, begun in 1988 through the combined efforts of the BURP and FOAM (Frederick) homebrew clubs. The 21st…
  • BURP 10 Years Ago this Month – July 2008 - Compiled by Bill Ridgely, BURP Archivist July tends to be the hottest month on the BURP calendar, and for this reason, a swimming pool in the back yard makes for a welcome distraction from the high temperatures. The home of…
  • BURP 10 Years Ago this Month – Jun 2008 - Compiled by Bill Ridgely, BURP Archivist June can be a hot month in the DC area, and this was certainly the case for the June 2008 BURP meeting held at the home of Jamie & Paul Langlie in Kensington, MD.…
  • BURP 10 Years Ago this Month – May 2008 - Compiled by Bill Ridgely, BURP Archivist For a number of years, May was one of the busiest months on the BURP calendar. This was because two major events took place during the month – the annual BURP Chili Cook-Off and,…
  • BURP 10 Years Ago this Month – Apr 2008 - Compiled by Bill Ridgely, BURP Archivist The April 2008 BURP meeting was held at the residence of club Co-Fearless Leader Alan Hew and his lovely wife Jude Wang in College Park, MD. Featured at the meeting were two homebrew competitions,…
  • BURP 10 Years Ago this Month – Mar 2008 - Compiled by Bill Ridgely, BURP Archivist As has been a March tradition for some time now, the beer theme of the March BURP meeting is Stout, the “National Beer of the Irish”, and the event takes place during the month…
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  • BURP 10 Years Ago this Month – Feb 2008 - Compiled by Bill Ridgely, BURP Archivist For the second February in a row, BURP members met at the lovely home of Lou King & Harriet Langlois in Ijamsville, MD (just south of Frederick). Winter’s short days and cool temperatures provide…