• 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 Monthly Competition Winners – January 2019 - BURP Sour Beers Competition Results In the debut competition as your new Co-Ministers of Culture, we registered nine entries for our Sour Beers competition in conjunction with Brewers and Drinkers Around Silver Spring (BADASS) [https://www.badass-beer.com/]. We found more than half…
  • 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.…
  • February 2019 Meeting Directions - OK February BURP meeting location:   Time: Saturday February 9th, 1 pm-5 pm Host: The 2019 DMV-Area Homebrew Clubs JamBEERee will be held at DC Brau. Special considerations: DC Brau offers limited parking at its private parking lot. The brewery…
  • 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…
  • Join Your Fellow BURPers for the Annual Potluck Holiday Banquet Thursday, December 13! - Join Your Fellow BURPers for the annual Potluck Holiday Banquet Thursday, December 13. This fabulous feast will be held at the Westlake Towers condo in Bethesda, MD. The full address and directions can be found at this link (member login…
  • 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’s 22nd Real Ale Festival – Information for All Attending - The following is important information that BURP members and their guests will need to know before leaving for the BURP Real Ale Festival on the Sat, Nov 10: Meeting Time & Duration: The meeting will start at 12:00 instead of…
  • 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’s Real Ale Competition and Festival - The BURP Real Ale Competition and Festival is held each year in November, a time of year that features moderate temperatures during the day and cool nights, conditions which aid in the conditioning and drinking pleasure of this unique style…
  • 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…
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  • 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…
  • MASHOUT Early Bird Registration Ending Soon! - The BURP Club would like to strongly encourage all of you who enjoy camping as well as the fellowship of other homebrewers throughout the Mid-Atlantic area to register for this year’s 31st Annual Mid-Atlantic States Homebrewers CampOut (MASHOUT), the largest…
  • 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…
  • Meeting Directions for August 2018 - August BURP meeting location: 505 Springloch Road, Silver Spring MD 20904 Time: Saturday August 11th 1pm-6pm Host: Jim & Liz Busch Special considerations: Click More options on the map below for directions
  • 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…