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Drink Beer, Think Beer: A Discussion and Tasting with John Holl, Bill Madden, and Greg Engert

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Join John Holl, author of Drink Beer, Think Beer: Getting to the Bottom of Every Pint for an evening of beer tasting and brewery history. 

Learn about the modern craft beer history of the District and get a glimpse into the future with brewer Bill Madden of Mad Fox Brewing and noted Beverage Director Greg Engert (Bluejacket Brewery, Churchkey, The Sovereign, and more). Beer will be available for this lively conversation with great insight from a group of knowledgeable beer experts. 

About Drink Beer, Think Beer:

From an award-winning journalist and beer expert, a thoughtful and witty guide to understanding and enjoying beer

Right here, right now is the best time in the history of mankind to be a beer drinker. America now has more breweries than at any time since prohibition, and globally, beer culture is thriving and constantly innovating. Drinkers can order beer brewed with local yeast or infused with moondust. However, beer drinkers are also faced with uneven quality and misinformation about flavors. And the industry itself is suffering from growing pains, beset by problems such as unequal access to taps, skewed pricing, and sexism.

Drawing on history, economics, and interviews with industry insiders, John Holl provides a complete guide to beer today, allowing readers to think critically about the best beverage in the world. Full of entertaining anecdotes and surprising opinions, Drink Beer, Think Beeris a must-read for beer lovers, from casual enthusiasts to die-hard hop heads.

John Holl is Senior Editor of Craft Beer and Brewing Magazine and formerly the award winning editor of All About Beer Magazine. The author of The American Craft Beer Cookbook, he's judged beer competitions around the world, co-hosts the Steal this Beer Podcast and his work as appeared in the New York TimesWall Street JournalWashington Post, and Wine Enthusiast. Holl lives in Jersey City, New Jersey.

600 H Street NE. Washington, DC 20002

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