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About dfwbeerscene

I am a beer nut. I drink it all the time, I brew it as much as humanly possible, and if I'm not doing either of the first two, I'm probably thinking about it. So as a beer nut, I've always followed the limited beer scene in DFW, and up until recently, there wasn't a whole lot to discuss. Well now there sure is! As many of you already know, DFW and its surrounding areas is having a bit of a beer renaissance. Every month last year I'd hear about more and more breweries "in development" and I'd scurry the web to find out where I can monitor their progress. And that, is what I intend to do with this blog. So now a little bit about myself: I am an environmental scientist by trade, but as of January 2011 I have made the decision to become a professional brewer. Since then, I applied and was accepted to the American Brewers' Guild CraftBrewers Apprenticeship Program and am scheduled to begin in June 2013.

Franconia Brewery Tour

With all the attention on so many of the new breweries opening, I realized that I had never been to the second oldest brewery in DFW, Franconia Brewing Company. So this past Saturday, instead of watching OU blow UT out … Continue reading

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Lazy Bones Hopeful to Start Rebuilding in September

info hereGood news from the owners of Lazy Bones concerning the rebuilding of the bar and grill: on August 21 at 730pm, they will be appearing in front of the Grapevine City Council (in order to begin rebuilding.  They are … Continue reading

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Promoting Local Biz with Non-Local Products

Good reporting by The Observer about a local non-profit using Andrews Beverages (Miller-Coors’ controlled distribution company) as the sponsor. Apparently they didn’t even think to ask any of the local breweries, even though they aim to promote local businesses. Nice … Continue reading

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Legislative News

Hey folks.  I’ve been doing a lot of research on craft beer consumption and sales lately, and figure I should share some of what I’ve discovered.  All of this is according to the report on the economic impact of the … Continue reading

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A night out at the Oak St Draft House

Stopped by the Oak St Draft House in Denton tonight, and am currently enjoying a Peticolas Brewing Company Velvet Hammer for the first time.  It’s a malt forward beer, but incredibly balanced, especially for a 9% abv.  I’ve wanted to … Continue reading

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Back with a vengeance…sorta

I’m sure anyone who was reading this site has given up on me, but hopefully you all went to Dallas Brew Scene to get all the updates on beer events in the area.  Those guys have an awesome site full … Continue reading

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Lazy Bones Update

A bit of good news concerning the recently burnt down Lazy Bones Bar and Grill in Grapevine.  Demolition of the building is complete and the owners are trying to begin rebuilding ASAP.  The city of Grapevine, however, has said that … Continue reading

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