A bi-weekly, non-comprehensive roundup
of news of beer and other things.
22 September - 5 October 2013
Governor Martin O'Malley declares October to be Maryland Beer Month. Via YFGF.
October is Virginia Wine Month. Via Virginia Tourism.
Cask Ale Week 2013: 27 October through Sunday 6 October. Observed only in the U.K.
The state of cask ale in the U.K. Down slightly, but stronger than beer generally. The Cask Ale Report, via Pete Brown.
Of all counties in the United State, only one county, Montgomery in Maryland, is the only distributor of beer, wine, and spirits. An explanation of the byzantine beer system in Montgomery County, via blogger Elspeth Payne.
Autumn officially begins today at 4:44 PM EDT with the autumnal equinox. Via Hufington Post.