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BURP Upcoming Monthly Competitions

 (greater competition detail HERE)



 May 10
  Best Beer with Chili & Rye Challenge
 July 12
  Sour Ales
 Aug 16   MASHOUT Collaboration
Brewers United for Real Potables (BURP) is a club, founded in the fall of 1981 by avid homebrewers. It has grown to be one of the largest homebrew clubs in the world with almost 300 members. BURP's home is the Maryland and Virginia metro area around Washington DC USA. BURP's mission is to promote the production and knowledge of good beer.

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Registration for the
22nd Spirit of Free Beer Competition
is now open! Click the link below to register your entries and/or to register as a judge or steward.

Click Here to Register


Spring Arrives in Rockville, MD
at the April BURP Meeting!

It was a warm and beautiful day as BURP members welcomed Spring and celebrated India Pale Ale on Saturday, April 12.

The tables were overflowing with great beers and excellent food.

  There were 23 IPA's in the club competition. Shown are judges Kristina Monteforte, Bill Ridgely, and Ed Bielaus (along with Culture Minister Wendy Aaronson).


Please send in your BURP/beer pictures to burp_photo @ - they could beautify this space in a future website update!  Meeting photos always needed!