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Persistent Perseverance at Sinistral Brewing Co.

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Blane Perry is not the kind of guy to admit defeat easily, if ever.  He brings the same passion and intensity to both the operating and brewing sides of Sinistral.  Recently, a local award-winning homebrewer asserted that he tasted the off-flavor diacetyl in Sinistral's Fish Taco Lager, and Blane was having none of it.  Enlisting the help of a nearby brewery, he had Fish Taco chemically tested to be able to proudly report back that there were in fact no chance of such buttery or caramel corn flavors.  At the same time, when his peers reported back that "something different…

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First Look: Sinistral Brewing Co. (Manassas, VA)

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Before we get into the beer aspect of the newest brewery in NoVA, I want to take a few minutes to get you acquainted with just how close Sinistral came to never opening in the first place.  There's a tenacity, passion, and courage to Blane and Stacey Perry (and their team) which not only brought them into the orbit of other nearby breweries in their time of need, but caused staffs from Heritage and The Farm to show up in the hours before their grand opening to pitch in, calm their nerves, and help kick things off with a bang. …

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