A couple years ago, as system engineers working in information technology, Brad Blackwell and Andy Debenham worked in a “dark and quiet” corner of an office basement in Howard County. They became friends, and found themselves often discussing their interests outside of work. One topic in particular stuck. “It didn’t take us very long to figure out that we liked to talk about home-brewing way better than we liked to talk about work,” Blackwell, 33, said recently. Article by Wesley Case, The Baltimore Sun Midnight Sun blog. See the full piece.