Author Archive for Tammy Tuck and Bruce Falconer

Dogfish Head Featured on Today, Discovery Channel Show to Premiere In November

This morning Today ran a segment on craft beer featuring Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in Delaware and its charismatic founder Sam Calagione.  If this brief video doesn't give you enough shots of Calagione's chiseled mug, you can look forward to Brew Masters, the Discovery Channel Show we warned you about this summer, which will be on […]

Lost Abbey Burning Witch Beer Label Riles Wiccans

Just in time for Halloween, a commotion has been brewing over the past week about Lost Abbey Witch's Wit, a beer with a label that has an image of a woman being burned at the stake. The Wiccan community, led by popular astrologer and healer Vicki Noble, has lashed out against the California brewery that makes the […]

This Week: Wet Hop Tastings, Pairing Dinners & Halloween Beer Bashes Galore

It's a frighteningly busy time for craft beer fun in D.C. Tuesday evening alone has more stuff to do than most entire weeks! Read on for some highlights and insider information on different events, but for details click on the event in our D.C. Beer Events Calendar above.

Local Brewery Tours: DC Brau

As a follow-up to the Washington City Paper Beer Issue story on craft breweries opening in D.C., The Lagerheads are posting a series of features on each brewery. First up is DC Brau. As a wine distributor and importer in the Mid-Atlantic for six years, Brandon Skall noticed something missing from the local scene: “The […]

Birch & Barley Creates Anniversary Beer with Stillwater Artisanal Ales

This time last year the D.C. beer community was abuzz with the long awaited opening of Birch & Barley / ChurchKey. Since then the Logan Circle hot spot has become a local and national trailblazer in what can be done with beer and food. How are they celebrating their first birthday? How else – by brewing […]

Starbucks Goes for Bar Bucks by Selling Beer

According to a USA Today story and video, a Starbucks lab store in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood re-opened this Monday after a three-month redesign. In an effort to evolve the 40-year-old brand and boost evening business (since Starbucks does 70% of sales before 2:00pm), the new location is serving booze. That's right. You could soon be […]

This Week: Brooklyn Brewery Pairings at Scion, Olivers at the Big Hunt, Pizzeria Paradiso Old Town Opens & Northern Virginia Brewfest

Just a few brewy things to do this week for those who need a reason to go out and drink craft beer. On Tuesday, Scion is hosting at paired tasting with beers from Brooklyn Brewery. You can sign up for an individual seating, 7:00pm or 8:30pm each with four pairings for $30, or do both […]

Our Cups Runneth Over: Wave of Local Beer to Hit D.C.

If you picked up this week's WCP Beer Issue, you may know that a wave of local breweries will soon be making and selling beer inside the District. Tammy's article on D.C.'s brewery startups has details about four of them: 3 Stars, DC Brau, Chocolate City Beer, and The Black Squirrel. This upsurge will end a drought […]

This Week: Franconian Oktoberfest at ChurchKey, Movie & Beer Night at Black Squirrel, and Blue Ridge American Craft Oktoberfest Celebration All Week

Even though last weekend brought the final few days of Oktoberfest in Munich, this week has a whole lot of Oktoberfest in D.C. Tonight ChurchKey features ten different rare and delicious German lagers from small breweries in upper Bavaria. Also tonight, Room 11 closes their month-long Oktoberest celebration with Avery Kaiser Imperial Oktoberfest as their […]

This Week: Stone Tap Takeover & Bruce Williams at ChurchKey, Anniversary Rarities at The Brick, Autumn Fest at Pizzeria Paradiso & Flying Dog at RiverFrontFest

It's a big week in beer for D.C. The Lagerheads give you the skinny below. For details on an event click on it in our D.C. Beer Events Calendar above. The party starts Monday at ChurchKey where the founder and CEO of Stone Brewing Company Greg Koch will host a keg party of gigantic proportions […]