Author Archive for Tammy Tuck and Bruce Falconer

This Week: Brewer’s Dinner at District Chophouse, Summer Harvest Party at U.S. Botanical Gardens & Bacon and Beer Fest at Heavy Seas

It's a short week, but that's all the more reason to go out and enjoy some organized beer fun. Brief descriptions below, but for details on any event click on it in our D.C. Beer Events Calendar above. Two events from the holiday are likely to have leftovers this week. On Monday ChurchKey tapped four […]

TGIF: Remote Control Car Plays Super Mario Theme on Beer Bottles

It's been a musical week in beer. With the release of Bitches Brew, both the re-issue of the ground-breaking Miles Davis album and the commemorative Dogfish Head beer of the same name, and the web buzz around Tuned Pale Ale, why not have this week's TGIF video follow the trend? If you like engineering and video […]

Music To Our Beers: Tuned Pale Ale Project Turns Drinking Into Music-Making

Gizmodo ran a post this week, which we got wind of via Mutineer Magazine, on a beer packaged and designed specifically for making music. Tuned Pale Ale, made by Philadelphia-based designers, Matt Braun and Chris Mufalli, has labels with marks that show you what notes are made by blowing across the bottle when the beer is […]

This Week: Two Nights of Rare Brew at ChurchKey, TweetUp at The Black Squirrel

  You may have expected it to be a quiet few days after last week's D.C. Beer Week mania. Not so! Those of you in the "hair of the dog" camp will be thrilled to see the beer events lined up this week. Our descriptions are below, but for details on any event click on […]

What Made Your D.C. Beer Week “Best Of” List?

The second annual D.C. Beer Week has come to a close. Now that the foam has settled and avid craft beer drinkers have begun to re-hydrate, it's time to look back at the week and select some highlights. With almost 80 total events across nearly 40 different venues, for that we must turn to you. Which […]

“Alt Together Now” Local Brewpub Collaboration Ale Closes D.C. Beer Week

Barrett Lauer, head brewer at District Chophouse & Brewery had been holding onto an idea for an Altbier called "Alt Together Now." When 2010 D.C. Beer Week details started coming together several months ago, he found a perfect use for the clever title. Following the collaborative spirit of American craft brewers in general, as well […]

D.C. Beer Week Picks for Friday

It's last call for D.C. Beer Week with the final batch of events tonight and a few stragglers over the weekend. Below are some notes on the events that caught our eye. Check out the full list after the jump and let us know which ones are getting your drool going in the comments section. […]

D.C. Beer Week Picks for Thursday

We know you've been watching the clock all day, waiting for The Lagerheads to guide you to a top D.C. Beer Week destination. Tonight's become the busiest billing of the week, with fourteen scheduled opportunities to champion craft beer. Easy to be overwhelmed, we know, so here are our picks and a complete list after […]

D.C. Beer Week Picks for Tuesday

D.C. Beer Week is well underway. So whether you've taken advantage of the numerous events that have already happened or are preparing to venture out to your first one tonight, we're here to help direct you to where you want to go. Below are The Lagerheads' picks for tonight. MOST EDUCATIONAL We predict that you'll […]

D.C. Beer Week Survival Tips

Standing in the block-long line for the Nerd Nite DC event Friday evening caused The Lagerheads to have a flashback from last year's D.C. Beer Week, where we saw a girl storm out of Cafe Saint-Ex in tears because they had sold out the beer dinner before she got a ticket. No need to get […]