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DC Brau Snags Gold Medals at International Beer Competition

With so many competitions to keep track of last weekend—the World Cup, Wimbledon, Tour de France—there's one you may have missed. Winners of the U.S. Open Beer Championship were announced, and local brewery DC Brau won two gold medals. The Public, DC Brau's assertively hopped American pale ale, dominated out of more than 100 submissions in the pale ale […]

Couple Celebrates Tasting Their 25,000th Beer at Lost Rhino

How long would it take to try 25,000 different beers? With the volume and variety available today, probably not as long as you would think. But for Bethesda couple Bob and Ellie Tupper, who started logging tasting notes in 1979, the answer is 35 years. The Tuppers are the "gypsy" brewing team behind Tuppers' Hop Pocket […]

Try Denizens Brewing Co.’s Beer For the First Time at Republic

Today is your first chance to sip suds from the D.C. area's latest craft beer dispensary, Denizens Brewing Co. The soon-to-open downtown Silver Spring brewery's Southside Rye IPA will be on draft at Republic in Takoma Park starting at 4 p.m. and on special for $5 per pint until 7 p.m. Southside (named such because Denizens is located on the […]

Change of Guard for Pizzeria Paradiso’s Beer Program

Pizzeria Paradiso bar manager Greg Jasgur is leaving his post after 10 years with the restaurant to move to Portland, Maine. Taking his place will be Sam Fitz, who formerly ran the beer programs at Meridian Pint and Smoke and Barrel. "I love D.C. and love Paradiso and am proud of what I've done there," says Jasgur. "But for […]

Gird Your Liver! It’s Savor Week

Tickets to this weekend's Savor beer festival, one of the brewing community's most anticipated events of the year, may be long gone. But if you're not going, that doesn't mean your buzz needs to suffer. For the fifth year in a row, bars and restaurants throughout D.C. are taking advantage of having so many talented American […]

It’s Not Too Late for DC Craft Beer Festival Tickets

Beer lovers, take note: There are still tickets available for this Saturday's DC Craft Beer Festival at the Washington Convention Center. The event will feature a total of 150 beers (and a few meads and ciders) from 75 American breweries, as well as educational seminars led by local beer experts. View the full list of […]

3 Stars Launches Exclusive Beer Club

Didn't get what you wanted for Christmas? Here's a chance to buy yourself a gift that keeps on giving. 3 Stars Brewing Company is starting a beer club called Illuminati Reserve Society that will give members perks and discounts throughout the year. The biggest benefit? Five beers brewed (almost) exclusively for members of the club. Members […]

Sneak Peek at Food and Beer Menus for Right Proper, Opening Tonight

Here's a good reason to go out in the snow: Shaw's newest addition, Right Proper Brewing Company, opens tonight at 5 p.m. The long-awaited brewpub by Thor Cheston is located at 624 T St. NW, next to the Howard Theatre. My last post on Right Proper has plenty of details, but here are some updates on the beer and […]

First Look at Right Proper Brewpub, Opening Soon

D.C.'s next brewery, Right Proper, is close to opening its doors. Co-founder Thor Cheston, who directed beer programs at Pizzeria Paradiso and Brasserie Beck before starting the Shaw-based brewpub, is planning to open in early December. Right Proper will serve eight beers on draft: six house beers designed by brewmaster Nathan Zeender and two lines for […]

Bardo Brewpub Tapping 14-Year-Old Keg From Its Old Brewery

Bardo Brewpub, the open air bar on Bladensburg Road NE that has become a popular spot to catch an outdoor movie, play cornhole, or sit and drink beer while your dog roams around the 15,000 square-foot lot, will be pouring an ultra rare beer next weekend. On Saturday, Oct. 26, at 3 p.m., Bardo will tap […]

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