Posts Tagged ‘Allagash Brewing Company’

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 […]

This Week In Beer: Founders Brunch at Meridian Pint, Allagash Dinner at Smith Commons, Avery Takeover at ChurchKey & Much More

It's a very busy week of craft beer fun both in and around the District with a slew of dinners, tap takeovers, and special releases. I've selected a few highlights below, but scroll through the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above for the full list and click on any event for more details.

The Super List: June 2010

In these last days of 2010, thinking about New Year's resolutions made me realize I didn't quite follow through on one from last year. The Super List, my plan to thumb through my beer journal at the end of each month and post a list of beers I deemed worthy of a "super" rating, dropped off […]

Why Are There So Few Low-Alcohol Specialty Beers?

Today's topic is a spin-off of our first question from readers during this All Beer Week here at Young & Hungry. The question, which Beerspotter Orr Shtuhl responded to yesterday, was about the absence of craft Pilsners in the American beer market. In what we see as a related topic, we turn the discussion from Pilsners […]

This Week: Brooklyn Bonanza with Garrett Oliver at Birch & Barley, Rob Tod at The Reef & Pennsylvania Ale Trail at the Brick

Some big names are visiting our little beer-loving city this week. Monday night Birch & Barley is hosting a beer dinner with Garrett Oliver, renowned food and beer expert and brewmaster at Brooklyn Brewery. If a fancy-pants sit-down dinner is too rich for your blood, you can head upstairs to ChurchKey where 5 rare casks […]

Waste Not, Want Not: The Story of Allagash Curieux

Curieux, which is French for "curious," is exactly what Allagash Brewing Company founder Rob Tod was when he decided to avoid wasting an extra batch of beer by aging it in bourbon barrels. We had the privilege of hearing him recount the entertaining story behind this fine beer during last year's Allagash dinner at Granville […]

Gushing Over Allagash at Granville Moore’s

The Lagerheads kicked off last month's DC Beer Week with an Allagash beer dinner at Granville Moore's, where Rob Tod, founder of Allagash Brewing Company, and Teddy Folkman, executive chef at Granville Moore's, led us through six outstanding courses. Gathered that night were about thirty beer lovers who listened intently (though admittedly less so as the […]