Posts Tagged ‘Avery Brewing Company’

Young & Hungry’s Guide to D.C. Beer Week

Stock up on water and aspirin! Now in its fourth year, D.C. Beer Week kicks off this Sunday with more than 100 events throughout the District and northern Virginia. The highlights below, by type of event, are my suggestions for the best ways to wreck your liver next week. A complete daily list of beer dinners, small dish pairings, […]

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.

Lagerheads’ Top 10 Sips at Savor 2011

The foam has finally settled since D.C. was taken over by Savor and the week of revelry that accompanies the annual craft beer and food event. Two evening sessions at the National Building Museum brought 144 beers from 72 small and independent U.S. brewers, each paired with one of 42 different small dishes planned by our very […]

Aging Beers: You Can Do It

Greg Engert's comprehensive post last week on aging beers got me in the mood to break into my own cellar, and with the frigid snap of 75-degree weather we've had this week, it was the perfect time for a comforting winter seasonal I'd been holding onto: a 2008 bottle of Avery Old Jubilation. If you […]

The Super List: January 2010 vs. 2007

On Friday we introduced our new series, The Super List. Each month we will be sharing the beers that Tammy, in true elementary school teacher fashion, rates as "Super" in her beer journal. Just for fun, we will also be taking a look back at what beers made the list the same month in previous […]

News You Can Use on a Snowy Day: H Street Six-Inch Special

Has the snow given you cabin fever yet? If you haven't heard, several H Street bars are promising a dollar off drinks for every six inches of snow on the ground all day Friday and Saturday. This of course includes beer, just not any beverages under $2. Participating bars (so far) include The Red and […]

Avery’s Plan to Can

Beer in cans? The very idea used to induce self-satisfied chuckles among beer snobs. How things have changed. The prime mover in the shift was Oskar Blues in Longmont, Colorado, which released Dale's Pale Ale in cans back in 2002, followed by four other brews...and yet another, Gubna, due out in March.  Their success launched […]

Your Last Beer on Earth: What Do the Pros Say?

As a follow up to our very own Beerspotter's conversation about top five desert island beers, we offer this account of what some craft-beer stars consider to be the finest beers on the planet. During this year's Lupulin Reunulin at RFD, a glorious night of drinking and mayhem where a handful of the most innovative […]

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