Posts Tagged ‘Barrett Lauer’

Today’s Hops Stories: The Latest News On Local Brews

Nearly a dozen breweries are now operating or planning to open in the D.C. metro area. Let's catch up on what's going on with each one. On the production brewery front, DC Brau, which you named D.C.'s best local brewery in our 2012 readers poll, celebrated its first anniversary (has it been a year already?) and six-packs […]

State of the Brewnion: What Would You Ask D.C.’s Craft Beer Movers & Shakers?

This Thursday, join me and several D.C. craft beer insiders and enthusiasts at the Bier Baron to discuss the "State of the Brewnion." The conversation will cover the D.C. area's rapidly advancing craft beer culture—everything from the growing popularity of home brewing and expanding beer menus at local bars and stores to what District beer enthusiasts can look […]

Get Gemütlichkeit at District Chophouse’s Oktoberfest Celebration

The official Oktoberfest celebration in Germany, with all its pomp and circumstance, starts this Saturday with the annual parade through Munich and tapping of the first barrel of Bavarian festbier. Not planning a trip to Europe this fall? You can have your own shot at der gemütlichkeit, that intangible cozy feeling one gets after drinking several […]

“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 […]

This Week: Mikkeller at ChurchKey, Stoudts at Birreria, Oliver at Commonwealth, Heavy Seas at Elephant & Castle and Chris O’Brien at the Chophouse

This week is a busy one when it comes to beer. Tonight ChurchKey will have all 10 Mikkeller Single Hop IPAs on draft. If you are interested in learning more about what different types of hops smell and taste like, this is a good opportunity to get geeky. Also tonight is Birreria Paradiso's monthly beer dinner, […]

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