Posts Tagged ‘Beer’

What Matters More: The Quest for New Beer, or the Beer?

Sure, you love beer. When you head to the bar for happy hour with friends, you carefully consider the draft, can, and bottle lists. You often order something you’ve never tasted, just to see what it’s like. You might have gotten into the habit of filling a growler at a brewery every weekend, or stopping […]

Where to Drink Beer Outside in D.C.

Beer gardens have been popping up even faster than small-plates spots over the past year. But it’s not all brats and hefeweizens—although there are plenty of those, too. Outdoor drinking hubs are offering a wide range of beers, including some made on the premises, and eats that range from pig heads to calamari. (And in […]

Try 50 Holiday Beers at ChurchKey Tonight

Before you don that ugly reindeer sweater and start getting "All I Want For Christmas is You" stuck in your head, here's an even better way to get in the holiday spirit: beer. Tonight from 4 to 9 p.m., ChurchKey will offer more than 50 Christmas and winter drafts and casks. The tap takeover will include some […]

Wine Drinkers Welcome at The Arsenal at Bluejacket, Opening Today

Putting together the wine list at a brewery might seem like a futile task. After all, who orders a glass of chardonnay when there are more than 20 craft beers made onsite? But The Arsenal at Bluejacket, opening today, anticipates the answer is somebody. And so while all the buzz around the Navy Yard brewery […]

Brew Hub: New Brewery Bluejacket Is a Laboratory for Food-Centric Beers

The folks behind Bluejacket want to make one thing clear: It’s not a brewpub. Beer Director Greg Engert and Head Brewer Megan Parisi are adamant about distinguishing the soon-to-open brewery from the adjoining restaurant, both housed in a high-ceilinged factory in Navy Yard once used to make boilers for ships. Brewpubs, Engert says, have long […]

Belgian Restaurant Week Is Here

D.C.’s fourth annual Belgian Restaurant Week is upon us. Through Sunday, eight participating restaurants—B Too, Belga Cafe, Brasserie Beck, Et Voila!, Granville Moore’s, Locolat Cafe, Mussel Bar & Grille, and Le Pain Quotidien—will offer $20 prix fixe lunches and $35 dinners. In addition, look out for hop-tail, waffle, mussel, and beer specials each day. Today, […]

The White House Brews Beer, Takes it on the Road

Apparently, D.C. has one more brewery than we thought. President Barack Obama's got his own little brewing operation at the White House. This revelation made headlines today after Obama offered an Iowa man a bottle from his bus, which is apparently stocked with the stuff for his three-day tour of the state. The White House […]

Brew In Town: Hof Ten Dormaal White Gold

Hof Ten Dormaal White Gold Where In Town: Granville Moore’s, 1238 H St. NE Price: $6.50/12 ounces (during happy hour) The Great Ale Robbery Going to a Belgian-themed beer bar is a good way to give your wallet the fiscal equivalent of a clobbering by Jean-Claude Van Damme. If, however, you would like to avoid […]

Port City Brewing Survives Derecho, Names Beer After It

After losing power from last week's storm, Alexandria's Port City Brewing Company feared it would lose 13,000 gallons of beer. (That's 104,000 pints.) The brewery now brings word that five of its six tanks are just fine. The sixth? It fermented at a higher temperature than intended. But that's not a bad thing. Turns out […]

New Belgium Brewery Brings Bike Festival to D.C. Saturday

For the very first time, the one and only Tour de Fat is descending upon D.C. This Saturday, New Belgium Brewing Company will set up its traveling bike circus at Yards Park on the Capitol Riverfront in Southeast. The District is one of fifteen stops on the bike advocacy-focused festival's national tour this summer. The event includes […]

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