Posts Tagged ‘Beer’

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 […]

Thor Cheston’s Right Proper Brewpub Aiming For Spring 2013 Opening

Back in November, Y&H special malt and hops correspondent Tammy Tuck reported that former Brasserie Beck GM Thor Cheston would be opening his own brewpub, possibly in Shaw or Bloomingdale. Today, the Post chimes in with an update on the project: "He’s got a name, Right Proper Brewpub. He’s got a partner, John Snedden of […]

What To Drink Tonight: New Belgium ‘La Folie’ at Rustico

Beer geeks in the 'burbs converge on Rustico tonight for the launch of New Belgium's 2012 batch of "La Folie," a brown sour brew aged in French oak barrels. Rustico's resident suds-slingers will also be pouring a bunch of other sour sips from the popular Colorado brewer's Lips of Faith series, including Kick, Clutch and […]

Even Before Opening, Standard Draws a Crowd

Yep, it's already sort of a scene down at the corner of 14th and S Streets NW. Y&H counted at least 20 folks waiting outside Standard at 4:57 p.m. Precisely three minutes later, when the gates swung open as scheduled to usher in the new spring season at the popular barbecue joint and beer garden, […]

Standard Questions: Chef Tad Curtz Dishes On His Popular Beer Garden’s New Menu (Think Cheeks, Not Tofu)

The corner of 14th and S Streets NW is about to get smoky once again.  On Mar. 1, chef Tad Curtz will fire up the smokers, tap the kegs, and reopen the doors of his popular beer-and-barbecue hangout, Standard, soon entering its second season of operation.  Equal parts inglorious and impassioned, easy-going and industrious, the […]

Pizzeria Paradiso Debuts Gluten-Free Pies on Feb. 15

This week's Young & Hungry column explores D.C.'s burgeoning gluten-free pizza scene and how even many of the city's upper-crust (ahem!) pizzerias are now offering non-traditional wheatless pies. Perhaps the latest joiner is the venerable Pizzeria Paradiso, which has been experimenting for months with a new homemade crust made from brown rice, sorghum, and buckwheat […]

The Lowdown On Hopslam: Searching D.C. For This Rare IPA? Good Luck!

The annual release of Hopslam, the super-rare and coveted Imperial IPA from Michigan's Bell's Brewery that often has retailers jacking up their price guns, is upon us again. And, yes, at some outlets, it's already too late to buy some. Connecticut Avenue Wine & Liquors got six cases in on Monday and sold them out […]

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