Posts Tagged ‘Bill Catron’

D.C. Beer Week Picks for Thursday

We know you've been watching the clock all day, waiting for The Lagerheads to guide you to a top D.C. Beer Week destination. Tonight's become the busiest billing of the week, with fourteen scheduled opportunities to champion craft beer. Easy to be overwhelmed, we know, so here are our picks and a complete list after […]

Biergarten Haus Will Open May 14

Let the countdown commence! The much-anticipated Biergarten Haus will open a week from today. We've long lamented the absence of a German beer garden in this city, but no longer. The place looks great. Check out Drew Long's post at DCFoodies for a preview. (See Going Out Guru Fritz Hahn's piece for more pictures.) The […]

2009: Looking Back at a Growing Beer City Part 1

As one year ends and another begins, the Lagerheads are taking a moment to glance back at the year in beer and reflect. First up, a look at the local front,  in two tomes. Below we give you five of the most influential local happenings in the beer scene in 2009 and what they mean […]

Two Beer Events on Oct. 27: Bacon Beer and Story Time

Two exciting beer events are coming to D.C. this month — both on the same day. Both parties involved assured me that neither knew the about other, which seems unlikely in a small town with so much tweeting, but I made them all cross their hearts. Brasserie Beck will host Brooklyn Brewmaster Garrett Oliver, who […]

DC Boasts Two New Belgian Beer Knights

This Friday in Brussels, at an enthronement ceremony that will kick off a weekend-long celebration of Belgian beer, two of our local heroes will have the honor of being knighted by the Chevalerie du Fourquet des Brasseurs, or Knighthood of the Brewers' Mashstaff. Thor Cheston, formerly at Birreria Paradiso and now general manager at Brasserie Beck, […]

This Week’s Most-Read Blog Posts on Young & Hungry

As you may have noticed, I've changed the title of this weekly feature, which is usually published under the name of Greatest Hits. I have done so out of respect for the top item about the passing of pastry chef Jérôme Girardot. There was nothing great about his untimely death, even if, in life, Girardot […]

Former Brasserie Beck Beer Man Bill Catron Now at De Vinos

Following his surprising departure from Brasserie Beck last month, Bill Catron has already found a new home. The former beer "sommelier" has taken a position at de vinos in Adams Morgan, where he will do for the beer/wine store what he did for his former boss, Robert Wiedmaier, at Beck: He'll turn de vinos into […]

This Week’s Greatest Hits from the Young & Hungry Blog

Thanks to the power of the internets, the first two spots on this week's list belong to posts from last week: one on the departure of Bill Catron from Brasserie Beck and the other on the Cameron Perks tragedy. After that, the Top 5 looks like this: The Sounds of Slurping: Get Ready for D.C. […]

Beer ‘Sommelier’ Bill Catron Is Out at Brasserie Beck

Bill Catron, the man who put together the killer beer list that won a Best of D.C. award last year, is no longer with Brasserie Beck, Robert Wiedmaier's Belgian-heavy restaurant at 11th and K streets NW. Catron's duties are being assumed by General Manager Thor Cheston, who's no stranger to suds. Cheston helped launch Birreria Paradiso […]