Posts Tagged ‘Bluejacket’

Bluejacket Brewery Tours Begin Jan. 31

Coming soon to Bluejacket: free behind-the-scene tours, showcasing the brewing operation that produces more than two dozen craft brews on the southeast waterfront. Bluejacket tours begin on Jan. 31 and will be held every Friday and Saturday at the brewery. If you’re lucky, your tour leader may be Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director Greg Engert, […]

Iron Gate Reopens Tonight With Chef Anthony Chittum at the Helm

It’s been closed for three years, but the Iron Gate—one of Washington’s oldest restaurants—reopens tonight for dinner. It took new owner Neighborhood Restaurant Group, which also owns Bluejacket, Birch & Barley, GBD, and others, a few months longer than expected to restore the shuttered space. But dining veterans should immediately recognize the wrought iron gates […]

Sauce-O-Meter: How the Week’s Food Happenings Measure Up

Brew In Town: Bluejacket The Wake

Bluejacket The Wake Where in Town: Bluejacket, 300 Tingey St. SE Price: $8/12 oz. Worth the Buzz I am not a coffee drinker. Caffeine makes me feel like an untied balloon that flies wildly around the room and eventually falls lifeless to the floor. But on cold autumn days, I satisfy my coffee craving with […]

Check Out the Lunch Menu for The Arsenal at Bluejacket

Snagging a seat at the The Arsenal at Bluejacket has been no easy feat with throngs of beer lovers crowding the bar in its first two weeks. Last weekend, it was so busy that the restaurant had to start a line at the front door. At least now there's lunch. The dining room is now […]

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 […]

What to Expect From Bluejacket’s Restaurant, Now Called The Arsenal (Updated with Full Menu)

With a full-scale production brewery onsite, it's no wonder all the talk about Bluejacket, opening in Navy Yard next Tuesday, has centered on the beer. (Just read this week's Y&H column.) But let's not forget there's food, too. Neighborhood Restaurant Group is trying to distinguish the 200-seat restaurant and bar from the brewery by giving […]

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 […]

Cask and Tell: Why Are Barrel-Aged Beers Showing Up on So Many Menus?

The Beer Issue Lager Rhythms How a Homebrewer Resurrected a Classic D.C. Lager Ready and Labeled What Would These Draft Beers Look Like in Cans and Bottles Ale Together Now The Brewer Collaborations You'll Want to Try During DC Beer Week License to Swill D.C.’s Booze Laws Allow a Way Around the Middleman. Guess Who […]

Brew In Town: Bluejacket and Brasserie de la Senne Gray Jacket

Where in Town: ChurchKey, 1337 14th St. NW Price: $3/4 oz, $7/11.2 oz If You Build It… Their Navy Yard brewery may not be up and running until later this summer, but Bluejacket’s Megan Parisi and Greg Engert have spent the last year making beer with respected brewers from across the U.S. and Europe. Their […]