Posts Tagged ‘Brett Thompson’

D.C.’s Newest Distillery, Jos. A. Magnus & Co., Revives a Century-Old Bourbon

The distillery was founded by the great-grandson of successful pre-Prohibition distiller Joseph A. Magnus.

Joseph A. Magnus Distilling Co. Will Open Tasting Room in August

The Ivy City distillery will produce bourbon, gin, and more.

Whiskey Dream Team to Open Joseph A. Magnus & Co. Distillery in Ivy City

The distillery will produce a number of rare and limited releases—sometimes under 100 bottles.

In The ‘Burbs: Pork Barrel BBQ Finally Opens Tonight in Del Ray

Two years of stoked anticipation and delayed construction is finally over. At 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Pork Barrel BBQ—the long-awaited eatery from 2011 Safeway National Capital Barbecue Battle champs Heath Hall and Brett Thompson—officially opens for business in Del Ray. WaPo special smoked meats correspondent Jim Shahin has the scoop. Eater DC has the menu. […]

Pork Perfume Purveyors Plan Mid-Sept. Opening for Del Ray BBQ Den

National Capital Barbecue Battle champs (and makers of the divinely swine-scented "Que" eau de barbecue cologne) Heath Hall and Brett Thompson are set to open their much-delayed Pork Barrel BBQ restaurant in Alexandria’s Del Ray neighborhood in mid-September. The Post's Jim Shahin has the scoop, describing the storefront as "so sleek and broad-windowed, it could […]

The Smell of Success: Pork Cologne Moguls Are Barbecue Battle Champs

Former Senate staffers Heath Hall and Brett Thompson of the politically apropos Pork Barrel BBQ company came out victorious at this past weekend's Safeway National Capital Barbecue Battle. The Washington Post reports on their "remarkable rise" on the smoker circuit. These are the same fellows behind the hiliarous eau de barbeque cologne that generated some […]

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