Posts Tagged ‘Brew In Town’

Brew In Town: Gordon Biersch SommerBrau Kölsch

Gordon Biersch SommerBrau Kölsch Where in Town: Gordon Biersch, 900 F St. NW Price: $6.50/21 oz. A Breath of Fresh Ale Lately I find myself reaching for clean, classic styles rather than aggressively flavored beers full of exotic ingredients. Some equate “simple” and “low-alcohol” with “boring,” but there’s nothing more satisfying than a well-balanced brew. […]

Brew In Town: Matt’s Burning Rosids Imperial Cherrywood Smoked Saison

Stone Brewing Company Matt’s Burning Rosids Imperial Cherrywood Smoked Saison Where in Town: Scion Restaurant, 1200 East-West Hwy., Silver Spring, or 2100 P St. NW Price: $4/12 oz. Yeastward Expansion Southern California’s Stone Brewing Company, currently the 10th-largest craft brewery in the U.S., is looking to up its rank. Like Colorado’s New Belgium and Oskar […]

Brew In Town: Mad Fox The Elixir Maibock

Mad Fox The Elixir Maibock Where in Town: Mad Fox Brewing Company, 444 West Broad St., Falls Church Price: $6/16 oz. Mad About Brew Since it opened four years ago, Mad Fox Brewing Company has been recognized as one of the area’s best spots for locally made craft beer. Founded by veteran brewer Bill Madden, […]

Brew In Town: Wild Wolf Strawberry Schwarzcake

Wild Wolf Strawberry Schwarzcake Where in Town: The Black Squirrel, 2427 18th St. NW Price: $6.50/12 oz. Tracing the Brew Ridge A century-old school house set amid old tobacco barns on a large, hillside property in Nellysford, Va., is the home of Wild Wolf Brewing Company and its restaurant, which mother-and-son team Mary and Danny […]

Brew In Town: Evolution Sprung

Evolution Sprung Where in Town: YES! Organic Market, 4100 Georgia Ave. NW Price: $10.99/six-pack The Winter of Our Discontent The polar vortex has made this winter one of the coldest in D.C. history—and one of the longest. At least it feels that way. Where the hell is spring anyway? A day warm enough to enjoy […]

Brew In Town: Hof Ten Dormaal & Oxbow Tildonk Special

Hof Ten Dormaal & Oxbow Tildonk Special Where in Town: Pizzeria Paradiso, 2003 P St. NW Price: $8/12 oz Farm to Farm In beer, the moniker “farmhouse” originally denoted generations of the same family working their hereditary lands—growing crops, raising livestock, and brewing their own liquid sustenance. Today, most beers with the label merely use […]

Brew in Town: Port City Colossal THREE Heller Bock

Port City Colossal THREE Heller Bock Where in Town: Meridian Pint, 3400 11th St. NW Price: $7/12 oz Hop of List Alexandria’s Port City Brewing Company has garnered considerable attention since it opened in February 2011. You may recall Derecho Common, the serendipitous beer that resulted from five days without power during D.C.’s freak 2012 […]

Brew in Town: Right Proper Ornette

Right Proper Ornette Where in Town: Right Proper Brewing Company, 624 T St. NW Price: $4/12 oz God Is Good Brewers love to highlight special grains and exotic hops. (Seen the latest oatmeal rye brown ale with galaxy hops?) But the flavor profiles of most beers are defined by a far less glamorous ingredient: the yeast. […]

Brew in Town: Franklins One of Those Funky Thangs American Wild Ale

Franklins One of Those Funky Thangs American Wild Ale Where in Town: Franklins Restaurant, Brewery & General Store, 5123 Baltimore Ave., Hyattsville Price: $16.99/750 mL Turning Sour Those of us who like sucking on lemons squeal in delight when a beer is described as sour, but words like acidic or vinegary can make people think […]

Brew In Town: Chocolate City Mister Mayor Imperial Stout

Chocolate City Mister Mayor Imperial Stout Where in Town: Chocolate City Beer, 2801 8th St. NE Price: $12/22 ounces A Brew Direction Chocolate City Beer, which opened in August 2011 in Brookland, is the smallest District-based brewery. Its four employees share all responsibilities, even delivering beer. When founding brewer Ben Matz left Chocolate City this […]

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