Posts Tagged ‘Brewer’s Association’

Where to Drink During the Craft Brewers Conference This Week

The annual Craft Brewers Conference arrives in D.C. this week. More than 6,000 beer professionals from around the world are expected to attend, and many are bringing their beer with them. Gird your liver! Washington's plethora of craft beer-minded bars and restaurants have put together a whopper of a week to celebrate the first time the […]

D.C. Faux Brau: AB-Inbev Tries to Trademark ’202′ Area Code

Anheuser-Busch InBev, the Belgium-based company behind Budweiser, Michelob, and more than 200 other beer brands around the world, recently filed trademark applications for the area codes of 15 U.S. cities, including Washington, D.C. The move appears to be one of several that AB-InBev, whose numbers account for nearly half of all beer sales in the U.S. […]

Lagerheads’ Top 10 Sips at Savor 2011

The foam has finally settled since D.C. was taken over by Savor and the week of revelry that accompanies the annual craft beer and food event. Two evening sessions at the National Building Museum brought 144 beers from 72 small and independent U.S. brewers, each paired with one of 42 different small dishes planned by our very […]

Tipsy Tips From Lagerheads: 15 Breweries to Check Out at Savor

Some of us have been drinking all week, but tonight the real party starts as Savor officially descends upon D.C. The Brewers Association, the trade group putting on the craft beer and food event, is taking over the National Building Museum for two nights of revelry. The great hall will be flush with reps from 72 American […]

Drink Up, D.C.: It’s American Craft Beer Week

It's American Craft Beer Week, the seven days each May that drinkers across the nation are rallied to put down their Buds, Heinekens, and Stellas and sip on something more interesting. The Brewers Association, the national non-profit trade group for small and independent U.S. craft brewers that organizes the week, even has a Declaration of Beer Independence […]

No Ticket to SAVOR? No Problem! SAVOR Beer Week Brings Wealth of Events to D.C.

For the fourth year, SAVOR: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience will bring talented brewers and their beers to D.C. from all over the United States. The popular tasting event, which will be at the National Building Museum on June 3 and 4, sold out in less than 20 minutes again this year, despite doubling in […]

House In Session Ale: Changing the Law One Beer at a Time

Last month the beer directors of Pizzeria Paradiso, Meridian Pint, and ChurchKey traveled to Schlafly Beer in St. Louis to brew a special ale for D.C. drinkers to enjoy this spring. The result was the House In Session Ale, a low-alcohol "session" brew. In part one of the story, I describe how the project came about and […]

Greetings from the Great Beer City of San Francisco

We invited you along on the Lagerheads' last grand beer adventure when we traveled to Colorado for the 2009 Great American Beer Festival. This week I invite you to join me (virtually) as I represent the "better half" of D.C.'s beer loving duo at this year's Craft Brewers Conference in San Francisco. Like most of my travel, […]

SAVOR Tickets on Sale Tomorrow at Noon

The season of SAVOR is upon us. On June 3 and June 4, the Brewers Association will host the American craft beer and food pairing event at the National Building Museum here in Washington, D.C. General public tickets for the popular annual event, which is in its fourth year, go on sale tomorrow, Thursday, March 3, […]

Savor Announces 2011 Brewery Lineup, Ticket Sale Dates

Savor, D.C.'s classiest boozefest, announced its full list of 33 breweries for 2011, including noted heavyweights, local talent, and some very exciting new breweries from around the country. The beer and food festival, which returns to its original two-day format for its fourth year, will take place June 3 and 4 at the National Building […]

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