Posts Tagged ‘Brooklyn Brewery’

Young & Hungry’s Guide to D.C. Beer Week

Stock up on water and aspirin! Now in its fourth year, D.C. Beer Week kicks off this Sunday with more than 100 events throughout the District and northern Virginia. The highlights below, by type of event, are my suggestions for the best ways to wreck your liver next week. A complete daily list of beer dinners, small dish pairings, […]

This Week in Beer: Clown Shoes Launch, Great Lakes Rarities, Toledo Lounge Re-Opens, Big Hunt Barbecues & More

Just like last week's American Craft Beer Week, which was heavy on organized beer fun in Arlington and Alexandria, venues in Northern Virginia are stepping up when it comes to craft beer events. Read on for a run-through, but click on any event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above for more details.

This Week: DC Brau Brew #2, Wood-Clad Schlenkerla, Real Ale Fest in Baltimore & More

It's already the middle of the week but there is still plenty of beer fun to be had. Read on for my picks, or click on any event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above for more details. LAGERHEADS PICK: The featured event this week is not in D.C. but is well worth a trip to […]

Servicey Industry: Shake Shack, Taco Contest, Celebrity Steak Challenge

Openings, closings, revamps, events, compiled from press releases, compressed into haiku "Colombia Week"/guest chef Barrientos/avant-garde tastings; starting May 10, Café Atlántico, 405 8th Street NW, (202) 393-0812 Master barista/shares best coffee recipes/win a new machine; from 2:30-4:30 p.m, May 11, Café Du Parc, 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, (202) 942-7000 Celebs steak challenge/48 ounces of beef/children's […]

This Week in Beer: Sierra Nevada Rarities, SweetWater Invasion, Cask Lab & More

This week's beer fun comes primarily in the form of Earth Day and 4/20 references. Read on for my picks but for more details on any event, click on it in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above. LAGERHEADS PICK: On Wednesday, Meridian Pint celebrates Earth Day with a "Dazed and Enthused" tap takeover with brewer Terrence Sullivan […]

Craft Beer Creeps onto James Beard Foundation Award Nominee List for Second Year

Beer gets beaten up by wine all the time. But a sure sign that my favorite beverage is elbowing its way up to the same status wine and spirits have long enjoyed is this year's list of nominees for James Beard Foundation awards. In what is considered the equivalent of the Oscars for the food […]

This Week: Norwegian Rarities at Paradiso, KBS Release at ChurchKey, Homebrew Competition at Meridian Pint, Beer Class at Washington Wine Academy & Old Dominion Meet & Greet at RFD

It is a fantastic week for enjoying craft beer in (and just outside) the District with plenty of opportunities to warm up your whistle for St. Patrick's Day. Read on for my recommendations or click on any event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above for more details. PICKS OF THE WEEK On Monday Pizzeria Paradiso in […]

How Can Germans Revive Their Country’s Thirst For Beer?

The notion that Germans, with their foamy steins and spirited drinking songs, are turning away from beer may seem as likely as pigs flying. But an article at Slate.com this week describes how German beer culture is in an undeniable decline. Statistics released by the German government over the past several years have shown that Germans […]

This Week: Bell’s Hopslam at ChurchKey, Brooklyn Tasting at Ella’s, Schlafly Tours Virginia & Chris O’Brien Tutoring Session

January is turning out to be a great month for beer. Don't believe me? Look ahead in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar. Here's what's on tap this week. In addition to a lot of new gym memberships and diet plans starting up, the beginning of each year means it's time for Bell's Hopslam. This honeyed Double IPA has […]

This Week: Brooklyn Brewery Pairings at Scion, Olivers at the Big Hunt, Pizzeria Paradiso Old Town Opens & Northern Virginia Brewfest

Just a few brewy things to do this week for those who need a reason to go out and drink craft beer. On Tuesday, Scion is hosting at paired tasting with beers from Brooklyn Brewery. You can sign up for an individual seating, 7:00pm or 8:30pm each with four pairings for $30, or do both […]

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