Posts Tagged ‘Capitol City Brewing Company’

Meet Capitol City Brewing Company’s New Head Brewer

Capitol City Brewing Company is bringing in a new beer czar next week. The brewpub, with locations in Shirlington and downtown D.C., recently announced that Kristi Mathews Griner will take over as director of brewing operations. The change at Capitol City follows the news in early January that the brewpub’s top two brewers were leaving […]

Oktoberfests & More: Where to Find Fall Beers This Weekend

It doesn't feel like it outside yet, but fall is here. That means fall beer is here, too. With temperatures still in the 70s and 80s, what better way is there to cool off than by drinking a nice, malty festbier like the throngs in Munich or a fresh harvest ale brewed with hops straight […]

New Restaurant Coming Next to Vida Fitness, Eventually

Urban Adventures Companies, the group behind 901 Restaurant and Capitol City Brewing Company (as well as Vida Fitness, Bang Salon, and Aura Spa), has a new restaurant and bar in the works next to its newly-renovated gym at 1612 U St NW. And by "in the works," we mean, "don't expect this to open any […]

Today’s Hops Stories: The Latest News On Local Brews

Nearly a dozen breweries are now operating or planning to open in the D.C. metro area. Let's catch up on what's going on with each one. On the production brewery front, DC Brau, which you named D.C.'s best local brewery in our 2012 readers poll, celebrated its first anniversary (has it been a year already?) and six-packs […]

Virginia Is For Lovers (Of Beer): The Old Dominion State Is Oktoberfest Central

Get out your lederhosen and dirndls and polka on over the bridge! Over the next week, Northern Virginia will be the site of two immense Oktoberfest celebrations. This Saturday marks the 12th annual Capitol City Brewing Company Mid-Atlantic Oktoberfest in Shirlington. Next Saturday, Rustico in Alexandria will host its annual outdoor Oktoberfest block party. Both festivals will […]

So Long, Postal Square; Hello, Union Station: Capitol City Brewing Company On the Move

After more than 15 years of slinging suds to locals and tourists alike, the Capitol City Brewing Company location at Postal Square poured its last pints on Saturday. Fear not, fans of Amber Waves and other frothy house-made brews. You won't have to schlep all the way Capitol City's downtown location at 11th and H […]

This Week in Beer: Capitol City Farewell Patio Party, JulyPA Days at Pizzeria Paradiso, Moylan’s on Cask at ChurchKey

Here is the week in beer, just in time for your July 4th weekend hair-of-the-dog fix. Check out my notes below or click on any event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above for more details. LAGERHEADS PICK: On Wednesday, the Capitol City Brewing Company brewpub at Postal Square, which will be closing its doors for […]

Brew at the Zoo: Where’s All The Local Craft Beer?

Brew at the Zoo, the annual outdoor beer tasting event hosted by the National Zoo, will pair biology and the buzzed on July 14. The suds-filled soiree, which attracts some 40 breweries and about 2,000 thirsty guests each year, regularly sells out weeks in advance. As of Thursday, there were still about 600 tickets available. Why? […]

This Week: Sly Fox at ChurchKey, Oliver Ales at Paradiso, Uinta at Galaxy Hut, Beer School at The Brick Great Lakes at The Black Squirrel & North Coast Everywhere

Whoa! Lots of beer fun to be had this week. Read on for a daily rundown, but for details on an event click on it in our D.C. Beer Events Calendar above. Monday Birch & Barley is hosting Sly Fox brewmaster Brian O'Reilly from Phoenixville, Pennsylvania for a five-course, seven-beer dinner.  Across town Pizzeria Paradiso Georgetown […]

Beerspotter: Altbier at Capitol City Brewing, Gordon Biersch, and District ChopHouse

Where Spotted: District ChopHouse & Brewery, 509 7th St. NW; Capitol City Brewing Co., 1100 New York Ave. NW; Gordon Biersch, 900 F St. NW Price: $5.00-$5.50, depending on location Learning to Crawl: When the District’s trio of brewpubs collaborates on a recipe, they kind of force my hand. Offer three versions of a beer […]

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