Posts Tagged ‘Capitol City Brewing Company’

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 […]

“Alt Together Now” Local Brewpub Collaboration Ale Closes D.C. Beer Week

Barrett Lauer, head brewer at District Chophouse & Brewery had been holding onto an idea for an Altbier called "Alt Together Now." When 2010 D.C. Beer Week details started coming together several months ago, he found a perfect use for the clever title. Following the collaborative spirit of American craft brewers in general, as well […]

D.C. Beer Week Picks for Friday

It's last call for D.C. Beer Week with the final batch of events tonight and a few stragglers over the weekend. Below are some notes on the events that caught our eye. Check out the full list after the jump and let us know which ones are getting your drool going in the comments section. […]

Tonight’s Beerspotter Picks for D.C. Beer Week

I hope yesterday's hangover brunch was a restorative one, because it's D.C. Beer Week, and you've got your work cut out for you. With seven events tonight and almost 40 this week, you need to plan strategically — tonight is but one leg in the tour de pints. You could start with a quiet dinner […]

More Openings Next Week: Mad Fox Brewpub & Mussel Bar

It's like Christmas in July for D.C. beer fans! Earlier this month Meridian Pint opened in Columbia Heights, and next week two more beer-focused establishments will welcome their first guests. Mad Fox Brewpub is planning to open on Monday, July 12, in Falls Church, and Mussel Bar is scheduled to open on Thursday, July 15, in […]

This Week: Dogfish Head at Scion, Great Lakes at Big Hunt, Flying Dog SXSW Sneak Peek & the 2010 Brewer’s Ball

Another week of beer lies ahead. Tonight you can enjoy a multiple-course meal paired with Dogfish Head beers at Scion in Dupont Circle. If you like the neighborhood but aren't up for a full-fledged affair, head over to The Big Hunt for a limited preview of Great Lakes Brewing Company's new spring release Belgian-style witbier Holy […]

This Week: Troegs at Birreria, Birthday Barleywines, Big Beers at the Brick & Our Beloved Beerspotter at Black Squirrel

That's a lot of B's, but B is for beer and this is a good week to go out and enjoy some, especially if you like the big (meaning strong) ones. Tonight Birreria Paradiso in Georgetown will feature Troegs Brewing Company at their monthly beer dinner. Both seatings are likely to be sold out, but you can always […]

2009: Looking Back at a Growing Beer City Part 1

As one year ends and another begins, the Lagerheads are taking a moment to glance back at the year in beer and reflect. First up, a look at the local front,  in two tomes. Below we give you five of the most influential local happenings in the beer scene in 2009 and what they mean […]

Tipsy Tuesdays

Tuesday has long been an excellent night to go a'drinking in DC. The Belgian Beer Happy Hour Bohemian Caverns used to have was a night we thoroughly enjoyed in our just-getting-into-beer days. We have managed to have plenty more tipsy Tuesdays as a result of the wealth of beer happy hour opportunities available in DC. […]

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