Posts Tagged ‘Chevy Chase Wine & Spirits’

The Lowdown On Hopslam: Searching D.C. For This Rare IPA? Good Luck!

The annual release of Hopslam, the super-rare and coveted Imperial IPA from Michigan's Bell's Brewery that often has retailers jacking up their price guns, is upon us again. And, yes, at some outlets, it's already too late to buy some. Connecticut Avenue Wine & Liquors got six cases in on Monday and sold them out […]

Pappy Is A Rolling Stone: The Hunt for D.C.’s Most Elusive Bourbon

If you think that hunting down some white truffles, shark fin soup or beluga caviar is tough in this town, just try getting your hands on a bottle of Pappy Van Winkle. "We got a shipment two weeks ago and it sold out in 45 minutes," says Josh Feldman, owner of Potomac Wine & Spirits, […]

Stillwater Artisanal Ales Hit Home

In the past week Stillwater Artisanal Ales, a gypsy brewing project headed by Baltimore brewer Brian Strumke and Brooklyn importer Brian Ewing, has hit D.C. in a big way with their flagship beer and first collaboration. Strumke, a former techno DJ from Baltimore and Ewing, owner of 12 Percent Imports in Brooklyn decided to enter the world […]

SAVOR Mania: The Master List

It's that time of year again. SAVOR is coming to town and with the national craft beer and food pairing event comes a week-long beer party for D.C. Tickets sold out in record time this year, but thanks to the local bars, restaurants, and distributors who take advantage of so many talented brewers being in […]

This Week: #DCBrews Tweet Up at ChurchKey and Beer Dinners at Granville Moore’s & Belga Café

Like the calm before the storm, this week is a little light on organized beer fun. Don't be disappointed, your liver likely needs some rest before the mayhem of pre-and post-SAVOR events begin next week (scroll down in the calendar for a preview). Monday is the regular guest tap series at Room 11. In time […]

This Week: Gubna at Room 11, Ladies Night at Heavy Seas & Oyster Fest at Hank’s

Once again, The Lagerheads bring you D.C.'s beer events for the week. Monday night Room 11 is tapping a keg of Oskar Blues Gubna Imperial IPA, a hoppy, 10%-ABV monster of a beer. Friday evening the fair lasses of Heavy Seas (formerly Clipper City) are hosting a ladies-only beer vs. wine tasting at the brewery in […]