Posts Tagged ‘Connecticut Avenue 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 […]

Brooklyn’s Sixpoint Brews Are Heading to D.C.

My first encounter with Sixpoint Craft Ales was on the brewer's home turf of Brooklyn a few years ago, and I was smitten after the first sip. Those lucky enough to have crossed paths with Sixpoint's outstanding India pale ale Bengali Tiger, or any of the brewery's many other fine concoctions, will be thrilled to learn that […]

Rare Beer Alert: Lost Abbey at Connecticut Avenue Wine & Spirits

We gave you a heads up the last time cult-inspiring California beers were spotted in D.C. Well, a few rare bottles have made it into the District again. Connecticut Avenue Wine & Spirits beverage consultant Al K. Lo has managed to get his hands on some Lost Abbey. Lost Abbey is a Belgian abbey-style brewing project […]

Duck-Rabbit’s Wee Heavy Seasonal

A quick note to alert you to a recent beer find. If you're looking for a brew to go with the chilly weather, one good option is to go on over to Connecticut Avenue Wine & Spirits, near the Q Street Metro at Dupont Circle. Our pal Al, the store's very knowledgeable and enthusiastic beer […]

Barrel-Aged Bonanza in Dupont Circle

Quick note here about a couple of exciting beers we found recently, both Scottish imports aged in–what else?–Scotch whiskey barrels. If you have a taste for such things, get thee to Connecticut Avenue Wine & Spirits (1529 Connecticut Avenue, NW), a block north of Dupont Circle and a few doors up from Kramerbooks. Ask for […]