Posts Tagged ‘Czechvar’

High Time For Czech Beer in DC

Last June, we lamented the absence of a traditional German-style beer garden in our fair city. Before long, though,  our prayers were answered with the soon-to-open Biergarten Haus in the Atlas District. We have high hopes for the place and expect it to fill a gaping void in DC's beer scene. Taking a survey of the landscape, things […]

Czech Republic: One Country, Two Beers

For all its storied beer history, the Czech Republic has essentially two beer styles: dark and light. It’s a spartan selection even in comparison to Germany and its Reinheitsgebot. There’s the dark, chocolaty cerny (pronounced with a “ch” sound), and there’s pilsner, the famous light-colored lager from the city of Plzen. Poured fresh, they’re clear, […]

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