Anyone who’s toured a brewery has a general sense of how beer is made. But there’s much more to the life of a beer than just mash mixers and fermentation tanks. 3 Stars Brewing co-founder Dave Coleman shares how his team takes a beer from an idea to a finished, ready-to-drink product in just a […]
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Iron Gate, Founding Farmers, Kapnos, The Red Hen, The Passenger, and more all have their own private labels.
Last week, 3 Stars Brewing Company's Mike McGarvey and Dave Coleman began brewing beer that will soon be in bars and restaurants across the city. Having obtained its final permits earlier this month, 3 Stars is the latest in a wave of sudsy start-ups in the area, and the third production brewery to open inside the District after DC […]
The District's budding local craft beer scene has been full of firsts over the past year. Here's another one: 3 Stars Brewing Company, a production brewery set to open in Takoma in early June, will house the District's first home brew supply store. Co-founders Mike McGarvey and Dave Coleman announced today that the brewery's on-site tasting […]
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 […]
Thinking about happy hour? Here's a good one: Starting at 5 p.m. tonight, The Big Hunt is tapping the latest batch of brew from D.C.-based producer 3 Stars. This one's a collaboration with Baltimore-based Oliver Ales, where the actual brewing took place (3 Stars' own facility in D.C.'s Takoma neighborhood is still a work in […]
D.C.-based 3 Stars Brewing Company has been cranking out all sorts of suds this year, including a rye-based pale ale called B.W. Rye and a light, spicy farmhouse ale dubbed Syndicate Saison. None of these libations, however, were actually brewed in the District. The local company has been collaborating with breweries in Baltimore, Delaware and […]
More local D.C. brewery news to tempt your taste buds this week! Tonight, 3 Stars Brewing Company founders Dave Coleman and Mike McGarvey will release their second beer, B.W. Rye. No, the D.C.-based brewers still don't have their own space up and running yet**, though they are a lot closer. The new brew has been […]
This Week in Beer: Clown Shoes Launch, Great Lakes Rarities, Toledo Lounge Re-Opens, Big Hunt Barbecues & More
Just like last week's American Craft Beer Week, which was heavy on organized beer fun in Arlington and Alexandria, venues in Northern Virginia are stepping up when it comes to craft beer events. Read on for a run-through, but click on any event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above for more details.
3 Stars Brewing Company will launch their first endeavor as D.C.'s next local brewery on Memorial Day at ChurchKey. The new "local" beer was brewed in collaboration with Evolution Craft Brewing Company in Delaware, as 3 Stars does not yet have their Takoma production facility up and running. Syndicate Saison is a 6%-alcohol-by-volume, spicy farmhouse ale brewed […]