Posts Tagged ‘DC Beer’

Port City Brewing Company Founder to Speak at DNC

The Washington area beer community's love fest with President Barack Obama continues tonight. Port City Brewing Company founder Bill Butcher will speak at the Democratic National Convention sometime between 9 and 9:30 p.m., reports DC Beer. The Alexandria-based brewer, who describes himself as "not a particularly politically involved person," will speak about his experiences as […]

In the Brickskeller’s Embers, a Flicker of Hope

Like a shell-shocked trauma victim, I've been devouring every memorial piece I can find about the Brickskeller. I've instructed Google News to alert me whenever a new one appears, like this blip from the Associated Press that made its way to L.A. I've even read the comments. In the flurry over "Brickskeller Finally Pulls the […]

Brickskeller Chatter: Anticipated Closing Draws Near

It seemed this day was inevitable. The owners of the Brickskeller, who have been looking for a buyer for the venerable tavern and inn on 22nd Street NW near Dupont Circle, may have found one. Details are still sketchy—like whether the Brickskeller name will move to its sibling restaurant/brewpub in Chinatown, Regional Food and Drink. […]

The Beer Issue: What Others Are Saying

If the Washington City Paper's debut Beer Issue accomplished anything, it got people talking. And bitching. And praising. And wondering what planet we live on.  Below are a handful of the many comments found on Twitter, the DC-Beer listserv, blogs, and elsewhere. On the Beer Issue in general: @jacobsberg: "b/w the @wcp #beer issue and […]

Brasserie Beck’s Late-Night Happy Hour Starts This Week

The good news started when WaPo's Going Out Guru Fritz Hahn spread the word about Brasserie Beck's special January daily happy hour. The tune got even sweeter when Beck beer maestro Thor Cheston granted Mike Dolan's plea on DC Beer that the happy hour become permanent. This week the story gets even better. In addition to […]