Posts Tagged ‘DC Brau Brewing Company’

Young & Hungry’s DC Beer Week Guide: Monday

DC Beer Week officially kicked off this weekend. With more than a hundred beer-centric events to choose from across the week, we understand if you feel a little overwhelmed. Don't worry, we're helping narrow the options by suggesting the best places to drink each day. Here are our picks for Monday. Flying Dog Hunter S. [...]

Local Breweries Win Big at the Great American Beer Festival

The Great American Beer Festival, the Oscars of the beer world, went down in Denver over the weekend, and local breweries took home some top awards. The annual beer competition and tasting event, organized by the Brewers Association, featured 4,338 beers from 666 breweries across the country. Judges awarded 254 medals in 84 categories, and 15 of those [...]

D.C. Beer Week, Day By Day: Lagerheads’ Picks for Wednesday

Start pumping the pain killers and throw back some water because D.C. Beer Week madness continues today with more than 20 events across the city. Once again, The Lagerheads, or at least this half of 'em, are here to help steer you in the right direction. Below are my picks for the evening, but if you [...]

Growler District: DC Brau Paves Way for Draft Beer Take-Out

DC Brau is at it again. Brewery founders Jeff Hancock and Brandon Skall's crusade for D.C. beverage law reform started in February, when they wrote and introduced a law, that subsequently passed, allowing District breweries to serve beer at on-site tasting rooms. A month ago, despite a precedent that growlers were not kosher in D.C., [...]

This Week: DC Brau Brew #2, Wood-Clad Schlenkerla, Real Ale Fest in Baltimore & More

It's already the middle of the week but there is still plenty of beer fun to be had. Read on for my picks, or click on any event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above for more details. LAGERHEADS PICK: The featured event this week is not in D.C. but is well worth a trip to [...]

This Week in Beer: DC Brau Launch, Flying Dog Exclusive, Brew Cruise and More

It's another big week for craft beer fans in D.C. There is plenty to do from fancy multi-course pairing dinners to casual pay-as-you-drink draft nights and even a beer cruise on the Potomac. Read on for my picks or click on any event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above for more details. My pick of [...]

DC Brau’s Brewery Tasting Permit Bill Introduced to D.C. Council

The District's beer landscape has changed since the 1950s when the city last had an operating production brewery. Beer drinkers back when Dwight D. Eisenhower was president likely had little interest in knowing much about the behind-the-scenes work of a brewery or visiting what was little more than a factory. But today's craft drinker is [...]

Alexandria’s Port City Brewing Company Opens This Week

As of today, Port City Brewing Company, the first production brewery to operate in Alexandria, Virginia, since Prohibition, is officially open for business. Founder Bill Butcher and head brewer Jonathan Reeves started brewing in the 21,000-square-foot space on January 15. Today the first batch of Port City beer left the warehouse in kegs and bottles [...]

Local Brewery Tours: DC Brau

As a follow-up to the Washington City Paper Beer Issue story on craft breweries opening in D.C., The Lagerheads are posting a series of features on each brewery. First up is DC Brau. As a wine distributor and importer in the Mid-Atlantic for six years, Brandon Skall noticed something missing from the local scene: “The [...]

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