The brightest win belonged to Alexandria's Port City Brewing Company, which was named Small Brewing Company of the Year.
Posts Tagged ‘Devils Backbone’
Out of over 70 events to choose from, here are highlights for each day of the week.
Devils Backbone Gold Leaf Lager Where in Town: S&S Liquors, 6925 4th St. NW Price: $11.99/six-pack Deal with the Devil Since it opened in 2008, Devils Backbone, situated along the Blue Ridge Mountains in Nelson County, Va., has won an unprecedented 30 medals at the Great American Beer Festival and World Beer Cup, the two […]
D.C.'s next brewery, Right Proper, is close to opening its doors. Co-founder Thor Cheston, who directed beer programs at Pizzeria Paradiso and Brasserie Beck before starting the Shaw-based brewpub, is planning to open in early December. Right Proper will serve eight beers on draft: six house beers designed by brewmaster Nathan Zeender and two lines for […]
It was a pretty good year for Washington area breweries at the 2013 Great American Beer Festival, the biggest competition of its kind. The annual commercial brewing contest and tasting event, sponsored by the Brewers Association, was held in Denver this weekend. Out of nearly 5,000 entries from 745 American breweries, 252 medals were awarded in 84 […]
Stock up on water and aspirin! Now in its fourth year, D.C. Beer Week kicks off this Sunday with more than 100 events throughout the District and northern Virginia. The highlights below, by type of event, are my suggestions for the best ways to wreck your liver next week. A complete daily list of beer dinners, small dish pairings, […]
The weekday craft-beer happy hour at Pizzeria Paradiso is one of the best deals around. From 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at the Dupont and Georgetown locations, and Monday through Thursday at the Old Town Alexandria location, the restaurant's entire list of carefully curated draft brews are half price. Not surprisingly, these […]
Weekend over too soon once again? Chase that case of the Mondays away with a look ahead at the week in beer. It's a good one. Brief descriptions below, but click on any event in the calendar above for more details. Monday you can learn about beer and cheese pairings by local guru Greg Engert […]
This Week: IPAs at Pizzeria Paradiso, Saisons at ChurchKey, Beer School at the Brick, Liberty Tree at Little Miss Whiskey’s, Great Lakes at Scion & Belgian Ale Dinner at Belga Café
Another good week to be a beer lover in D.C. Click on any event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above for more details or peruse the descriptions below. All week you can wander over to Pizzeria Paradiso (Georgetown and Dupont Circle) to sample a huge array of IPAs for JulyPA days. Both locations have […]
It's Super List time again. This is the monthly post where we share our top beers, which are defined by a "Super" rating in Tammy's beer journal. Visit our introductory post for a more thorough explanation of the series, but let's get on to the beers. The theme this time around seems to be big […]