Posts Tagged ‘Devils Backbone’

Brew In Town: Devils Backbone Gold Leaf Lager

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 […]

First Look at Right Proper Brewpub, Opening Soon

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 […]

Which Local Breweries Won Top Awards at the Great American Beer Festival?

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 […]

Young & Hungry’s Guide to D.C. Beer Week

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, […]

Pizzeria Paradiso in Alexandria Celebrates Bar Expansion

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 […]

This Week: Beer & Cheese Seminar at Birch & Barley, Southampton Dinner at Commonwealth

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 […]

The Super List: May 2010

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 […]

Winter Beer Fest at the Brickskeller Next Week

I scream, you scream, we all scream for...winter beers. You know the ones. Strong, dark, and sweet, just the way we like 'em. If you, too, are a winter seasonal fanatic, then you should plan on attending the Brickskeller's Winter Holidaze Extravaganzee next Wednesday. What is usually a two-night affair (because of the sheer number […]

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