Posts Tagged ‘Diane Alexander’

Tap Lessons: Advice for the Brickskeller’s New Owners

Last week, about 20 drinkers who once considered the Brickskeller home—either because they had worked at the bar or because they practically lived there—dropped by the subterranean saloon for one last taste. They had heard rumblings that the Dupont Circle institution, the place that pioneered the craft beer movement in D.C., had been sold. More […]

Last Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

If you haven't noticed already, we at Y&H Central decided it would be a good idea to stop confusing readers. We will no longer have separate spots on the website for the Young & Hungry blog and the Young & Hungry column. From now on, you'll find everything you want under this banner. For some […]

Dave and Diane Alexander in Negotiations to Sell the Brickskeller

The Brickskeller has been in Diane Alexander's family since her parents and grandparents founded it in 1957. It has also been a pioneer in the local craft beer movement, thanks to Alexander's husband, Dave, who has served up small-batch, hand-crafted brews since back in the '70s when most folks were still sucking down that commercial […]

Women of Craft Beer Part 2: The Locals

As a follow up to yesterday's post about prominent women in the national beer scene, today we are posting a list of local and localish beer-loving ladies. DC and the greater Washington area have a very decent number of beer women, from restaurant and bar owners to brewers, wholesalers, and other business folk. And this […]