Posts Tagged ‘Dogfish Head’

Top Picks for D.C. Beer Week

The latest installment of craft beer mania is upon us in the form of the city's sixth annual DC Beer Week. Today through Sunday, local breweries, bars, and restaurants will play host to over 100 events focused on drinking and learning about craft beer. Below are our picks for the best foamy fun the week has to […]

Brew in Town: Dogfish Head Positive Contact

Dogfish Head Positive Contact Where In Town: Scion Restaurant, 2100 P St. NW Price: $10/9 ounces Hip Hops Hurray Brewers sometimes create beers in homage to their favorite music: Take Dogfish Head’s tributes to Miles Davis and Pearl Jam. But when Deltron 3030’s Dan the Automator approached Dogfish founder Sam Calagione about brewing a beer […]

This Week in Beer: Brasserie Beck & Againn Host New Belgium, Pizzeria Paradiso Holds AutumnFest, SweetWater and Great Lakes Take Over The Black Squirrel & More

There is plenty of organized beer fun to fill up your day planner this week. Read on for a run-through, or click on any event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above for more details.

This Week: Rare Casks at the Big Hunt & ChurchKey, Beer Dinners All Over

It's another fantastic week for enjoying beer in the District, with two rare cask nights and more beer dinners than you can shake a tallboy at. Read on for some tantalizing details, or click on an event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above. On Monday the Big Hunt in Dupont Circle will have a cask […]

This Week: Bell’s Hopslam at ChurchKey, Brooklyn Tasting at Ella’s, Schlafly Tours Virginia & Chris O’Brien Tutoring Session

January is turning out to be a great month for beer. Don't believe me? Look ahead in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar. Here's what's on tap this week. In addition to a lot of new gym memberships and diet plans starting up, the beginning of each year means it's time for Bell's Hopslam. This honeyed Double IPA has […]

Beerspotter’s Top 5 Beers of 2010

My New Year's resolution for 2011 is to be an omnivorous drinker: to appreciate beer in both quality and quantity. I had long been beguiled by promises of sexier beer—aged in bourbon, wine, brandy, and raw oak barrels; inoculated with yeast strains from far-off lands; infused with enough hops to endanger the species—but for every […]

Most Ridiculous Beer Names: What Are Your Picks?

This weekend the Huffington Post put together a photo slide show of "ridiculous" beer names. My faves? Ridgeway Brewing's Santa's Butt Winter Porter from the U.K. conjures some jolly but jiggly, possibly hairy, images. What I'd much rather have in my head when ordering a beer is the sight suggested by I'll Have What the Gentleman On […]

Now That’s “Old Style”

Salvage divers in the Baltic Sea had already recovered some expensive bottles of champagne from a wreck when they made a surprise discovery: what may be the world's oldest case of beer. For 200 years the beer had lain undisturbed in 164 feet of water, out of the sunlight and at a near constant temperature […]

Last Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

Y&H, to paraphrase R. Crumb's old '70s slogan, keeps on food truckin'. Y'all can't seem to get enough of these little mobile eateries. Three of the top five items last week concerned the District's ever-improving food truck scene (and what it means for those of us who embrace it). Take a look: Is the Newfound […]

How Does Dogfish Head Bitches Brew Taste? And How’s It Sound?

Today is the release date for Dogfish Head Bitches Brew, the beer brewed to celebrate the 40th birthday and reissue of the groundbreaking Miles Davis classic. It was first sampled by attendees at SAVOR — that is, anyone who wanted to shoulder their way through the throng of TV cameras and clamoring beer nerds for […]