Posts Tagged ‘Flying Dog Ales’

D.C. Beer Week Picks for Thursday

We know you've been watching the clock all day, waiting for The Lagerheads to guide you to a top D.C. Beer Week destination. Tonight's become the busiest billing of the week, with fourteen scheduled opportunities to champion craft beer. Easy to be overwhelmed, we know, so here are our picks and a complete list after […]

Shelf Watch Proves D.C. Craft Beer Selection Is On The Up And Up

D.C.'s beer culture is growing stronger all the time, and over the last month we have seen significant proof of it in our neighborhood grocery store. Sure, D.C. has seen a steady increase in the number of beer-centric bars and restaurants opening, as well as wine and cocktail-focused places adding more craft and imported beer […]

SAVOR Week Event Guide for Wednesday

SAVOR madness begins in earnest tonight with several local beer events. As usual, we're here to help you make an informed choice about where to begin your drunken stumble home. The list below includes the Lagerheads (LH) and Beerspotter (BS) picks, as well as our advice about why or why not to go. For the […]

This Week: American Craft Beer Week, Mikkeller at Birch & Barley, Garrett Oliver at National Geographic, Brouwerij Roman at ChurchKey and Flying Dog All Over

It's that time of year again: American Craft Beer Week. The annual celebration, organized by the Brewers Association, is all about advocating for and appreciating small, independent breweries. So it's a good week to grab a macrobrew-loving friend and seek out some flavorful, artisanal beer. Last year's ACBW post has a few of our top spots for doing […]

Firkin Fridays At The Black Squirrel

The Black Squirrel will be having a firkin of beer every Friday to help all you cogs wind down from the week and start each weekend out right. Co-owner Amy Bowman, who credits J.T. Smith of Flying Dog for helping to inspire the program, says it has been pretty easy to just throw a cask […]

Regional Breweries Bring Back Plenty of Bling From This Year’s World Beer Cup

No District brewpubs earned awards this year, but eight local and regional brewers were recognized at the 2010 Brewers Association World Beer Cup in Chicago last week. That's no small feat given this year's competition: 642 breweries from 44 countries and 47 U.S. states entered over 3,000 beers for only three awards in each of 90 […]

This Week: Hopslam Cask at ChurchKey, Holy Moses at Black Squirrel, New York Dinner at Granville Moore’s & Flying Dog Casks Galore

This week is National Cask Ale Week in the U.K., and real ale fans all over the colonies are celebrating by drinking hand-pumped beer. If you are looking for an authentic experience (but have no plans to jump the pond) we suggest heading to Pratt Street Ale House in Baltimore. They will be pouring $5 […]

This Week: Dogfish Head at Scion, Great Lakes at Big Hunt, Flying Dog SXSW Sneak Peek & the 2010 Brewer’s Ball

Another week of beer lies ahead. Tonight you can enjoy a multiple-course meal paired with Dogfish Head beers at Scion in Dupont Circle. If you like the neighborhood but aren't up for a full-fledged affair, head over to The Big Hunt for a limited preview of Great Lakes Brewing Company's new spring release Belgian-style witbier Holy […]

This Week: Troegs at Birreria, Birthday Barleywines, Big Beers at the Brick & Our Beloved Beerspotter at Black Squirrel

That's a lot of B's, but B is for beer and this is a good week to go out and enjoy some, especially if you like the big (meaning strong) ones. Tonight Birreria Paradiso in Georgetown will feature Troegs Brewing Company at their monthly beer dinner. Both seatings are likely to be sold out, but you can always […]

This Week: Drink for Haiti, Brick’s Big Ones, Troegs & Oysters, and Tweeting Dogs

This week offers a decent selection of beer-focused events. Tonight you can drink some special kegs at either Pizzeria Paradiso location in the name of Haitian relief or down as many oysters as you can pints of Troegs at Hank's Oyster Bar in Alexandria. Tuesday marks the first of two nights of tasting regionally-brewed strong […]

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