Posts Tagged ‘Flying Dog Brewery’

A History of D.C. Beer and Marion Barry

Local breweries are kind of obsessed with Marion Barry. The mayor-for-life is a recurring theme in D.C.-area beer, inspiring colorful puns and providing an excuse to brew with marionberries (a type of blackberry from Marion County, Ore.). Here’s a history of the Ward 8 councilmember’s pint-sized cameos over the last few years. 2012 Flying Dog […]

Try Flying Dog’s Old Bay Beer at ChurchKey Tomorrow

Marylanders and the Old Bay-obsessed will want to head to ChurchKey tomorrow night for Flying Dog Brewery’s release of its Dead Rise Old Bay Summer Ale. This is the first keg tapping of the beer in D.C., says Flying Dog sales representative Nate Eckert. However, attendees of Savor, the craft brewery festival held at the National Building […]

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 DC Beer Week Guide: Closing Weekend Edition

All good things must come to an end. After dozens of beer-focused activities across bars, restaurants, markets, and even ballparks and concert venues throughout the Washington area, DC Beer Week comes to a close on Sunday. Here are our suggestions for where to down your final pints this weekend. View the full list of events […]

Young & Hungry’s DC Beer Week Guide: Monday

DC Beer Week officially kicked off this weekend. With more than a hundred beer-centric events to choose from across the week, we understand if you feel a little overwhelmed. Don't worry, we're helping narrow the options by suggesting the best places to drink each day. Here are our picks for Monday. Flying Dog Hunter S. […]

Brew In Town: Flying Dog Green Tea Imperial Stout

Where in Town: Fenwick Beer & Wine, 1327 Fenwick Lane, Silver Spring, Md. Price: $12.99/750 ml Cherry Blossom Bomb Given the snow flurries that ushered in this year’s Cherry Blossom festival, I wasn’t quite in the mood for the delicate floral and fruity ales usually crafted for this annual rite of spring. I found the […]

Today’s Hops Stories: The Latest News On Local Brews

Nearly a dozen breweries are now operating or planning to open in the D.C. metro area. Let's catch up on what's going on with each one. On the production brewery front, DC Brau, which you named D.C.'s best local brewery in our 2012 readers poll, celebrated its first anniversary (has it been a year already?) and six-packs […]

This Week in Beer: Gourds as Glasses at Jack Rose, Canadian Breakfast Stout at ChurchKey & More Oktoberfests Than You Can Shake a Schnitzel At

Fall is here. If the weather hasn't given you a clue, all the pumpkin beers appearing on store shelves and Oktoberfest celebrations certainly should. This week is full of both. Read on for my picks, but the full list is in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above. Click on any event for more details. My pick […]

D.C. Beer Week, Day By Day: Lagerheads’ Picks for Thursday

It's already Thursday of D.C. Beer Week. Depending on how much fun you have already had, you may need to give your liver a break. If the two of you are ready to go out there again tonight, below are my suggestions. Be sure to check out the evening's full calendar after the jump.

This Week In Beer: Homebrew Contest at Smith Commons, Flying Dog Dinner at Nest Cafe & Monday Happy Hours Galore

The week ahead is kind of like the calm before the storm for local brewhounds, considering DC Beer Week officially kicks of this Sunday. Those looking to get warmed up before the citywide bash begins should check out the events in my D.C. Beer Events Calendar above or read on for a picks and brief overview […]

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