Posts Tagged ‘Flying Dog’

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 […]

Gird Your Liver! It’s Savor Week

Tickets to this weekend's Savor beer festival, one of the brewing community's most anticipated events of the year, may be long gone. But if you're not going, that doesn't mean your buzz needs to suffer. For the fifth year in a row, bars and restaurants throughout D.C. are taking advantage of having so many talented American […]

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 […]

Flying Dog v. Marion Barry

Yesterday Flying Dog Brewery tweeted an image poking fun at D.C. Councilman Marion Barry's former improprieties. The poster, which features Barry alongside the phrase, "Crack one open D.C.," uses memories of his 1990 drug arrest to promote a release party this weekend for the Maryland brewery's first ever canned beer, UnderDog Atlantic Lager. Perhaps not […]

It’s Meat-Free Week in D.C.

Those of you looking to cleanse your arteries after last week's big barbecue bash known as D.C. Meat Week now have the perfect opportunity to do so: D.C. Meat-Free Week starts Monday.  “Ideally, it’s a chance for non-vegans to come out and try really great vegan food and a chance for the restaurant community to […]

This Week In Beer: Stone’s Greg Koch Is Coming To Town, 3 Stars at the Pint, Kujo at ChurchKey & More

This week's wealth of great beer across D.C. should make it easy to warm up for the holidays. 'Tis the season! Read on for a quick rundown of what''s going on, or click on any event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above for more details. On Monday, the Arrogant Bastard himself, Stone Brewing Company founder […]

This Week In Beer: Founders Brunch at Meridian Pint, Allagash Dinner at Smith Commons, Avery Takeover at ChurchKey & Much More

It's a very busy week of craft beer fun both in and around the District with a slew of dinners, tap takeovers, and special releases. I've selected a few highlights below, but scroll through the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above for the full list and click on any event for more details.

No Ticket to SAVOR? No Problem! SAVOR Beer Week Brings Wealth of Events to D.C.

For the fourth year, SAVOR: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience will bring talented brewers and their beers to D.C. from all over the United States. The popular tasting event, which will be at the National Building Museum on June 3 and 4, sold out in less than 20 minutes again this year, despite doubling in […]

The Washington City Paper Beer Issue

The beer can above (*) is an original of the Olde Christian Heurich Brewing Co., the last production brewery to call D.C. home. The brewery closed in 1956 after 83 years in business, the victim of the major beer companies that were harnessing the power of TV to build their empires. But as Lagerhead Tammy […]

This Week: Benelux Debut at ChurchKey, Beer School at the Brick, Oktoberfest at District Chophouse, Great Lakes Oktoberfest at The Red & The Black & H Street Festival

The week in beer is a decent one, from tonight's debut of Montreal-based microbrewery Benelux at ChurchKey to Saturday's H Street Festival on H Street NE, which is sure to have plenty of craft beer-themed fun. The Brickskeller's Beer School returns, and this week also notes the beginning of Oktoberfest season, with District Chophouse & […]

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