Posts Tagged ‘German beer’

Brew In Town: Schneider Weisse TapX Meine Porter Weisse

Schneider Weisse TapX Meine Porter Weisse Where in Town: Connecticut Avenue Wine & Liquor, 1529 Connecticut Ave. NW Price: $12.99 / 750 ml Beer and Far Stuck at home this August, I’ve had to settle for the next best thing to a vacation: a beer that took me back to Kelheim, a small German town […]

Snallygaster Brings Rare Fall Beers to Yards Park

Get ready for the mother of all fall beer fests. Neighborhood Restaurant Group is trading its annual Rustico Oktoberfest celebration for a monstrous rare beer event at Yards Park near the site of its forthcoming brewery Bluejacket. Snallygaster, named after a fabled dragon-like creature said to haunt the Blue Ridge Mountains, will swoop down on D.C. with food, entertainment, […]

How Can Germans Revive Their Country’s Thirst For Beer?

The notion that Germans, with their foamy steins and spirited drinking songs, are turning away from beer may seem as likely as pigs flying. But an article at Slate.com this week describes how German beer culture is in an undeniable decline. Statistics released by the German government over the past several years have shown that Germans […]

High Time For Czech Beer in DC

Last June, we lamented the absence of a traditional German-style beer garden in our fair city. Before long, though,  our prayers were answered with the soon-to-open Biergarten Haus in the Atlas District. We have high hopes for the place and expect it to fill a gaping void in DC's beer scene. Taking a survey of the landscape, things […]

Germans Getting Into American Craft Beer?

The Marshall Plan. NATO. David Hasselhoff. Collaboration between Germany and the United States is not new. But rarely has it spilled over into the world of beer–the glue that, almost as much as the Bundesrat, holds Germany together. After all, what could German brewers possibly have to learn from their German brethren? Over the summer, […]

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