Posts Tagged ‘Goose Island Brewing Company’

Young & Hungry’s Guide to D.C. Beer Week

Stock up on water and aspirin! Now in its fourth year, D.C. Beer Week kicks off this Sunday with more than 100 events throughout the District and northern Virginia. The highlights below, by type of event, are my suggestions for the best ways to wreck your liver next week. A complete daily list of beer dinners, small dish pairings, […]

D.C. Faux Brau: AB-Inbev Tries to Trademark ‘202’ Area Code

Anheuser-Busch InBev, the Belgium-based company behind Budweiser, Michelob, and more than 200 other beer brands around the world, recently filed trademark applications for the area codes of 15 U.S. cities, including Washington, D.C. The move appears to be one of several that AB-InBev, whose numbers account for nearly half of all beer sales in the U.S. […]

Beerspotter: Goose Island Fleur

Where Spotted: Whole Foods, 1440 P St. NW Price: $7.99 for a 22 oz. bottle First-Glass Accommodations: I tend to ignore beer packaging, but the spare, white-tablecloth labels of Goose Island’s “Belgian Style” series have come to symbolize the brewery’s exciting new direction: Its scaling back on six-pack offerings to focus on high-quality singles. From […]

Imperial Stouts to Buy Now (and Drink)

Earlier this week I told you that, summer be damned, now was the time to buy up new imperial stouts — and keep them in your cellar. But like every good rule, there are exceptions. Hoppy beers are generally not suitable for aging; the compounds responsible for hops' fresh, citrusy flavors and aromas are highly […]

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 […]

Bourbon County Stout on Tap at The Reef

Spring is a time of growth, regeneration, and love. That's the trope, but if you ask us it's also a time to get yourself on over to The Reef to take advantage of their awesome roof deck. Despite the bar's use of plastic cups (beer snob says: ugh), there's no better place on 18th Street […]