Posts Tagged ‘Gordon Biersch’

Brew In Town: Gordon Biersch SommerBrau Kölsch

Gordon Biersch SommerBrau Kölsch Where in Town: Gordon Biersch, 900 F St. NW Price: $6.50/21 oz. A Breath of Fresh Ale Lately I find myself reaching for clean, classic styles rather than aggressively flavored beers full of exotic ingredients. Some equate “simple” and “low-alcohol” with “boring,” but there’s nothing more satisfying than a well-balanced brew. […]

Young & Hungry’s DC Beer Week Guide: Tuesday

This year's DC Beer Week is off and running, with dozens of opportunities to enjoy and explore craft beer throughout the city. Below are our recommendations for where to drink, eat, and even make your own infused beer tonight. Check out the full list of events here. Mad Fox Tap Takeover and Collaboration Release at Smoke and Barrel Two […]

Ale Together Now: Beer Collaborations During DC Beer Week

The Beer Issue Lager Rhythms How a Homebrewer Resurrected a Classic D.C. Lager Ready and Labeled What Would These Draft Beers Look Like in Cans and Bottles License to Swill D.C.’s Booze Laws Allow a Way Around the Middleman. Guess Who Isn’t Happy? Cask and Tell The Barrel-Aged Revolution How to Spend DC Beer Week […]

Meet Capitol City Brewing Company’s New Head Brewer

Capitol City Brewing Company is bringing in a new beer czar next week. The brewpub, with locations in Shirlington and downtown D.C., recently announced that Kristi Mathews Griner will take over as director of brewing operations. The change at Capitol City follows the news in early January that the brewpub’s top two brewers were leaving […]

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, […]

Brew at the Zoo: Where’s All The Local Craft Beer?

Brew at the Zoo, the annual outdoor beer tasting event hosted by the National Zoo, will pair biology and the buzzed on July 14. The suds-filled soiree, which attracts some 40 breweries and about 2,000 thirsty guests each year, regularly sells out weeks in advance. As of Thursday, there were still about 600 tickets available. Why? […]

This Week: Cherry Blossom Dinner at Granville Moore’s, Belgian Tasting at Bier Baron & Firestone Walker Hits D.C.

It's a big week in beer with plenty to do, from pairing dinners and meet-the-brewer events to beer seminars and regular old draft nights. You can even volunteer for Earth Day in the name of beer this week. Check out my notes below for more info or click on any event in the D.C. Beer Events […]

This Week: Rare Casks at the Big Hunt & ChurchKey, Beer Dinners All Over

It's another fantastic week for enjoying beer in the District, with two rare cask nights and more beer dinners than you can shake a tallboy at. Read on for some tantalizing details, or click on an event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above. On Monday the Big Hunt in Dupont Circle will have a cask […]

Rock Bottom & Gordon Biersch Merger: Big Brewpub Brands Plan Little Change Aside From Growth

Last week Rock Bottom Restaurants and Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant Group, the nation's two leading  brewpub chains, merged to become CraftWorks Restaurants and Breweries, Inc. This makes the new company without question the country’s largest operator of brewpubs and craft-beer focused restaurants with nearly 200 locations across the United States. CraftWorks brands include Rock Bottom, Gordon Biersch, Old Chicago, and […]

Beerspotter: Altbier at Capitol City Brewing, Gordon Biersch, and District ChopHouse

Where Spotted: District ChopHouse & Brewery, 509 7th St. NW; Capitol City Brewing Co., 1100 New York Ave. NW; Gordon Biersch, 900 F St. NW Price: $5.00-$5.50, depending on location Learning to Crawl: When the District’s trio of brewpubs collaborates on a recipe, they kind of force my hand. Offer three versions of a beer […]

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