Posts Tagged ‘Great American Beer Festival’

Local Breweries Bring Back Top Honors from the Great American Beer Festival

The brightest win belonged to Alexandria's Port City Brewing Company, which was named Small Brewing Company of the Year.

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 […]

Local Breweries Win Big at the Great American Beer Festival

The Great American Beer Festival, the Oscars of the beer world, went down in Denver over the weekend, and local breweries took home some top awards. The annual beer competition and tasting event, organized by the Brewers Association, featured 4,338 beers from 666 breweries across the country. Judges awarded 254 medals in 84 categories, and 15 of those […]

NGS Seminar Warm Up with Garrett Oliver: America’s Influence on World Brewing

Coca-Cola, the automobile, baseball–all important U.S. contributions to the world that were based on models from other countries. We think it's about time to add beer to that list, and it is definitely a good week to celebrate American craft beer. What better validation could there be than the fact that American brewers' innovative recipes and […]

2009: Looking Back at a Growing Beer City Part 2

Yesterday the Lagerheads brought you what we consider five of the most influential local beer happenings of 2009. Today we offer Chapter Two: five more events and trends that show DC's growth as a beer city. Flying Dog, Our (Close to) Local Production Brewery, Makes Us Proud – Shall we call it the Year of […]

Flying Dog Receives Brewery of the Year: Catch them Thursday at the Mayflower

At the Great American Beer Festival awards ceremony this Saturday in Denver, our local brewery (or closest thing to it) did pretty darn well. Flying Dog was recognized as Mid-Size Brewing Company of the Year, and brewmaster Bob Malone was awarded Brewer of the Year in the same category. Flying Dog beers took four medals […]

Follow The Lagerheads’ Colorado Beer Odyssey

The Lagerheads are about to depart DC and Y&H for two weeks in Colorado with family and friends. We'll be leaving behind our laptops but definitely not putting down our beer mugs. How could we when our trip just so happens to coincide with Denver's Great American Beer Festival? Put on by the Brewers Association, the […]