Posts Tagged ‘Greg Engert’

Brewer Bobby Bump Leaves Bluejacket for Right Proper Brewpub

Bump brewed at Bluejacket since it opened more than two years ago.

It’s Not All About Big, Boozy Beers For D.C.’s Craft Brewers

A growing number of local lower-alcohol, session-style beers are becoming available in D.C. area bars and restaurants.

What Matters More: The Quest for New Beer, or the Beer?

Sure, you love beer. When you head to the bar for happy hour with friends, you carefully consider the draft, can, and bottle lists. You often order something you’ve never tasted, just to see what it’s like. You might have gotten into the habit of filling a growler at a brewery every weekend, or stopping […]

Meat, Meat, and More Meat at The Partisan, Opening Tonight

Garden District isn't the only place in town with a whole pig's head on the menu anymore. The Partisan opens today offering a $75 hog snout served with salsa verde, pickled peppers, and a pig ear salad. The platter is just one of the many things sure to make meat lovers giddy at the Penn […]

It’s Not Too Late for DC Craft Beer Festival Tickets

Beer lovers, take note: There are still tickets available for this Saturday's DC Craft Beer Festival at the Washington Convention Center. The event will feature a total of 150 beers (and a few meads and ciders) from 75 American breweries, as well as educational seminars led by local beer experts. View the full list of […]

Bluejacket Brewery Tours Begin Jan. 31

Coming soon to Bluejacket: free behind-the-scene tours, showcasing the brewing operation that produces more than two dozen craft brews on the southeast waterfront. Bluejacket tours begin on Jan. 31 and will be held every Friday and Saturday at the brewery. If you’re lucky, your tour leader may be Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director Greg Engert, […]

Brew Hub: New Brewery Bluejacket Is a Laboratory for Food-Centric Beers

The folks behind Bluejacket want to make one thing clear: It’s not a brewpub. Beer Director Greg Engert and Head Brewer Megan Parisi are adamant about distinguishing the soon-to-open brewery from the adjoining restaurant, both housed in a high-ceilinged factory in Navy Yard once used to make boilers for ships. Brewpubs, Engert says, have long […]

Pop Culture

The problem with so many pop-ups? They’re gone before most people get the chance to try them. Fortunately, this fall’s crop of temporary eateries is sticking around at least through October. Chef Erik Bruner-Yang has extended the “residency” and test kitchen for his forthcoming food-meets-fashion market Maketto. Meanwhile, a temporary beer garden from ChurchKey and a […]

Cask and Tell: Why Are Barrel-Aged Beers Showing Up on So Many Menus?

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 Ale Together Now The Brewer Collaborations You'll Want to Try During DC Beer Week License to Swill D.C.’s Booze Laws Allow a Way Around the Middleman. Guess Who […]

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, […]

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