Posts Tagged ‘Jeff Hancock’

Local Breweries Score Big at the Great American Beer Festival

DC Brau took a silver for its canned flagship brew The Citizen in the Belgian- and French-Style Ale category.

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, […]

Thirsty? Take Your Pick of Tonight’s Many Beer Bashes

You'd think for as long as I've kept my public beer calendar, local bars would try to coordinate a little better by now. But a night like tonight, with a uniquely high number of beer events, is only a problem for people like me—those so bonkers for beer that they seriously consider bellying up to […]

State of the Brewnion: What Would You Ask D.C.’s Craft Beer Movers & Shakers?

This Thursday, join me and several D.C. craft beer insiders and enthusiasts at the Bier Baron to discuss the "State of the Brewnion." The conversation will cover the D.C. area's rapidly advancing craft beer culture—everything from the growing popularity of home brewing and expanding beer menus at local bars and stores to what District beer enthusiasts can look […]

D.C. Beer Week, Day By Day: Lagerheads’ Picks for Wednesday

Start pumping the pain killers and throw back some water because D.C. Beer Week madness continues today with more than 20 events across the city. Once again, The Lagerheads, or at least this half of 'em, are here to help steer you in the right direction. Below are my picks for the evening, but if you […]

DC Brau Growlers Are Here, Just In Time for July 4th

Each year, when Independence Day rolls around, Y&H gives a friendly reminder to celebrate the holiday with American beer. This time, you can do even better. On Saturday, DC Brau Brewing Company, the first production brewery to operate in the District in decades, will be selling growlers at its tasting room. "We couldn't stand the thought […]

This Week: DC Brau Brew #2, Wood-Clad Schlenkerla, Real Ale Fest in Baltimore & More

It's already the middle of the week but there is still plenty of beer fun to be had. Read on for my picks, or click on any event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above for more details. LAGERHEADS PICK: The featured event this week is not in D.C. but is well worth a trip to […]

DC Brau Goes ‘Public’ Tonight

The day D.C. beer fans have been waiting for has finally arrived: Starting tonight at Meridian Pint, the first production beer brewed in the District in over 50 years will be available for consumption. After months of planning, DC Brau, the first in a wave of breweries to open locally this year, is going public (so to […]

This Week in Beer: DC Brau Launch, Flying Dog Exclusive, Brew Cruise and More

It's another big week for craft beer fans in D.C. There is plenty to do from fancy multi-course pairing dinners to casual pay-as-you-drink draft nights and even a beer cruise on the Potomac. Read on for my picks or click on any event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above for more details. My pick of […]

A D.C. Brewery Is Born

It's official. DC Brau is the first production brewery to operate inside the District of Columbia in more than 50 years. On Thursday, founders Jeff Hancock and Brandon Skall received their Certificate of Occupancy (on St. Patrick's Day and Hancock's birthday, no less). Today, the brewing begins. Public Ale, the small craft brewery's pale ale, will […]

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