Posts Tagged ‘Jolly Pumpkin’

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. Beer Week Picks for Friday

It's last call for D.C. Beer Week with the final batch of events tonight and a few stragglers over the weekend. Below are some notes on the events that caught our eye. Check out the full list after the jump and let us know which ones are getting your drool going in the comments section. […]

Beer Trip Envy: Stone’s Visit to Nøgne Ø and BrewDog

Pt1: Stone Skips Across the Pond from stonebrew on Vimeo. It's no secret that we love to go on beer-themed vacations and tend to work at least a little beer fun into most of our regular travel plans. Thanks to a recent post on Beer in Baltimore, we are experiencing some serious beercation envy and […]

For Belgian Beer, It’s Beauty and the Yeast

"We gathered Belgian golden ales and their foreign relatives as if they were snowflakes, aware that each was so unusual, and often so beautiful in a singular way, that it would resist any but the roughest categorization." So writes Eric Asimov in tasting-note piece on Belgian golden ales in The New York Times. Of course […]

5 Exciting Breweries for 2010

I hope your New Year's resolutions didn't involve beer. Or at least not drinking less of it, because 2010 is shaping up to be an exciting year, with talented breweries on the rise and new ones about to hit D.C. Of these five to watch for, three produce in small batches of large bottles only, […]

Paste Names Best 25 American Breweries

Paste Magazine's most recent "List of the Day" surveys the 25 best American breweries of the decade. Just hours after it was posted, a friend asked us what we thought. Overall, we think it's pretty solid. We've had beer from all of the breweries, some more than others, especially Paste's picks for the two top spots, […]

Guilty Pleasure Pairing: Beer and Candy Corn

We can't all be gourmands every hour of every day. Sometimes less really is more. That's why when the Lagerheads shared a bottle of Jolly Pumpkin's Oro de Calabaza with friends at a party this weekend, we experimented with some pairings that would make most self-respecting foodies squirm. We are sure food-and-beer pairing guru Garrett Oliver, who […]

On July 4th Weekend, Buy American Beer

When I was little I once saw a Family Circus cartoon in which the father, on Independence Day, thanked China for their fireworks, Germany for their picnic of sausages and coleslaw, and so on. It was about as funny as, well, Family Circus — but the message stuck with me. So on that note, I […]