Posts Tagged ‘Jonathan Reeves’

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 […]

Happy Birthday, Port City! Special Anniversary Beer Released All Across Town Tonight

Port City Brewing Company turns one year old today. To commemorate, the Alexandria brewery is releasing a special anniversary beer, appropriately called "One," tonight with a synchronized tapping at more than 30 bars and restaurants throughout the area. The first of several local production breweries to get underway in the past year, Port City has […]

Inside Port City: Alexandria Brewery Debuts New Holiday Ale, Shows Off Its ‘Hop Cannon’

"Everyone else goes dark, we went light," Bill Butcher, owner of Port City Brewing, explained of his new seasonal brew, Tidings Ale, during a tour of the brewery in Alexandria on Tuesday. Instead of concocting a Christmas ale buried in cloves and ginger and cinnamon, head brewer Jonathan Reeves sourced area ingredients for a Belgian style blond ale. […]

Alexandria’s Port City Brewing Company Opens This Week

As of today, Port City Brewing Company, the first production brewery to operate in Alexandria, Virginia, since Prohibition, is officially open for business. Founder Bill Butcher and head brewer Jonathan Reeves started brewing in the 21,000-square-foot space on January 15. Today the first batch of Port City beer left the warehouse in kegs and bottles […]

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