Posts Tagged ‘Lagerheads’

Why So Serious, Cicerone? Meet D.C.’s Newly Certified Beer Buffs

In this week's beer-themed issue of Washington City Paper, Y&H special malt and hops correspondent Tammy Tuck interviews the District's first officially certified cicerones—that is, the craft beer scene's answer to sommeliers of the wine world. We sent Y&H contributor Stephanie Meyer out with a flip cam to find out more about what these two […]

You Like Beer: Read It, Eat It, Come Talk About It

Today, City Paper releases its annual beer issue. Be sure to pick one up at your neighborhood news box. Inside you'll find all sorts of brew-heavy content. The Lagerheads' Tammy Tuck reports on a watershed moment for D.C.'s craft beer scene—the certification of the city's first bona fide cicerones. They're sort of like sommeliers. For […]

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 […]

Virginia Is For Lovers (Of Beer): The Old Dominion State Is Oktoberfest Central

Get out your lederhosen and dirndls and polka on over the bridge! Over the next week, Northern Virginia will be the site of two immense Oktoberfest celebrations. This Saturday marks the 12th annual Capitol City Brewing Company Mid-Atlantic Oktoberfest in Shirlington. Next Saturday, Rustico in Alexandria will host its annual outdoor Oktoberfest block party. Both festivals will […]

Mark Your Calendars: City Paper‘s “State of the Brewnion,” Oct. 20

Greetings from the Great Beer City of San Francisco

We invited you along on the Lagerheads' last grand beer adventure when we traveled to Colorado for the 2009 Great American Beer Festival. This week I invite you to join me (virtually) as I represent the "better half" of D.C.'s beer loving duo at this year's Craft Brewers Conference in San Francisco. Like most of my travel, […]

The Beer Issue: What Others Are Saying

If the Washington City Paper's debut Beer Issue accomplished anything, it got people talking. And bitching. And praising. And wondering what planet we live on.  Below are a handful of the many comments found on Twitter, the DC-Beer listserv, blogs, and elsewhere. On the Beer Issue in general: @jacobsberg: "b/w the @wcp #beer issue and […]

Busted: Baby Beer Bottle


Take Serious Eats’ Beer Quiz

OK, Y&H Nation: Given the double blast of beer sophistication on this blog, I fully expect you to ace this suds quiz over on Serious Eats. (Registration required.) I took the quiz myself and...well, find out my score after the jump.

A Beer a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

Feeling guilty about the mass quantities of beer we consumed over the past week, we decided to check out some of the rumors we recently heard about beer being ... well, good for you. Turns out that having one to three glasses of beer a day has been proven to have benefits for your health–as […]