Posts Tagged ‘local beer’

3 Stars Launches Exclusive Beer Club

Didn't get what you wanted for Christmas? Here's a chance to buy yourself a gift that keeps on giving. 3 Stars Brewing Company is starting a beer club called Illuminati Reserve Society that will give members perks and discounts throughout the year. The biggest benefit? Five beers brewed (almost) exclusively for members of the club. Members […]

Sneak Peek at Food and Beer Menus for Right Proper, Opening Tonight

Here's a good reason to go out in the snow: Shaw's newest addition, Right Proper Brewing Company, opens tonight at 5 p.m. The long-awaited brewpub by Thor Cheston is located at 624 T St. NW, next to the Howard Theatre. My last post on Right Proper has plenty of details, but here are some updates on the beer and […]

First Look at Right Proper Brewpub, Opening Soon

D.C.'s next brewery, Right Proper, is close to opening its doors. Co-founder Thor Cheston, who directed beer programs at Pizzeria Paradiso and Brasserie Beck before starting the Shaw-based brewpub, is planning to open in early December. Right Proper will serve eight beers on draft: six house beers designed by brewmaster Nathan Zeender and two lines for […]

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 […]

A Brew for Boobs

Just when you thought there couldn't possibly be anything left to turn pink this month, four local brewers are raising money for cancer research by creating—yep—pink beer. Lost Rhino Brewing Company in Ashburn, Va., is collaborating with Hardywood Park Craft Brewery in Richmond, Va., Vintage 50 in Leesburg, Va., and D.C.'s forthcoming Bluejacket brewery to release a special […]

Local Breweries Win Big at the Great American Beer Festival

The Great American Beer Festival, the Oscars of the beer world, went down in Denver over the weekend, and local breweries took home some top awards. The annual beer competition and tasting event, organized by the Brewers Association, featured 4,338 beers from 666 breweries across the country. Judges awarded 254 medals in 84 categories, and 15 of those […]

Chocolate City Turns One. What’s Planned For Year Two?

A year ago, Chocolate City Beer started pumping craft brews out of its tiny Brookland facility and into bars and restaurants across the District. Tonight the do-it-yourself crew behind the brewery will be drinking and dancing the night away at an anniversary party at Penn Social. The celebration promises to be worthy of such a milestone. The new […]

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, […]

3 Stars Brewing Company Begins Production for August Launch

Last week, 3 Stars Brewing Company's Mike McGarvey and Dave Coleman began brewing beer that will soon be in bars and restaurants across the city. Having obtained its final permits earlier this month, 3 Stars is the latest in a wave of sudsy start-ups in the area, and the third production brewery to open inside the District after DC […]

3 Stars to Open D.C.’s First Home Brew Shop

The District's budding local craft beer scene has been full of firsts over the past year. Here's another one: 3 Stars Brewing Company, a production brewery set to open in Takoma in early June, will house the District's first home brew supply store. Co-founders Mike McGarvey and Dave Coleman announced today that the brewery's on-site tasting […]

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