Posts Tagged ‘Meridian Pint’

Why August Is Pumpkin Beer Season

It's late summer, which mean's it's time for pumpkin beer. Yes, really.

Top Picks for D.C. Beer Week

The latest installment of craft beer mania is upon us in the form of the city's sixth annual DC Beer Week. Today through Sunday, local breweries, bars, and restaurants will play host to over 100 events focused on drinking and learning about craft beer. Below are our picks for the best foamy fun the week has to […]

Brookland Pint Opens Today

Just in time for D.C. Beer Week, Brookland Pint opens its doors in the Monroe Street Market development in Brookland today. The timing, however, is purely coincidental: "I was trying to get open months ago," says owner John Andrade. The restaurant will have a lot of similarities to its sister establishment, Meridian Pint, in Columbia Heights: all American […]

What Matters More: The Quest for New Beer, or the Beer?

Sure, you love beer. When you head to the bar for happy hour with friends, you carefully consider the draft, can, and bottle lists. You often order something you’ve never tasted, just to see what it’s like. You might have gotten into the habit of filling a growler at a brewery every weekend, or stopping […]

Beer Today, Gone Tomorrow: The Local Brews You Should Drink During Beer Week

Local breweries have been working to create special releases for this year’s D.C. Beer Week. The innovative brews here show an impressive range of what Washington’s zymurgists have to offer—from low-alcohol near-beers to highly rare and heady big brews, and even some recipes recreated from the early 19th century. These are the most interesting ones […]

Gird Your Liver! It’s Savor Week

Tickets to this weekend's Savor beer festival, one of the brewing community's most anticipated events of the year, may be long gone. But if you're not going, that doesn't mean your buzz needs to suffer. For the fifth year in a row, bars and restaurants throughout D.C. are taking advantage of having so many talented American […]

Brew in Town: Port City Colossal THREE Heller Bock

Port City Colossal THREE Heller Bock Where in Town: Meridian Pint, 3400 11th St. NW Price: $7/12 oz Hop of List Alexandria’s Port City Brewing Company has garnered considerable attention since it opened in February 2011. You may recall Derecho Common, the serendipitous beer that resulted from five days without power during D.C.’s freak 2012 […]

Meridian Pint and Smoke and Barrel Owner Opening New Restaurant in Brookland

Meridian Pint and Smoke and Barrel owner John Andrade will open a craft beer-heavy casual fine-dining restaurant at the Monroe Street Market development in Brookland next summer. He tells Y&H the yet-unnamed spot will be in the same vein as Meridian Pint in terms of its look and food offerings. Meridian Pint chef David Shewmaker […]

Young & Hungry’s DC Beer Week Guide: Thursday

Today is the busiest day of DC Beer Week, so if you haven't gotten out yet, it's time to start. Tonight's choices include the usual tap takeovers and beer-pairing dinners, but also unique events like a beer festival at Nationals Park and, of all things, a beer-themed tribute to Neil Young and poutine. Below are our […]

Young & Hungry’s DC Beer Week Guide: Weekend Edition

It's that magical time of year: DC Beer Week. "Beer week, again?" you might ask. Yeah, there seems to be some kind of beer week every few months, with plenty of bars to visit and brews to try. But this one is the official one, worthy of your attention. In its fifth year, DC Beer Week […]

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