Posts Tagged ‘Mike McGarvey’

The Latest Artisanal Trend in D.C. Restaurants? Branded Booze

Iron Gate, Founding Farmers, Kapnos, The Red Hen, The Passenger, and more all have their own private labels.

DC Brau Really Wants to Brew the White House Honey Ale

The White House finally released recipes for its honey ale and honey porter over the weekend. Now the big question is: Who will reproduce it for the masses? DC Brau co-founder Brandon Skall says he would love to brew the beer, but he wants to get the official nod of approval from the White House […]

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 […]

Local Brewer 3 Stars Taps Its Latest Ale Tonight at The Big Hunt

Thinking about happy hour? Here's a good one: Starting at 5 p.m. tonight, The Big Hunt is tapping the latest batch of brew from D.C.-based producer 3 Stars. This one's a collaboration with Baltimore-based Oliver Ales, where the actual brewing took place (3 Stars' own facility in D.C.'s Takoma neighborhood is still a work in […]

New Year’s Fermentation: Expect a Fully Operational 3 Stars Brewery (Finally!) In 2012

D.C.-based 3 Stars Brewing Company has been cranking out all sorts of suds this year, including a rye-based pale ale called B.W. Rye and a light, spicy farmhouse ale dubbed Syndicate Saison. None of these libations, however, were actually brewed in the District. The local company has been collaborating with breweries in Baltimore, Delaware and […]

3 Stars Releases its Second Quasi-Local Beer at Meridian Pint Tonight

More local D.C. brewery news to tempt your taste buds this week! Tonight, 3 Stars Brewing Company founders Dave Coleman and Mike McGarvey will release their second beer, B.W. Rye. No, the D.C.-based brewers still don't have their own space up and running yet**, though they are a lot closer. The new brew has been […]

3 Stars Releases New ‘Local’ Brew Next Week

3 Stars Brewing Company will launch their first endeavor as D.C.'s next local brewery on Memorial Day at ChurchKey. The new "local" beer was brewed in collaboration with Evolution Craft Brewing Company in Delaware, as 3 Stars does not yet have their Takoma production facility up and running. Syndicate Saison is a 6%-alcohol-by-volume, spicy farmhouse ale brewed […]

3 Stars to Release D.C.’s Newest Local Beer, Brewed Right Here in … Delaware?

3 Stars Brewing Company, one of D.C.'s newly formed local breweries, will be releasing a beer in late May. Instead of an offering from their forthcoming line up, this first effort is a collaboration beer brewed not here in D.C. but in Delaware (cue Wayne and Garth) with the help of Evolution Craft Brewing Company. The release, […]