Posts Tagged ‘Mister Mayor’

A History of D.C. Beer and Marion Barry

Local breweries are kind of obsessed with Marion Barry. The mayor-for-life is a recurring theme in D.C.-area beer, inspiring colorful puns and providing an excuse to brew with marionberries (a type of blackberry from Marion County, Ore.). Here’s a history of the Ward 8 councilmember’s pint-sized cameos over the last few years. 2012 Flying Dog […]

Brew In Town: Chocolate City Mister Mayor Imperial Stout

Chocolate City Mister Mayor Imperial Stout Where in Town: Chocolate City Beer, 2801 8th St. NE Price: $12/22 ounces A Brew Direction Chocolate City Beer, which opened in August 2011 in Brookland, is the smallest District-based brewery. Its four employees share all responsibilities, even delivering beer. When founding brewer Ben Matz left Chocolate City this […]

Chocolate City’s Mister Mayor Beer Not Meant to Be Controversial

Chocolate City Beer is releasing a limited edition barrel-aged imperial stout with marionberries called Mister Mayor. The beer even has a tagline: "Beer for Life." This is not the first time a local brewery has nodded to "Mayor for Life" Marion Barry. Last May, Flying Dog Brewery created a poster for its UnderDog Atlantic Lager […]

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