Posts Tagged ‘Oskar Blues’

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, [...]

This Week: Oskar Blues at Tuscarora Mill, Heavy Seas Tastings at Whole Foods in Tenleytown and Fenwick Beer and Wine in Silver Spring

It's a relatively quiet week beer-wise, but there are still a few events of interest. On Wednesday, Tuscarora Mill in Leesburg will be hosting an Oskar Blues dinner, featuring Gordon, Old Chub, and Dale's Pale Ale. The event begins at 7pm and is $75, all inclusive. You can check out the menu here and reserve [...]

Oskar Blues’ Gubna to Further Tempt Hopheads

From the seasonal fervor surrounding beers like Bell's Hopslam, Troegs Nugget Nectar, and Avery Maharaja, D.C. beer drinkers have an obsession for lip-smacking double IPAs. Now we have another addition to fawn over: Oskar Blues Gubna. The 10% abv double IPA just hit stores and should be around through the summer — check @Beerspotter on [...]

Avery’s Plan to Can

Beer in cans? The very idea used to induce self-satisfied chuckles among beer snobs. How things have changed. The prime mover in the shift was Oskar Blues in Longmont, Colorado, which released Dale's Pale Ale in cans back in 2002, followed by four other brews...and yet another, Gubna, due out in March.  Their success launched [...]

Goose Island’s Bourbon-Beer Bonanza

We like beer, and we like bourbon, but we love bourbon beer. It began last September, when we visited Oskar Blues in Lyons, Colorado. The bar onsite had two bourbon-barrel-aged beers on tap, Gordon and Ten Fidy. All it took was one sip, and we were done for. The beers were almost too good, and, [...]

Recap: Good Beer Tasting at Red Derby

As Twitter pros know, I hosted a beer tasting last night at the Columbia Heights neighborhood bar Red Derby. A warm crowd of strangers huddled together around a dimly lit pool table in the back room, clutched beer cups in each hand, and made friends over some serious side-by-side tasting. Why side by side? Well, [...]

Follow The Lagerheads’ Colorado Beer Odyssey

The Lagerheads are about to depart DC and Y&H for two weeks in Colorado with family and friends. We'll be leaving behind our laptops but definitely not putting down our beer mugs. How could we when our trip just so happens to coincide with Denver's Great American Beer Festival? Put on by the Brewers Association, the [...]

My Top 5 Desert Island Beers. What Are Yours?

A sixer of Dale's to go — on your desert island I've had, and still do have, a proclivity toward lists and the ranking of favorites. High Fidelity inspires desert island-record discussions. Fantasy football drafts are a drug. And as tykes, my brother and I would sit cross-legged in the living room, surrounded by sorted mounds [...]

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