Posts Tagged ‘Port City Brewing Company’

Local Breweries Bring Back Top Honors from the Great American Beer Festival

The brightest win belonged to Alexandria's Port City Brewing Company, which was named Small Brewing Company of the Year.

Coming Up With a Beer Name is Harder Than Ever in An Industry Flooded With Trademarks

The proliferation of breweries and the pressure for them to continuously turn out new styles of beers has created a trademark minefield for names.

Six Local Brews Named for Real-Life Muses

From Port City Brewing Company's Long Black Veil to Bluejacket's Duchamp.

Local Breweries’ Tasty Mistakes

Happy mishaps from DC Brau, Port City Brewing Company, and Bluejacket.

It’s Not All About Big, Boozy Beers For D.C.’s Craft Brewers

A growing number of local lower-alcohol, session-style beers are becoming available in D.C. area bars and restaurants.

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 […]

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 […]

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

All good things must come to an end. After dozens of beer-focused activities across bars, restaurants, markets, and even ballparks and concert venues throughout the Washington area, DC Beer Week comes to a close on Sunday. Here are our suggestions for where to down your final pints this weekend. View the full list of events […]

Ale Together Now: Beer Collaborations During DC Beer Week

The Beer Issue Lager Rhythms How a Homebrewer Resurrected a Classic D.C. Lager Ready and Labeled What Would These Draft Beers Look Like in Cans and Bottles License to Swill D.C.’s Booze Laws Allow a Way Around the Middleman. Guess Who Isn’t Happy? Cask and Tell The Barrel-Aged Revolution How to Spend DC Beer Week […]

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 […]