Posts Tagged ‘Russian River’

This Week: Russian River at Meridian Pint, Tröegs Scratch Batches at ChurchKey, Blue Mountain at Rustico & Great Lakes at Scion

January continues to not disappoint when it comes to organized beer fun. Below is a brief rundown of the week's options, but click around in our D.C. Beer Events Calendar for more details on any event. Tonight, if they're not all already gone, Meridian Pint will be selling a limited supply of 12-ouncers of Russian River Pliny the […]

Some Local Beers You Won’t Be Able to ‘SAVOR’

SAVOR, an annual beer-and-food-pairing event sponsored by the Brewers Association, will return to DC on June 5. It will be at the National Building Museum. Tickets are $95 and will go on sale next month. Now in its third year, SAVOR is nothing less than a beer nirvana, a chance to try brews from all over […]

Paste Names Best 25 American Breweries

Paste Magazine's most recent "List of the Day" surveys the 25 best American breweries of the decade. Just hours after it was posted, a friend asked us what we thought. Overall, we think it's pretty solid. We've had beer from all of the breweries, some more than others, especially Paste's picks for the two top spots, […]

What Makes a Perfect Beer?

Chow has deemed Russian River Supplication the perfect beer, a sour brown ale with sour cherries and three strains of wild yeast (including that Brettanomyces you may have heard of)...and oak-aged in Pinot Noir barrels. As part of their "The Perfect" series, which also crowns hamburgers, martinis, olive oil, and a host of other foods, […]

When Bavaria and Brooklyn Collide…

Brewery collaborations are much in vogue these days. Dogfish Head recently teamed up with Three Floyds. Three Floyds with Mikkeller. Avery has mixed things up with Russian River. And most recently, Bell's got together with De Proef. There are probably numerous other examples of brewers cross-pollinating. (If you know of more, please let us know […]

Your Last Beer on Earth: What Do the Pros Say?

As a follow up to our very own Beerspotter's conversation about top five desert island beers, we offer this account of what some craft-beer stars consider to be the finest beers on the planet. During this year's Lupulin Reunulin at RFD, a glorious night of drinking and mayhem where a handful of the most innovative […]