Posts Tagged ‘Scion’

Last Week’s Leftovers: Scion’s Novel Sandwich, Ray’s Ribeye, Bungalow’s Breast Intentions

Dishes We Dug: Lobster reuben (pictured) at Scion; bone-in ribeye at Ray's The Steaks at East River; duck confit spring rolls at The Black Squirrel; asparagus with fried mortadella, pickled ramp coulis, and egg at Café Saint-Ex. Dishes We Didn't: Hot dog nuggets at Nathan's Famous. We should know better. Best Lack of Congressional Representation-Related […]

Pour Self-Esteem

“Buyer beware,” the server says, “the first one is always foamy.” We were seated in a dark subterranean booth at Meridian Pint in Columbia Heights, receiving instructions on how to pour our own beers from two shiny tap handles installed in the table in front of us. The directions seemed simple enough: Pull the lever […]

No Ticket to SAVOR? No Problem! SAVOR Beer Week Brings Wealth of Events to D.C.

For the fourth year, SAVOR: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience will bring talented brewers and their beers to D.C. from all over the United States. The popular tasting event, which will be at the National Building Museum on June 3 and 4, sold out in less than 20 minutes again this year, despite doubling in […]

This Week: Rare Casks at the Big Hunt & ChurchKey, Beer Dinners All Over

It's another fantastic week for enjoying beer in the District, with two rare cask nights and more beer dinners than you can shake a tallboy at. Read on for some tantalizing details, or click on an event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above. On Monday the Big Hunt in Dupont Circle will have a cask […]

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 […]

This Week: Brooklyn Brewery Pairings at Scion, Olivers at the Big Hunt, Pizzeria Paradiso Old Town Opens & Northern Virginia Brewfest

Just a few brewy things to do this week for those who need a reason to go out and drink craft beer. On Tuesday, Scion is hosting at paired tasting with beers from Brooklyn Brewery. You can sign up for an individual seating, 7:00pm or 8:30pm each with four pairings for $30, or do both […]

This Week: IPAs at Pizzeria Paradiso, Saisons at ChurchKey, Beer School at the Brick, Liberty Tree at Little Miss Whiskey’s, Great Lakes at Scion & Belgian Ale Dinner at Belga Café

Another good week to be a beer lover in D.C. Click on any event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above for more details or peruse the descriptions below. All week you can wander over to Pizzeria Paradiso (Georgetown and Dupont Circle) to sample a huge array of IPAs for JulyPA days. Both locations have […]

Beer Event Picks for Thursday: Odell, Bruery, and Three Floyds

It's more than halfway through the whirlwind week before SAVOR, and if you haven't gotten yourself out to try some special beers, today's the day to do it. The Three Floyds beer dinner at Pizzeria Paradiso is long sold out (surprised?), but today's three remaining events should be calling your name like the first sip […]

This Week: Dogfish Head at Scion, Great Lakes at Big Hunt, Flying Dog SXSW Sneak Peek & the 2010 Brewer’s Ball

Another week of beer lies ahead. Tonight you can enjoy a multiple-course meal paired with Dogfish Head beers at Scion in Dupont Circle. If you like the neighborhood but aren't up for a full-fledged affair, head over to The Big Hunt for a limited preview of Great Lakes Brewing Company's new spring release Belgian-style witbier Holy […]

PSA: Beer Events Coming Up With Great Lakes, Life and Limb

These commercials only last 30 seconds, so let's get to it: Flying Dog Tweet-Up at Big Hunt – Thursday, Jan. 7, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Flying Dog taps their Garde Dog, a French-style farmhouse ale, for their first monthly tweet-up, which will happen the first Thursday of every month around D.C. The first 25 […]

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