Posts Tagged ‘Sierra Nevada’

Brew In Town: Sierra Nevada/Asheville Brewers Alliance Tater Ridge

A tasty brew with just a hint of the root vegetable, as well as caramel and roasted nut flavors.

Young & Hungry’s DC Beer Week Guide: Monday

DC Beer Week officially kicked off this weekend. With more than a hundred beer-centric events to choose from across the week, we understand if you feel a little overwhelmed. Don't worry, we're helping narrow the options by suggesting the best places to drink each day. Here are our picks for Monday. Flying Dog Hunter S. […]

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: Cherry Blossom Dinner at Granville Moore’s, Belgian Tasting at Bier Baron & Firestone Walker Hits D.C.

It's a big week in beer with plenty to do, from pairing dinners and meet-the-brewer events to beer seminars and regular old draft nights. You can even volunteer for Earth Day in the name of beer this week. Check out my notes below for more info or click on any event in the D.C. Beer Events […]

Beerspotter’s Top 5 Beers of 2010

My New Year's resolution for 2011 is to be an omnivorous drinker: to appreciate beer in both quality and quantity. I had long been beguiled by promises of sexier beer—aged in bourbon, wine, brandy, and raw oak barrels; inoculated with yeast strains from far-off lands; infused with enough hops to endanger the species—but for every […]

The Super List: June 2010

In these last days of 2010, thinking about New Year's resolutions made me realize I didn't quite follow through on one from last year. The Super List, my plan to thumb through my beer journal at the end of each month and post a list of beers I deemed worthy of a "super" rating, dropped off […]

Beer Event Picks for Friday: Wait, There’s 10?

That's right, our D.C. Beer Events Calendar shows ten goings-on going on today, the day before Savor. The good news is, the events are pretty spread out, ranging from Alexandria to Columbia Heights. The bad news is, you have to choose. For me, the must-see event is the meet-and-greet with Sierra Nevada founder Ken Grossman, […]

Who Are Craft Beer’s Big Dogs?

The Brewers Association has released a list of craft beer's top 50 breweries, ranked by volume. The top three, as you might guess, are Boston Beer Company, Sierra Nevada, and New Belgium. Even on a master list of American breweries that includes mega-players like Anheuser-Busch InBev, MillerCoors, Pabst, and Yuengling, these top three craft breweries […]

Policy Lays Down The Law With Rare Beer

Not long after the U Street corridor spot opened a year ago, we popped into Policy for the first time and quickly filed it away as a place to go in the unlikely event we were in the mood for velvet ropes, fancy cocktails, and house music. We never thought beer would bring us back, but […]

5 Exciting Breweries for 2010

I hope your New Year's resolutions didn't involve beer. Or at least not drinking less of it, because 2010 is shaping up to be an exciting year, with talented breweries on the rise and new ones about to hit D.C. Of these five to watch for, three produce in small batches of large bottles only, […]