Posts Tagged ‘Stephen Jones’

Brew In Town: Oliver Winter’s Wolves

It tastes like “a Viking warrior crossing a bloody battlefield, surrounded by wolves lifting the life from the throats of his enemies.”

Local Brewer 3 Stars Taps Its Latest Ale Tonight at The Big Hunt

Thinking about happy hour? Here's a good one: Starting at 5 p.m. tonight, The Big Hunt is tapping the latest batch of brew from D.C.-based producer 3 Stars. This one's a collaboration with Baltimore-based Oliver Ales, where the actual brewing took place (3 Stars' own facility in D.C.'s Takoma neighborhood is still a work in […]

This Week In Beer: Founders Brunch at Meridian Pint, Allagash Dinner at Smith Commons, Avery Takeover at ChurchKey & Much More

It's a very busy week of craft beer fun both in and around the District with a slew of dinners, tap takeovers, and special releases. I've selected a few highlights below, but scroll through the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above for the full list and click on any event for more details.

3 Stars Releases its Second Quasi-Local Beer at Meridian Pint Tonight

More local D.C. brewery news to tempt your taste buds this week! Tonight, 3 Stars Brewing Company founders Dave Coleman and Mike McGarvey will release their second beer, B.W. Rye. No, the D.C.-based brewers still don't have their own space up and running yet**, though they are a lot closer. The new brew has been […]

This Week in Beer: DC Brau Launch, Flying Dog Exclusive, Brew Cruise and More

It's another big week for craft beer fans in D.C. There is plenty to do from fancy multi-course pairing dinners to casual pay-as-you-drink draft nights and even a beer cruise on the Potomac. Read on for my picks or click on any event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar above for more details. My pick of […]

This Week: Valentine’s Tap Takeovers, Cask Class, Strong Local Ales, Channel Crossing Launch & Oyster Fest

Now that Valentine's Day is behind us, let's get on with the week in beer. Read on for a run-down of this week's diverse set of offereings of beer fun, or click on any event in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar for details. On Monday the creative folks at Pizzeria Paradiso launched Valentine's week "Love it […]

This Week: Tuppers Celebrate 20,000th Beer, Meridian Pint Debuts Own Brew & D.C. Gets A Whole Lotta Hopslam

This week was front-loaded with a ton of beery events on Monday and Tuesday. A few notes to whet your appetite below, but click around in our D.C. Beer Events Calendar for the pertinent details. Monday was a holiday, and hopefully you had the good sense to contemplate the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. […]

The Super List: July 2010

In a mad dash to follow through on last year's New Year's resolution, my end-of-the year catch up continues with the Super List from July. Out of all the beers I tasted that month, below are the ones that dazzled me. Had any of them and agree or disagree on their merit? Let's dance. Oliver […]

Meridian Pint Partners with Oliver Breweries for Special Brew

Last week Meridian Pint beer director Sam Fitz visited Oliver Breweries in Baltimore to make a special batch of beer with brewmaster Stephen Jones. The duo's concoction will be served exclusively at Meridian Pint and Pratt Street Ale House, home of Oliver Breweries in Baltimore, starting in January. According to Jones, who specializes in English-style ales, the […]

This Week: Hopslam Cask at ChurchKey, Holy Moses at Black Squirrel, New York Dinner at Granville Moore’s & Flying Dog Casks Galore

This week is National Cask Ale Week in the U.K., and real ale fans all over the colonies are celebrating by drinking hand-pumped beer. If you are looking for an authentic experience (but have no plans to jump the pond) we suggest heading to Pratt Street Ale House in Baltimore. They will be pouring $5 […]