Posts Tagged ‘The Black Squirrel’

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 […]

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 […]

First Look: The Black Squirrel’s Downstairs Tap Room

See the tap handle all the way to the right? The one with the green label and white bands? That bottle of I Hardcore You IPA, a blend of super rare Mikkeller I Beat You and Brew Dog's award winning Hardcore IPA, shows how serious The Black Squirrel is about the draft beer list in their new downstairs tap […]

New Toledo Lounge Owners Have Big Plans For Beer

The beer program at Toledo Lounge in Adams Morgan is getting an overhaul, thanks to new owners. Yesterday sisters Mary and Stephanie Abbajay, who opened Toledo Lounge in 1994, finalized the sale to three partners with neighboring 18th Street establishments. Black Squirrel owner Amy Bowman and former co-owner Tom Knott, who now owns soon to open Black […]

Black Squirrel Owner: Undiscovered Foreign Beers, Good; Undocumented Foreign People, Bad

Black Squirrel learned this week that nothing ever really disappears. Especially polarizing rhetoric about illegal immigration. Back in October, a  blog post appeared on the Adams Morgan beer bar's website just as the Chandra Levy murder trial was in the news. The post's subject: Illegal immigrants, a population that includes the man who murdered the […]

This Week: Jeremy Cowen at Star & Shamrock, Holiday Beer at Birch & Barley & Rustico and a Lot More Seasonal Cheer

Another good week in beer for District drinkers. I've put a few tantalizing details below, but for more info on any event click on it in our D.C. Beer Events Calendar above. Hanukkah  may be over but the celebration continues with yet another He'brew Jewbelation event from Schmaltz Brewing Company. Tonight head He'Brew himself Jeremy Cowen will be […]

This Week: Smuttynose at ChurchKey, Schlafly at Brasserie Beck, Christmas Ale & Cookies at Black Squirrel & Beer Connoisseur at Mad Fox

Just what you need to pull you out of that post-Thanksgiving tryptophan stupor: beer. Read on for when and where to find some good ones this week, including a chance to be the first to taste beers from D.C.'s new local breweries. For more details on any event, click on it in our D.C. Beer Events […]

The Great Christmas Ale Is Coming

Great Lakes Christmas Ale, that is. And it's already here. Great Lakes Brewing Company's holiday ale is only available in November and December each year. Yet the 7.5% ABV spiced brew is the Cleveland brewery's second top selling beer annually, after Dortmunder Gold which is available year round. Christmas Ale is in such high demand that Great Lakes […]

This Week: Sly Fox at ChurchKey, Oliver Ales at Paradiso, Uinta at Galaxy Hut, Beer School at The Brick Great Lakes at The Black Squirrel & North Coast Everywhere

Whoa! Lots of beer fun to be had this week. Read on for a daily rundown, but for details on an event click on it in our D.C. Beer Events Calendar above. Monday Birch & Barley is hosting Sly Fox brewmaster Brian O'Reilly from Phoenixville, Pennsylvania for a five-course, seven-beer dinner.  Across town Pizzeria Paradiso Georgetown […]

This Week: Two Nights of Rare Brew at ChurchKey, TweetUp at The Black Squirrel

  You may have expected it to be a quiet few days after last week's D.C. Beer Week mania. Not so! Those of you in the "hair of the dog" camp will be thrilled to see the beer events lined up this week. Our descriptions are below, but for details on any event click on […]

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