Posts Tagged ‘The Red and the Black’

This Week: Benelux Debut at ChurchKey, Beer School at the Brick, Oktoberfest at District Chophouse, Great Lakes Oktoberfest at The Red & The Black & H Street Festival

The week in beer is a decent one, from tonight's debut of Montreal-based microbrewery Benelux at ChurchKey to Saturday's H Street Festival on H Street NE, which is sure to have plenty of craft beer-themed fun. The Brickskeller's Beer School returns, and this week also notes the beginning of Oktoberfest season, with District Chophouse & […]

D.C. Beer Week Starts Friday: What’s In Store?

Early this month we posted a sneak peek at D.C. Beer Week, a celebration that will feature craft beer focused events and specials at bars and restaurants starting this Friday, August 20, and running through Saturday, August 28. There are already over 40 special events planned for the second annual city-wide craft beer festival. Your […]

SAVOR Week Event Guide for Wednesday

SAVOR madness begins in earnest tonight with several local beer events. As usual, we're here to help you make an informed choice about where to begin your drunken stumble home. The list below includes the Lagerheads (LH) and Beerspotter (BS) picks, as well as our advice about why or why not to go. For the […]

SAVOR Mania: The Master List

It's that time of year again. SAVOR is coming to town and with the national craft beer and food pairing event comes a week-long beer party for D.C. Tickets sold out in record time this year, but thanks to the local bars, restaurants, and distributors who take advantage of so many talented brewers being in […]

2009: Looking Back at a Growing Beer City Part 2

Yesterday the Lagerheads brought you what we consider five of the most influential local beer happenings of 2009. Today we offer Chapter Two: five more events and trends that show DC's growth as a beer city. Flying Dog, Our (Close to) Local Production Brewery, Makes Us Proud – Shall we call it the Year of […]

Drink Your Way Across DC this Wednesday

We are not sure how this keeps happening, but it seems like every month has one night jam-packed with beer events, leaving the rest of the calendar high and dry. That saturated night for December is this Wednesday, with beer events at Dr. Granville Moore's, The Reef, The Red and The Black, The Brickskeller, as […]

Imperial Beer: Fit for a Queen

According to old-school spellcheckers Merriam and Webster, the term imperial means (1) anything relating to an empire or emperor, or (2)  something of superior or unusual size or excellence. The first definition was what British brewers had in mind when they started making Imperial Stouts, and the second is why many American craft brewers are using […]

Another D.C. Beer Week? Yes, Please.

Update: Through some legal snafu, Brew at the Zoo will not be technically affiliated with D.C. Beer Week. All events are still on, though. For beer drinkers, this mostly means that you won't see them listed on the same poster. The Lagerheads piqued our interest earlier about a potential D.C. Beer Week in August that […]

DC’s Unofficial Beer Week
(Thank you, Savor)

Since January's announcement that Savor: An American Craft Beer and Food Experience would be returning to DC, the Lagerheads have been counting down the days to this great tasting event. At Savor 2008, we tried some great beer-paired dishes, sampled almost 30 beers between the two of us, and got the chance to thank many […]

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