Posts Tagged ‘Tuppers’ Hop Pocket’

Couple Celebrates Tasting Their 25,000th Beer at Lost Rhino

How long would it take to try 25,000 different beers? With the volume and variety available today, probably not as long as you would think. But for Bethesda couple Bob and Ellie Tupper, who started logging tasting notes in 1979, the answer is 35 years. The Tuppers are the "gypsy" brewing team behind Tuppers' Hop Pocket […]

This Week: Troegs at Birreria, Birthday Barleywines, Big Beers at the Brick & Our Beloved Beerspotter at Black Squirrel

That's a lot of B's, but B is for beer and this is a good week to go out and enjoy some, especially if you like the big (meaning strong) ones. Tonight Birreria Paradiso in Georgetown will feature Troegs Brewing Company at their monthly beer dinner. Both seatings are likely to be sold out, but you can always […]

Why Does Tuppers’ Hop Pocket Cost So Much?

Much as I looked forward to the return of Tuppers' Hop Pocket Ale, the old-school (a.k.a. "venerable") Virginia pale ale that was out of production for the last two years, like many of you I was surprised to see sticker prices of $10, $11, even $12...for a four-pack. Who even sells pale ales in four-packs? […]

Tuppers’ Week: Hop Pocket Homecoming

Half of this week's beer events are homecoming parties for the same beer: Tuppers' Hop Pocket Ale. After a two-year hiatus, this hoppy delight is back, and you'll have four chances to celebrate it's revival with the local couple that brews it. On Tuesday, you can catch the Tuppers at Hard Times Cafe in Bethesda. […]

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 […]

Women of Craft Beer Part 2: The Locals

As a follow up to yesterday's post about prominent women in the national beer scene, today we are posting a list of local and localish beer-loving ladies. DC and the greater Washington area have a very decent number of beer women, from restaurant and bar owners to brewers, wholesalers, and other business folk. And this […]

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