Posts Tagged ‘Victory Brewing Company’

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, […]

D.C. Beer Week, Day By Day: Lagerheads’ Top Picks for Tuesday

Overwhelmed by the plethora of choices for D.C. Beer Week this evening? Let me provide some guidance. Out of the nearly 30 tipsy to-do's slated for tonight, below are my top picks for interesting happenings and tasty brews. But if you want to decide on your own, view the full calendar after the jump. Victory […]

D.C. Faux Brau: AB-Inbev Tries to Trademark ‘202’ Area Code

Anheuser-Busch InBev, the Belgium-based company behind Budweiser, Michelob, and more than 200 other beer brands around the world, recently filed trademark applications for the area codes of 15 U.S. cities, including Washington, D.C. The move appears to be one of several that AB-InBev, whose numbers account for nearly half of all beer sales in the U.S. […]

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: Bell’s Hopslam at ChurchKey, Brooklyn Tasting at Ella’s, Schlafly Tours Virginia & Chris O’Brien Tutoring Session

January is turning out to be a great month for beer. Don't believe me? Look ahead in the D.C. Beer Events Calendar. Here's what's on tap this week. In addition to a lot of new gym memberships and diet plans starting up, the beginning of each year means it's time for Bell's Hopslam. This honeyed Double IPA has […]

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 […]

Victory Yakima Glory: Sing Glory Hopellujah!

When Victory Brewing Company in Downingtown, Pennsylvania, released Yakima Twilight last year, the Black IPA hybrid-style beer became the brewery's most popular seasonal to date. Fans of Victory's other seasonal fresh harvest, or wet-hopped ale, Hop Wallop, know that's pretty impressive. This year the beer's name has been changed to Yakima Glory (rumored to 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 […]

D.C. Beer Week Picks for Tuesday

D.C. Beer Week is well underway. So whether you've taken advantage of the numerous events that have already happened or are preparing to venture out to your first one tonight, we're here to help direct you to where you want to go. Below are The Lagerheads' picks for tonight. MOST EDUCATIONAL We predict that you'll […]

Why Are There So Few Craft Pilsners?

We're fielding beer questions all week on Y&H, so now's your chance to inquire about everything from food pairings to hangover cures. Fresh out of the mail bag, reader Dan Riley asked: Here’s something I’ve been wondering: Why are there so few craft pilsners out there? I’m a big fan of that style of beer […]