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Entries from January 2007

Allagash and Russian River beer tasting and the Brickskeller

January 26th, 2007 · No Comments

Last night I had the pleasure of attending a Lovefest Brickskeller beer tasting. Rob Tod from Allagash Brewing and Vinnie Cilurzo were on hand to talk about the wonderful selection of beers they brought from with them for the tasting. Rod on the left and Vinnie on the right The Happy beer tasters Vinnie Both […]

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Tags: Allagash Brewing Company · Beer · Brickskeller · CA · DC · ME · Russian River Brewing Company

Dominion’s Spring Brew

January 26th, 2007 · No Comments

This year Old Dominion is producing a Belgian style Golden Ale. They have brewed it using pilsner and wheat malt, along with Saaz and East Kent Golden hops. They have used authentic Belgian Ardennes yeast to give it a true Belgian flavor.

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Tags: Beer · Belgian Ardennes · East Kent Golding · Hops · Old Dominion · Saaz · VA · Yeast

Special Price on Dominion October Fest

January 26th, 2007 · No Comments

Dominion has a limited supply of Octoberfest which they are going to be selling at the brewpup for $16 per case. The beer is close to the end of it’s shelf life and they say that it is is showing slight signs of oxidation but is still delicious.

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Tags: Beer · Old Dominion · VA

Chadwicks in old town Alexandria

January 21st, 2007 · No Comments

I am having dinner at chadwicks in old town and they have some beers you might be interested in. On tap Fordham Tavern Ale, Annapolis MD Rogue Dead Guy Ale, Portland OR Chadwicks Hefeweizen, Baltimore MD Chadwicks Amber, Chippewa Falls, WI Bells Brown Ale, Michigan Bottled Magic hat Ale, Burlington VT Smttynose Old brown dog […]

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Tags: Beer · Chadwicks · VA

DC is now smoke free

January 15th, 2007 · No Comments

I had fogotten that DC bars went smoke free on January first until I read the latest email from the brickskeller. I need to get out and do some beer tasting in a non smokey bar 🙂

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Tags: Beer · DC

New Beers on tap at the Brick, Tickets on sale for lovefest

January 15th, 2007 · No Comments

Russian River and Allagash upstairs at the Brick Dave wrote to say that the Jan 24 & 25 Tickets are now on sale for the first LOVEFEST! Vinnie Cilurzo of Northern California’s Russian River Brewing Co and Rob Tod of Maine’s great Allagash Brewing Co will take the stage to talk about the all the […]

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Tags: Beer · Brickskeller · DC

Gordon Biersch Season Schedule

January 8th, 2007 · No Comments

Kelly from Gordon Bierch was kind enough to give me a heads up on their seasonal beers for the year. For VA and DC they will have the following on tap…. April 10th – May 27th, MaiBock June 26th – August 5th, Kolsch September 18th – October 28th, FestBier November 27th – January 6th, 2008, WinterBock […]

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Tags: Beer · DC · Gordon Biersch DC · Gordon Biersch Tysons · VA

Brickskeller Lagunitas Brewing Event

January 8th, 2007 · No Comments

Tomorrow night, January 9th the Brickskeller will be hosting an event faturing California’s Lagunitas Brewing Dave reports that they have raided their valts and are bringing Freakout and Undercover Shutdown, Brown Shugga from 05, and their barelywine, Old Gnarly from 04.  They are also bringing some of their current 12oz offerings, IPA, Censored and Hairy […]

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Tags: Beer · Brickskeller · DC

Washington Post article on Old Dominion Brewery sale

January 8th, 2007 · No Comments

I have been hearing some rumbling for a while now, but I thought the deal was dead. Today the Washington Post is reporting Old Dominion Brewery sale appears imminent. The deal would involve Old Dominion, Ram’s Head Tavern and the beer giant Anheuser-Busch.

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Tags: Beer · Old Dominion · VA

SPBW Meeting Thursday, January 11, 2007

January 4th, 2007 · No Comments

The Society for the Preservation of Beers From the Wood Presents The 2007 Kickoff Meeting Meeting At Maxs TapHouse January 11, 2007 @ 7pm 737 South Broadway Baltimore, Md. 21231 www.maxs.com MAIN BAR ON THE HANPUMPS: ORKNEY SKULLSPLITTER: SCOTLAND 8.5%ABV SCOTTISH ALE RCH FIREBOX: ENGLAND. 6.0%ABV STRONG BITTER. REDDISH DEEP BROWN COLORED BEER. COMBINATION OF […]

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Tags: Beer · MD · SPBW