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Beer options in Washington DC

February 7th, 2008 · Comments Off on Beer options in Washington DC

The Washington Post has a couple articles talking about craft beer options in the city. Beer Paradise in logan circle Rustico in Alexandria

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Tags: Beer · DC · VA

Winter Beer

November 14th, 2007 · 1 Comment

If you like strong winter beers then The Washington post has some suggestions for you. The Author had a chance to sample the following large selection of beers,  Anchor Brewing’s Co Our Special Ale, Sierra Nevada’s Celebration Ale, Clipper City Brewing Co’s Winter Storm, Old Dominion Brewing Co’s Dominion Winter Brew, Wild Goose Brewery’s Snow […]

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Tags: Anchor · Beer · Brooklyn · Clipper City · Fordham · Michelob · Old Dominion · Sierra Nevada · Troegs · Wild Goose

SPBW 4th Annual Real Ale Festival

October 29th, 2007 · Comments Off on SPBW 4th Annual Real Ale Festival

This years Society for the Preservation of Beers from the Wood Real Ale Festival was a great success. Over 400 tickets were sold, with additional tickets being sold at the door at The Wharf Rat. With over 30 Cask beers and unlimited sampling, everybody left happy. I was one of the volunteers inside pouring beer […]

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Tags: Beer · Brewer's Art · Brooklyn · CapCity Baltimore · Clipper City · DuClaw · Franklins · Gordon Biersch Tysons · MD · Oliver · Rock Bottom Ballston · SPBW · Troegs · Victory · Yards

Smithsonian National Zoo + Beer = Brew at the Zoo

August 26th, 2007 · Comments Off on Smithsonian National Zoo + Beer = Brew at the Zoo

The Smithsonian runs a fund raising event every year called the Brew at the Zoo. I got a last minute ticket for this years event. They had beer from over 20 microbreweries, and served hors d’oeuvres from area restaurants. The price of the ticket included a Beer Glass, Food, and all the beer samples you […]

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Tags: Beer · Clipper City · DC · Dodfish Head · North Coast · Ommegang · SweetWater Sterling

Must resit the urge…..

February 27th, 2007 · Comments Off on Must resit the urge…..

I need to stop shopping. This time I am in Whole Foods in Arlington and they are carrying large selection of beers that you might find interesting. For Clipper City they are carrying, Mchenry beer, Peg leg and the Oxford branded beer. They also have Dogfish Head: 60 min, 90 min and indian brown. For […]

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Tags: Beer · Dodfish Head · Old Dominion · VA

Coastal Brewing Co apply for a brewery license at Old Dominion Site

February 20th, 2007 · Comments Off on Coastal Brewing Co apply for a brewery license at Old Dominion Site

The Washington Post; is reporting that Coastal Brewing Co, which is made up of Anheuser-Busch and Rams Head Tavern have applied for the Old Dominion Brewery license. The article doesn’t go into a lot of detail other than saying this is a sign that the sale is close.

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Tags: Beer · Old Dominion · VA

Dominion’s Spring Brew

January 26th, 2007 · Comments Off on Dominion’s Spring Brew

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 · Comments Off on Special Price on Dominion October Fest

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 · Comments Off on Chadwicks in old town Alexandria

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

Gordon Biersch Season Schedule

January 8th, 2007 · Comments Off on Gordon Biersch Season Schedule

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