Personally I'm a sucker for hoppy red ales. Beers like Green Flash's Hop Head Red, Lagunitas's Lucky 13, and even Tröegs HopBack Amber, which pair a substantial hop bill with a malty caramel backbone are the cat's meow.
In the hullabaloo surrounding the White House’s honey ale recipe, it’s easy to forget what is being asked of the President and his administration: recipes.
Well, one river each, to be precise.
The most ambitious exit in the history of exits took place before I was born -- on Thanksgiving Day, 1976 at the Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco, CA. It was simply called “The Last Waltz,” and for many, including myself, it is the greatest show ever captured on film.
Bars and restaurants have a finite number of taps, and there is intense competition for these taps among beer distributors. Sometimes, things get ugly.
If you have to have your pumpkin beer fix as early as possible, the 7 Corners Dogfish Head Alehouse has got you covered. Tomorrow, August 25, join the off-centered folks for a Punkin Ale Release Party.
Over the past two weeks, 3 Stars Brewing has rolled out a saison (Urban Farmhouse), an imperial brown (Southern Belle), and an imperial coffee porter (Pandemic) at bars and restaurants throughout Washington, DC.
Although last week's top story was the mayhem of DC Beer Week 2012, the previous week's big news - trumpeted from the cruise to the Smith Commons Brewers' BBQ - was the long-awaited launch of 3 Stars Brewing Company.
We didn't cover it last week because we had a little thing called DC Beer Week to cover, but the big story last week in the beer world was that President Obama (who is welcome to do a "Have a Beer With..." interview with us here at his adopted hometown's favorite craft beer news
I know, I know, your first question is "what the f$!* is a snallygaster?" Well, my uncultured-in-the-ways-of-local-cryptozoology friend, a snallygaster, according to Wikipedia, is a "mythical dragon-like beast said to inhabit