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Release: Duclaw Brewing Company in DC @ The Big Hunt

Release: Duclaw Brewing Company in DC @ The Big Hunt

When I saw the below tweet from Big Hunt bartender Dave Coleman I knew I had no choice but to trek into the District last Thursday. I mean come on, two bourbon barrel aged offerings and a Belgian Strong Dark Ale (BSDA) weighing in at 14% ABV? You’re pulling at my heartstrings.  Duclaw Brewing Company is known for their big beers (see Colossus, a 22% ABV Imperial IPA), but none had graced my palate with its presence … Read entire article »

Filed under: Beer Release, DuClaw Brewing Co., Heaven Hill, Imperial Porter, Old Ale, Pent

Ithaca LeBleu Release

Ithaca LeBleu Release

When I finally received word that Ithaca would be releasing LeBleu, the sought-after blueberry American Wild Ale, I began making plans right away. Typically, this beer is released on New Years’ Eve. I hadn’t made the trip before, but I was planning to go this previous New Year’s Eve when Ithaca postponed its release, saying that they wild ale simply was not yet ready. Based on the fact that the brewery stated that there would … Read entire article »

Filed under: American Wild Ale, Beer Release, Ithaca Beer Co

Release: Great Lakes Brewing Company in Northern Virginia

Release: Great Lakes Brewing Company in Northern Virginia

A group of friends and had enjoy a semi-working happy hour at Rustico Ballston on February 27th for the release of Great Lakes Brewing Company in Northern Virginia. Naturally, because their beers are available in DC and PA, pretty much the entire group was pretty familiar with their offerings. Never ones to turn down free beer glasses, we decided to stop by anyway. They had a couple reps from the brewery come out and they passed … Read entire article »

Filed under: American Pale Ale, Beer Release, Great Lakes Brewing Co.