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Brewer’s Alley Restaurant & Brewery

Brewer’s Alley Restaurant & Brewery

Prior to last weekend’s tour of Flying Dog brewery in Frederick, Marlyand, the group congregated at Brewer’s Alley Restaurant & Brewery for lunch and beer. Brewer’s Alley opened their doors in 1996 but their building and the nearby alley are steeped in local history. The building itself was built in 1873 and served as the city’s seat of government for at least 50 years. The alley located under the archway was the site for beer … Read entire article »

Filed under: Imperial IPA, Styles

Flying Dog Brewery Tour – Good Beer, No Shit

Flying Dog Brewery Tour – Good Beer, No Shit

Some friends and I went to Flying Dog for a brewery tour this past weekend. The tours are extremely popular and fill up quickly so we had to sign up 90 days in advance, the earliest possible. Reading below, you’ll see exactly why the tours are as popular as they are. The tour costs $5 per person and includes a Flying Dog tasting glass and six sample tokens. I started with their Gose, a draft-only release … Read entire article »

Filed under: Flying Dog Brewery, Labels

Beer at the Ballpark: Nationals Park

Beer at the Ballpark: Nationals Park

Editor’s Note: Welcome to the newest column on The Beer Circle: Beer at the Ballpark! In this set of posts, our writers will take “business trips” to everyone’s favorite summer hangout, baseball stadiums. We’ll let you know what kind of beer and prices to expect, as well as some general musings on the overall quality of the experience. Have you been to one of these ballparks? Or do you disagree with how we characterized your … Read entire article »

Filed under: Beer at the Ballpark

Better From The Barrel: Flying Dog Gonzo Imperial Porter

Better From The Barrel: Flying Dog Gonzo Imperial Porter

Update: This post is being retroactively fitted to run in our column “Better From The Barrel?” The story of how Flying Dog got its start is as strange as the labels that grace their bottles. In 1983, a series of events in the Himalayas involving under prepared hikers, an unfaithful Sherpa, a scared-shitless donkey, and quickly consumed contraband led to the creation of the Flying Dog philosophy. That’s right, philosophy. It wasn’t until 1990 that beer came into … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baltic Porter, Beer, Better From The Barrel?, Flying Dog Brewery, Porter, Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey