FINEST ALEHOUSE: WASHINGTON DC

WHAT IS THE FINEST ALEHOUSE IN WASHINGTON, DC?

FOUNDERS KBS

Tucking into a bottle of the Beer Advocate rated A plus Kentucky Breakfast Stout with Ripped at his son, Beer Lad’s, 3rd birthday party. Insane notes of coffee, vanilla, and chocolate. It’s all the fun of Kahlua… Without the snide comments from your friends. Sublime. 4 Hops…all the way.

PRESTIGE POURS & THE HOLY GRAIL OF ALE

A fellow attorney recently lamented: “I just want to know which is the most expensive and prestigious beer I can purchase so that I may imbibe it in the half hour between getting off work and collapsing in bed.” Fun question.  What are the rarest, most coveted, and/or most outrageously priced beers available (or, as […]

STALKING A WILD BREW

Nice little piece on Brasserie Cantillon from the Boston Globe.  In many ways, Cantillon may be the brewery that best embodies the spirit of craft brewing: ancient equipment, artful technique, world-class offerings, and all the romance of an era long past.  When I first heard about Cantillon, it was described in almost mythic terms.  A […]