Van Honsebrouck: Barista Chocolate Quad, between beer and coffee

Our Barista Chocolate Quad is a strong dark beer of the quadruple type with hints of chocolate and bridges the gap between beer and coffee. The Barista tells you straight away what it is all about. The focus here is on malt rather than hops. The Barista Chocolate Quad is a genuine degustation beer and ... Read More

Van Honsebrouck: Izegem, the brewery of the future

A new year means a new start. The new Castle Brewery Van Honsebrouck in Izegem is now fully operational. In fact, we are talking about ‘three breweries in one’. The brewery is equipped for the production of top-fermented beers (Brigand, Filou, Kasteel, Slurfke), mixed fermentation beers (Bacchus) and beers of spontaneous fermentation (St Louis). The ... Read More

Van Honsebrouck: Filou, a powerful thirst quencher

We Belgians are keen on our strong blonde beers and tripels. Having launched the Brigand and the Kasteel Tripel, Castle Brewery Van Honsebrouck is now introducing you to Filou. This is a pure beer brewn with pils malts, Munich malts and three varieties of hops: Kent Golding, Safir and Saaz, without any further additives. The ... Read More

Oliver Brewing Company: New Day Rising (Part 1)

January 6th By Steve Jones Welcome to the New Year! It’s an exciting prospect here at Oliver Brewing Co., we’ve got big plans and cool projects on the horizon. This is the year that we can … no, it’s not a “little engine that could” thing, I mean that we’ll be putting product into cans, ... Read More

The Second Wedge Brewing Company: Soft Launch!

Soft Launch! Yep, it’s true – we’ve got two beers ready to pour and our tasting room and bottle shop will be open Boxing Week! Our first offerings are Monday Night Piper Scottish-style ale and 3 Rocks IPA – a great way to wake up your tastebuds after all that Christmas turkey. Holiday hours: Monday, ... Read More

7 Locks Brewing Company: A Year In Review. A Year To Preview.

We are incredibly excited to be a part of a growing beer seen here in the DMV. We were glad that we were able to open our doors in 2015, but what we are most excited about is what’s to come. Our goal is to continue to produce high-quality beers and to further refine our ... Read More

The Second Wedge Brewing Company: Xmas Merch and Sneak Peek!

Come on by 14 Victoria Street for our pre-opening, merch-only open house! We’re getting ready for our soft launch – first beers will be pouring real soon, but in the meantime we have growlers, glasses, gift certificates, and 2016 growler club memberships ready for gifting. And feel free to just stop by and say hello ... Read More

Oliver Brewing Company: The Friday Question

December 18th By Steve Jones Woah! The Friday Question … I know, right! It was believed to be lost in the mists of time but here it is, the veritable phoenix rising from the ashes of the old blog on the Pratt Street Ale House web site. Hell, some of you probably weren’t even born ... Read More

Oliver Brewing Company: Punk’s Not Dead … But Never Mind The Bollocks

Punk’s Not Dead … But Never Mind The Bollocks December 3rd By Steve Jones Back in March of 2011 I received a message from Dave McCabe, co-owner/operator of Punk’s Backyard Grill in Annapolis, enquiring about the possibility of brewing a house beer for Punk’s. I wasn’t familiar with Punk’s at the time but on my ... Read More

Cartwright Springs Brewery: Holiday Open House

Hi Everyone, We will be hosting a holiday open house from 5pm to 9pm on Saturday December 5th. Customers and friends of the brewery can come to sample some beer, get their stocking stuffers, and flaunt their favourite holiday treats. It’s a pot-luck style gathering where people are encouraged to bring a treat (not mandatory ... Read More