Thanks to Phil for passing on this gobsmacking scandal, “trivia cheating scandal! People play trivia on an app at Red Bear Brewing Company on Wednesdays. Yeah, people cheat. It happens.”, shared by Jacob Rubashkin last night:

“Desperately need a DC beat reporter to dig into the trivia cheating scandal currently rocking Red Bear Brewing — where it was heavily implied that reigning champions (who have won four straight weeks) were caught cheating, including by using a Shazam-enabled Apple Watch. Read More


1309 5th Street, NE courtesy Hi-Lawn

From a press release:

“Hi-Lawn, expansive rooftop bar above Union Market, is inviting all beer-loving Washingtonians to its inaugural Rooftop Beer Fest on Saturday, April 20. The daylong festival (12-7pm) will feature unlimited tastings from 16+ breweries, tacos and Nashville-style hot chicken from guest chefs, live music and lawn games, all with stunning views overlooking the city and Union Market District.

The rooftop bar will host two three-hour tasting sessions: Read More


From Atlas:

“WHAT: Atlas Brew Works is excited to release a seasonal favorite, The Precious One, this February. The popular apricot-infused IPA will be available in both tap rooms and throughout the market on Thursday, February 1. The solar-powered brewery will celebrate with a release event at the Navy Yard Brewery & Tap Room on Saturday, February 3, and free game play with a Mario Kart competition and female-fronted rock concert at the Ivy City Brewery & Tap Room on Saturday, February 10. With a 6.4% ABV, take a sip of The Precious One and let the apricot notes blossom atop a hoppy base for a delicately sweet bouquet of flavor.

Release Party at Navy Yard Brewery & Tap Room – Saturday, February 3: Read More

327 S Street, NE

From an email:

“We’re excited to announce that we are going to start a live music series called “Live at Lost Gen” every Friday and Saturday night from 8-11PM starting this weekend. Guests can see who’s performing on our events calendar here but here is the line-up for the next couple of weeks:

Friday Nights with Emma G!
Starting this Friday 1/12 from 8-11pm @emmagmusic will be here bringing her soulful pop/rock stylings and immense, positive energy to Lost Gen. Read More


3rd and H Street, NE

Thanks to Brian and Luke for passing on the painful news from Craft Beer Cellar:

“It is with a heavy heart that I inform you that Craft Beer Cellar DC will be closing on 01/09/2024. I arrived at this difficult decision after serious deliberation. The reality is that looking towards the future, financial projections made it more sensible to close than remain open. Read More


1625 Eckington Place, NE via Right Proper Brewing Company

From a press release:

“After celebrating 10 years of business on Sunday, Dec. 10, Right Proper Brewing Company announces its third location in the Northeast DC neighborhood of Eckington. A 4-minute walk from the Metropolitan Branch Trail, this new destination sits at 1625 Eckington Place NE, DC, tucked between NoMa and Brookland. Read More


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