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Craft Beer 101: Glassware

Just as there are many different varieties of beers, there are many different types of glasses in which to savor those beers. Pint glasses, tulip glasses, goblets… It might seem overwhelming to have such an array of glassware, but the type of glass you sip out of really does affect the aroma and flavor of […]

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Touchdown! Pigskin and Pints!

 Beer, rivalry, team colors, and finger licking good food. That’s football season! And it is here at Dogfish Head Alehouse. Hosting a football party leaves little time for actually watching the game. Ditch the cooking and cleanup and come to your local alehouse. Falls Church If you are in our neighborhood, you’ve got plenty to […]

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A Punkin Chunkin Past

We have officially kicked off a new season. The calendar may say that fall begins in a few weeks, but our Punkin Ale release was an unofficial welcome to football, changing leaves, and cooler days (or so we hope). What’s the deal with Punkin? Well, it’s our pumpkin beer (makes sense, right?) Pumpkin beer is […]

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Punkin Ale Returns!

It’s getting to be that time of year when everything turns…to pumpkin! Our seasonal friend, Punkin Ale is making its way back to our taps and we are celebrating! For us, this favorite brew announces the end of summer and the approach of fall. So what’s the deal with Punkin? Straight from the brewery: “We […]

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Dogfish Head Alehouse Burger of The Week

Burger of the Week – 8/10/15

Check out these delicious specials this week at Dogfish Head Alehouse! GAITHERSBURG Buffalo Mozzarella Burger Half Pound Burger topped with Fresh Mozzarella, Spinach, Mushrooms and a Balsamic Reduction Served with Beach Fries $12.50 Best when paired with Indian Brown Ale FALLS CHURCH Buffalo Bleu Cheese Burger Half pound burger patty topped with creamy bleu cheese […]

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Craft Beer 101: Sour Beers

Sour beers make up one of the most interesting and exciting categories of modern craft beer. They are incredibly diverse, with flavors ranging from a subtle, acidic bite to a taste-bud-puckering, eye-opening sourness. What Are Sour Beers? The history of sour beers goes way back – a few centuries, in fact – to the days […]

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What Makes a Craft Brewer?

We aren’t shy about our fanaticism for craft beer. We love to geek out about everything from the differences between IPAs and brown ales to the definitions of hops and ABV. And of course, we can go on and on about what beers you should pair with your favorite foods. But let’s take a step […]

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Park It On The Patio

Friends sitting around a tabletop covered with fresh appetizers and cold beers…talking and laughing…live music playing in the background… Sounds great, right? Everything you imagined summer to be. Get it before it’s gone! Unlike our specials, the warm days are fading fast. If the pretty picture we just painted isn’t quite enough to make you […]

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Best BBQ & Beer Pairings

Nothing washes down savory, smoky BBQ down better than a crisp, cold beer. But which type of beer should you serve at your summer BBQ? Certain flavors complement one another better than others, but there are tons of possibilities for tasty combinations. Here’s a cheat sheet of some of our favorite BBQ and beer pairings. […]

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7 Beer Tasting Tips

It’s incredibly satisfying to drink a great beer and appreciate all of its subtle aromas, flavors and textures. And becoming a skilled beer taster is a fun and approachable project – it might just be the best kind of research you can do! If you love a good pint and want to get the most […]

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