A Nice Mix

Washingtonian Magazine: In the gastropub, poutine and burgers go nicely with the expertly curated bottle… [more]

A Nice Mix A Nice Mix

The Real Deal

DCBeer.com: "Conceived as a place that combines good beer with good food, and an atmosphere that is grown-up… [more]

The Real Deal The Real Deal

Fifty-Five Feet of Liquid Pleasure in the Tap Room

With the opening of the downstairs floor, the Black Squirrel has added 32 tap lines, raising its total… [more]

Fifty-Five Feet of Liquid Pleasure in the Tap Room Fifty-Five Feet of Liquid Pleasure in the Tap Room

So Good Burgers

The cult burger hit of Washington, DC.  Nominated in the Best Burger category of The Washington Post’s… [more]

So Good Burgers So Good Burgers

Camping Out with Devils Backbone

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Camp out with the Devils Backbone Brewing Company and the Black Squirrel Restaurant on Saturday (Aug. 16), starting at noon, and brush up against those who practice the lifestyle of the sustainable and farm-to-glass.  Meet those who ply their trade in a bucolic part of the Blue Ridge Mountains, on Route 151 in Roseland, Va., […]

It’s Christmas in July

GL X-Mas Ale

Ho-ho-ho. Make that hot-hot-hot.  It is Christmas in July at the Black Squirrel, where 10 highly coveted holiday beers will be unveiled on Friday (July 11th), starting at 5 p.m. Beer drinkers, naughty and nice, will be rewarded with the following cheers:  Great Lakes Christmas Ale brewed with ginger and spices (7.5%, Cleveland, OH, 2013); Sly […]

A Cool Hand to Steady the Beer

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He is the Cool Hand Luke of Cleveland – otherwise known as Luke Purcell, the head brewer of the Great Lakes Brewing Company – and he will grace the Black Squirrel with his presence on Saturday (May 10th),  starting at noon. Meet this one Cool Hand and pick his brain on all things beer, while […]

It’s the Only Proof You’ll Ever Need

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Cigar City and Proof, a pair of Florida-based breweries whose liquid treasure is not normally available in the D.C. marketplace, will be flowing through 10 tap lines of the Black Squirrel on Friday (May 9), starting at 5 p.m. Tampa’s Cigar City lands four lines with Jai Alai IPA, Invasion Pale Ale, Florida Cracker White Ale […]

Wild Things, You Make My Taste Buds Sing

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Savor this, you Wild Things you. Representatives from the brewing companies of Funkwerks and Perennial will be touting their wacky ales at the Black Squirrel on Thursday (May 8), starting at 5 p.m. Their appearance is the ideal lead-in to the sixth year of SAVOR, a celebration of the craft beer movement that is being held Friday […]

Tap Your Inner Outlaw

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The Lonerider Brewing Company, the Raleigh, N.C.-based entity that courts “the outlaw in all of us,” will be featured in the Tap Room of the Black Squirrel on Tuesday (April 22), starting at 7 p.m. Lonerider plans to showcase its staples: Peacemaker Pale Ale, Sweet Josie Brown Ale and Shotgun Betty Hefeweizen, plus two specialty quaffs exclusive to the […]

This Plans to be a Barrel of Fun

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Add wood and bring on the flavor. The Black Squirrel celebrates the age-old tradition of barrel aging beer on Friday (March 7), starting at 5 p.m., with 24 rare barrel-aged beers on tap and by the bottle.  The line-up includes: Alewerks Bourbon Barrel Aged Porter (draft, 9%); Bear Republic Wild Racer (bourbon-barrel-aged Racer 5 IPA, draft, […]