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#SAVOR Week 2014 Events: Meridian Pint

SAVOR returns to DC May 9-10. The week before this big event promises plenty of great events in the DC area. Although we have day-by-day line-ups posted, it may also be helpful for the #DCBrews community to check out what some players that are going above and beyond will be offering. Here are the events for Meridian Pint (3400 11th Street NW). For more of DCBeer's #SAVOR Week coverage, click here.

Thursday, May 8 – 3 p.m. (doors at 2:15 p.m.)

Join Meridian Pint for the third installment of their now wildly popular Founders Brunch. The brunch will feature five course paired with the following beers:
  • Sweet Repute
  • Old Curmudgeon
  • Mango Magnifico
  • Backwoods Bastard
  • Rubaeus
  • Devil Dancer
  • Smoked Porter
  • Imperial Stout
  • Kentucky Breakfast Stout
Other drafts will include:
  • Centennial IPA (cask)
  • All Day IPA
  • Barrel-Aged Red's Rye
  • Boyl'r Mayk'r
All drafts will be available while supplies last at the conclusion of the brunch.
Tickets are $65 per person including tax and gratuity. To purchase, click here. 


Thursday, May 8 – 5 p.m. 
Release of DC Brau/Baxter Brewing "Daughters of Poseidon" Black Oyster IPA and $1 oysters on the patio
Join Meridian Pint for the debut of DC Brau/Baxter Brewing "Daughters of Poseidon" – a black IPA brewed with Rappahannock Olde Salt oysters.
Celebrate with $1 oysters on the patio all night!
In addition to this outstanding new collaborative brew and delicious oysters, we will be rounding our list with 11 drafts from DC Brau and Baxter (based in Lewiston, ME), to include:
DC Brau
  • Red Wine Barrel-Aged Yonder Cities
  • Catoctin Creek Grape Brandy Barrel-Aged Citizen
  • Kombucha Beer
  • El Hefe Speaks
  • Everyday Junglist
  • Corruption


  • Stowaway IPA
  • Summer Swelter summer ale
  • Tarnation California-style Lager
  • Pamola Xtra Pale/Session Ale
Friday, May 9  – 5 p.m.
We've taken one of our most popular events, "Old and Sour" and split it up over two days with expanded lists! Celebrate the fruits of our labor (and patience) by enjoying 20 vintage kegs from our temperature-controlled cellar including a 2009 Dogfish Head World Wide Stout!
Draft list to include:
  • Goose Island Bourbon County Stout – 11/2012
  • 3 Stars From Russia with Love – 2/2013
  • 3 Stars From Russian with Love aged on Cherry Wood 3/2013
  • Avery The Czar – 11/2012
  • Avery Mephistopheles' Stout- 10/2012
  • Boulevard/Pretty Things Collaboration #3 – 12/2012
  • Boulevard Rye-on-Rye – 5/2013
  • Brooklyn Companion – 8/2011
  • Dogfish Head Immort Ale – 12/2012
  • Dogfish Head World Wide Stout – 2009
  • Epic Big Bad Baptist – 9/2012
  • Epic Smoked and Oaked – 3/2011
  • Evolution Fall Migration – 2013
  • Evolution Menagerie #8 – 10/2012
  • Evolution Spring Migration – 6/2013
  • Firestone Walker Double DBA – 6/2012
  • Firestone Walker Parabola – 3/2012
  • Laughing Dog Dogfather 10/2012
  • Oxbow Saison Noel – 12/2012
  • Williamsburg Alewerks Cafe Royale – 2013
Saturday, May 10 – 10 a.m.
EAST TO WEST BREWERY SHOWCASE: Hardywood Park/Funkwerks/Firestone Walker 
Join us Saturday as we showcase a number of rare and out-of-markets drafts from three standout breweries from across the country: Hardywood Park based in Richmond, VA – Firestone Walker from Paso Robles, CA and Funkwerks in Denver, CO
Highlights include: 
  • Firestone Walker Parabola Barrel-Aged Russian Imperial Stout
  • Firestone Walker XVI and XVII Blended Anniversary Ales
  • Hardywood Park Gingerbread Stout – Imperial Milk Stout brewed with Ginger and Local Honey
  • Hardywood Park 2013 and 2014 Bourbon Cru – Two-year vertical of this outstanding Belgian Quad aged in A. Smith Bowman Virginia Bourbon barrels!
  • Funkwerks Deceit – Belgian Strong Golden Ale
  • Funkwerks Tropic King – Imperial Saison hopped with New Zealand Rakau
Full list:
Firestone Walker 
  • Parabola
  • Sucuba
  • XVI
  • XVII
  • Velvet Merkin
  • Pravo Pils


  • Session Saison
  • Saison
  • White
  • Cameo
  • Tropic King
  • Deceit


  • Beaux-Arts Imperial IPA (Bluejacket collaboration)
  • Gingerbread Stout
  • Hoplar
  • Bourbon Cru 14
  • Bourbon Cru 13
  • Singel
  • Capital Trail Pale
  • Porter

Plus three cask ales:

  • Krystal Weisen
  • Porter
  • Imperial Milk Stout
Sunday, May 11 – 10 a.m. 
It's that time once again. We've been hoarding everything tart, sour, and funky and are ready to unleash a killer list. Antacids, as always, are available upon request!
The list:
  • Allagash Confluence
  • Allagash Interlude
  • Boulevard Saison-Brett
  • Bruery Hottenroth
  • Bruery Oude Tart
  • Bruery Rueuze
  • Bruery Sour in the Rye
  • Bruery Tart of Darkness
  • Dogfish Head Kvasir
  • Goose Island Lolita
  • Goose Island Matilda Lambicus
  • Goose Island Sofie Paradisi
  • Jolly Pumpkin Fuego Del Otono
  • Lost Rhino Birth of Ace
  • New Belgium La Folie
  • New Belgium Yuzu Imperial Berliner Weisse
  • Petrus Aged Red Ale
  • Rodenbach Grand Cru
  • Perennial Aria
  • Union Old Prose Gose

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