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#SAVOR Week 2014 Events: Scion Restaurant Dupont and Crios Modern Mexican

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 Dupont Circle's Scion Restaurant (2100 P Street NW) and its sister restaurant, Crios Modern Mexican (2102 P Street NW). For more of DCBeer's #SAVOR Week coverage, click here.

Wednesday, May 7 – Scion Restaurant
Beer & Cheese: An Evening with Funkwerks, Odell, & Right Proper
 
Join Scion as they celebrate one of their favorite pairings, cheese and beer. Odell and Funkwerks will feature 10 selections on draft, as well as host a private tasting and Q+A session. For this special event, out-of-market breweries Funkwerks and Odell have each sent five special drafts, rarely available in DC. Additionally, Right Proper has carefully paired each beer with a selection from their very own cheese counter. (Note: Right Proper will not be serving beer at this event.)
 
In addition to the main event, the owners of Funkwerks and Odell will host a private, guided tasting of their beers, accompanied by cheese pairings. Each brewery will feature a special beer, served exclusively at the private tasting.
 
Tickets are required for the private tasting. Tickets are $25 and include 4 oz samples of six different beers and accompanying cheese pairings. Space is extremely limited. To purchase tickets, please visit: BeerCheeseSAVOR.eventbrite.com
 
The rest of the beers will be available for individual purchase. Tickets are not required for the main portion of the event. Representatives from each brewery will be in attendance. 
 
Featured Drafts
  • Funkwerks Saison
  • Funkwerks Raspberry Provincial
  • Funkwerks Bourbon Barrel Aged Quad
  • Funkwerks Deceit
  • Funkwerks Dubbel
  • Odell 90 Shilling
  • Odell IPA
  • Odell Loose Leaf
  • Odell Mycenary
  • Odell St. Lupulin
Private Tasting
  • Funkwerks Saison
  • Funkwerks Deceit
  • Funkwerks Rum Aged Deceit (Exclusive)
  • Odell 90 Shilling
  • Odell IPA
  • Odell Fernet Aged Porter (Exclusive)

Wednesday, May 7 – Crios Modern Mexican
The Scorpion King: Mezcal Aged Casks

Crios Modern Mexican, DC Brau, and Union are excited to announce "The Scorpion King: Mezcal Aged Casks." DC Brau will invite their friends from Baltimore, Union Craft Brewing, for the latest installment of the DC / Baltimore rivalry. 

On the heels of Cinco de Mayo, DC Brau and Union have each agreed to prepare a specialty cask conditioned with Scorpion Mezcal (Reposado). Distilled in Mexico, mezcal is often described as a smokier version of tequila.
 
Attendees will have the opportunity to taste the specialty cask, side-by-side with the original beer and mezcal.  Additionally, each brewery will feature 5 different beers on draft, including multiple limited edition one-offs. 
 
Tickets are not required for this event. Representatives from each brewery will be in attendance. Specialty glassware will be provided while supplies last. More details will be released at a later date. 
 
Thursday, May 8 – Scion Restaurant and Crios Modern Mexican
A Night of Extraordinary Ales: Vol. 2
 
On Thursday, May 8th, Scion Restaurant (Dupont Circle) and Crios Modern Mexican invite you to a "A Night of Extraordinary Ales: Vol. 2." This huge celebration of craft beer returns for a 2nd time with 8 of Scion and Crios' favorite craft breweries, featuring over 40 different beers. 

 
Don't miss this opportunity to taste rare beers from 5 different out-of-market breweries, Deschutes, Oakshire, Revolution, Sun King, and Surly. Not to be outdone, their friends at 21st Amendment, Uinta, and Victory have promised to bring out some of the most unique and hard-to-find beers in their portfolio. Make sure you are here to enjoy some truly extraordinary ales, many of which will be served for the first time in the DC area.
 
Tickets or reservations are not required for this event. Representatives from each brewery will be in attendance. Additional information, including the full beer list will be made available at a later date.  
 
Beer List
  • 21st Amendment TBD
  • Deschutes Chainbreaker
  • Deschutes Black Butte Porter
  • Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA
  • Deschutes Hop in the Dark
  • Deschutes Mirror Mirror (Bottle)
  • Oakshire 7th Anniversary 
  • Oakshire Barleywine Vintage (Bottle)
  • Oakshire Espresso Stout
  • Oakshire Funk d'Farmhouse (Bottle)
  • Oakshire Hellshire IV 
  • Oakshire Watershed
  • Revolution 4th Year Beer (Bottle)
  • Revolution A Little Crazy
  • Revolution Coffee Eugene
  • Revolution Galaxy Hero
  • Revolution Jukebox Hero
  • Sun King Bitter Druid
  • Sun King Batch 777 
  • Sun King Cara Mia
  • Sun King Mexi-Mac
  • Sun King TIMMIE
  • Uinta Birthday Suit 21
  • Uinta Detour
  • Uinta Labrynth
  • Uinta Tinder
  • Surly TBD
  • Victory TBD

Friday, May 9 – Scion Restaurant (Dupont Circle)
SAVOR Spotlight: Lucid Brewing 

Join us on Friday, May 9, as we feature one of the most interesting, under the radar participants of SAVOR, Lucid Brewing. 

Scion will feature 6 different drafts from Lucid. This will be the first, and potentially last, kegs in DC from the out of market brewery. Founded in 2011, Lucid Brewing has quickly earned a reputation in their home state of Minnesota, winning Best New Brewery from the Star Tribune. 
 
Founders Jon Messier and Eric Biermann, will be in attendance. Reservations are not required for this event. Beers will be individually priced. 
  • Lucid Air
  • Lucid Oak Aged Duce
  • Lucid Duo
  • Lucid Dyno
  • Lucid Foto
  • Lucid Silo

Saturday, May 10 – Scion Restaurant (Dupont Circle)
Brunch with Nebraska Brewing Company

Start your Saturday on the right foot, as we feature 10 different beers from Nebraska Brewing Company. 

Founded in 2007, Nebraska has steadily grown thanks to a reputation for creative, high quality beers. In addition to their regular lineup, Nebraska is known for their highly regarded barrel aging program, featuring beers aged in both whiskey and wine barrels. You don't want to miss Apricot au Poivre, a Saison brewed with apricots and peppercorns, aged in used Chardonnay barrels. 
 
Reservations are not required for this event. Owners Kim and Paul Kavulak will be in attendance. Beers will be individually priced. More info to be released at a later date. 
  • Nebraska Beers
  • Nebraska Barrel Aged Hop God
  • Nebraska Apricot Au Povire
  • Nebraska Cardinal
  • Nebraska IPA
  • Nebraska EOS
  • Nebraska Farrell's Irish
*More Beers TBA 

 

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