This is a mighty special episode of The DC Beer Show! First, Jake speaks with Greg Engert about the return of SNALLYGASTER, DC’s top annual beer festival. This year’s lineup includes 450 highly sought-after brews on draft from over 200 of the finest American and international breweries, along with local food trucks and two stages of live music. Jake and Greg talk about what attendees can expect and highlight some of the top breweries in the lineup. Tickets are still available (as of October 1) at

In the second half of this extended episode, you’ll hear Brandy and Jake speaking with each of the seven breweries at the 2021 Battle of the Barrel-Aged Beers, one of the most popular events of the DC Brewers’ Guild’s annual DC Beer Week. Brewers from Port City, Hellbender, 3 Stars, DC Brau, Other Half, Right Proper, and Atlas talk about their entries in this year’s contest and the barrels they used to create their concoctions. Recorded live at the event! Congrats to DC Brau for winning this year!