August 6, 2012 at 1:28pm


<p>KRAMERBOOKS & AFTERWORDS CAFE</p>Invites You To Join Us For Our<p> </p><p>THIRD ANNUAL BROOKLYN BRAWL</p>Brooklyn Brewery Beer & Cheese Tasting


<p>MONDAY, AUGUST 13, 6–10 pm</p><p>1517 Connecticut Avenue NW • In the Bar</p><p>Washington DC 20036</p><p> </p>

Brooklyn Brewery's DC representive, Ryan Reaske and DOPS distributor representive, Jeff Wells will join us to answer questions about Brooklyn's brews.


We will be serving 6-oz. beer-tasting pours ranging in price from $7 to $10 each. Each beer taste includes an individual .5-oz. tasting portion of a specially selected cheese.


We will also be serving four differently themed flights and a full-tasting flight. Each flight is a group of three 6-oz. pours of each selection and their corresponding paired cheeses.


The four flight themes are: Lighter Side of Pale; 5-7-9; Around The World; and, Extreme Beers. Themed flight prices are $21 or $22; and, the full tasting flight is $53.





Brooklyn Brewmaster's Reserve Gold Standard: Big floral hop aroma, followed by refreshingly bold bitterness and beautiful rounded malt flavors


Brooklyn Blast: Maris Otter and German Pilsner malts bring solidity, balance and beautiful flavors to a golden beer that's ludicrously hoppy


Brooklyn Soriachi Ace: Lemongrass, lemon zest aroma, crackling dry, hoppy golden farmhouse ale with a clean malt flavor


Brooklyn Post Road Pumpkin: Orange-amber color, pumpkin aroma, light biscuit malt center and crisp finish


Brooklyn Lager: Amber-gold, displays a firm malt center supported by refreshing bitterness and floral hop aroma; caramel malts show in the finish


Brooklyn Local 1: Alluring aroma, dynamic complex of flavors, Belgian flair, Brooklyn fortitude, a dusting of their special yeast; 100% bottle re-fermentation


Brooklyn Black Ops: “...Aged for four months in bourbon barrels, bottled flat, and re-fermented in the bottle with Champagne yeast”—Beer Advocate




Full-Tasting Flight ($53):

All selections, as described above


Lighter Side of Pale ($21):

Brooklyn Brewmaster's Reserve Gold Standard

Brooklyn Lager

Brooklyn Local 1


5-7-9 ($22):

Brooklyn Lager: 5% ABV

Brooklyn Soriachi Ace: 7.6% ABV

Brooklyn Local 1: 9% ABV


Around the World: Brewing-Style Influences ($22):

Brooklyn Brewmaster's Reserve Gold Standard: Germany

Brooklyn Soriachi Ace: Belgium

Brooklyn Blast: USA


Extreme Beers ($22):

Brooklyn Blast: Imperial IPA

Brooklyn Black Ops: Bourbon Barell-Aged Stout

Brooklyn Post Road Pumpkin: Fruit & Spice Beer



For more details about Brooklyn Brewery and the beers we will be pouring, please visit: http://www.brooklynbrewery.com/


For more info on DC Beer Week, please visit: http://dcbeerweek.net/