Falls Church Events

8th Annual Barleywine Festival

Sunday, 25 February 2018 - 10:00am

Join us for our 8th Annual, Barleywine Festival. This is hands down, the largest Barleywine Festival in the Mid-Atlantic. We will be showcasing 30+ Barleywines from around the region and across the county. This is a two day event. Saturday the 24th will be broken into 2 sessions with a shift between 3-3:30pm. Doors open at 11am. Their will be different Barleywines for the 2nd Shift on Saturday!!  Sunday the 25th will be a single session starting at 10am until close.

Admission is free and bar area seating is available on a first come, first served basis.  Please call the restaurant if you would like to reserve a table or booth.

Bill has been diligently working to get as diverse representation of Barleywines as possible, including some rare vintages, from breweries across the region and nation. Please note that this list is subject to change and these Barleywines are expected to be on tap over the two-day festival. We will post the Saturday 1st and 2nd session list a couple days before the event once we have confirmed receipt of some of these gems. Some of the rare and unique Barleywines expected are as follows:

Mad Fox Barleywines

2016 Batch 700 Black Barleywine

2017 Headcracker

2017 Headcracker Dry-Hopped with First Gold

2017 Headcracker Dry-Hopped with Comet and Centennial

2017 Barrel-Aged Headcracker

2013 Oaked Slobberknocker (last sixtel)

2017 Oaked Slobberknocker

2016 Slobberknocker

2017 Slobberknocker

 

Guest Barleywines

2016 Old Foghorn - Anchor Brewing (San Francisco, CA)

2015 Hog Heaven - Avery Brewing Co (Boulder, CO)

2017 Barleywine - Ardent Craft Ales (Richmond, VA)

2013, 2014 and 2015 Olde Scoutter’s - Bear Republic Brewing Co (Healdsburg, CA)

2017 Beyond All Chocolate Raisin - Devils Backbone Brewing Co (Roseland, VA)

2015 and 2017 Barleywine - Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery (Farmville, NC)

2014 and 2016 – Devil’s Milk - DuClaw Brewing Co (Rosedale, MD)

2017 All Hands Anniversary - Fair Winds Brewing Co (Lorton, VA)

2017 Old Horn Dog - Flying Dog Brewery (Frederick, MD)

2017 Millenium - Fordham & Old Dominion Brewing Co (Dover, DE)

2017 Barleywine - Legend Brewing Co (Richmond, VA)

2014 Old Crustacean - Rogue Ales (Newport, OR)

2013 Jewbelation Reborn - Shmaltz Brewing Co (Clifton Park, NY)

2016 and 2017 Bigfoot - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co (Chico, CA)

2017 Beer Camp Across America: Dry-Hopped Barleywine - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. (Chico, CA) /Avery Brewing Co. (Boulder, CO) Collaboration

2017 Debut - Starr Hill Brewing Co (Crozet, VA)

2012 All Access - Starr Hill Brewing Co (Crozet, VA)

2015 Old Guardian - Stone Brewing Co (Escondido, CA)

2012 and 2016 Back Burner - Southern Tier Brewing Co (Lakewood, NY)

2015 Chessie - Union Craft Brewing (Baltimore, MD)

2016 Old Horizontal - Victory Brewing Co (Downingtown, PA)

2014 Blithering Idiot - Weyerbacher Brewing Co (Easton, PA)

2013 Insanity - Weyerbacher Brewing Co (Easton, PA)

 

Beer 101: Brewery Tour and Tasting @ 2pm

Saturday, 3 March 2018 - 2:00pm

Learn all about your favorite craft beers from production to taste characteristics at our Beer 101 class lead by our Brewers, Bill Madden and Matt Ryan, veterans of the brewing industry. The $15 ticket price includes a brewery tour with Q & A, a beer sampler hand picked by the Brewers themselves, discussion, and a bar snack. There are only 20 slots available for each class (2pm and 4pm), get your spot quick!

Beer 101: Brewery Tour and Tasting @ 4pm

Saturday, 3 March 2018 - 4:00pm

Learn all about your favorite craft beers from production to taste characteristics at our Beer 101 class lead by our Brewers, Bill Madden and Matt Ryan, veterans of the brewing industry. The $15 ticket price includes a brewery tour with Q & A, a beer sampler hand picked by the Brewers themselves, discussion, and a bar snack. There are only 20 slots available for each class (2pm and 4pm), get your spot quick!

St. Paddy's Day Party

Saturday, 17 March 2018 - 2:00pm

Come join Mad Fox and ROCK STAR Realty for our annual St. Patrick's Day Celebration.

Admission is Free! Reservations are recommended if you would like a table. RSVP to let us know that you are coming!

We will have live music from Magnolia Blue and a tapping of Tori's ROCK STAR Red Ale at 2pm. Of course, we will also have Irish food specials and our award winning beer!

Strong Beer Tasting

Wednesday, 4 April 2018 - 7:00pm

Join us for a very unique, sit-down beer tasting where you can meet the brewers and brewery/brewpub owners from across the region and taste their amazing Strong Beer and Ale selections. Cost is $55 per person with the evening hosted by the one and only, Bob Tupper. Each brewer/owner will discuss their beer and answer any questions that you have. Don't miss the rare opportunity to meet and talk to key individuals in the brewing industry. Bill is working the brewery list and is focusing on 12 beers/breweries from across the Mid-Atlantic! We will keep you posted!

Doors open at 6pm with tasting beginning at 7pm. Tables are available on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are looking to host a group greater than 6 for this event, please give us a call and we will see what we can do in terms of seating the group together. Tickets are limited and will go fast.