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About- Stacey Goers

Stacey Goers

Stacey Goers

Stacey is a reporter in Washington and manages a slew of databases of information regarding lawmakers, votes, bills and all things Congress. She also writes profiles of members of Congress and about various aspects of Capitol Hill. She loves exploring the brewing culture in East Coast -- but won't hide her love of wine. She went to Miami University with fellow PorchDrinkers, where they spent hours in that college newspaper newsroom. Her husband is her partner in crime and best friend and they love to explore D.C. with their hound dog, Scout.

Posts By Stacey Goers

Atlas Wants Everyone to Get Rowdy

February 4, 2015 |

Atlas Brew Works announced on Tuesday that they are launching their first homebrew competition, in which they are asking brewers to try their best at imitating the essence of their signature brew, Rowdy (6.2 percent ABV, 61 IBU).

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Port City Plans Sweeping Anniversary Week

January 29, 2015 | Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

Port City Brewing‘s weeklong fourth anniversary celebration will have food trucks, marshmallows, a new Belgian-style quadrupel, brunch and even some butt-kicking yoga. They have a slew of events at the brewhouse and at establishments throughout Washington, D.C., so there’s really no good reason not to partake. Read More

2015 DC Beer Events Preview

January 19, 2015 |

Photo: A draft at Brookland Pint.

The DC-Maryland-Virginia area keeps on snowballing with brewery and beer-themed events — more and more are popping up, making PorchDrinking’s job out here quite easy. For 2015, the region has a great number of … Read More

Deschutes Arrives in D.C.

November 17, 2014 |

Washington, D.C. has its beloved chef, José Andrés, to thank for the newest West Coast beer that will be found on taps throughout the city. Deschutes Brewery’s beverages are arriving in the Capitol region and Andrés — of minibar, Oyamel, … Read More

Wine for Beer Lovers | Fall Edition

November 3, 2014 | Avg. Reading Time: 3 min

PorchDrinking.com gave you the right wine for your summer brews back in June. Now that the leaves are changing and the beers are darkening, we give you the best wine choices based on what beers you love.

Pairings are thanks to Michelle Lim Warner, the co-owner of DCanter, a wine and beer shop on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

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Local Love: DC Region’s Brewers Name Their Favs

October 27, 2014 |

Photo courtesy of atlasbrewworks.com.

As the breweries in DC, Maryland and Virginia further expand their reach (thank goodness!) and more people taste these great local beers (hooray!), there is a downfall: The options can be overwhelming. DC Brau or Three … Read More

DC Homebrewers Hosts Fall Barbecue

October 14, 2014 |

If you are a homebrewer in the DC region and you’re aching to exchange recipes and improve your techniques, you need to get in touch with the awesome individuals at DC Homebrewers.

If you like beer, barbecue and supporting local … Read More

BrewHaHa Showcases DC’s Deliciousness

August 28, 2014 |

It was the food. The beer was fantastic — we knew it would be — but it was the food that seemed to wow the crowd at Friday night’s BrewHaHa beer-and-food pairing event at Old Ebbitt Grill.

Old Ebbitt is … Read More

The Brooklyn-Stockholm Connection | New Carnegie Brewery

August 20, 2014 | 1

“It’s like I was given a new puppy,” my husband says, as he sips his beer, “and then someone takes it away from me.”

The new puppy was a beer called J.A.C.K., the signature brew from the New Carnegie Brewery, … Read More

GABF | DMV Takeaways

July 29, 2014 |

This post was written in conjunction with Erin Russell (Petrey).

The DMV should be proud of its representation at the Great American Beer Festival this year. There will be 27 breweries pouring from the District, Maryland and Virginia in Denver … Read More

Easy as ABC in D.C. | American Beer Classic

July 10, 2014 |

This Saturday, RFK will host the American Beer Classic, a rotating tasting festival that hedges bets on folks liking beer and big sports stadiums, and drinking beer in big sports stadiums.

They are probably safe in that assumption.

RFK, located … Read More

Adroit Theory Takes Brews to D.C.

June 23, 2014 |

In Washington, D.C., old collides with new. It’s a city of rows of Georgetown mansions and burgeoning hipster neighborhoods, of traditional politicking and feisty, unfettered eagerness. Last week, the “History and Hops” event at the Heurich House Museum with Adroit Theory … Read More

Wine for Beer Lovers | Summer Edition

June 13, 2014 | Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

(Feature photo courtesy of DCanter)

Beer lovers shouldn’t just drink just any regular glass of wine. House white or red? Nah. PorchDrinking.com readers like to keep it interesting and you do have sophisticated, mature palates. Michelle Lim Warner is the co-owner; along with her husband, Michael; of a wine and beer boutique in Washington, DC, DCanter. She gives us some exciting wines to try this summer based upon nothing less than specific beer styles, just so you know where to start.

(MORE: Wine for Beer Lovers | Fall Edition)

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5 Takeaways from SAVOR

May 10, 2014 |

PorchDrinking had a great time at SAVOR this weekend and we won’t bore you with the beautiful ambiance of the National Building Museum, the delicious cheese spread or the interesting hodgepodge of business suits, stilettos, tattoos and beards.

Here are … Read More

Some FATE at SAVOR

May 5, 2014 |

PorchDrinking was lucky enough to snag tickets to SAVOR this week, the fancy craft beer and food festival held in the stunning National Building Museum. (Remember President Bill Clinton playing the saxaphone at his inauguration? Yeah, it happened there.)

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Bluejacket Brewery | The Betty + Sweet Science

April 3, 2014 |

Header image from: dc.eater.com

A rainy, miserable Sunday brought us to the Bluejacket in southwest Washington. It was during that lazy time in between brunch and dinner, when everyone is just lingering and savoring the remainder of the … Read More

Bluejacket, Winter’s Hit, Looks Toward Spring

March 13, 2014 |

The nightlife in the Navy Yard neighborhood in Washington, DC, is usually quiet in the winter, when the Washington Nationals baseball team heads to spring training in sunny Florida. The neighborhood is industrial, a work-in-progress, with fresh condo developments … Read More

Ultimate 6er to Tackle New Year’s Resolutions

January 8, 2014 | Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

PorchDrinking supports the journey toward self-improvement but most importantly, we would like you to enjoy your favorite brews along that road.

In honor of January’s inevitable New Year’s Resolutions, we offer up the Ultimate 6er to pair with the most common personal goals.

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Read, Drink, Repeat | Great Beer Books

November 25, 2013 | Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

You can’t buy your loved one a 6-pack every year. As holiday shopping begins, here are some great beer books from PorchDrinking for the hops aficionado in your life.

(Readers: Feel free to submit a comment below with your other recommendations. This is obviously not an extensive list.)
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Tales of Snallygaster

October 24, 2013 |

Saturday wasn’t one of those brilliant, orange-and-red autumn days. It was windy, threatened rain and was one of the first chilly days Washington, D.C. has experienced this fall.

It was perfect weather for Snallygaster.

The beer festival (or “gargantuan beer … Read More