Washington Post Beer Madness round 1
Round 1 of the Washington Post's 6th annual beer tournament, Beer Madness kicked off the competition last week with some resounding insults, and new favorites in the beer department. Check out the this play-by-play from Greg Kitsock:
In the Crisp category, Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) flip-flopped, as is a politician’s prerogative, switching his initial vote for Bell’s Lager to Fordham Helles Lager . Six of his fellow tasters agreed, with Halley Fehner praising the Helles for its “slightly floral, honeydew” taste and Palena pastry chef Agnes Chin designating it her “game-day beer with salty snacks.” But our outspoken sommelier Kathryn Bangs opted for Bell’s, finding the Helles past its prime (“smells like a frat house the morning after a kegger”).