Entries by On Tap staff

2018 Places to Party: A Go-To Guide to DMV Venues

Welcome to On Tap Magazine’s 2018 Places to Party guide, your go-to resource for the best venues in the DMV to host a party. In the listings that follow, you’ll find a broad selection of venues ready and able to help you plan the perfect party. From a small happy hour with friends to a blowout […]

Behind the Bar: Slash Run, Sotto and The Crown & Crow

There are few greater simple joys than listening to great live music with an even better drink in your hand. This month, we rounded up DC’s musically minded watering holes to find out more about their bars, drinks and live music lineups. Slash Run Christine Lilyea, Owner and GM Ana Latour, Bartender and Manager On […]

What’s On Tap: November Beer Listings

Greetings, beer nerds! As you likely know, there are a number of fantastic spots in the DMV where you can grab a pint, and their menus are always evolving and adapting to your tastes. If you’d rather avoid the guessing game, check out what’s coming up at a few of these fine establishments. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER […]

Celebrating Cider: On Tap’s Guide to Local Cideries

Autumn is just around the corner, and if you’re like us, your taste buds are ready for all things fall: pumpkin spice, cinnamon and apple-flavored everything. If you’re ready to trade in your wheat and fruit beers for something a little more seasonal, try a hard cider from one of the numerous cideries scattered around […]

Distilling in the DMV: A Guide to Local Distilleries

It’s almost that time of year: the leaves start to change color, the days get shorter and people break out their sweaters for the first time in months. The glorious season that is autumn is returning. If you’re like us, you’ve been avoiding as many outdoor activities in the sweltering heat as possible. The good […]

Brilliant Bourbon: A Go-To Guide for Bourbon in the District

Happy National Bourbon Heritage Month to all you bourbon drinkers out there. We have set out to celebrate this month in style, with everything from exclusive interviews with Buffalo Trace Distillery’s CEO and master distiller to a comprehensive list of the best places to drink bourbon in DC (see below). We even featured Pearl Dive […]

Music Picks: September 2018

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 Foxing One of the most impressive emo bands of the past 10 years joins some of the genre’s most exciting new voices on tour. Foxing celebrated the release of their third (and best) record, Nearer My God, last month. The album garnered critical acclaim and solidified the band as some of the […]

2018 DC Beer Week Events

FRIDAY, AUGUST 17 – SATURDAY, AUGUST 18 8th Annual Cask Night/4th Annual Cask Day Warm up for DC Beer Week with this annual tradition at the Brewer’s Lounge at The District ChopHouse and Brewery! Unlimited sampling of about 20 local cask beers, District ChopHouse Fare, tasting glass, tax and gratuity are included in the ticket […]

What’s On Tap: August 2018

Greetings, beer nerds! As you likely know, there are a number of fantastic spots in the DMV where you can grab a pint, and their menus are always evolving and adapting to your tastes. If you’d rather avoid the guessing game, check out what’s coming up at a few of these fine establishments. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST […]

Music Picks: August 2018

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1 Kina Grannis and Imaginary Future High school sweethearts turned singing and songwriting power couple Kina Grannis and Imaginary Future (Jesse Epstein) are bringing their soft acoustic sounds to the Birchmere stage this summer. I expect them to perform a decent amount of duets together (they have quite a few),  and a few […]