Jeff Wells, a.k.a. Hoppy Jeff, a long-time DC denizen and good beer promoter, as well as an excellent musician, has moved to Brooklyn, N.Y.C. and opened his own eponymous pub: Wells Ales & Lagers.
[UPDATE 2007.12: Jeff Wells is no longer a partner in the pub.]
From DC Beer on Thursday 14 June:
Friends and respected individuals of the food and beverage industry, we are pleased to announce the opening of Wells Ales & Lagers.
We are a specialty beer and wine restaurant with an emphasis on quality ingredients from independent producers. We have received all of the necessities and we will be open for lunch at 11:30 am and serving food and drinks until 1 am starting on Friday, June 15.
We will soon announce the date of the official grand opening party.
Wells Ales & Lagers
303 Bedford Ave (btwn. S 1st and S 2nd sts)
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NYC 11211
Jeff went on to include subway directions. Right on!
L Train to Bedford Ave stop. Walk 9 blocks south and we are on the east side of the street.Here's an earlier post from 2006 which mentioned Jeff, and a pic.
In the early 20th century,