It's a 50 mile bicycle jaunt from the Washington Monument to the terminus of the paved Washington & Old Dominion Trail in Purcellville, Virginia.
And sitting there, a few yards from the trail, is the outdoor patio of Magnolias at the Mill, a Purcellville restaurant and beer pub.
During her event-full week in the DC/VA/Baltimore area, Lucy Saunders accepted a luncheon invitation from the restaurant's Executive Chef Mark Marrocco and Manager Kim Ross.
So one afternoon, we were there at Maggie's, sipping on beer—Lucy, a Stoudt's Scarlet Lady, I, a Bell's Two-Hearted Ale—and enjoying a special tasting menu Chef Marrocco had prepared.
More photos here.
I return to Magnolias—without Ms. Saunders, but with the brewing team from Clipper City— on Thursday, 22 May, for a Clipper City Beer Dinner. Mark, Kim, and I are
Bike ride, anyone?