Saturday, July 28, 2012

Pic(k) of the Week: Twin Beer-Mobiles in Old Town

Twin Beer-Mobiles in Old Town

The parking gods must be crazy.

On Monday, 23 July 2012, the drivers for two 'beer-mobiles' — one from Devils Backbone Brewing (driving up from Roseland, Virginia), and the other, Heavy Seas Brewing (driving down from Baltimore, Maryland) somehow found adjacent parking spots in busy Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia. In the photo, Joe Gold —driver, and Sales Manager for Heavy Seas — grins as he displays his spot, standing next to the brewery's 'Loose Cannon van.'

Good beer bar/restaurant Pizzeria Paradiso had invited area brewers and brewery representatives (from Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia) to a Local Brewer Showcase, as a celebration and unveiling of the restaurant's new, larger, beer bar.

I was there that evening. The nearest I was able to park my 'beer-mobile' was 4 blocks distant.

  • More photos from the showcase: here.
  • More pics of 'beer mobiles': here.
  • Caveat lector: As a representative for Select Wines, Inc. —a wine and beer wholesaler in northern Virgina— I sell the beers of Heavy Seas Brewing.
  • Pic(k) of the Week: one in a weekly series of personal photos, often posted on Saturdays, and often, but not always, with a good fermentable as subject. Commercial use requires explicit permission, as per Creative Commons.

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