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In this week’s beer-themed issue of Washington City Paper, Y&H special malt and hops correspondent Tammy Tuck interviews the District’s first officially certified cicerones—-that is, the craft beer scene’s answer to sommeliers of the wine world. We sent Y&H contributor Stephanie Meyer out with a flip cam to find out more about what these two brew gurus, Sam Fitz and Tim Prendergast of beer-centric venues Meridian Pint and Smoke & Barrel, are all about. Check it out:

Photo by Darrow Montgomery, video by Stephanie Meyer