DC Beer Week Fun Run!
Sep
8
10:00 AM10:00

DC Beer Week Fun Run!

  • Right Proper - Brookland Production Facility (map)
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Kick off DC Beer Week 2019 with some exercise and some great beer! Join your fellow health nuts in this jog/walk down the Metropolitan Branch Trail from Right Proper Brookland Production Facility to Red Bear Brewing Company. Registrants will receive a free beer at Right Proper to send you on your way, and another at Red Bear to celebrate. All are welcome, from the serious runner, to the casual jogger/walker, and kids and dogs. Stay for a great block party hosted by Red Bear and REI! For more details and ticketing keep checking this site!

Tickets available in advance here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dc-beer-week-fun-run-tickets-67995208499

Tickets will also be available at the door!

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3 Stars Brewing Home Brew Extravaganza
Sep
9
6:00 PM18:00

3 Stars Brewing Home Brew Extravaganza

Showoff your brewing skills and celebrate DC Beer Week by competing in the 2019 3 Stars Brewing Homebrew Extravaganza!

Categories: Clone this year's Solidarity beer - a Kellerbier, Double IPA, and Wild American Sour beer

Entries are due no later than 9pm, Monday, September 2nd, 2019 - NO LATE SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED

$5 per entry, no limit on number of entries.

Award Ceremony Monday, September 9th, 2019
-Best-in-Category wins a $50 gift certificate redeemable at 3 Stars Brewing Company or DC Homebrew show
-Best-of-Show wins a Brew Day at 3 Stars Brewing Company, a Fast Ferment 7.5 Gallon Conical Fermenter, and recognition in Zymurgy magazine.

Please follow Eventbrite link here for Rules and to Register.

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THE WASHINGTON, DC TOTAL TAP TAKEOVER AT CHURCHKEY: 55 DC CRAFT-BREWED BEERS!
Sep
10
4:00 PM16:00

THE WASHINGTON, DC TOTAL TAP TAKEOVER AT CHURCHKEY: 55 DC CRAFT-BREWED BEERS!

On Tuesday, September 10th, ChurchKey will once again devote all 55 of its draft and cask lines to beers brewed right here in the District for the fifth straight year. A true tribute to the collective greatness of DC's brewing scene, we will showcase a wide array of one-offs and rarities -- both on cask and on draft -- from the top brewers in DC!

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PORT CITY SUPER FUN TIME III at COTTON & REED
Sep
12
5:00 PM17:00

PORT CITY SUPER FUN TIME III at COTTON & REED

For the third year Cotton & Reed (DC's First Rum Distillery) and Port City Brewing Company have teamed up to bring a Super Fun Party Time to the DC Beer Community for DC Beer Week. The team at Cotton & Reed will be crafting up some delicious rum cocktails made with Port City beers. You can sip on the beer-cocktails, grab a pint of beer and enjoy some free games! There will be games setup throughout the distillery with a special guest referee so be sure to bring your friendly competitive spirit!

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Women-In-Beer! at Red Bear Brewing Company
Sep
12
6:00 PM18:00

Women-In-Beer! at Red Bear Brewing Company

Join Red Bear Brewing to celebrate Women in the craft beer industry with a panel discussion of all things beer, why the brewery industry is a great place for women to work, and much much more. The Event will also include a special beer release, brewed in collaboration with the Pink Boots Society - a Belgian Blonde. Proceeds of beer donated to the local DC Pink Boots Chapter

Speakers:

-Leah Cheston - Right Proper Brewing Owner

-Melissa Ramano - Pink Boots

-Katie Marisic - Brewers Association DC Representative

- Female Brewer - TBD

- Female Food Writer - TBD

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Brau Poppin' and Yacht Rockin' Sunset Cruise
Sep
13
5:30 PM17:30

Brau Poppin' and Yacht Rockin' Sunset Cruise

DC Brau will be Sailing into the final weekend of DC Beer Week on the Potomac Riverboat Company’s Miss Mallory for the inaugural Brau Poppin’ & Yacht Rockin’ sunset cruise. Guests will Escape the worries of the world as we Ride Like the Wind along the majestic Potomac sipping on DC Brau and listening to Yacht Rock curated by the Brothers Brau. Ticket includes a 2-hour sunset cruise departing from The Wharf near the Transit Pier in Southwest DC, heavy hors d’ oeuvres and a refreshing DC Brau. Additional beer and other beverages will be available for purchase on board. For the full Lowdown on tickets, please visit https://www.potomacriverboatco.com/sightseeing-tours/sunset-dc-brau-cruise/.


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ANXO Ciders, Lagers & Lambics
Sep
14
12:00 PM12:00

ANXO Ciders, Lagers & Lambics

Featuring 22 ciders on draft. 10 lagers featuring local and imported offerings as well as an extensive lambic bottle list including Cantillon, 3 Fonteinen, Oud Beersel, and American spontaneous beers from Oxbow & The Referend Bier Blendery. The highlight of the event will be the Txotx which is the Basque tradition of shooting naturally fermented cider out of a barrel for guests to catch in their glass. We will be doing this periodically throughout the day along with a one time Lambic Txotc where we will shoot Oud Beersel Oude Lambiek out of the barrel in the same fashion.

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Brewers on the Block at Union Market!
Sep
14
2:00 PM14:00

Brewers on the Block at Union Market!

Brewer's On The Block is back for it's 6th annual cele-BREW-tion!

Sponsored by DCBeer.com

Join us September 14th as Suburbia hosts 40+ local Brewers at Union Market, where hopheads & brewers can meet and drink.

When: Saturday September 14th 2pm-6pm

Where: Union Market

Live Music from Big Bad JuJu

GA Ticket Includes: Unlimited tastings from 40 + breweries, conversations with local brewers, souvenir tasting glass, & live music starting at 3pm.

VIP Ticket Includes: Event access 1 hr before general admission, extra face to face time with the brewers, UNICORN beers & frozen hoptails from Suburbia.

PARTICIPATING BREWERIES

Hellbender Brewing Company
3 Stars Brewing Company
DC Brau
Atlas Brew Works
Bluejacket
Port City Brewing Company
Väsen Brewing Company
Supreme Core
7 Locks Brewing
Sly Fox Brewing Company
Brew Republic Bierwerks
Dynasty Brewing
Potter’s Craft Cider
Jack’s Hard Cider
Manor Hill Brewing
RAR
Devils Backbone Brewing Company
Victory Brewing Company
Bold Rock Hard Cider
Tröegs Independent Brewing
Flying Dog Brewery

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8th Annual Genuine Crab Fest Monumental Extravaganza
Aug
16
10:30 AM10:30

8th Annual Genuine Crab Fest Monumental Extravaganza

For the 8th year in a row, DC Brau and the Quarterdeck are teaming up for an epic crab-crackin’ get down which has become a staple of DC Beer Week. Celebrate indigenous beer and our favorite indigenous Mid-Atlantic delicacies at the Quarterdeck Restaurant in Arlington, VA with ALL YOU CAN EAT CRABS for $50 per person, plus $1 DC Brau drafts & $5 pitchers. This event ALWAYS sells out, so get tickets NOW at https://dcbraucrabfest.eventbrite.com.

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HopFest 2019!
Mar
9
1:00 PM13:00

HopFest 2019!

Can’t wait for 2019 DC Beer Week? Come join us at DC Brau on March 9 for the 5th Annual HopFest!

HopFest 2019, the only DC beer festival by local brewers, for local brewers, is back for its 5th year in a row to support the DC Brewers’ Guild! Dozens of your favorite breweries will come together at DC Brau Brewing Company on Saturday, March 9th from 1pm to 5pm for an afternoon of hoppy beers, including old favorites, hard-to-find rare brews, and one-offs crafted just for HopFest 2019.

Tickets include a complimentary DC Brewers’ Guild tasting glass with unlimited pours of dozens of hop-forward craft offerings from some of your favorite breweries. Early bird tickets are $35 (price goes up to $40 on 2/19).

Click HERE to purchase tickets.

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Brewers on the Block
Aug
25
5:00 PM17:00

Brewers on the Block

Don't miss out on brews, food, music and more! Buffalo & Bergen and Suburbia are proud to announce the 5th Annual Brewers on the Block Saturday, August 25th from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. The event at Union Market's Suburbia will bring together more than 20 of the region's top breweries, cideries and meaderies along with friends of the block from across the country. 

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Crab Fest at Right Proper Brookland Production House!
Aug
25
2:00 PM14:00

Crab Fest at Right Proper Brookland Production House!

  • Right Proper Brewing Brookland Production House (map)
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Now is the perfect time of year to enjoy steamed Maryland Blue Crabs!  Ivy City Smokehouse is bringing their steaming gear to our Brookland Production House and cooking up a crab feast from 2 pm to 6 pm on August 25.  Amazing local craft beer and crabs- what a perfect combo for a summer afternoon!

Both steamed and spiced crabs will be available by the dozen and half dozen.  Large Males for $60 a dozen, $30 for a half dozen. Depending on what the crabber brings in, selection and pricing may vary.

Pricing includes crab seasoning and mallet.

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Fireworks Pizza 8th Anniversary Bash and Solidarity Pig Roast
Aug
25
12:00 PM12:00

Fireworks Pizza 8th Anniversary Bash and Solidarity Pig Roast

Come celebrate our 8th Anniversary and DC Beer Week 2018 with our Solidarity Pig Roast! Chef Thomas will be firing up the grill and serving roasted pig, street corn and potato salad. Live Music, Drink Specials, Prizes and Giveaways.  Be the first in Virginia to taste the DC Brewers' Guild collaboration, Solidarity Pilsner, in cans.  Price of a ticket gets you All you Can Eat, plus one can of either Solidarity Pilsner, Right Proper Brewing Raised by Wolves, or Atlas Ponzi IPA.    $20 per ticket.

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The RAR Dank Day Redux
Aug
25
11:30 AM11:30

The RAR Dank Day Redux

Join ChurchKey on Saturday, August 25th as we host the RAR Dank Day Redux. On this day, we’ll pour no less than 9 different beers from the Maryland brewery!

Hosted annually by RAR, Dank Day marks the release of some of the brewery’s most anticipated beers. Tickets to this year’s Dank Day festival sold out in a matter of minutes. Luckily, our friends at RAR have set aside kegs from each of the Dank Day releases for you to enjoy at ChurchKey!

Highlights from the list include Mallwalkers, a milkshake-style IPA infused with guava, brewed in collaboration with Hoof Hearted; and Pulpsicle, a juicy Pale Ale reminiscent oan orange-vanilla creamsicle.

There is no admission fee for this event. All RAR beers from will be priced individually by the glass and in 4 oz. tasting pours.

THE RAR DANK DAY REDUX LIST

- ChopDank (Double IPA)

- Hoof RARted (Double IPA; Hoof Hearted Collab.)

- Lil’ Dank (IPA)

- Mallwalkers (IPA w/ Guava & Lactose; Hoof Hearted Collab.)

- Out of Order: Cherry Limeade (Sour Red Ale w/ Cherry & Lime)

- Out of Order: Very Berry (Sour Red Ale w/ Strawberry, Raspberry & Blackberry)

- Pulp Friction (IPA; Civil Society Collab.)

- Pulpsicle (Pale Ale)

- Right Off Fiddy (Blond Ale; Burley Oak Collab.)

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Pizzeria Paradiso Beer Floats with Ruby Scoops!
Aug
25
11:30 AM11:30

Pizzeria Paradiso Beer Floats with Ruby Scoops!

Satisfy your sweet tooth with some ice cream beer floats with ice cream from Ruby Scoops! We'll have four distinct ice cream flavors each paired with a beer from our DC brewery friends, DC Brau, Atlas, Right Proper, & 3 Stars! We will be offering individual floats for each or the four pairings as well as a flight of four mini floats!

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City Brew Tours DC Beer and BBQ Extravaganza!
Aug
25
11:30 AM11:30

City Brew Tours DC Beer and BBQ Extravaganza!

City Brew Tours DC has partenered with Sloppy Mama's, bringing you through some of DC's best breweries during Beer Week, while providing you a guided tour of each brewhouse, with a VIP food pairing at each stop!

Our beer experts will pick you up at 801 F Street, NW, we take care of all the driving! You drink, we drive! They will take you to 3 locations, ellaborating on all things beer! When we get to our stops, prepare to take a dive behind the scenes, learning how beer is made at each spot, a little DC beer history, followed with a Sloppy Mamma's Barbeque pairing at each brewery.

Ticket price is all inclusive of guide, transport, flights, food. Bring along some extra cash and your growlers, we'll have a cooler to keep things cold, but sorry, there's no drinking on the bus!

To purchase tickets, visit:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/city-brew-tours-beer-bbq-extravaganza-tickets-48658332382?aff=efbeventtix

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Flights and Brunch Bites by Brookland's Finest
Aug
25
10:00 AM10:00

Flights and Brunch Bites by Brookland's Finest

  • Brookland's Finest Bar & Kitchen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for brunch at Brookland's Finest for Brunch Bites & Flights featuring 3 brunch courses from Chef Shannan and 3 specialty beers from our friends at DC Brau. We will be featuring their 'Time is a Mortal's Master' Barrel Aged Saison, 'Your Pet Cow' Milk Stout, and 'Rose du Gose' Fruited Gose.

For a full menu, click here.

Tickets are $35 

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DC Brau Shrimp Boil at Brookland Pint
Aug
24
5:00 PM17:00

DC Brau Shrimp Boil at Brookland Pint

Brookland Pint will be teaming up with our good friends at DC Brau for an epic shrimp boil!

Featured will be a trio of beers released exclusively for DC Beer Week:

Your Trip is Short - 6.4% Dry-Hopped and Barrel-Fermented Saison

Time is a Mortals Master - 6.9% Wine Barrel-Aged Brett Saison

Whiskey BA Doctors Dubbel - 7.6% Barrel-Aged Belgian Dubbel

Plus the 2018 version of Space Reaper, a 9.2% all-Mosaic Double IPA!

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Smoked Prime Rib Night with 3 Stars at Smoke & Barrel
Aug
24
5:00 PM17:00

Smoked Prime Rib Night with 3 Stars at Smoke & Barrel

3 Stars owner Dave Coleman has long been encouraging Chef Logan McGear to put smoked prime rib on the menu. And we are - at least for one night! Come try this smoked decadence along with a stellar line-up of 3 Stars rarities, to include:

Technicolor Life Imperial IPA

Wheelz of Steel Imperial IPA

Trouble in Paradise Tropical Sour

Ghost White IPA

Starsky and Dutch Chocolate Stout

Peppercorn Saison

Grapefruit Ghost 

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Bluejacket - Something Blue: Kelsey & Greg's Wedding Ale Release
Aug
24
4:00 PM16:00

Bluejacket - Something Blue: Kelsey & Greg's Wedding Ale Release

Join Bluejacket on Friday, August 23rd as we renew our vows to Kelsey & Greg’s Wedding Ale. On this night, we’ll pour something old (vintage beers), release something new (cans), serve something borrowed (Red Apron) and toast something Blue(jacket)!

We kick things off with 3 *NEW* cans, plus limited edition glassware. The list of cans includes Kelsey and Greg’s Wedding Ale 2018, a Sour Blond Ale with peaches; and Caribou, a peanut butter cup-infused Sweet Stout.

Next up, we’re bringing back 5 *OLD* favorites from our vintage cellar, including kegs of Blue Monday 2015, Travlr’s 12K 2014, Fields of Friendly Strife: Apricots 2015 and more.

Not to be outdone, we're *BORROWING* the talents of our friends at Red Apron Butcher, who will host a pop-up on our outdoor patio, featuring Chef Nate Anda’s special menu of sausages and burgers.

Last, but not least, we've hired a live wedding band to play all the classics and keep the party moving all night!

There is no admission fee for this event. Cans and glassware will be available for purchase in the bottle shop. Vintage kegs will be priced individually and in 4 oz. tasting pours.

BLUEJACKET CAN RELEASE

- Caribou (Sweet Stout w/ Peanut Butter)

- Kelsey & Greg’s Wedding Ale (Sour Blond Ale w/ Peach)

- TBD (IPA)

BLUEJACKET VINTAGE KEG LIST

- Blue Monday 2015 (Whiskey BA Imperial Stout w/ Coffee)

- P.X. Sherry High Society 2016 (Sherry BA Barleywine)

- Fields of Friendly Strife: Apricot 2015 (Saison w/ Apricot)

- Travlr’s 12K 2014 (Cabernet Franc BA Saison)

- Whiskey Barrel-Aged Figure 8 (Whiskey BA Figure 8 w/ Spices)

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Battle of the Bands at Boundary Stone
Aug
23
to Aug 24

Battle of the Bands at Boundary Stone

Boundary Stone will host a Battle of the Bands on Thursday, August 23 at 9pm. Ten local bands will compete while Boundary Stone taps will feature musically-themed beers from Pale Fire and Solace in honor of DC Beer Week.

Bands who wish to enter should email reed@boundarystonedc.com. Each participant will get a 15 minute set to perform for the local judges. The winning band will get the opportunity to headline at Boundary Stone and a cash prize! Boundary Stone was named one of the top three places in D.C. for live music by Washington City Paper in 2018.

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Meridian Pint - Triple Crossing Brewery Launch
Aug
23
5:00 PM17:00

Meridian Pint - Triple Crossing Brewery Launch

Come, join us to partake in a boatload of rare and flagship offerings from one of Virginia's finest breweries - Triple Crossing Brewery!

Have a pint with one of our delicious burgers or entrées.

Remember to get your Pint Passport stamped for our Cellar Rewards program. Check out the rules and details here:https://meridianpint.com/gifts/

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Sauf Haus Presents Full Tasting Flights
Aug
23
to Aug 24

Sauf Haus Presents Full Tasting Flights

On Thursday, August 23, in honor of #DCBeerWeek, Sauf Haus DC will give a *free* tasting flight to anyone who posts a bier photo to Instagram, tagging @SaufHausDC and #BeerWeekDC. Must follow @SaufHausDC on Instagram to be eligible. Bartender on duty will verify via Instagram app on your mobile phone. Must be able to show proof of posting at time of redemption. Ends at 12:00a on Friday, August 24.

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Beers and Brats at Denizens Brewing Company!
Aug
23
4:00 PM16:00

Beers and Brats at Denizens Brewing Company!

Come join us at Denizens Brewing Company on Thursday, August 23rd to have beers, brats, and support the DC Brewers Guild! We are adding Bratwurst to our food menu and we want to launch our new brats during DC Beer Week. For $15 you get a pint of Denizens beer and a bratwurst. A dollar from each purchase will be donated to the DC Brewers Guild. Doors open at 4 pm and the event goes until close.

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ChurchKey: Do What's Right: Maine Dinner Release + Fundraiser
Aug
23
4:00 PM16:00

ChurchKey: Do What's Right: Maine Dinner Release + Fundraiser

Join ChurchKey on Thursday, August 23rd as we host our good friends from Maine Beer Company. On this night, we’ll pour the highly elusive Dinner Double IPA on draft for the very first time in DC, while raising money for the Friends of Katahdin Woods & Waters! 

Considered one of the best beers in the country, Dinner is Maine Beer Co.’s most coveted release – sold only at the brewery to long lines of loyal fans. This inimitable Imperial IPA is double dry-hopped with Citra, Falconer’s Flight, Mosaic and Simcoe at a rate of 6 lbs. of hops per barrel. 

Most importantly, ChurchKey will be donating $1 from every Maine beer sold to the Friends of Katahdin Woods & Waters, a non-profit working to preserve 87,562 acres of Maine forest, including more than 30 miles of rivers, streams and crucial wildlife habitats. 

There is no admission fee for this event. All Maine beers will be priced individually by the glass and in 4 oz. tasting pours.

MAINE BEER COMPANY DINNER TAPPING

- A Tiny Beautiful Something (Pale Ale w/ El Dorado)

- Dinner (Double IPA w/ Citra, Falconer’s Flight, Mosaic & Simcoe)

- Lunch (IPA w/ Amarillo, Centennial & Simcoe)

- Mo (Pale Ale w/ Falconer’s Flight & Simcoe)

- Peeper (Pale Ale w/ Amarillo, Cascade & Centennial)

- Woods & Waters (IPA w/ Simcoe, Mosaic, Columbus & Idaho 7)

Cost of Tickets - Free Admission

Link - https://www.facebook.com/events/273988663384714/

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The Think Local First DC Happy Hour at Bluejacket
Aug
22
7:00 PM19:00

The Think Local First DC Happy Hour at Bluejacket

Celebrate DC Beer Week with Bluejacket and Think Local Food First DC, as we co-host a special happy hour and meet & greet in the Bluejacket Bottle Shop. Join us on Wednesday, August 22nd from 7 to 9 PM for $5 beers, plus complimentary snacks.

Since 2006, Think Local First DC has been dedicated to supporting local independent businesses in our nation’s capital. Their mission is to strengthen the local independent business community and improve its ability to make DC a more equitable, inclusive, and vibrant place to live.

Want to learn more about Think Local First DC and get involved? Make sure to join us on August 22nd!

There is no admission fee for this event, however, we kindly ask that you RSVP, as space is limited. You may register by visiting https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tlf-beer-week-special-tickets-48914583837.

Select Bluejacket beers will be available for $5 each, available in the Bottle Shop only. Complimentary snacks will be available while supplies last.

$5 BLUEJACKET BEERS

- Caribou (Sweet Stout w/ Peanut Butter)

- Circus (Gose w/ Virginia Blueberries)

- Forbidden Planet (Galaxy Dry-Hopped Blond Ale)

- Freak Scene (IPA w/ Citra & Galaxy Hops)

- Pattern Skies (Hefeweizen)

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New Maryland Breweries and Brew Pubs
Aug
22
5:00 PM17:00

New Maryland Breweries and Brew Pubs

Meridian Pint will be showcasing the best new breweries and brewpubs to recently open in Maryland. 

Taste local beers never before available in DC. Cushwa (Williamsport), Crooked Crab (Odenton), True Respite (Rockville), Black Flag (Columbia), Mully's (Prince Frederick).

List to date:

Crooked Crab Haze for Days Triple DH NE Pale

Crooked Crab American Fruit Ninja Warrior - Lactose IPA with Citra and Mosaic

True Respite Haze Babe DDH NE IPA

True Respite Alpin Haus Smoked Stout

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The Aslin Beer Company Tap Takeover at The Partisan
Aug
22
5:00 PM17:00

The Aslin Beer Company Tap Takeover at The Partisan

Join The Partisan on Wednesday, August 22nd as we host our good friends from Aslin Beer Company. On this night, we’ll tap a dozen beers from the highly sought after brewery from Herndon, VA!

The fine folks from Aslin have sent us an incredible list of beers, including 50/50 Bar, a popsicle-inspired IPA brewed with passion fruit, pink guava, and vanilla; and Cocoa Mapalm, an Imperial Stout finished with cocoa nibs, maple syrup and vanilla.

Other notables include Take It Into Cooperation, a double-fruited Gose conditioned on peaches, mangos, raspberries, pink guava, vanilla and lactose.

There is no admission charge for the event. All Aslin beers will be priced individually by the glass and in 4 oz. tasting pours.

THE ASLIN BEER COMPANY TAP TAKEOVER LIST

- 50/50 Bar (IPA w/ Passion Fruit, Pink Guava + Vanilla; Graft Collab)

- Berliner Weisse: Boysenberry, Blueberry + Blackberry (Berliner Weisse w/ Berries)

- Cocoa Mapalm (Imperial Stout w/ Cocoa, Maple + Vanilla)

- Gose: Blackberries + Apricots (Gose w/ Blackberry + Apricot)

- How Now Brown Cow: Peanut Butter, Coffee, & Chocolate (Milk Stout w/ Peanut Butter, Coffee, & Chocolate)

- Humanities Child (Brut Style IPA conditioned on Raspberries)

- Johann the Mango Thief (Double IPA w/ Mango + Vanilla)

- Orange Starfish (IPA w/ Citra + Galaxy)

- Removal of Responsibilities (Hefeweizen w/ Blood Orange)

- Take It Into Cooperation (Gose w/ Tropical Fruit + Lactose; Kings Collab)

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