The Brew Shop

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What's On Tap

Bring in your growler for beer, wine and nitro cold brew coffee fills!  We offer 64 oz, 32 oz and 16 oz growler fills as well as 32oz crowler fills!

Beer on Tap

Right Proper Biere de Mars - When you get a chance to have a keg of one of head brewer Nathan Zeender's pet projects, you take it! He's always said March is his favorite month, and so he brews this beer for himself every March.  Sure, it's April, but man is it tasting great.  Lots of gorgeous funky farmhouse notes dominate, with an obvious presence of oats in the malt bill, and Right Proper takes a small turn away from tradition by putting some melony Galaxy hops into this beer.  A deliciously rustic farmhouse brew.

Dogfish Head Liquid Truth Serum - This beer was one of my favorites from Dogfish when they brewed it for the first time last year.  It's back this year and tasting great.  Dogfish Head used liquefied hops to make this IPA and while it's certainly a bright IPA, there is a touch of bitterness to it as well.  A clean, dry finish makes this one that you'll keep raising your glass for, sip after sip.

Benchtop Proven Theory - Benchtop once again pulls me in.  Speaking as a person who doesn't always reach for an IPA, this brew is delicious.  Designed specifically to create a harmonious blend of hop flavors, and a refreshing style of bitterness.  It has notes of tropical fruit, berries, a touch of pine for balance, and the finish is silky and dry.  This truly is summer in a glass.

Three Notch'd G4 - This West Coast Style IPA from Three Notch'd is GOOOOOOOOOOOOD! A seasonal brew, it's full of bold citrus and grapefruit flavors. At 7.5% and 75 IBUs it's a perfect balance of booze and hop that will treat you just right. G4? More like please more!

Ocelot My Only Friend - Sitting at 10% Ocelot's My Only Friend will give you all warm fuzzies (and blind affirmation) you wish you had from your friends. Notes of dark chocolate, vanilla, oak, and Ethiopian coffee blend perfectly in this medium-bodied beer. With a stout this good who needs friends? Me, that's who  😭

Dogfish Head Wood Aged Bitches Brew - Dogfish Head originally brewed Bitches Brew for the 40th anniversary of the release of the Miles Davis album.  It was brewed as three-parts imperial stout and one-part Tej - a native African honey beer.  Well this beer is that same brew you've come to love, but aged on oak and Palo Santo wood. It's dark, dense, and delicious. 

Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA - A beer that needs no introduction....Dogfish Head 120 Minute is Dogfish Head's continuously hopped, 15-20% abv, 120 IBU IPA.  And yes, it's everything you think it will be.

DC Pink Boots Society 15 Shades of Grisette - This beer is a collaboration brew that Beth and Julie had the pleasure of helping to brew at Solace Brewing on International Women's Day last month. This collab brew involved 15 area breweries, as well as other women in beer including ourselves and Meridian Pint. We will be donating all profits from the growler / crowler fills back to the Pink Boots Society, which supports women in the brewing industry.  The beer itself is a Grisette, a sessionable Belgian farmhouse style named for the young women in grey frocks (the "Grisettes" or "little grey girls") who would serve it to miners as they returned from their day's work back in the 1800s. The 15 Shades of Grisette was made with a proprietary Pink Boots Hop Blend as well as a special yeast (a blend of Belgian and French farmhouse strains) created by Jasper Yeast specifically for this brew.

Three Notch'd Light Lager - Well, Three Notch'd has done it again.  Showing their range, Three Notch'd decided to crank out a summer crusher in this light lager.  It's everything you expect in a light lager - clean, clear, easy drinking, and thirst quenching.  Plus this one has one of my personal favorite hops - Idaho 7 - to give it a great smell and a touch of citrus on the finish.

 

Wine on Tap (Yes, you read that right!)

 

Gotham Project Sabine Rose - It's back!  You demanded it, and we grabbed the first keg of Sabine Rose that we could.  Who cares if it's January (it's 50 degrees anyway!) - Sabine is a classic French Rose with a beautiful floral scent.  Red berries, crisp acidity, and a dry finish make this an insanely crushable wine, for any season.

Gotham Pacific Standard Cabernet Sauvignon -  Soft, velvety, and slightly dry, the Pacific Standard Cab is now my go to summer red. Light-bodied for a red, this wine imparts notes of blueberry jam, currants, and smooth oaky vanilla. Grab a glass of Pacific Standard, sit on your patio and enjoy the weather. As for what to pair with this wine, we'll let one of our favorite, straight-faced shop regulars do the honors. He raved upon first taste,  "would go very well with some red meats".

Nitro Cold Brew Coffee

If you've never had nitro cold brew coffee, you are in for a treat!  Served cold without ice, nitro cold brew is creamy (just like a Guinness!) with a little natural sweetness.  Refreshing and perfect for your afternoon coffee fix. 

Alchemist Synthesis Nitro Cold Brew  -  Grown in Guatemala and roasted at Ceremony in Annapolis, Synthesis coffee beans are dark and rich with notes of cocoa, dried fruit and roasted nuts.  To create an exceptional nitro cold brew experience, the Synthesis beans are then brewed locally by Alchemist Coffee Company in Alexandria using a method that highlights the natural sugars of the beans (and avoids any nasty bitterness).