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5 DC Beer Week Events to Hit Tonight
Fifteen cask brews at District Chophouse, an Ommegang tap takeover at Meridian Pint, and more. By Travis M. Andrews
There's plenty of this stuff on tap around town. Photograph courtesy of Shutterstock.
Comments () | Published August 16, 2012

DC Beer week is officially underway, and there are a LOT of events to choose from. If you’re looking to explore some new brews tonight, here are five options around town.

San Francisco Gold Rush

When: Begins at 5
Where: Nanny O’Briens

The West Coast brewery Anchor Steam heads across the country to the taps of Nanny O’Briens where eight Anchor Steam beers will be on offer, including some from the rare Zymaster series.

Cask Night

When: Begins at 6
Where: District ChopHouse

For $50, you can get unlimited tastes of 15 different beers on cask. If that’s not enough, the ticket price also includes some light grub, raffle prizes, and a nice tasting glass.

Ommegang Tap Takeover with Vegetarian Beer Pairings

When: Begins at 5
Where: Meridian Pint

The Ommegang Brewery will control the taps with 13 beers, which Meridian will pair with six special vegetarian mini dishes.

Mystery Keg Tapping

When: Begins at 5
Where: Granville Moore’s

For all those Agatha Christie lovers out there, this one’s for you: Granville Moore’s will have a mystery beer on tap for one night only. Good luck figuring out what it is!


When: Begins at 5
Where: Jack Rose Dining Saloon

If you enjoy a good cigar with your beer, the Widmer Brothers Brewing and W. Curtis Draper Tobacconist are hosting a night featuring both at Jack Rose.

Bonus happening: Don't miss the celebration of local beers at the Big Hunt tonight. It begins at 4.


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