Inside 3 Stars Brewing Company

Mike McGarvey tests a brew specially prepared for this year’s H Street Festival. Photograph by Jeff Martin.

One of the loyal 3 Stars volunteers transfers grains. Photograph by Jeff Martin.

In the front section of 3 Stars, homebrewers can stock up on supplies while they fill their growlers. Photograph by Jeff Martin.

The brewers keep tabs on the growing list of bars that offer their beer. Photograph by Jeff Martin.

Hops travel toward the main brewing station in the 3 Stars Brewery. Photograph by Jeff Martin.

Dave Coleman shows off the complicated homebrewing system that set them on the path to 3 Stars. Photograph by Jeff Martin.

Cofounders Mike McGarvey and Dave Coleman smile as they survey another almost-finished batch. Photograph by Jeff Martin.

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