First off, it needs to cool down for me to get in the mood for Oktoberfest/Märzen beers – Port City Brewing Co. has one that I’m eager to try.

DC Brau grew 195%, fifth fatest in the nation according to The Street. They are now producing about 5,000 barrels annually. h/t Joe Riley

Port City doubled production in May, expanding their capability to 15,000 barrels.

Is all of this craft beer growth sustainable? The State of the DC Beer Scene: Where We Were, Are, and Need to GoDC Beer

Atlas Brew Works debuted this month @AtlasBrewWorks with a Rowdy, a rye beer and District Common, a California Common beer. DC Beer’s take: Thoughts on the Premier of Atlas Brew Works

The CityPaper had a feature on Heurich Lager, which DC Brau is brewing up and I mentioned previously. I’m told it is quite good.

District Drafts

The final Washington Nationals homestand begins tomorrow, so there are 10 more opportunities to drink local beer in Nationals Park this season. DC Beer has a Q&A with Bill Butcher of Port City about how it came together.

Someday, Bluejacket might even open too!

Author: WFY

Yet another Washingtonian pushing the ubiquitous Nats/DC sports, Penn State, commuting, bicycling, kayaking, broomball, skiing, gin & tonic agenda.

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