D.C. Beer Week delivers events aplenty in September

Weeklong festivities celebrate all things beer in D.C.

Beer aficionados in the Washington, D.C. area look forward to the arrival of D.C. Beer Week every year. It’s a weeklong celebration of great beer in the nation’s capital. This year, a Friday, September 6 event kicks off the festivities at District ChopHouse and Brewery for Cask Day/Night. Attendees can enjoy this grand tasting event, which features 20 or so local casks. Guests will also receive a tasting glass and have access to tasty ChopHouse offerings. Tickets are available here.

Some D.C. Beer Week fans may want to get off to a running start—well, literally. There’s an event for that, as it turns out. The D.C. Beer Week Fun Run takes place Sunday, September 8, starting at 10 a.m. Joggers and walkers will meet at the Right Proper Brookland Production Facility. Those who register, receive a free beer at the start, and another at the finish, at Red Bear. Just beyond the finish, participants will find the Red Bear Block Party, an added bonus.

One of the highlights of the event should be the sixth annual Brewers on the Block party, hosted by Gina Chersevani of Buffalo & Bergen. Brewers on the Block at Union Market has become one of the more exciting facets of D.C. Beer Week. The fete at Suburbia is scheduled from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. September 14. Attendees can snag tickets for $55 or get the VIP treatment for $75. To view and obtain tickets, navigate here.

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Here are some of the other D.C. Beer Week 2019 events scheduled thus far:

D.C. Beer Week Kickoff Party at Bluejacket in Navy Yard
September 8, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Church Hall at Georgetown Park Peabody Heights Release
September 9, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Church Hall, 1070 Wisconsin Avenue, Washington, D.C. 20007

8th Annual Genuine Crab Fest Monumental Extravaganza
September 9, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Quarterdeck Restaurant, 1200 Fort Myer Drive, Arlington, Va. 22209

Distillery Lane Ciderworks “Snake Bite” Night at Red Bear
September 11, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Red Bear Brewing Company, 209 M Street Northeast, Washington, D.C. 20002

Check out the D.C. Beer Week website for additional events and information.

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