Local restaurants kick off D.C. Beer Week

Restaurants and bars in Washington, D.C. help start off D.C. Beer Week

As part of the kick-off to 2017 D.C. Beer Week, several restaurants will be participating in the more-than-week-long event from August 20 to August 27. See below for select D.C. Beer Week events as reported around the Washington, D.C. area:

Sunday, August 20, 2017, D.C. Beer Week:

Homestead DC and Devils Backbone

Homestead DC and Devils Backbone will offer customers a day for drinking and oysters. They’ll learn more about the Bay and get a chance to donate to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation ($1 per oyster will go towards the Chesapeake Bay). Striped Bass Pale Ale and Vienna Lager will be on tap as they up the ante on the celebration with raffles and giveaways, starting at 5 p.m.

Where: Homestead DC, 3911 Georgia Avenue N.W., Washington, D.C. 20011

When: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m

Monday, August 21, 2017, D.C. Beer Week:

Red Apron Burger Bar

Red Apron Burger Bar will turn up the heat up on its taps. As part of D.C. Beer Week, all 18 drafts at Red Apron Burger Bar will be available at happy hour pricing, which runs from $3 to $5.

Where: Red Apron Burger Bar, 1323 Connecticut Avenue Northwest Washington, D.C. 20036

When: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. each day, Monday, August 21 to Friday, August 25

Proof Restaurant and Port City Brewing Co.

Proof will be holding a special beer event in conjunction with Port City Brewing. Proof has posted the event on its Facebook page:

“Join Port City Brewing Co. and Proof Restaurant for a twist on the classic beer/wine dinner to kick off D.C. Beer Week. Rather than stick to one beverage, guests can enjoy a three-course meal from Chef Austin Fausett of Proof accompanied by both beer and wine. To mix things up, the Proof team has chosen the beer and Port City founder Bill Butcher, a former fine wine specialist, has chosen the wine.

Tickets are $74 per person, plus 10% DC sales tax and 20% gratuity.”

To purchase tickets, navigate to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dc-beer-week-port-city-x-proof-beer-vs-wine-dinner-tickets-36613015515

Alternately, you can email the restaurant at Proof@ProofDC.com or call the restaurant at (202) 737-7663 to purchase tickets directly.

Where: Proof Restaurant, 775 G Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001

When: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Tacos & Takeovers at Taqueria & Rosticeria Fresca

House-made tacos and Atlas Brew Works Beer will be paired together at the Tacos & Takeovers event, which starts at 5 p.m. and ends at 9 p.m.:

$2 Off all Atlas drafts(Dance of Days, District Common, Ponzi, Rye, Rye My Darling)
$6 House Made Guac & Chips
$6 House Made Soft Tacos
(3 per order w/ choice of Pork, Chicken, Steak or Vegetarian)
Where: Taqueria & Rosticeria Fresca, 701 H Street N.E., Washington, D.C. 20002

When: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The Partisan Sour Week

The Partisan is returning Sour Week with 10 “incredible rare tart & funky beers.” Guests will be able to pair these with 10 types of Red Apron charcuterie. A-la-carte ordering and pairings with flights of 3 or 5 beers will be available.

Where: The Partisan, 709 D Street N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004

When: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

DC Beer Week 2017 City Tap

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, D.C. Beer Week:

City Tap: Flights & Dogs at City Tap

City Tap is holding a hot dog and beer sampling event, “Flights & Dogs at City Tap,” as repoted on its Facebook page event:

“City Tap is kicking off DC Beer Week with Flights & Dogs! Join us on Tuesday, August 22nd to sample different hot dogs and beer from 11 different breweries – plus City Tap! Breweries will compete to see who can come up with the best hot dog recipe. Guests can purchase a flight of beer & hot dog pairings for $25. Then it’s time to vote for your favorite!

In the running: Ommegang, 3 Stars Brewing Company, Bell’s Brewery, Devils Backbone Brewing Company, Right Proper Brewing Company, Samuel Adams, Atlas Brew Works, Victory Beer, Ballast Point Brewing Company, Graft Cider, Lagunitas Brewing Co, and City Tap House Penn Quarter.”

Where: City Tap, 901 9th Street, N.W. , Washington, D.C. 20001

When: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

More events can be found at the 2017 D.C. Beer Week calendar. #dcbw2017 #dcbw