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RateBeer's Guide to the Best Beer in Washington DC, USA

The following are the regional highlights -- best beers available here, best beers brewed here, events and local RateBeerian info -- for Washington DC, USA. This site is interactive, so we encourage you to take part in the rating, addition and correction of the site.



These are the best beers you can find in this region's stores and restaurants based on the availability information provided by RateBeerians in this area. A beer has to have 5 or more ratings to be listed here.
1Bells Expedition StoutBells Brewery2802100
2AleSmith Speedway StoutAleSmith Brewing Company2544100
3Bells Black Note StoutBells Brewery789100
4Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial StoutThree Floyds Brewing Company1697100
5Founders Backstage Series # 2: CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company674100
6Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)2593100
7Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)Founders Brewing Company1882100
8Cigar City Hunahpu’s Imperial StoutCigar City Brewing841100
9Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Oak Aged Great Divide Brewing Company224599.9
10De Molen Hel & Verdoemenis Wild TurkeyBrouwerij de Molen41499.9
11Lost Abbey The Angels Share - Bourbon BarrelPort Brewing/Lost Abbey88199.9
12North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Brandy BarrelNorth Coast Brewing Company36399.9
13Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - CoffeeGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)85799.9
14Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing Company294699.9
15Founders Breakfast StoutFounders Brewing Company309699.9
163 Fonteinen Hommage 3 Fonteinen51199.9
17Prairie Artisan Ales Pirate Bomb! Prairie Artisan Ales29599.9
18Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Vanilla Rye BarrelGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)14299.9
19Evil Twin Double Barrel JesusEvil Twin Brewing7799.9
20Firestone Walker ParabolaFirestone Walker Brewing Co.96499.9
21Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch WeaselMikkeller153299.9
22Bells HopslamBells Brewery273399.9
23Surly DarknessSurly Brewing Company95999.9
24Prairie Artisan Ales Bomb!Prairie Artisan Ales60899.9
25Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break - Bourbon BarrelEvil Twin Brewing11699.9


These are the best beers, as rated by RateBeerians everywhere, that are brewed by the brewers of this area. A beer has to have 5 or more ratings to be listed here.
1DC Brau On the Wings of ArmageddonDC Brau Brewing Company21799.2
2DC Brau Penn Quarter PorterDC Brau Brewing Company19596.5
3Bluejacket Forbidden PlanetBluejacket3396.1
4Bluejacket / Intangible Ales Gene Turns 10kBluejacket3895.7
5James E. Pepper 1776 American Brown Ale Georgetown Trading Company2195.6
6DC Brau Alpha Domina MellisDC Brau Brewing Company2394.8
7DC Brau The CorruptionDC Brau Brewing Company28294.4
8DC Brau For OthersDC Brau Brewing Company1093.9
9DC Brau / Stillwater Middle-Name: DangerDC Brau Brewing Company1393.8
10Bluejacket Mexican RadioBluejacket3293.7
11DC Brau / Baxter Daughters of PoseidonDC Brau Brewing Company2992.2
123 Stars Pandemic Breakfast Porter3 Stars Brewing Company3092.1
13Bluejacket / Intangible Ales Travlr’s 12kBluejacket2992
14DC Brau Barrel Aged Penn Quarter Porter (Catoctin Creek Rye Whiskey)DC Brau Brewing Company3391.1
15Atlas Brew Works NSFWAtlas Brew Works1491
16Bluejacket / Intangible Ales Travlr’s 11kBluejacket2890.9
17DC Brau / Oskar Blues Smells Like FreedomDC Brau Brewing Company1090.1
18Bluejacket Lost WeekendBluejacket2990.1
19DC Brau The PublicDC Brau Brewing Company24290
20Bluejacket / Brooklyn / New Belgium Rheinard de VosBluejacket1789.6
21DC Brau / Stillwater NATASDC Brau Brewing Company2689.5
22DC Brau Solar AbyssDC Brau Brewing Company989.3
233 Stars Ebony & Ivory3 Stars Brewing Company1588.3
24Right Proper Kodachrome Dream(ing)Right Proper Brewing Company1087.8
25Bluejacket SpectreBluejacket2387.5

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Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
  Event  City  Date 
The Official DC Launch of Civil Life Brewing Company: 5 Casks, 5 Drafts & Brewer Meet & Greet   Washington  4/1/2015 
Presidents at Parc Riverside   Washington  4/2/2015 
SAVOR: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience   Washington  6/5/2015 

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
  Place  City  Phone 
Birch & Barley   Washington  () 202 567-2576 
ChurchKey   Washington  (202) 202 567-2576 
The Arsenal at Bluejacket   Washington  () 202 524-4862 
Pizzeria Paradiso - Georgetown   Washington  (202) 202 337-1245 
Pizzeria Paradiso - Dupont Circle   Washington  (202) 202 223-1245 

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