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Beer Available At Capitol City Brewing - Downtown (arranged by most recent)
Capitol City Fuel 96, Capitol City Lost Summer , Capitol City The Other Amber , Capitol City 10 Tripel-Double , Capitol City ESB 48, Capitol City Amber Waves Ale 66, Capitol City Capitol Kolsch 31, Capitol City Pale Rider Ale 69, Capitol City Belgian Wit 51, Capitol City Prohibition Porter 73, Capitol City Pumpkin Porter , Capitol City IPA 61, Capitol City Belgian Saison 48, Capitol City Cherry Blossom Ale , Capitol City Rye Saison
VT (40) Quebec City, Quebec | July 29, 2012
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Went there twice during my stay in DC. Personel was friendly and knowledgeable, very sympathetic. Nice choice of food. Beer was not top notch, but I was able to find very nice ones. All in all, a good place.
Radek Kliber (201) Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), Poland | July 24, 2012
56 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 12/20
Very busy tourist spot. Hard to get seat even at the bar. Service felt rushed and did not acre much for you. Beer was OK. Felt more like tourist spot for families than brew pub.
fiveacestx (84) Texas | July 11, 2012
64 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 5/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Ended up at this place after trying to get into two pizza restaurants further up the DC "Places" list. I really liked it here. My boys (7 and 9) sat at the bar and the bartender had plenty to say about the beers on tap. I bought one pint and he let me try a sample of the others for free. I ended up getting another pint of one of the samples and left a decent tip.
GT2 (517) Carlsbad, California | July 6, 2012
42 AMBIANCE 1/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 6/15 FOOD 5/10 VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 9/20
Located in an extremely boring part of DC surrounded by hotels and office buildings- no city vibe. More like an Applebeeís food and drink wise. Waitstaff is clueless about beer, the beer served is very low quality. Usually served frozen cold without head formation. All had some brewing flaws. Food was substandard. Depressing venue and decor. Drab, cheap, and outdated. An anachronism from when DC was clueless about craft beer.
AleWife725 (66) Albany, New York | July 5, 2012
52 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD 5/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 11/20
Several visits. A good stop for local DC brew, their seasonal pumpkin beer is very well done. However, I much preferred the Capitol City location that was near Union Station- ambiance, service, everything was better. The downtown location is often rushed by wait staff, even when the place isnít crowded. Oh well. Donít know if I will return to this location, unless I know the pumpkin is on tap. Beers otherwise are fairly unremarkable and pricey unless it is happy hour.
sloshgator (9) Orlando, Florida | June 1, 2012
58 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 10/20
I had a flight of all the beers they had on tap (6). All were good versions of the style they represented, but nothing exceptional. Definitely trying to appeal to the masses that like something a little more than the macrobrew fare. Atmosphere is that of a bustling city restaurant bar with plenty of TVs in the bar with whatever sports of the day. Service was friendly and efficient. Food was good and prices were what you would expect in the city but not extremely expensive. If you are looking to satisfy your inner beer geek, pass this one by. If you (the beer geek) are with a group and trying to satisfy everyone, this might be a decent compromise.
strongpieman (112) Mount Airy, Maryland | February 12, 2012
68 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 4/10 VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 11/20
Went for lunch and a couple of beers. Nice place, plenty of tables, big windows. Service was good for a restaurant but did not talk beer (didnít think it would matter). Selection is pretty good... just their own with the staples and 3 or 4 special or seasonals. Prices are probably normal for DC, a little high for the real world. Food was very mediocre ... must be right from sysco.
Iíd go back for beer but skip the food.
gyllenbock (139) Stockholm, Sweden | October 26, 2011
66 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 14/20
Visited on a early Wednesday afternoon in October 2011.
Not crowded at all with a modern and spacious interior.
Friendly service and descent pub food. ( I ate the Brew Master Burger)
The five beers that I drank were ok, except for the Capitol City Pumpkinator Ale which was not a favorite.
The location was very central in the nice city of Washington DC.
Block (29) Indianapolis, Indiana | September 6, 2011
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Nice place. Only had beer and dessert and both were great. Flight at the time had ten beers. Nice environment and friendly staff. Worth the stop and one of the better "larger" breweries I visited in DC.
mansquito (64) Nueva York, New York | July 19, 2011
60 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD 3/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 13/20
Came during happy hour. Was really crowded and we had some problem finding a table, not because there were no tables, but because only some tables were doing happy hour. Sat down and ordered some beers, which cost $3.50 during that time. The beers were ok. Selection was not huge, but it ran the gambit the day we were there. Keller Pils, APA, Porter, Amber, Imperial Stout, and the utterly dreadful Belgian Cherry. Food was cheap bar food and tasted like it too. Thi sis not the place to get your gourmet eats with gourmet beer; rather, it is a place where you take people whose palate can only tolerate cheap American food, when you might want to add another notch to your beer rating belt. Service was ok, but sometimes we really had to get their attention. Additionally, they virtually kicked us out after happy hour was done. I donít think I will go there again, although, I canít say that I didnít enjoy my visit at least a little.
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