DC Brau | Washington, Washington DC
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DC Brau
Good based on 20 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

3178 Bladensburg Rd NE, Ste B
Washington, Washington DC United States 20018 [ print map ]
202 621 8890

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Hours: Thurs-Fri 4-9pm, Sat 1-6pm, Sun 1-5pm


Mayor: Travlr (7) | Taps: 7 | Bottles: 7


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Beer Available At DC Brau (arranged by most recent)
DC Brau / Oskar Blues Smells Like Freedom 94, DC Brau Penn Quarter Porter 97, DC Brau El Hefe Speaks 67, DC Brau On the Wings of Armageddon - Maple Syrup , DC Brau Alpha Domina Mellis II , DC Brau The Stone of Arbroath 87, DC Brau On the Wings of Armageddon 99, DC Brau Alpha Domina Mellis 95, DC Brau Cimmerian Schwarzbier , DC Brau Oktoberfest , DC Brau The Corruption 94, DC Brau The Public 90, DC Brau / Stillwater NATAS 89, DC Brau / Baxter Daughters of Poseidon 92, DC Brau / Stillwater NATAS (Bourbon Barrel) , DC Brau Barrel Aged Penn Quarter Porter (Catoctin Creek Rye Whiskey) 91
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20 reviews for DC Brau
 Ambiance  68%
 Service  80%
 Selection  70%
 Food  90%
 Value  79%
 Overall  78%
 Rating  83%
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  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
nate2g  (816) Boomtown!, Australia | March 15, 2015
Not crazy on a Sunday visit with only a few folks in the taproom having beers. It was cool to check out the facility and working space. A few of the core beers on tap along with the new Oskar Blues collaboration. Tasters available for a few bucks. Crowler fills here. I can only imagine how hectic it gets other times due to the popularity of the brewery.
64
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 15/20
DCLawyer  (99) Falls Church, Virginia | February 26, 2015
Industrial place. They definitely push that vibe. Loud music, tons of people visiting on a Saturday for the free tour and tastings. Nothing new or special on offer, but still fun. Good pizza food truck outside.
72
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
jackl  (506) Charlottesville, Virginia | February 17, 2015
Visited 14/02/15. Standard industrial park location thatís a decent hike from the rest of DCís attractions. Plenty of parking options are available. All visitors get coupons for a couple of sample pours. Pints, growlers, and swagís also available for purchase. My visit coincided with a brewery tour, so the place was rammed. Luckily, the staff was pretty organized and I never had to queue too long to get a beer etc. DC Brau doesnít churn out a lot of new ticks, so regional power raters probably wonít find new things to try. Still, itís worth it to re-visit the core offerings from this brewery. Overall, worth a stop if youíre in the area and have access to a car.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
kraddel  (203) some beerplace , Belgium | February 14, 2015
Punky place, with grafitti inside the brewery, a food truck outside . Free samples to those who visit on saturday ! Much merch , also some cans to take out . Friendly service as well . Very cool place !
64
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan  (202) McLean, Virginia | February 14, 2015
Located in an industrial park in NE DC -- not yet gentrified. Decor is cinder block moderne. Nice murals though. Two free tasters just for showing up. Good deal for some good beers.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 17/20
can8ianben  (114) Souderton, Pennsylvania | January 18, 2015
Nice industrial brewery and tasting room. Plastered with stickers, music blaring, hipsters in full force. The beer is solid, though it isnít cheap.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
GenDV138  (240) Falls Church, Virginia | June 14, 2014| Updated April 12, 2015
Been a bunch of times and always enjoy visiting. Once you show your ID to the door person, you get 4 tickets good for a beer sample each. Around 1-2 oz per sample. They arenít able to serve pints yet, but Red Apron at Union Market is a short drive and usually has DC Brau if youíre looking to enjoy a glass. Prices are reasonable for growler fills and canned selections. Bunch of merchandise including glasses, shirts, hats, growlers. Usually a food truck outside for growler hours. Pretty easy to get canned Wings here. Iíve only driven as metro is quite a long walk. Ample parking, place can be easy to miss as thereís no signage out front of the shopping strip. Just drive down the alley to the right of the post office.

Returned on 4/12/2015. No more free tasters, but you can get 3-4 oz pours for $2 a piece, or three for $5. Pints also available now. Havenít seen their expanded space yet. Other than that, itís about the same as my previous visits. Pretty low-key on Sunday at opening with no more than 5-10 customers during my stay.
74
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
jesperhammer  (60) Copenhagen, Denmark | May 10, 2014
Visited 10-MAY-2014. Very interesting tour. Was there shortly before the first tour at 1300. Not overly crowded and time for questions. Four free beers afterwards. Things got a lot more crowded when people shoved up for the next tours, and we were still hanging out by the bar. They make really nice brews like the Penn Quarter Porter and OTWOA. Last one was not on tap but was served as a courtesy for my long travel there:-) Bought a six-pack and had a nice afternoon. How can you rate a place like this? I would gladly go back, but off course the selection is not huge.
66
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
ads135  (175) Lawrence, Kansas | April 26, 2014
To be fair, DC Brau is a brewery, not a brewpub. Its still a fun place to visit, and if you like Ska music and beer together, they can put on a great party.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
Terminus  (334) Las Cruces, New Mexico | August 3, 2013
Really wierd location, in the hood behind a Post office on the lower floor. Cool vibe, very metal/punk thing going on with graffiti everywhere! 4 free samples once you get in the door and they had OTWOA in cans as well. Can get crowded at times, but for Dcís only brewery, thats to be expected. Very cool place but hard to get to if you want to take public transport.

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