Photo by PoPville flickr user Mr. T in DC
From a press release:
“All of DC’s favorite beer-makers converge for NoMa Beer Fest during DC Beer Week on Saturday, August 17. Sample special summer ales and local favorites, with live music, DJs, games, and tasty food by Union Kitchen and local food trucks. All-local breweries include DC Brau, Chocolate City Brewing Company, District Chophouse, Capital City Brewing Company, Three Stars, Right Proper Brewery ( opening soon in Shaw), and the Brewer’s Art (Baltimore). Reserve your beer tickets online now! $10 for 2 beers, or $10 for four sample tastings.
Join the Washington Area Bicyclist Association for a Met Branch Trail ride and clean-up Saturday morning, then relax at NoMa Beer Fest. Hear music by Mission South, a DC-based Roots Rock/Blues band, and DJ Grey Goon. DC Bocce League will provide bocce courts, Bear Pong (that is not a typo!) and corn hole. CNU-DC and SCRAP-DC will organize a kids’ corner with crafts, games and sprinklers to beat the heat.
· NoMa Beer Fest features the last three kegs of “Brimstone & Clover,” the first beer brewed by Right Proper Brewery in collaboration with The Brewer’s Art in Baltimore! Right Proper will open soon in the Shaw neighborhood of DC, and you can meet the brewer himself, Thor Cheston, at NoMa Beer Fest.
· District Chophouse will bring their Solidarity Summer Ale and their Hefeweizen.
· Several other brewers have been hinting at a special beer
Date: Saturday, August 17
Time: 2 pm to 8 pm (Last call, 7:30 pm)
Location: Parking Lot at 1250 First Street, NE. Entrance at First and N Streets, NE
Admission: FREE. Reserve your tickets online in advance, or purchase beer at the event. IDs will be checked at the gate. Children and friendly [leashed] dogs welcome.
Bikes: Bike parking provided by Washington Area Bicyclist Association
Metro: NoMa/Gallaudet U (Red Line)
Rain or shine“