There are two major events amidst a sea of happy hours tonight for DC Beer Week. The Black Squirrel and the Big Hunt both have epic events tonight that will surely be fantastic. Scattered throughout the city are some equally excellent happy hours that should provided some tasty tipples to anyone pursuing their 3rd, 4th, or 5th wind during what has been a great DC Beer Week!

Friday, August 27th

The Big Hunt’s Michigan Blowout Night
The Big Hunt closes out what has been a doozy of a week with a Michigan Blowout! Rare beers from Bell’s, Founders, Jolly Pumpkin, and New Holland. Reps will be there, and so will the following rare beers! New Holland Beerhive and Imperial Hatter, Jolly Pumpkin Weizen Bam & Calabaza Blanca, Founders Canadian Breakfast Stout & Nemesis and a super secret surprise from Bell’s: Hopslam tapping at 7:30pm. Other delectable Michigan beers as well! Get your Wolverine Gold and Blue or Spartan Green on.

Meet the Flying Dog Brewer at the Black Squirrel!
The Black Squirrel hosts defending GABF Brewer of the Year Bob Malone on Friday, August 27, from 6:00pm on for an informal event of beer drinking and Q&A in our main downstairs bar. This will be the inaugural pour in DC for Snake Dog IPA. The event is free and open to everyone who wants to come and enjoy local Flying Dog beer. Seven Flying Dog beers on tap available either in flights or individual pints!

Great Lakes Happy Hour at RFD – 4PM
Three kegs, $4 a draft until they’re gone!


Belgian Beer Happy Hour at Belga Cafe -4-6pm
Half-price drafts of Maredsous and La Chouffe. Free glassware!

Canned Craft Beer Night at Policy – 6pm-9pm
Specials on all canned beer!

Meridian Pint End-of-DC-Beer-Week Specials! – 5pm-8pm
Happy hour specials on the remaining beers from DC Beer Week!

3 Course Beer Dinner at Dino – All night
Don’t forget the 3 course dinner paired with 3 beers at Dino! $30!