Ah, Friday, sweet, glorious Friday DC Beer Week 2011. Before we dive into tonight’s events, let’s hear about the events from earlier this week first. What has everyone’s favorite event been? Did anyone get to Chocolate City’s launch last night? How was the beer? Any other thought on DC Beer Week? Leave them in the comments! Plenty of great beer specials and events tonight; you can check out tonight’s events on our DC Beer Week 2011 events page. Here are some of the highlights of what you’ll find there for this evening!

Trinity Brewhouse Tap Takeover – 231 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, www.capitolloungedc.com
Trinity Brewhouse from Providence Rhode Island is bringing in five of their best brews for the DC public to taste for the VERY FIRST TIME! Trinity Brewhouse, Phoenix Magazine’s Best Brewpub 10 years in a row has only been available in the Providence area until now. Featuring: Mercy Brown, Decadence Imperial IPA, Heffe Wisse, Pilsner and Strawberry Bomb. This is a rare chance to taste old school brewing at it’s finest in one of the city’s oldest watering holes.

Flying Dog Night at the Iron Horse Tap Room – 6pm – 507 7th Street NW, www.ironhorsedc.com
Join the Iron Horse Tap Room and Flying Dog for a night of fun! There will be beer specials (and special beers, how about that for wordplay!) and special guests, so stop by to talk beer. The fun starts every night at 6:00 at the Small Bar downstairs and runs as long as the beer does. No reservations necessary.

Great Lakes Tap Takeover at The Black Squirrel – 2427 18th Street NW, www.blacksquirreldc.com
Great Lakes dominates 10 of The Black Squirrel’s 49 tap lines and brings two pub exclusives into the market for DC Beer Week. The line-up includes Great Lakes’ year-round favorites, seasonal favorites Holy Moses and Lake Erie Monster, the release of their latest seasonal Oktoberfest, and two brew-pub exclusives: Rye of the Tiger and Market Street Wheat. Raffle giveaway for Great Lakes swag. Food pairings and flights will be available as well as liter pours of Great Lakes Oktoberfest.

Special Canned Beer Menu at Justin’s Cafe – 11:30am – 1025 First Street SE
Going to the Nats game? Justin’s will offer a special canned beer menu for the pre- and post-Nationals game crowds. Stop in and have a tasty brew!


That not enough for you? Well there are plenty of other events for tonight. Get on over to the events page and check out the rest of the specials, events, tasting, meet-ups, tweet-ups, dinners, and fun times!