In August, we brought you the news about The Bruery opening a store in Union Market, the brewery's first location outside of California. Now we're bringing you the news that on Friday, January 19, The Bruery Store at Union Market in Washington, D.C. will celebrate its grand opening. There will be special in-store giveaways and experiences and two special events in DC associated with the milestone.

The Bruery Store at Union Market will provide Society members with the ability to pick up online purchases of exclusive beers in-store, plus onsite sales of specialty beer, merchandise, and gifts for fans of The Bruery in (and visiting) DC.

“The concept of creating a central location for fans along the East Coast to get their hands on our beer has been several years in planning,” said founder and CEO, Patrick Rue in a press release. “But it’s more than just beer. The Bruery Store at Union Market is a marker and invitation to the community to come enjoy a more intimate experience with our brand. I couldn’t be prouder to open our doors on the East Coast and welcome new fans as we celebrate our brewery’s 10th year.”

The Bruery Store at Union Market will be open Tuesdays through Saturdays, from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Starting at 11:00 AM on January 19,


Note that a valid ID with proof of age 21+ will be required to be eligible to receive any gift.

Future plans for the store include rotating taps for crowler/growler fills.

Additionally, two other events will take place around the store's opening: