April 2023

DC Beer Monthly Dispatch

Hey DC Beer Fam! It seems Spring is already SPRANGIN’! Nice weather, pretty blossoms and insane allergies are here, and that means patio season and outdoor beers! YAY!!


April is going to be pretty poppin’ and here are just a few events we think you should check out. 

  • 7th:  National Beer Day!
  • 11th: Metropolitan Beer Trail Beer Trail Preview Party @Lost Generation. RSVP Required 
  • 12th: DC Brau 12th Anniversary!!!!!!
  • 16th: Evening with the Maker @ Wheatland Springs 
  • 16th: DC Beer Monthly Beer Share. RSVP Required. See info below. 
  • 17-23: Other Half’s Munchees Week with a series of special releases.  
  • 22nd: Womxn’s Brew Culture-Club monthly outing email Brandy@dcbeer.com for info. 
  • 29th: Black Brew Movement Emancipation Day Mini Market at Heurich House
  • 29th: Hella Good Spring Pop-Up Market at Hellbender 1-6. Music, local shops, food & beer.

For more area beer events check out our calendar.
(If you don't see your event on the list, submit it for free!)


Some up and coming beers to peep with they release!

Red Bear has so many cool brews this month! Check out The Floor is Guava (Fruited Gose), Copy & Paste (Hazy IPA), WHINEY & BRINEY (Gose w/ Pickle Brine), WOOF! Prickly Pear Hard Seltzer) 

DC Brau’s Full Count American Lager, Pink Phaze Pink Boots IPA are going to be crowd pleasers!

Denizens is getting springy with their Georgia Ave Sour and The Glow (Brett Golden Ale)!

You can drink Searching for Sunshine (NZ Pilsner), Beautiful Illusion (Cold IPA) and Blood Orange Sour on Lost Generation’s NEW PATIO! yessssss!


Check out our April podcast guests! We interview some really swell people in the beverage scene, from brewers to graphic designers, so listen in to learn more about your drinking community. 

April 14th: Philip Pilgrim Philip of Art & Ale is a Maryland based educator, homebrewer and freelance illustrator.

April 28th: Leon Harris Port City Brewer and Owner & Operator of soon to open, Black Cave Brewing Company.

April Beer Share

Our April Beer Share is being hosted by CAPITOL CIDER HOUSE! 

We are incredibly excited to be in the house of apples, as we have been highlighting more ciders. If you haven’t been to Capitol Cider House, you’re in for a treat. The space is so lovely and there are always comedy and music happenings. Join us on Sunday, April 16th from 2-4pm.
As always, you have to RSVP…so get on that you adulting AF adult you. 

Thank you Jared & Capitol Cider House!


Capitol Cider House

Sunday, April 16, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

3930 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20011

🍻🖤, the DC Beer crew


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