June 2023

DC Beer Monthly Dispatch

We are sooooo excited about the beautiful weather and the array of outdoor drinking activities and locations. Here are a few of our handpicked events we think you should checkity check out.


June Event Highlights

  • June 1st: Coven Brewing tap takeover @ Churchkey
  • June 2nd: Open Mic Night @ DC Brau.  7- 9pm | Every Friday.
  • June 3rd: Port City is kicking off Pride Month with a 10+ vendor mini-market from 12-5pm and a Drag Show in the brewhouse starting at 5pm. 
  • June 7th: Jordan hosting trivia @ Other Half.  6:30-9pm l Every Wednesday. 
  • June 9th:  Brewer's Ball @ The Wharf
  • Saturday, June 10th: Wheatland Spring Land Beer Fest, which is also the Women’s Brew Culture Club June outing. This is open to everyone, and is ALWAYS a lovely event held at one of the most beautiful local breweries. Snag your ticket (Women’s Brew Culture Club folks get a steep discount.

    Contact Brandy@dcbeer.com for more info and the discount code)

  • June 10th: Lost Rhino’s 12th Anniversary & Reggae Fest
  • June 11th: Beer Share @ Bluejacket {See below for details}
  • June 16-17th Wine, Port City Beer and Lost Boy Cider will be pouring at Alexandria's Portside Summer Festival which is a big hit each year! Free event & fun for the whole family! 
  • June 17th: Hip Hop & Craft Beer Bottle Share for Brothas & Craft Beer @ Churchkey, with Trillium cans and drafts! 
  • June 25th: Red Bear features Beyoncé Brunch @ 12:00 PM 

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


May Beer Releases!

DC Brau’s 6th Annual Pride Pils in collaboration with Red Bear Brewing - 4.5% ABV Pilsner with a 2023 label designed by Chord Bezerra of District Co-Op to benefit SMYAL & The Washington Blade Foundation. Release party @ Red Bear on June 1st, too!

“Boojum Sleeping” is a saison collaboration between DC-based MICHELIN-starred restaurant Oyster Oyster’s Chef Rob Rubba and the first craft brewery on Virginia's Chincoteague Island, Black Narrows.

Warm and citrus spice lead on the nose due to branches foraged from the native & indigenous North American Spiced Bush Berry, aromas of fresh sugar cookies and white pepper, made with house yeast that was captured off a Chincoteague Oyster - a mineral kiss from the Eastern Shore. Draft Only at Oyster Oyster DC.


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June Beer Share


Our friends at Bluejacket are hosting our June share!!!! We are so thankful to all the NRG folks who create the best beer events and cool brew spaces, and we’re grateful they are hooking us up with a gorgeous space for our crowd. 

As always you MUST RSVP, as all parties involved need to know how many people to expect. The space is limited, as we will not be on the main floor/taproom, so make sure you reserve your spot sooner rather than later. 

Thank you Bluejacket!


Bluejacket Brewery

Sunday, June 11, 2pm – 4pm

300 Tingey St SE. Washington, DC 20003

🍻🖤, the DC Beer crew


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