NoMa Beer Fest Features ALL of DC’s Local Breweries
+ Special Beers, Live Music, Games & Entertainment
WASHINGTON, DC, July 29, 2013 – All of DC’s favorite beer-makers converge for NoMa Beer Fest during DC Beer Week on Saturday, August 17. Sample special summer ales and local favorites, with live music, DJs, games, and tasty food by Union Kitchen and local food trucks. All-local breweries include DC Brau, Chocolate City Brewing Company, District Chophouse, Capital City Brewing Company, Three Stars, Right Proper Brewery (opening soon in Shaw), and the Brewer’s Art (Baltimore). Reserve your beer tickets online now! $10 for 2 beers, or $10 for four sample tastings.
Join the Washington Area Bicyclist Association for a Met Branch Trail ride and clean-up Saturday morning, then relax at NoMa Beer Fest. Hear music by Mission South, a DC-based Roots Rock/Blues band, and DJ Grey Goon. DC Bocce League will provide bocce courts, Bear Pong (that is not a typo!) and corn hole. CNU-DC and SCRAP-DC will organize a kids’ corner with crafts, games and sprinklers to beat the heat.
- NoMa Beer Fest features the last three kegs of “Brimstone & Clover,” the first beer brewed by Right Proper Brewery in collaboration with The Brewer’s Art in Baltimore! Right Proper will open soon in the Shaw neighborhood of DC, and you can meet the brewer himself, Thor Cheston, at NoMa Beer Fest.
- District Chophouse will bring their Solidarity Summer Ale and their Hefeweizen.
- Several other brewers have been hinting at a special beer: stay tuned and follow @NoMaBID for more beer announcements!
Date: Saturday, August 17
Time: 2 pm to 8 pm (Last call, 7:30 pm)
Location: Parking Lot at 1250 First Street, NE. Entrance at First and N Streets, NE
Admission: FREE. Reserve your tickets online in advance, or purchase beer at the event. IDs will be checked at the gate. Children and friendly [leashed] dogs welcome.
Bikes: Bike parking provided by Washington Area Bicyclist Association
Metro: NoMa/Gallaudet U (Red Line)
Rain or shine
Organized by the NoMa BID. Hosted by The JBG Companies. Sponsored by Harris Teeter, Union Kitchen, Trilogy NoMa, 77H and First + M. Thanks to our partners Washington Area Bicyclist Association, Uber, DC Bocce League, CNU’s DC Chapter, DC Brau, District Chophouse, Capitol City Brewing Company, Right Proper Brewing Company, Chocolate City Beer, Three Stars Brewing Company, The Brewer’s Art and Think Local First DC.
NoMa is a vibrant, growing neighborhood north of Union Station and the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. In the last seven years, private developers have invested more than $5 billion in the 35 blocks within the NoMa BID boundary, and have plans to develop more than 20 million square feet of office, residential, hotel, and retail space. With a capital investment of $50 million from the DC government, NoMa will soon have great new parks and public spaces as well. NoMa is now home to 40,000 daytime workers, with 4.5 million SF leased in the last 5 years. More than 3,900 apartments have been recently completed or are under construction. NoMa has 13 modes of transportation, including two Red Line Metro stops, and the best biking facilities in D.C., with the only East Coast Bikestation, the 8-mile Metropolitan Branch Trail, and access to six Capital Bikeshare stations. NoMa is the most connected neighborhood in Washington, D.C. The NoMa BID organizes more than 50 free award-winning community events each year to connect friends and neighbors. For more information about NoMa, visit nomabid.wpengine.com and sign up for our bimonthly newsletter. Follow us on Twitter @NoMaBID and like us on Facebook.
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