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SPRING SEASONALS


SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 2015
Walter E. Washington Convention Center

ADVANCE TICKETS ON SALE NOW
 

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SPRING SEASONALS


SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 2015
Walter E. Washington Convention Center

ADVANCE TICKETS ON SALE NOW
 

FESTIVAL OVERVIEW - DC'S TRUE CRAFT BEER TASTING

EXPERIENCE TOP SHELF CRAFT BREWING

75 BREWERIES - 150 BEERS, CIDERS, & MEADS

THE PERFECT BALANCE OF QUANTITY & QUALITY

THE largest selection of SEASONAL BEERS, CIDERS, & MEADS IN THE DC AREA

From the established craft brewers to the mid-majors and up-and comers, the diversity and creativity of the Craft Brewing Community has proven to be limitless.  For our Grand Tasting, we will be featuring an extensive variety of these artisanally produced creations from top breweries.

Nearly 75 participating breweries from across the country are each expected to showcase 2 of their finest offerings (about 150 beers total) with a strong emphasis on their Limited Release and Seasonal selections. 

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saturday, march 21, 2015

CHOICE OF 2 SESSIONS

VIP TICKET = 3.5 HRS OF TASTINGS
GENERAL ADMISSION = 2.5 HRS OF TASTINGS

includes

  • Tasting Glass

  • Unlimited 2OZ TASTINGS

  • APPROX. 75 BREWERIES / 150 BEERS

  • INFORMATIVE SEMINARS

  • ACCESS TO CRAFT CONCIERGE CENTER

 

LOCATION

Walter E. Washington Convention Center801 Mount Vernon Place Northwest
Washington, DC 20001
[Directions]

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DC Tickets


SATURDAY, MARCH 21ST
SESSION 1 - VIP: 1pm-4:30pm / General Admission: 2pm-4:30pm
SESSION 2 - VIP: 6pm-9:30pm / General Admission: 7pm-9:30pm

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DC Tickets


SATURDAY, MARCH 21ST
SESSION 1 - VIP: 1pm-4:30pm / General Admission: 2pm-4:30pm
SESSION 2 - VIP: 6pm-9:30pm / General Admission: 7pm-9:30pm

EARLY BIRD SOLD OUT! ADVANCE TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 2015
VIP: 1PM - 4:30PM
GENERAL ADMISSION: 2PM - 4:30PM

SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 2015
VIP: 6PM - 9:30PM
GENERAL ADMISSION: 7PM - 9:30PM


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BEER


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THE BREWERIES & BEERS LIST IS UPDATED REGULARLY AS WE MAKE THE FINEST SELECTIONS FOR OUR DC Craft Beer Festival SPRING SEASONALS Tasting! check back often for updates!

We work closely with our distributors and breweries on a daily basis to assemble the finest offerings at any event of this type. Occasionally, due to circumstances beyond our control, certain last minute changes and/or substitutions to our list may be necessary.

STAY TUNED FOR FEATURED BEERS FROM EACH BREWERY

MORE TO COME!

PLEASE CHECK BACK PERIODICALLY AS WE UPDATE

While we do everything in our power to insure the brands and beers we post on the website are on our tasting room floor, there are times when Brewers and distributors make last minute substitutions.

We do our best to keep this to a minimum, and you can count on the the fact that we will always have amazing beer represented.

Unlike many beer festivals, The Hand Crafted Tasting Co.  pays for all of the beer served at our events. We also waive booth fees for brewers to further support craft brewers access to our events as promotional platforms. Across all of our Seasonal events we spend hundreds of thousands of dollars each year on the craft beer served at our festivals. 

Food


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ANNOUNCING THE MESS HALL CRAFT KITCHEN!

Mess Hall is a unique culinary incubator located Northeast DC. We support independent food entrepreneurs in a brand new facility designed to foster growth while creating a vibrant and diverse local food community. Mess Hall provides exclusive resources, support and innovative programs to help pave a path to success for our fellow food entrepreneurs. 

Not only will we be showcasing fine beers, but we are proud to be partnering with the Mess Hall Food Community to create the Mess Hall Craft Kitchen! We'll have artisanal food items for sale from DC area vendors AND we will have select showcase beers for tasting at the Craft Kitchen specifically paired to enhance the experience.

Thai Chicken Wrap Grilled Chicken, Cilantro-Jalepeño Slaw, Coconut Curry Sauce Sausage and Peppers Wrap Sausage, grilled peppers and onions, whole grain mustard sauce Roasted Vegetable and Hummus Wrap Balsamic Roasted Vegetables, Red Pepper Hummus, Chimichurri sauce

Thai Chicken Wrap
Grilled Chicken, Cilantro-Jalepeño Slaw, Coconut Curry Sauce

Sausage and Peppers Wrap
Sausage, grilled peppers and onions, whole grain mustard sauce

Roasted Vegetable and Hummus Wrap
Balsamic Roasted Vegetables, Red Pepper Hummus, Chimichurri sauce

  Bhel Poori A hugely popular snack in India, Bhel Poori is the quintessential Indian street food. A salad of puffed rice, green mangos, potatoes, onions, cilantro peanuts and crunchy noodles, it is dressed with a sweet tamarind sauce and a spicy mint sauce. Crunchy, sweet and spicy, it is also naturally vegan and gluten free.

 

Bhel Poori

A hugely popular snack in India, Bhel Poori is the quintessential Indian street food. A salad of puffed rice, green mangos, potatoes, onions, cilantro peanuts and crunchy noodles, it is dressed with a sweet tamarind sauce and a spicy mint sauce. Crunchy, sweet and spicy, it is also naturally vegan and gluten free.

    Bratwurst on Pretzel Bun  Vegetarian Bratwurst on Pretzel  4 Cheese Mac and Cheese  Bratwurst over Mac and Cheese  German Curry Wurst Sauce

 

 

Bratwurst on Pretzel Bun 

Vegetarian Bratwurst on Pretzel 

4 Cheese Mac and Cheese 

Bratwurst over Mac and Cheese 

German Curry Wurst Sauce

TRES CREOLE CATERING Red Beans and Rice w/ Cajun Beef Sausage Red beans, celery/onion/pepper (holy trinity), spices, and Cajun beef sausage cooked together slowly in a pot and served over rice Cajun Shrimp Creole Shrimp in a mixture of diced tomatoes, the “Holy trinity” of onion, celery and bell pepper, spiced with cayenne-based seasoning, and served over white rice

TRES CREOLE CATERING

Red Beans and Rice w/ Cajun Beef Sausage
Red beans, celery/onion/pepper (holy trinity), spices, and Cajun beef sausage cooked together slowly in a pot and served over rice

Cajun Shrimp Creole
Shrimp in a mixture of diced tomatoes, the “Holy trinity” of onion, celery and bell pepper, spiced with cayenne-based seasoning, and served over white rice

  BBQ Pulled Pork Biscuit with Jalapeno Slaw Sandwich  Slow braised Carolina-style pulled pork with a medium spicy jalapeno-cabbage and vinegar slaw Sloppy Guiseppe with Mozzarella The Italian sloppy joe topped with melty cheese

 

BBQ Pulled Pork Biscuit with Jalapeno Slaw Sandwich 
Slow braised Carolina-style pulled pork with a medium spicy jalapeno-cabbage and vinegar slaw

Sloppy Guiseppe with Mozzarella
The Italian sloppy joe topped with melty cheese

Great beer. Great food. Great people.

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Volunteer


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Volunteer


If you are interested in volunteering at the DC Craft Beer Festival, please reach out to our charity partner, One Brick Volunteers, for sign up information.

One Brick provides support to local non-profit and community organizations by creating a unique, social and flexible volunteer environment for those interested in making a concrete difference in the community. We enable people to get involved, have an impact and have fun, without the requirements of individual long-term commitments.

One Brick  is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that brings volunteers together to support other local non-profits by adopting an innovative twist to the volunteer experience: we create a friendly and social atmosphere around volunteering, and after each volunteer event -- which typically lasts only 3 to 4 hours -- we invite volunteers to gather at a local restaurant or café where they can get to know one another in a relaxed social setting.