CASK BEER FINDER: WASHINGTON, D.C.

A summary of all known bars and brewpubs in the District of Columbia that serve cask-conditioned beer (a.k.a. 'real ale')



(permanent / regular outlets only)

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Key:
Permanent outlet for cask beer. Counted in the tally above.
Regular outlet for cask beer (on most but not all the time). Counted in the tally above.
Occasional outlet for cask beer. Not counted in the tally above, and location not shown on the map.
No cask - recently ceased stocking it for whatever reason.
No cask - but has deceiving lookalike fake handpumps nefariously serving regular keg beer. Don't get fooled! Such places are listed here only to help prevent confusion as to what's 'real' and what's not.

M: Monday
T: Tuesday
W: Wednesday
Th: Thursday
F: Friday
S: Saturday
Su: Sunday

Times are shown in 24 hour clock, 0001 (12.01am) through to 2400 (midnight).

Be aware that some places may temporarily suspend offering cask-conditioned beer in hot weather.
Information shown is subject to change, and accuracy and availability is not guaranteed.

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Bier Baron Tavern
(Formerly The Brickskellar)
1523 22nd Street NW
Washington, District of Columbia, 20037-1005
Phone: 1 202 293 1885

From 1600 Su-Th
From 1130 F/S

[MAP]

Bar

Updated November 2013

Birch & Barley / ChurchKey
1337 14th Street NW
Washington, District of Columbia, 20005
Phone: 1 202 567 2576

From 1600 M-F
From 1200 S/Su

[MAP]

Bar

Correct as at May 2010

CommonWealth Gastropub
1400 Irving Street NW
Washington

Bar closed, out of business.

Updated November 2013

District Chophouse and Brewery
509 7th Street NW
Washington, District of Columbia, 20004-1601
Phone: 1 202 347 3434

1100-2200 Su/M
1100-2300 T-S

[MAP]

Brewpub

Correct as at May 2010

Meridian Pint
3400 11th Street NW
Washington, District of Columbia, 20010
Phone: 1 202 588 1075

1700-0200 M-Th
1700-0300 F
1000-0300 S
1000-0200 Su

[MAP]

Bar

Updated November 2013

Pizzeria Paradiso (Dupont Circle)
2003 P Street NW
Washington, District of Columbia, 20036
Phone: 1 202 223 1245

1130-2300 M-Th
1130-2400 F/S
1200-2200 Su

[MAP]

Bar

Correct as at May 2010

Pizzeria Paradiso / Birreria Paradiso (Georgetown)
3282 M Street NW
Washington, District of Columbia, 20007-3624
Phone: 1 202 337 1245

1130-2300 M-Th
1130-2400 F/S
1200-2200 Su

[MAP]

Bar

Correct as at May 2010

The Reef
2446 18th Street NW
Washington, District of Columbia, 20009
Phone: 1 202 518 3800

1700-0200 M-Th
1700-0300 F/S
1100-<0200 Su

[MAP]

Bar

Correct as at May 2010

Regional Food and Drink (R.F.D.)
810 7th Street NW
Washington, District of Columbia, 20001-3718
Phone: 1 202 289 2030

1100-0200 M-Th
1100-0300 F/S
1200-0200 Su

[MAP]

Bar

Correct as at May 2010



U.K. Brewing Supplies - Suppliers of genuine cask ale equipment.




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Suppliers of genuine cask ale equipment in the U.S. & Canada.

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Wandering Star Craft Brewery

WANDERING STAR CRAFT BREWERY
11 Gifford Street, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 01201

Supplying fresh, quality cask beers (and also keg) to MA, NY, and RI.

Is there a cask venue missing? Anything incorrect?

Please report changes and previously unknown cask outlets so this database can be as accurate as possible!

For NEW VENUES, please supply ALL of the following details:
-Full name of establishment
-Full address including zip code
-Phone number
-Please describe cask availability as either...
"Permanent" (all times within reason)
"Regular" (offered at least weekly - please state what days/times casks are tapped)
or
"Occasional" (twice a month or less)
-Opening hours
-Whether a bar, brewpub, taproom, etc.
-If there is a beer engine (handpump), are you 100% positive that it is a real one rather than a fake lookalike?
-What beer(s) are usually being dispensed?


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Disclaimer: I cannot be held responsible for any errors or changes to the above information. Real ale is not guaranteed to always be available in any of these outlets (especially in the summer).