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Weekend Picks, 2/16-2/19

What to do this weekend
Weekend Picks, 2/16-2/19

Thursday, February 16

Port City Brewing Tasting

What: Tasting room open hours
Where: Port City Brewing (3950 Wheeler Ave., Alexandria)
When: 5–8 PM, Thursday, February 16
Price: Varies

Wash away (most of) the work week with a tasting of Port City’s beers on tap (expect an IPA, a Pale Ale, a Witbier, and a Porter) in the brewery’s tasting room, which is open just a few hours every week. Be sure to wish the staff a happy anniversary – the Alexandria brewery launched in February of 2011.


Friday, February 17

The Great Guinness Toast

What: Live music, pint-pouring contest and toast
Where: Fado Irish Pub (808 7th St. NW)
When: 9 PM, Friday, February 17
Price: Free to attend

Consider it the toast tasted around the world; every year since 1993, Guinness lovers around the globe have raised their glass in the largest simultaneous toast. Celebrate “St. Practice Day” at the Penn Quarter Irish pub, which will feature live music and a pour-your-own pint contest (with prizes!) leading up to the 11 PM event.


Saturday, February 18

Diep 9 Genever Brunch

What: Tastings and specialty cocktails with Diep 9 Genever liquor
Where: Dr. Granvile Moore’s (1238 H St. NE)
When: 11 AM–3 PM, Saturday, February 18
Price: Free tasting, cocktail prices vary

Never heard of Genever? This is your chance to get smart on the potent liquor from the Netherlands. Try Belgium’s national spirit with a free tasting and in specialty cocktails during brunch at this H Street eatery.


Sunday, February 19

Presidents Day Barleywine Bash

What: Over 20 barleywine draft and casks 
Where: Pizzeria Paradiso – Dupont Circle (2003 P St. NW)
When: Noon–10 PM, Sunday, February 19
Price: PAYG

A rotating selection of craft barleywines will be pouring all day long at this Dupont pie parlor, so head over at any time to sample strong ales from Dogfish Head, Heavy Seas, Flying Dog and more, including two special casks from JW Lees – 2010 Harvest Ale and Port Barrel Aged Harvest Ale.

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