Alexandria Neighborhood Spotlight: Port City Brewing Company
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About Port City Brewing Company
Port City was founded in January 2011 to provide the Mid-Atlantic market with innovative, top-quality beers made from the best possible ingredients. Some of their most popular varieties include:
Optimal Wit: a Belgian-style white ale with a crisp and citrusy finish, brewed with Spanish orange peels and coriander.
Monumental IPA: an India Pale Ale that strikes a perfect balance between bitter and sweet, designed to represent the East Coast IPA brewing style.
Downright Pilsner: One of Port City’s flagship beers, this medium-bodied pilsner has a spicy, hoppy finish.
Events at Port City Brewing
Besides excellent beer, Port City also contributes to the community by hosting unique events. Here’s a few on the horizon:
Joggers & Lagers: On Monday, August 1st at 7:00 PM, the brewery will host a 1, 3, or 5-mile run along the Holmes Run stream, starting and ending at the tasting room. Local eatery Old Blue BBQ will be there providing food.
Oktoberfest Release: On August 5, Port City celebrates the launch of their seasonal Marzen lager, Oktoberfest. The event kicks off at 3:00 PM - food trucks will begin serving at 5:30 PM. Local acoustic artist Taylor Carson will be performing from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
Beer Yoga: Every Tuesday from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, join Port City for a $15 yoga class with a complimentary pint afterwards. The class is suitable for beginners and experts alike and will help you eliminate stress and tension.
Whether you’re a local or will be staying in the area, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Alexandria - Fort Belvoir encourages you to support awesome local businesses like Port City. And if you need a place to stay as you sip on suds and partake in fun events around town, the Holiday Inn Express offers great amenities, complimentary high-speed Internet and a free shuttle to the metro.