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Port City Brewing Company

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Address: 3950 Wheeler Ave, Alexandria, VA 22304-6409
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+1 703-797-2739
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We brew award-winning craft beer. We are open for tastings, pints, growler...

We brew award-winning craft beer. We are open for tastings, pints, growler fills, six-packs and kegs seven days a week. We have tours Thursdays through Sundays. Every Friday night there's live music and food trucks on Fridays and Saturdays. Look out for special events like Firkin Fridays, a Suspicious Package on tap, Lagers & Joggers with Pacers, Beer Yoga, Pedals 'N' Pints, Trivia and more...

History:

Established in 2011.

We opened the brewery with the conviction that the DC market needed more local choices for great quality craft beer!

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Very good local brewing company

Port City provides an excellent selection of beers and ales raging from English bitters, to Belgiums, and typical hoppy American craft beers. The are consistently good. The brew... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lynn1950
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 546 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Port City provides an excellent selection of beers and ales raging from English bitters, to Belgiums, and typical hoppy American craft beers. The are consistently good. The brew pub is a bit out of the way for visitorys, but you are rewarded for your efforts.

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Thank Lynn1950
Frederick, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We live nearby and make it a point to go a few times a month. The beer is solid and they typically have a food truck (rocklands is really good BBQ). The ways and means is my favorite, very drinkable and refreshing. In the colder months, the colossal is a hefty brew to start off with.

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Thank dcland07
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You have to try this place. Industrial park with a gravel parking lot outside. At prime times there's a food truck outside. Good size room with several stand up tables and a small bar. It can get very crowded. Cooler to purchase beer to go. Took a tour and it was lots of fun and informative. Owner Bill is happy... More 

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Thank Linda M
Dallas, Texas
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Award winning brewery with the BEST IPA's I've ever tasted, and I have over 50 on my list. My wife and I really enjoyed the friendly atmosphere and super service. You should hold classes on service and teach some of the local restaurants.

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Thank scubadillo99
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Paid a visit on a Tues afternoon when Yoga and beer was happening. Therefore the place was quiet with few customers in the tasting area. Had the place to ourselves, almost. Great brews tried several, loved the stouts. Wonderful place to meet and enjoy friends and a drink.

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Thank Mark M
mattapoisett, ma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on a saturday right when they opened at noon. We had thought we could get a bite to eat and some beer. They sometimes have a food cart with grilled cheese but it wasn't going to be there until 1 and then would take some time to set up. The bartender was great and offered us some take... More 

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1 Thank debbythec
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked a tour here to try more of their beers. The tour itself was only okay, it was in their production room which also had a tables where people were just drinking the beer, so it was very loud and hard to hear the guide. Nevertheless, $12 for 6 tasters was SO worth it. The employees were friendly and knowledgeable.... More 

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Thank Dina T
Alexandria, Virginia
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Good beer ( recently won best small brewery in US) but the people who work there are all really nice. No pretentious beer snobs here. Tell them what you usually like and they will help you pick a beer you will enjoy. They usually have live music on Fridays and other events through the week (yoga, runs, bike rides, trivia... More 

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Thank travelgal987
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119 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The pineapple on the sign means Port City is open! This local hotspot is close to Old Town near the intersection of Duke & Quaker Lane - south of Alexandria police hq. From food trucks, fabulous musicians, yoga, facility tours, and double wide picnic tables to sit & enjoy - we 💜 Port City! Buy a flight $12 for 6... More 

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Thank Susie S
Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We brought about 12 people over to the Brewery on Sunday afternoon on President's Day Weekend. Some of us did the sampler and were very happy with the range and quality of the brews. Others just bought a glass of their favorites. No one was displeased. They also had a food truck outside and several people munched on some of... More 

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