DC Brau hosts Hopfest 2020 at Bladensberg Road brewery (updated)

Craft beer event postponed due to Covid-19 concerns in DMV

Washington, D.C. ‘s Hopfest 2020 Brewing event at DC Brau Brewing Company is just around the corner. DC Brau planned to host the popular brewing event March 14 at its brewery on Bladensberg Road, but has now postponed the event and an announcement will be made later this spring. The event is designed to benefit local breweries via the DC Brewers’ Guild. General admission tickets for $50 go on sale February 1. Hopefest 2020 early bird tickets offer a 10 percent discount on the general admission price and are discontinued after January 31.

Updated: This event has been postponed to safeguard public against possible coronavirus exposure

Hopfest 2020 brings together several breweries in the DMV for a unique craft beer celebration. In addition to the beer sampling from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., organizers plan to have food trucks on the grounds for quick bites. Music and games will also be “on tap.” Plus, brewers will offer special craft brews, “hop-forward” varieties and one-off brews prepared exclusively for this event.

General admission ticket holders also receive a complimentary DC Brewers’ Guild tasting glass. Here are the breweries:

Hopefest 2020 participating breweries

  • Adroit Theory
  • Atlas
  • The Bruery
  • Caboose
  • Charm City Meadworks
  • DC Brau
  • District ChopHouse
  • Dynasty Brewing
  • Fair Winds
  • Hardywood
  • Manor Hill
  • Ocelot
  • Old Ox
  • Port City
  • Red Bear
  • Right Proper
  • Streetcar 82 Brewing
  • Union Craftmore
DC Brau will host Hopfest 2020 on March 14 at its Bladensberg Road facility. Photo by DC Brau.
DC Brau will host Hopfest 2020 on March 14 at its Bladensberg Road facility. Photo by DC Brau.

Hopfest VIP tickets allow customers an extra hour of pours (from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.) and a “super cool commemorative gift” to take with you, according to the DC Brewers’ Guild. Navigate here for all tickets. (VIP tickets are going fast, reportedly, and may sell out by the time you read this.)

Hopfest 2020 at DC Brau, 3178 Bladensberg Road Northeast, Washington, D.C. 20018

Photo credit: Timothy Dykes (featured), DC Brau (inline)

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