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DMV Local Breweries Festival

April 6 @ 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Savor the flavor of the DMV at Shipgarten’s Local Breweries & Cideries Festival on April 6th! Explore the diverse flavors crafted by our region’s finest breweries and distilleries, all in one vibrant setting. this festival promises a journey through the distinctive tastes of the DMV. Join us for a day filled with tastings and live music. Raise a glass to the local spirit and the craftsmanship that defines our community. Mark your calendars for a flavorful experience at Shipgarten’s DMV Local Breweries & Cideries Festival!

***Shipgarten opens at 11 AM & the festival runs from 1 PM until 6 PM. The restaurant closes at 2 AM***


2:30 3-Legged Race

3:30 Keg Curling Contest

4:30 Stein Hoisting Contest

But that’s not all! we offer (2) 155″ TV Walls, 8 TVs, 2 outdoor projectors, and 3 indoor projectors, ensuring you won’t miss any of the big games.



➳40+ beer & cider samples from local breweries to choose from

➳ Photo Booth with Accessories

➳Great food

➳Dog Friendly (Check out our Dog menu, play in the dog park, or just bring your pup along)

➳ Outdoor Games & Activities

➳ Giveaways, Competitions & Prizes

➳ Kids Corner with Face Painting, Moon Bounce, Crafts, and more!


Click here for Festival Menu

✪ Featured Breweries ✪

2 Silos Gingerbread Ale

Winter Ale / 7.2% ABV / 22 IBU / 216 CAL / Manassas, VA /

This holiday season we’re bringing back our fan favorite Gingerbread Ale! Available in limited release, this spiced winter seasonal is crafted with ginger, cinnamon and clove. These nostalgic holiday spices, complimented with biscuit and caramel specialty malts, are perfect for any festive occasion.

Aslin Totally Cannon

Sour – Smoothie / 5% ABV / 150 CAL / Alexandria, VA /

Our collaboration with Hidden Springs Ale Works! Totally Cannon is a Sour Ale with raspberry, hazelnut, chocolate, & milk sugar. The tart from the raspberry is balanced out nicely from the chocolate & hazelnut with a nice creamy mouthfeel from the milk sugar.

Aslin Volcano Sauce

Sour – Smoothie / 6% ABV / 180 CAL / Alexandria, VA /

The tectonic plates have shifted, letting forth an eruption of gushing blackberries and blueberries. Each burst filled with milk sugar & vanilla for creamsicle smoothness. A freshly canned sour ale with explosively delicious flavor.

Blue Mountain Whizkey Sour Ale

Sour – Fruited / 5% ABV / 150 CAL / Afton, VA /

Sour ale fermented with German hefeweizen yeast, aged in Buffalo Trace bourbon barrels on sweet cherries and sour cherry puree. A unique twist on the classic cocktail!

Caboose Hobo Imperial Stout w/Vanilla Bean

Stout – Imperial / 8% ABV / 24 IBU / 240 CAL / Vienna, VA /

One of the first beers ever brewed at Caboose. Made with a blend of roasted, chocolate, black and Munich malts, then aged on real Madagascar bourbon vanilla beans. Toffee and caramel notes give way to the smooth, yet rich flavors of coffee and vanilla. Where did the name come from? The name is a nod to the hobos who used to freight hop from town to town.

Crooked Run Fermentation Scorpion

IPA – American / 7% ABV / 60 IBU / 210 CAL / Sterling, VA /
West Coast Style IPA with Centennial, Colombus, & Amarillo Hops. Dank and piney hop character with a sharp clean finish.

Honor Lady Liberty

Wheat Beer – Fruited / 5.5% ABV / 10 IBU / 165 CAL / Arcola, VA /

Belgian style American wheat beer that is brewed to be crisp, refreshing, and drinkable. Brewed with Pilsner and wheat malts, American yeast, and one pound per gallon of fresh tart and sweet cherry puree.

Juicy Brewing Kuzy 777

Lager – Vienna / 5% ABV / 150 CAL / Herndon, VA /

Evgeny Kuznetzov joined brewers at Juicy Brewing in Herndon to brew a limited release beer. The Kuzy 777 is a tribute to Evgeny’s inevitable next milestone of 777 points. It has more color and flavor than a lager, but is exceptionally drinkable. Amber in appearance with a fuller body from all natural grain brewing and the long lagering required for a beer of this class. The beer has been slightly dry hopped for better natural perfume and pleasant bitterness. The strata hops give it strawberry and citrus aromas.

Juicy Brewing Luminous – CE – Citra Ekuanot

IPA – American / 7.2% ABV / 40 IBU / 216 CAL / Herndon, VA /

A refreshing new take on a timeless classic, featuring only the highest quality German malts and meticulous layers of Hop Character added from 5 separate hops used to brew this beer. Mango, Citrus, and Peach dominate the aromatics. Upon first sip grapefruit, melon, subtle pine, and a light malty toast dance on the palette in harmony. Finishing surprisingly smooth with clean hop character.

Juicy Brewing Mega Fresh – MBPM Mango Blackberry Peach Marshmallow

Sour – Smoothie / 6% ABV / 180 CAL / Herndon, VA /

Mango Blackberry Peach Marshmallow smoothie sour. Made with real fruit. Contains lacto. Mega Fresh is a series showcasing real fruit smoothie like sour creations.

Lost Rhino My Imaginary Girlfriend (MIG IPA)

IPA – American / 8% ABV / 73 IBU / 240 CAL / Ashburn, VA /

Star Date 2012.156 Brewer’s Log – We intercepted the following alien transmission: My Imaginary Girlfriend is brewed with all the HOPS and fermented in your Mom’s basement. Hop additions were determined by the skill of a 4th Level Mage and the flick of his 8-sided polyhedral die. Best enjoyed before or after your favorite role-playing game.

Lost Rhino Shooter McMunn’s Irish Stout

Stout – Irish Dry / 4% ABV / 28 IBU / 120 CAL / Ashburn, VA /

Old Ox Black Ox

Porter – Other / 6% ABV / 20 IBU / 180 CAL / Ashburn, VA /

A robust rye porter with hints of coffee and chocolate nicely balanced with a subtle hop influence. A substantial, malty ale, complex and flavorful with a medium body and a slightly roasty finish. The rich dark color is deceptively refreshing. The spice in the rye clears the palate. A sip will explain why we say this is a delightful combination of sweet and spicy!

Old Ox Hog Life Amber Lager

Lager – American Amber / 6% ABV / 180 CAL / Ashburn, VA /

Old Ox Keg Nog

Spiced / 8% ABV / 240 CAL / Ashburn, VA /

We’ve brewed up one Dickens of an ale. Wheat, oats, and lactose contribute to a silky mouthfeel while nutmeg, vanilla and cinnamon add just the right amount of spice. Images of Fezziwig will dance in your head!

Port City Optimal® Wit

Wheat Beer – Witbier / 4.9% ABV / 15 IBU / 147 CAL / Alexandria, VA /

GABF: 2013 & 2021 Gold, 2015 Bronze, 2018 Silver, in the Belgian-style Witbier category.

Unfiltered Wheat Beer with Orange Peel, Coriander, and Grains of Paradise (relative of ginger root). A light and refreshing beer, with a balance of drinkability and complexity. Crisp, citrus flavor with spice and a subtle pepperiness on the finish.

Right Proper Håxan

Porter – Other / 7% ABV / 210 CAL / Washington, DC /

Named after the silent era Scandinavian documentary on witchcraft, Håxan is brewed with an assortment of roasted malts and oats. Full bodied with round notes of coffee and dark chocolate.

Silver Branch Cloud Nine

Wheat Beer – Hefeweizen / 5% ABV / 150 CAL / Silver Spring, MD /

A traditional German Weizen yeast gives our Hefeweizen complex flavors of banana and clove, while finishing crisp and satisfying. Pour one today to help you reach your own personal Cloud Nine.

Silver Branch Glass Castle

Pilsner – Czech / 5% ABV / 150 CAL / Silver Spring, MD /

A delicate balance of spicy Czech hops and golden malt make Glass Castle flavorful, yet eminently drinkable. We use soft water, imported floor-malted barley, Saaz hops and traditional brewing techniques to give you a classic Bohemian Pilsener that is smooth yet flavorful.

Silver Branch Gnome For the Holidays

Farmhouse Ale – Saison / 7.6% ABV / 228 CAL / Silver Spring, MD /

The Gnomes LOVE the holidays and have long been frustrated that elves are seen as the official holiday “diminutive being”, but they don’t let it get them down! Instead, they celebrate with this strong holiday Saison, brewed with Belgian candi sugar for a bit of caramel complexity alongside the classic Saison pepper and spice yeast character.

Solace Danger Zone

IPA – American / 7% ABV / 210 CAL / Dulles, VA /

This 7% IPA is hopped with Citra and Strata.

Solace Partly Cloudy

IPA – New England / 7.5% ABV / 40 IBU / 225 CAL / Dulles, VA /
A double dry-hopped, New England style IPA. Hopped exclusively with El Dorado and Citra. This is our juiciest IPA yet!

Solace Outpost Vibrant Thing

Sour – Other Gose / 0 CAL / Falls Church, VA /

Victory Berry Monkey

Sour – Fruited / 9.5% ABV / 285 CAL / Downingtown, PA /

Perfectly Fruited Sour Tripel Ale loaded with raspberries and other natural flavors that add just the right balance of sweetness & tang with a smooth finish. It’s undeniably berry good.

Väsen Solža

IPA – Farmhouse / 7.4% ABV / 26 IBU / 222 CAL / Richmond, VA /
This hazy IPA packs a punch with an impressive bite while still tropical. Passionfruit and orange have come to party!


Buskey Cider Dry Cider

Cider – Dry / 6.9% ABV / 207 CAL / Richmond, VA /
Completely dry. Crafted from 100% Virginia apples. Refreshing, tart, and awesome.

Coyote Hole Craft Beverages Adventure Series Dry Hopped

Cider – Sweet / 5.2% ABV / 156 CAL / Mineral, VA /

Coyote Hole Craft Beverages Adventure Series Passion Fruit

Cider – Sweet / 5.2% ABV / 156 CAL / Mineral, VA /


April 6
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM




7581 Colshire Dr
McLean, VA 22102
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