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Founded in February 2011 by Bill and Karen Butcher, Port City Brewing Company is an award-winning brewery serving and shipping beer to D.C. and the Mid-Atlantic market. Port City brews a lineup of year-round beers, as well as an exciting slate of seasonal, occasional, and specialty beers, each with a unique twist. The brewery’s mission is to be a reliable and innovative brewer of delicious, well-balanced beers that celebrate their raw ingredients.

The longest operating brewery  in metropolitan Washington, D.C., Port City offers regular tastings, tours, and events at the state-of-the-art facility, located in the historic PORT CITY of Alexandria, Virginia.

Great American Beer Festival® Small Brewery of the Year 2015

Port City Brewing Company is committed to promoting environmental sustainability and making a positive social impact. We have adopted many practices to conserve resources and minimize our impact on the environment and to support and celebrate our employees, promote diversity and inclusion, and give back to our communities. For more details, see our Environmental Statement and Social Statement.

Tasting Room


Port City is located just 2.5 miles west of Old Town Alexandria. Our Tasting Room offers both indoor and outdoor seating. We are family and pet friendly, offering a casual setting to enjoy our award-winning beers with knowledgeable and friendly service. At Port City, we believe our Tasting Room is a reflection of our community, all are welcome!

Food Trucks this Week

Thursday: Haute Dog (5-9pm)

Friday: Borinquen Lunch Box (4-9pm)

Saturday: Bun'd Up! (1-8pm)

Sunday: Kush (1-8pm)

Tasting Room Hour

Monday - Thursday: 3-9pm

Friday - Saturday: 12-10pm

Sunday: 12-8pm


We host brewery tours at 1p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, click here to register

Contact us


Have Tasting Room related questions? Need information on the quality of our beer?

 Please fill out the form below! 

Interested in hosting a private event at the brewery? Click here for more information.


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