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OPTIMAL® WIT

Belgian-Style Witbier | 4.9% | 15 IBU

Optimal® Wit is a Belgian-style witbier brewed with 100% Virginia grown wheat and the perfect balance of spices. Soft notes of sweet citrus and spice in the aroma, and a touch of fruity tartness in the taste. Silky-smooth in the mouthfeel, Optimal® Wit finishes crisp and refreshing. GABF 2013 Gold - GABF 2015 Bronze - GABF 2018 Silver - GABF 2021 Gold, 2023 WBC Bronze

COBBLESTONE SOUR

Session Sour Ale | 5.0% | 10 IBU

Port City Brewing Company's Cobblestone Sour draws its inspiration from the historic charm and character of cobblestone streets. These weathered pathways tell tales of centuries past, and it is this rich tapestry of history and texture that has been woven into the body of this lightly tart, citrusy sour beer. The beer pours with a hue reminiscent of the warm, sunlit glow reflecting off the weathered stones. The aroma is a medley of fragrances that mirror the surroundings of an old-world street — hints of the earthiness from the moss-covered stones, the subtle sweetness of nearby florals, and the refreshing effervescence in the air.

BEACH DRIVE®

American Golden Ale | 4.0% | 21 IBU

Beach Drive® is an American Golden Ale brewed with a blend of Pilsner, Vienna, and Munich malt for a subtle sweetness, finishing toasty and dry. This single hop ale is brewed with Adeena hops known for its spicy and floral characteristics – much like the Noble hops of Germany and the Czech Republic. Like a weekend outing on Beach Drive, this golden ale is easy going and refreshing!

DOWNRIGHT® PILSNER

Czech-style Pilsner | 4.8% | 43 IBU

Downright® Pilsner is a deep golden color and medium bodied, with a soft round malt profile and crisp and spicy hop character on the finish. This lager is brewed in the traditional Pilsner style, using authentic Pilsner malt and noble Saaz hops.The beer carbonates completely naturally as it lagers in our fermentation tanks for six weeks. 2022 WBC Silver

PIZZA NIGHT

Amber Lager | 4.8% | 20 IBU

Pizza Night is your perfect, go-to pizza night beer. This amber lager is a czech-style Polotmavé or half-dark lager, that is unfiltered and lagered for over three months, giving the beer time to naturally clear. Amber in color, Pizza Night has a medium body with a crisp and toasty malt backbone that is balanced by notes of citrus and spicy tones implemented by the use of Czech hops. Everyone's favorite night is Pizza Night, and it just got a whole lot better!

ESSENTIAL PALE ALE®

Dry-Hopped Pale Ale | 5.3% | 35 IBU

Staying true to the American pale ale, Essential Pale Ale® has a deep golden color with bright hop aromas and flavors of citrus and stone fruits, while balancing a subtle malt sweetness and a clean, crisp finish.

MONUMENTAL® IPA

IPA | 6.7% | 57 IBU

Monumental® IPA pours bright copper with a floral aroma, flavors of citrus and pine, and hints of toasty malt notes. This IPA shows a balance between hop bitterness and clean malt flavors.

GABF 2012 Bronze - GABF 2015 Silver

HAZY IPA

New England IPA | 6.8% | 5 IBU

Brewed to highlight hop aroma and flavor, Hazy ipa has intense notes of tropical fruit and bright citrus on the nose. Super juicy flavors of mango, peach, and tangerine accompany a crisp malt character. This hazy IPA is soft on the bitterness, finishing clean and smooth all the way around.

PORTER

Robust Porter | 7.2% | 45 IBU

Smooth and silky, Porter pours a dark mahogany color with a firm cap of tan foam. It has bittersweet chocolate and coffee notes and a depth that bigger beers aspire to.

2018 WBC Silver - 2016 GABF Silver

ROTATING

BREWERS' CUT

GLUTEN-REDUCED PALE ALE

American Pale Ale | 5.8% | 35 IBU

This is our first ever gluten-reduced beer! This pale ale, dry hopped with Citra hops, is a beer for everyone. Brewed with malted barley, we use a fermentation process to break down and remove gluten from this beer. This bright hoppy pale ale has a pleasant hop bite, and finishes clean. The Citra hops from the dry hop come through on the nose, and the beer tastes great. If you have never tried a gluten-reduced beer, we encourage you to try it! You’ll be pleasantly surprised!

SEASONAL

HELLES

German-Style Blonde Lager | 5.2% | 20 IBU

Helles is a German-style lager balancing rich flavors with a smooth drinkability.  Brilliant golden in color with notes of soft malt sweetness and delicate hop bitterness, this beer finishes toasty and refreshing.

HOP SERIES

RIVERSHED ALE

Dry-hopped Pale Ale | 5.5% | 30 IBU

Rivershed® Ale is our tribute to the Chesapeake Bay and the rivers that flow into it.  This dry-hopped pale ale is brewed with 100% Virginia grown wheat, providing the perfect setting for a bright hop flavor.

STAR SAILOR

American IPA | 6.2% | 40 IBU

Journey into an unknown universe with Star Sailor®; an Intergalactic IPA like no other. Star Sailor® is an exploration into the boundless style category of IPA. We are strapping in Citra, Simcoe, Pekko, and El Dorado hops on our cosmic journey this year.

SPECIALTY SERIES

COLOSSAL ANNIVERSARY ALE

Old Ale | 9.8% | 30 IBU

Brewed each year for our anniversary, COLOSSAL is a rich, full-bodied ale that hews close to the English tradition of old ales. Pouring a deep mahogany color and accentuated by ruby highlights, the beer features flavors of dried fruit and toffee which are complemented by a subtle hop presence. This beer is intentionally crafted to be cellared for months, or even years.

COLOSSAL TWO

Imperial Smoked Porter | 9% | 35 IBU

Originally brewed as our second anniversary beer in 2013, Colossal TWO, a smoky fan-favorite returns to celebrate our 12th anniversary. Colossal TWO is brewed upon the base of our flagship Porter, with the addition of smoked malt and a bit more strength. Pouring a dark brown appearance with tan foam atop, the smoked aroma and flavor of this potent imperial porter is intended to transport you directly around a campfire with good company.  2013 GABF Bronze, 2023 WBC Bronze

TASTING ROOM ONLY

ALX275

American IPA | 6% | 43 IBU

In July 2024, the City of Alexandria will commemorate its 275th anniversary and celebrate all summer long. This milestone is not just a recognition of the past two centuries of progress, it also amplifies the shared experiences of our community and the collective achievements that have shaped Alexandria's identity. In honor of this magnificent achievement, Port City has created a magnificent beer: ALX275 IPA, brewed with 275 pounds of hops in honor of 275 years of Alexandria. This commemorative brew is packed full with a variety of flavors, notably Cashmere, El Dorado, and Strata hops, for a bright and bitter brew.

LAGER SERIES

FRANCONIAN KELLERBIER

Kellerbier | 5% | 35 IBU

Franconian Kellerbier is a hop forward German-style lager. The naming of Kellerbier suggests that it was originally served from the beer cellar or “Keller,” increasing the flavor of the brewing yeast, malts, and hops. This lager is served unfiltered, or in zwickel style, and is naturally carbonated. Port City’s Kellerbier maintains these brewing traditions. This bright amber lager has notes of herbal hops and toasted bread maltiness. The mouthfeel is smooth with natural flavors, finishing clean with a crisp hop bitterness.

GERMAN PILSNER

German-Style Pilsner | 5.1% | 35 IBU

Looking to Germany for inspiration, our German Pilsner is drier and blonder than the classic Bohemian-style pilsner. Brewed with pilsner malt and Noble hops, German Pilsner has a floral and spicy aroma with flavors of lightly sweet malt, finishing firm and dry on the palate. This refreshing pilsner is served in the “Keller” style, meaning unfiltered and naturally carbonated. Beauty in simplicity, as this two malt and three hop lager won a gold medal at the 2019 GABF in the Kellerbier/Zwickelbier category. 

MEXICAN DARK LAGER

Oscura Mexican-style Dark Lager | 5% | 24 IBU

Port City’s Mexican Dark Lager draws inspiration from the dark lagers of Mexico known as Oscura lagers. This lager pours chestnut in color with a bright white foamy head, and has notes of toasted caramel and nut in the aroma. This medium bodied beer has slightly sweet and toasty flavors, finishing crisp and delightfully drinkable!

NON-ALCOHOLIC

HOPWELL

Hoppy Sparkler | 0.0% 

HOPWELL is a non-alcoholic, hop-infused sparkling water. This hoppy sparkler is bright and fizzy, crisp and refreshing. It has a tropical hop aroma and a refreshing pop of floral hop flavor. It has a palate cleansing finish that is thirst quenching and invites the drinker in for another sip. Zero alcohol and zero calories. SOOOO refreshing!

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