Capitol City Brewing Company Kicks Off 20th Anniversary Festivities with Rollout of Special Beers

Serving 15 Million Pints over Two Decades, Local Brewpub Recognizes Loyal Patrons with a Selection of Unique Handcrafted Beers All Summer Long
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May 16, 2012 - PRLog -- Washington, DC – Party with Capitol City Brewing Company this summer as they celebrate 20 years of brewing many of the Mid-Atlantic region’s best tasting ales and lagers. The local brewpub is kicking off anniversary celebrations with the introduction of three different unique handcrafted beers with one special release presented each month this summer.
       As part of this year’s anniversary festivities, Capitol City Brewing Company will host a total of six tapping parties in June, July and August. The downtown DC location will kick off the celebratory tapping party on Tuesday, June 5 and the Shirlington location on Wednesday, June 6 from 7:00-10:00 p.m. unveiling June’s exclusive beer of the month, the Oak Aged Fuel.
       The special 20th anniversary beers include:

•   June – Oak Aged Fuel
The Oak Aged Fuel (9.5% ABV) is Capitol City’s signature Imperial Coffee Stout that has been aged in Jack Daniel’s barrels. Served in a 10 oz. goblet, the Oak Aged Fuel is full bodied with big dark malt flavors and a pleasant coffee aroma that is complimented by the oak and vanilla flavors from the barrel.  
         ***Oak Aged Fuel Tapping Party***

                   WHAT: Capitol City Brewing Company Oak Aged Fuel Tapping Party  

                   WHEN:  Tuesday, June 5                   Wednesday, June 6
                   7:00 – 10:00 p.m.                                  7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
                   1100 New York Avenue, NW              4001 Campbell Avenue
                   Washington, DC                                  Arlington, VA
                   (202) 628-2222                                     (703) 578-3888

                   Media RSVP:  Steven Eliopoulos
              (202) 483-3003

•   July – Rye IPA
Medium to full bodied, the Rye IPA (6.5% ABV) is an American style IPA made with the addition of Rye malt that lends spiciness to the flavor profile.  

•   August – Summer Bock
The Summer Bock (7.5% ABV) is a German style lager with a deep golden color that is lightly hopped.  In the tradition of Bock style beers, the alcohol is high but remains a lager with a smooth finish.

Additional 20th anniversary promotions include:
•   $20 dinner packages
•   $20 gift card on the 6th visit
•   20th anniversary shirts and pint glasses available for purchase

       Since 1992, Capitol City Brewing Company restaurants have served more than 15 million pints and brewed over 200 different styles of beer. Over the last twenty years, the local brewpub has used four million pounds of grain and more than 50 thousand pounds of hops to brew nearly 5,000 batches of beer. Capitol City Brewing Co. is the Washington region's first brewpub since Prohibition and has served approximately one million free pretzels to its customers -- a restaurant perk and one of Washington’s best-kept secrets.
       For more information on Capitol City Brewing Company, please call (202) 628-2222 or visit: Find Capitol City Brewing Company on Facebook: and on Twitter: @CapCityBrewers.
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About Capitol City Brewing Company
Capitol City Brewing Co. opened its doors in 1992 as the first brewpub in the nation's capitol since prohibition, thus giving its citizens and its many visitors the freedom to enjoy some of the finest handcrafted beer in the country. On the front of the menu is the symbol of freedom, the Lady Freedom, a statue found atop our namesake, the United States Capitol.
The dedicated brewers identify and use only the highest quality hops, fresh yeast and select malt to brew many of the world's great ales and lagers. Capitol City’s state of the art craft brewing system is located in our Arlington, Virginia restaurant and enables our talented brewers to closely monitor each phase of the brewing process and provide beer within hours of completion, fresher than ever thought possible.
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