The 5-barrel brewing system at the Shaw Brewpub is the perfect size to experiment with new beer recipes, thus our brewpub offerings change almost daily. Some are made in a more classic style while others are open-fermented with wild yeasts and housed in our barrel room. Regardless of how they're made, you can always see where they are made, just on the other side of the bar.
Currently on Tap
ORNETTE | Grisette | 3.7% abv | 12oz Stem
Light, Crisp, Complex. Our rustic farmhouse wheat ale is open fermented with a mix of yeasts from some of our favorite traditional farmhouse breweries. Dry and sprite with flavors of pepper, hay, and stone fruit. Named after late visionary jazz player Ornette Coleman.
DIAMONDS, FUR COAT, CHAMPAGNE | Aromatized Berliner Weisse | 3.8% abv | 12oz Stem
Zesty, Floral, Tart. This tart wheat ale is fermented with lactobacillus and finished with our house mixed-culture of wild yeasts. Bitterness, alcohol and residual sugar are very low allowing the late-boil addition of elderflowers and fresh grapefruit peel, and dry-hopping with Hallertau Blanc to shine through. The recipe was written to mimic some of the floral and citrus character of a brut Champagne.
TEETH OF LIONS RULE THE DIVINE | Aromatized Berliner Weisse | 3.5% abv | 12oz Stem
Bright CItrus, Herbal, Fruit. This tart wheat ale is fermented with lactobacillus and finished with our house mixed culture of wild yeasts. Dandelion root in the kettle and dry hopping with Chinook and Centennial combine for an herbal, citrus, and pine character that balances the bright and fruity acidity. Our ode to spring! Brewed at our Brookland production house.
$5 glass | $16 growler fill
BENNY & JOON | Spiced Belgian-Style Witbier | 4.7% abv | 13.5oz Tulip
Clove, Peppery, Refreshing. This classically brewed Belgian style witbier was brewed with wheat malt and oats then fermented at cooler temperatures to encourage spicy clove esters. We put our twist on this classic by using citra hops in place of orange peel and for added aromatics we tossed in juniper and black pepper at the end of the boil.
$5 glass | $15 growler fill
INTO THE REALM | Saison | 5.5% abv | 13.5oz Tulip
Blanc Grapes, Grapefruit, Floral. A light bodied and refreshing saison brewed with wheat and oats, then open fermented with our mixed culture of farmhouse yeast while showcasing the Hallertau Blanc hop variety. Inspiration was drawn from the sauvignon blanc wines produced in the Bordeaux area of France to produce a crisp and elegant flavor profile, giving notes of white grapes, in addition to floral, grapefruit and elderflower in the nose.
KIWI SONGLINES | Aboriginal Farmhouse Ale | 4.6% abv | 13.5oz Tulip
Gooseberry, Tropical, Quenching. Our aboriginal farmhouse ale is open fermented with brettanomyces and brewed with Australian Galaxy and New Zealand Nelson Sauvin hops then dosed with Kiwi after fermentation. Highly aromatic with bright kiwi, citrus and tropical fruit flavors.
$6 glass | $16 growler fill
ASTRAL WEEKS | Farmhouse Pale Ale | 4.5% abv | 13.5oz Tulip
Dried Tropical Fruit, Grassy, Refreshing. This rustic pale ale is fermented in 45 hl French oak foeders at our Brookland Production House with house-mixed culture of wild yeasts. Kettle and dry-hopping with Equinox and Comet offer tropical fruit and sticky resins to the expressive yeast.
$7 glass | $18 growler fill
UNDER YOUR WEATHER | India Pale Ale | 7.2% abv | 16oz Pint
Stone Fruit, Citra, Grapefruit. Our interpretation of an American IPA is bursting with fruit forward hops including Citra, Mosaic, Simcoe, Amarillo, and Azacca.
$6 glass | $16 growler fill
SKIBSOL | Danish-Style Ship's Beer | 4.2% abv | 16oz Pint
Smoke, Nutty, Creamy. This ship beer looks to the forgotten tradition of Scandinavian table beers. This smoky old style was brewed to sustain hardy Danish seafarers. Brewed with rye, as well as a combination of smoked malts
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All beer prices INCLUDE 10% DC Sales Tax.
In addition to our own beers, we have a few of our friends' beers too. Not a beer drinker? We don't judge. We offer craft spirits, wines on tap and and a few exciting sodas.