Visiting breweries is a popular pastime. At the end of last year, there were over 7,000 breweries in the U.S., with another 1,000 projected to open in 2019, according to the Brewers Association. Right now, 85% of people over the age of 21 live within a 10-mile radius of a brewery, and across the District, Maryland, and Virginia there are over 300 breweries and brewpubs.
So, what features should you look for to ensure you have a memorable brewery experience? D.C. Beer asked me to tackle this question, so consumers everywhere know what to look for—and what to avoid.
1: Damn Good Beer
A brewery has to attract their customers based on their product – quality beer served correctly. The glassware should be rinsed before serving, with minimal bubbles on the sides, and draft lines should be cleaned regularly. Otherwise, beer might taste like it’s been poured through a sack of pennies. The beer itself should never have off flavors. If the beer tastes too much like cardboard, paper, bu
Source: DC Beer
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