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Inaugural Kölsch Cup at Gordon Biersch Navy Yard

Gordon Biersch Navy Yard is hosting the 1st Annual Kölsch Cup Challenge and Tastival. The event will take place June 15 and run for four hours, from 12 to 4pm. For $20 you receive ten 6-oz Kölsch samples and a souvenir GB Kölsch glass. Additional sample tickets will be sold for $2. We will update the page as soon as tickets become available.

Summer in DC is the perfect climate for enjoying Kölsch-style ales. In honor of this elegant German ale, GB Navy Yard will host the 1st Annual Kölsch Cup Challenge and Tastival. 20 different draft interpretations of kölsch-style ale have been brewed by twenty different DC-area brewers.

Beer Judges Certification Program judges will rank the top three beers and award the number one beer brewery with the prized Kölsch Cup (not to mention endless impetus for trash talking which has already happened). Every competing brewery will be represented by their brewer or someone eager to hoist the Kölsch Cup on their behalf.

To honor Father’s Day, Gordon Biersch Navy Yard will give a portion of the event’s proceeds to the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington.

Participating breweries:

  • Blue Mountain Brewing Co.
  • Hardywood Park Brewing Co.
  • Brewers Alley Brewing Co.
  • Lost Rhino Brewing Co.
  • Corcoran Brewing Co.
  • Brewer's Art
  • Bluejacket Brewery
  • Capitol City Brewing Co.
  • Devil’s Backbone Brewing Co.
  • D.C. Brau Brewing Co.
  • Rock Bottom Bethesda
  • Mad Fox Brewing Co.
  • Center of the Universe Brewing Co.
  • Gordon Biersch Annapolis
  • Gordon Biersch Baltimore
  • Gordon Biersch D.C. F St.
  • Gordon Biersch D.C. Navy Yard
  • Gordon Biersch Rockville
  • Gordon Biersch Tysons Corner
  • Gordon Biersch Virginia Beach 
  • [UPDATE] Victory Brewing Company

More event details will be available on the GB website and Facebook pages on June 3.

Address: 
100 M Street SE
Washington  District Of Columbia
United States
Date: 
Saturday, June 15, 2013 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm