The best places to drink in Washington, DC—reviewed anonymously by experts

Craft beers and microbreweries

  1. 1200 Bladensburg Rd, NE
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Birreria Paradiso

  • Rated as: 3/5

Pizza paradise above, beer heaven below, what more could you want? Birreria Paradiso is in the basement of the hugely popular Pizzeria Paradiso and the English-style hand pumps behind the bar serve up cask-conditioned ales that will soon produce

  1. 3282 M Street, NW, (between Potomac Street & Georgetown Park)
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  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Critics choice

Bluejacket was one of the most hotly anticipated openings of 2013, and after numerous delays it finally opened in October, making the Navy Yard neighborhood a bona fide destination for craft beer connoisseurs. ChurchKey's Greg Engert is behind the

  1. 300 Tingey Street, SE, Navy Yard
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