History & Hops

History & Hops is a monthly series at the Heurich House Museum, the former Dupont Circle home of D.C.’s most successful brewer Christian Heurich.  This event, Every third Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30pm, has been revamped with even more insider access and knowledge. The museum partners with a local beer insider for house tours, beer tastings, and conversations about the beer industry.


Self-guided tours through Heurich’s well-preserved Victorian mansion will feature information about his brewery and the D.C. region’s rich brewing history. Admission includes tastings, snacks, self-guided tours of the museum, and access to local industry insiders to discuss the world of beer.


All proceeds benefit the preservation and growth of the Heurich House Museum. Guests must be 21 or older. Watch the WETA Neighborhoods clip on History & Hops!



Upcoming History & Hops Events:


October 19th – Greg Kitsock with Heroic Aleworks




Featured breweries and hosts at History & Hops since 2013:

DC Brau (DC) – Lost Rhino (VA) – Port City (VA) – Bluejacket (DC) – Heavy Seas (MD) – Smuttynose (NH) -Mad Fox Brewing Company (VA) – Fordham & Old Dominion (DE) – Right Proper Brewing Company (DC) – Atlas Brew Works (DC) – 3 Stars Brewing Company (DC) – Adroit Theory (VA) – Devils Backbone Brewing Company (VA) – Old Ox Brewery (VA) – Starr Hill (VA) – Hardywood Park (VA) – Hellbender Brewing Company (DC) – District ChopHouse & Brewery (DC) – Old Bust Head Brewing Company (VA) – Union Craft Brewing (MD) – Fair Winds Brewing Company (VA) – Blue Mountain Brewery (VA) – Evolution Craft Brewing Company (MD) -The Brewer’s Art (MD) – Gordon Biersch (DC) – Manor Hill (MD) – Caboose Brewing Company (VA) – Bad Wolf Brewing Company (VA) – The Public Option (DC) – Port City Brewing Company (VA) – Bill Madden of Mad Fox Brewing Company (VA) – Nathan Zeender of Right Proper Brewing Company (DC) – Kathy Rizzo of the DC Brewers’ Guild (DC)