By Kay Steiger
Today DCist had a post on how DC caters to people who like beer. They outline some places you can order new concoctions online. It’s true that you get get a wide variety of beers in this city, especially if you’re willing to gamble on Brickskeller’s “selection.” I also learned that there’s a very active homebrewing contingent in the District. But one thing that seems to be missing in this city is the microbrew. Sure there’s, uh, Capital City that has all the appeal of an Applebee’s and the new microbrews at the Nats stadium, but with Old Dominion closing (which wasn’t even within city limits anyway), there are significant a lack of microbrews here in DC. Maybe, as Matt pointed out with liquor licenses, there’s a policy reason for this and the beauraucratic hoops you have to get through just aren’t worth teh trouble, but it’s a shame not to have a place that brews interesting new beers on a regular basis in the city. I love DC. I just wish one of the local homebrewers would think about turning pro.