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Indoor Seating Now Open

We now have 50% of our dining room available for dining in. What you’ll see different is: Sanitizer stations available for guests Our good looking associates will be masked Socially distant seating (which means no bar seating for now) All locations have expanded our patios for those who like to eat outdoors, and we will […]

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Dogfish Alehouse Patios are Now Open!

Patio Seating is Back! Fairfax Patio Gaithersburg Patio Please Note: We will not be taking any reservations at this time. All guests must be seated by a host or hostess. Guests are asked to please stay outside. You may come in to use the restrooms but we will only allow one guest in the restroom […]

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Dogfish Alehouses are currently ONLY offering take-out and uberEATS delivery services. Our in-house dining is closed.

  We’re now offering Drive-Up Service so you can get your Dogfish fix — and a great draft beer (or limited bottled beer) — without ever leaving your car! 1. Give us a call and place your order. Gaithersburg: (301) 963-4847 Fairfax: (703) 961-1140 Falls Church: (703) 534-3342 2. Provide your phone number and vehicle […]

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Health & Safety at Dogfish Alehouses

At Dogfish Head Alehouses, our first priority is the health of our guests and team members. With this in mind, we are closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) and local situation as it develops and following guidance from local public health officials and the CDC (Centers for Disease Control). Hours & Events We currently are operating […]

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What is a Randall?

You may have seen some events at Dogfish Head Alehouse that feature “Randall The Enamel Animal.” You might be wondering … What is this Randall thing? Randall The Enamel Animal Craft Beer Infuser Developed in 2002 by Dogfish Head founder Sam Calagione, the Randall is a unique infuser mechanism for craft beer. This two-chambered beer […]

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Beers to Serve at Thanksgiving

We should all give thanks for a holiday that’s centered around eating and drinking. No presents to buy, no stressful obligations – just enjoying an all-day meal with the people we love. Thanksgiving is the perfect opportunity to crack open a beer or three. Here are a few of our favorites to try this year. […]

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Craft Beer 101: Stouts & Pils

Fall is the time of year for hunkering down and indulging in a few of our favorite brews and bites. Let’s take a look at two very different but equally well-loved beers that are just right for the season: the stout and the pils. What is a Stout? A stout is a satisfying (some might […]

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New Craft Beer Alert: Higher Math

Dogfish Head fans are the best around! And we mean it. Thanks to your support, Dogfish Head Brewery is celebrating 20 years of crafting beers. What better way to say “cheers to 20 years and 20 more” than with a new brew?! Enter Higher Math! This brew is a golden strong ale fermented with sour […]

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Craft Beer 101: Lagers

What is a Lager? All of your favorite beers, whether they are IPAs, stouts or brown ales, fall into just two categories: lagers and ales. Many of the lagers popular in the United States are pale, light-bodied brews with low to medium alcohol content. But it’s a misconception to think lagers aren’t as exciting or […]

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Beer

You love to drink beer, but how much do you know about it? The truth is that the more you learn about beer, the more you want to learn. We love to talk about our favorite beverage, so we’re happy to share fun trivia that will help you learn something new and impress your friends. […]

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