Washington, DC offers authentic cuisine from around the globe. The summertime crowd favorite is always the German beer garden. Nothing calms the excruciating DC heat better than a liter of cold beer. Here’sour guide to some of the best options around.
The rowdy vibes and high-energy at Dacha‘s make it the perfect spot for big groups to socialize and drink under the sun. They offer a lengthy list of German and Belgian beers on tap and Dacha keeps its clientele cool with overhead fans that spray water when the temperatures surpass 90 degrees They also allow dogs.
Dacha Beer Garden, 1600 7th St NW, DC, USA, 202 350 9888
American Ice is an American twist on the classic German beer garden. The dig’s industrial chic aesthetics are completed with rustic picnic tables and folding chairs on a cement patio. There’s a wide range of IPA favorites like Flying Dog and a constantly changing, seasonal tap. Your beer will be served in mason jars – it’s that kind of place.
American Ice Company, 917 V St NW, DC, USA, +1 202 758 3562