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July 23, 2011 2:54 PM   Subscribe

Where can I find Southern Tier's Creme Brulee beer in Washington, DC?

Either on tap or in bottles. Metro-accessible, preferably. Thanks!
posted by troika to Food & Drink (7 answers total)
Hmm.. When I lived in DC I would have gone to the Brickskeller for this kind of specialist brew, but I understand its now closed. Perhaps ask at the successor bar?
posted by tonylord at 4:02 PM on July 23, 2011

Try Birch & Barley and the associated Churchkey.
posted by gingerbeer at 4:10 PM on July 23, 2011

If a temporary fix will suffice, it looks like DC Beer Week will feature Southern Tier on August 18 at Smith Commons. Might want to contact the organizers, or the bar, to see if they know which specific Southern Tier brews they'll have. Unfortunately you're pretty much stuck with Metrobus to get there now that the H Street Shuttle shut down.

Meanwhile, RFD is the Brickskeller "sister bar" tonylord mentioned, and just a block from the Gallery Place metro.

Best of luck in your quest!
posted by mauvest at 4:51 PM on July 23, 2011

Try giving one of their local distributors a call?

"Looking for one of our beers at your local store but can't find it? Call the nearest distributor and kindly ask them to order it from us."
posted by inigo2 at 7:02 AM on July 24, 2011

Also a (very old) post on indicates that Whole Foods near 14th and P used to carry some Southern Tier, though I have no idea if that's still the case / which varieties they have.
posted by inigo2 at 7:05 AM on July 24, 2011

Brickskeller is not closed, just has a new name. It's called the Bier Baron and it's in the same place.
posted by elle.jeezy at 9:23 AM on July 24, 2011

Hey! Here's the answer! I went to a liquor store yesterday and asked, turns out it gets released today. They'll have it at 1 West Dupont Circle Liquors (2012 P St NW) and probably any other place with a large beer selection.
posted by troika at 7:07 AM on July 26, 2011

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