DC Brau Brewing
August 25, 2011
WASHINGTON, D.C. - DC Brau, in partnership with John "Solly" Solomon and Chris "Beerchief" Frashier, today announced the release of El Hefe Speaks, a specialty Hefeweizen, to debut at The Big Hunt on Aug. 29, 2011.
"We're tremendously excited to bring this specialty brew to the District," said DC Brau Co-Founder and CEO, Brandon Skall, "Working with other local brewers on this project has made presenting the final product even better."
The beer was brewed at DC Brau Brewing LLC in Washington, D.C. on August 3rd, 2011. "El Hefe Speaks" uses the Weihenstephaner yeast strain, a classic, popular German wheat beer strain used worldwide.
John Solomon and Chris Frashier have been a part of the DC brewing community for years. The two worked together at Old Dominion Brewing Co. in Ashburn, VA before opening Solly's U Street Tavern. Frashier brewed at Capital City Brewing Co. for 7 years before brewing at Old Dominion for 5 years. Solomon worked at Old Dominion for a total of 11 years.
El Hefe Speaks launches at 5PM on Aug. 29, 2011 at The Big Hunt in Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C.
DC Brau Brewing Company, founded in 2009, is located in North East Washington, D.C. Co-founders Brandon Skall and Jeff Hancock are DC locals with a passion for brewing, complimented by years of experience in beverage distribution. DC Brau’s signature brews include: The Public (Pale Ale), The Corruption (IPA), and The Citizen (Belgian style Ale), with seasonal and special brews to follow. For more information on DC Brau, visit http://www.dcbrau.com.