Join us in the tap room for pints of your favorite beers plus a selection of one-offs and rare finds you can't get elsewhere. Our tap room is an understated affair with communal tables, board games and couple big TVs that may be showing the big game or your favorite cult classic movie. Hang out. Make friends. Enjoy good beer.



Wed/Thu/Fri: 5pm-9pm

Saturday: Noon-7pm

Sunday: Noon-6pm

Gift Cards


Who doesn't like a gift card? Especially one your favorite people can use to buy their favorite local craft beer! Buy a gift card here!

Food Trucks

We have a rotating crew of amazing food trucks here most Saturday afternoons. Check our events page or social media to find out which truck is here when you visit. 


Outside Food

Our customers are always welcome to bring outside food or have it delivered. All the major pizza chains and phone apps deliver to the brewery. 5 Guys Burgers is only three blocks away, right on your walk from the Metro!


Tours are available at 3pm & 5pm every Saturday unless otherwise posted. No reservations necessary. Just listen for the call for tours a couple minutes prior to top of the hour.

Reservations & Special Events

We are happy to host your party or event in our tasting room. Options range from reserving a communal table for groups of 8 or more during normal business hours to renting out the entire tasting room for private events. Contact us at for more info.

Industry Visits

Want your bar or restaurant staff to learn more about our beer and the brewing process? We can host some or all of your staff for an informative tour and tasting as a part of your staff training or staff outing. Contact us at for more info.

City Brew Tours

Looking for a tour on a different day or time? Maybe you want a designated driver to visit multiple breweries and distilleries, or need to host a large, corporate event? Then check out City Brew Tours, who run daily tours throughout the city, book private tours and plan large-scale events!



5788 2nd Street Northeast
Washington, DC, 20011


The brewery is conveniently located 5 blocks from the Ft. Totten Metro Stop, which serves the Red, Yellow and Green Lines. When the Red Line is working that is. Take a left out of the station and the next right onto Riggs Road. Take the next left onto 3rd Street and then bear left at the fork onto 2nd Street. The brewery is on the left at the very end of the cul de sac. 

Hellbender Brewing Company

5788 2nd Street, NE Washington, DC 20011