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Port City Pours Almost 5,000 Samples of Beer Each Week

Five years of this Alexandria brewery by the numbers.

Port City Brewing Company
Port City Brewing Company
Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

Port City Brewing Company hits five years in business this year, and it's been a journey for the Alexandria-based brewing company. Arguably the area's first packaging brewery to open locally, Port City started off small and has skyrocketed from there. Here are a few facts about the ever-growing brewery, by the numbers. Port City will celebrate its anniversary this weekend with events Friday and Saturday.

6: How many states carry Port City's beer

35: Percent growth the brewery saw in 2015, and what they're projecting for this year

250: Average number of beer tours per week

300: Around how many local restaurants carry Port City Beer

500: Number of growlers filled in a typical weekend

800: How many local retailers carry the beer

1,500: How many people visit the tasting room each week

2,000: Number of distribution accounts the brewery boasts

4,800: Number of sample tasters the brewery tours each week.

7,000: How many brewery stickers end up in the hands of fans per month.

35,000: Number of bottles the brewery produces per week.

Port City Brewing Company

3950 Wheeler Avenue, , VA 22304 (703) 797-2739 Visit Website