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.