Spending a sunny afternoon or a mild evening lingering over some beers is always a welcome idea. Bars and restaurants with outdoor seating are everywhere in the city, but rooftops are often too crowded to move, and other spaces can lack the casual environment that beer drinkers crave. Not to mention that it's never fun to snag a prime seat only to discover that the draft selections are five varieties of mass-produced lager.
Luckily, D.C. is actually pretty well-endowed with patios well suited for beer lovers. From German beer gardens to hipster hangouts and craft-beer hubs, there are plenty of options in and around the beltway.
Here are fifteen patios that combine the benefits of an outdoor location with notable beer lists to match.Read More