World of Beer is part of a national franchise. Evan Matz, the Reston owner, also owns the Ballston location. Metz said last spring he though the youthful energy at Reston Town Center made it an ideal place for a World of Beer.
The 4,500-square-foot location will feature about 500 beers (about 50 on tap) that will rotate throughout the menu, as well as a full menu featuring specialities such as crab pretzels, flatbread pizza and sandwiches.
WOB will also have drink specials nightly and happy hour Monday through Friday. There will be live music Thursdays through Saturdays, as well large-screen TVs for live sports events. There will be patio seating in warm weather.