WTOP’s Local Beer Bracket

Virginia/Maryland Division  (1) Devil’s Backbone Vienna Lager vs. (8) Old Ox Brewing Company Alpha Ox Session IPA. (Photos Courtesy Facebook) Vote for your favorite of these two beers here. Voting for the first round will end at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 12. 
Virginia/Maryland Division  (4) Heavy Seas Loose Cannon IPA vs. (5) DuClaw Brewing Company Sweet Baby Jesus. (Photos Courtesy Facebook) Vote for your favorite of these two beers here. Voting for the first round will end at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 12. 
Virginia/Maryland Division  (3) Lost Rhino Rhino Chasers Pilsner vs. (6) Mad Fox Praha Pils. (Photos Courtesy Facebook) Vote for your favorite of these two beers here. Voting for the first round will end at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 12. 
Virginia/Maryland Division  (2) Flying Dog Raging Bitch Belgian-Style IPA vs. (7) Denizens Brewing Company Sex Panther India Black Lager. (Photos Courtesy Facebook) Vote for your favorite of these two beers here. Voting for the first round will end at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 12. 
D.C. Region Division  (1) D.C. Brau The Citizen vs. (8) Capitol City Brewing Company Amber Waves Ale. (Photos Courtesy Facebook) Vote for your favorite of these two beers here. Voting for the first round will end at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 12. 
D.C. Region Division  (4) Right Proper Brewing’s Ornette Grisette vs. (5) Atlas Brew Works Rowdy Rye. (Photos Courtesy Facebook) Vote for your favorite of these two beers here. Voting for the first round will end at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 12. 
D.C. Region Division  (3) Bluejacket Brewery’s Forbidden Planet vs. (6) Bardo’s Marion Berry Lambic. (Photos Courtesy Facebook) Vote for your favorite of these two beers here. Voting for the first round will end at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 12. 
 D.C. Region Division  (2) Port City Brewing Company Optimal Wit vs. (7) 3 Stars Southern Bell Imperial Brown Ale. (Photos Courtesy Facebook) Vote for your favorite of these two beers here. Voting for the first round will end at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 12. 
The 2015 DC Beer Week WTOP Beer Bracket.
The 2015 DC Beer Week WTOP Beer Bracket. Stay tuned to see which beers advance to the next round!
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The 2015 DC Beer Week WTOP Beer Bracket.

WASHINGTON — In honor of DC Beer Week, WTOP Living is holding its first beer bracket. All of the beers are from local D.C., Maryland and Virginia breweries and were picked by WTOP staff.

Vote every day for your favorite brews in these match-ups and stay tuned to see which two make it to the final.

(Editor’s Note: This is just a competition for fun, based on a few of our personal favorites. The rankings do not represent sales numbers, public popularity, etc.)

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