Since we found out that Right Proper Brewing Company was opening a brewing operation and tasting room in Brookland about a year ago, we have been tracking their progress. We were happy to see this recent story in the City Paper with sneak peek pictures and additional details. From the story:
The current equipment setup will allow Right Proper to grow from brewing 1,000 barrels a year at the brewpub to up to 15,000 barrels per year at the new brewery, with room to add more tanks to expand beyond that. Cheston predicts they’ll make 3,500 barrels in the new brewery’s first year of operation. The expansion means you’ll start seeing Right Proper’s brews at restaurants and retailers around town.
The tasting room, adorned with rich cherry wood, will have 12 draft lines and two high-tech growler fillers that can pour beer from any of the 12 lines. The bar and tables seat about 45 and are made from wood sourced from a single fallen tree from co-owner John Snedden’s back yard.
Hours will be Thursday and Friday from 5:00 to 9:00 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 to 9:00 pm. Right Proper will be located at 920 Girard St. NE and should open sometime in December.
Back in May we were happy to report that that Right Proper brewing is planning to open their much anticipated location at 920 Girard St NE by late summer. Recently we learned that they were granted permits to move forward with the brewery. From an article in the Washington Business Journal:
920 Girard St. NE: A 15-barrel production brewery and tasting room, Right Proper Brewing Co., will be installed in this former auto repair shop in Brookland. The brewery will seat 17, with a maximum occupancy of 42. Right Proper, whose existing home is 624 T St. NW, was created by “beer guru” Thor Cheston, head brewer Nathan Zeender and John Snedden, founder and owner of Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Co.
In November we were happy to report that Right Proper brewing is opening up a location at 920 Girard St NE. We recently learned from this City Paper article that Brooklanders will be able to stop by, enjoy a pint and fill up their growlers by late summer. We will bring you more details as they become available. Keep up with Right Proper at their Facebook page or their Twittter feed.
Some readers may remember when we posted a story two years ago on Nathan Zeender, a Brookland based artisan beer brewer . At that time, he was looking to open a brewpub, which he did, just over a year ago called Right Proper Beer Company. The popular restaurant is located in the Shaw neighborhood. We got rumblings that Right Proper would be moving their brewing operations to Brookland from this Washington Post article a couple of weeks ago, that stated:
Right Proper Brewing, reports owner Thor Cheston, has secured a location in Brookland for setting up a second brewery, one that will keg and bottle for off-site sales.
Now we have gotten word from multiple sources that Nathan really is bringing his brewing operation to his home neighborhood and opening up at 920 Girard St NE! Awesome! We will bring you more details as they become available, and hopefully catch up with Nathan for a quote or two. Keep up with Right Proper at their Facebook page or their Twittter feed.
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