Dogfish Head Alehouse

BA SCORE
94
outstanding

31 Reviews
Dogfish Head AlehouseDogfish Head Alehouse
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

13041 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy
Fairfax, Virginia, 22033-2001
United States

(703) 961-1140 | map
dogfishalehouse.com

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Added by guild337 on 08-21-2009

PLACE STATS
Score:
94
Reviews:
31
Ratings:
54
Avg:
4.27
pDev:
6.32%
 
 
Taps:
15
Bottles/Cans:
20
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 31 | Ratings: 54
Reviews by smanders:
Photo of smanders
3.83/5  rDev -10.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

We were anticipating the opening of this place for at least 6 months so when they held a "soft opening" on a Tuesday, we were pretty stoked. Same top-quality beers, same ultra-friendly waitstaff, and same pub food (wings, nachos, etc.) that you'll find at any DFH Alehouse, AND it's right around the corner from Total Wine. After enjoying a tasty beverage at the pub, there's no problem picking some up for the house.

The taps usually serve the following:
60 Minute
75 Minute - Personal favorite
90 Minute
Indian Brown Ale
Chicory Stout
Midas Touch
Black and Tan
Palo Santo Maron

...with seasonals thrown in when applicable. For example, the DFH Punkin' is out now and definitely worth a sample. Oh, and don't forget to ask what's in the Vintage Beer Cooler. Cellared selections for the true "beer snob."

Overall this is the place that would be welcome in any neighborhood. Thanks DFH for choosing ours!

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More User Reviews:
Photo of therealJAYZ
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Great location, on par with DFH in Rehoboth. Atmosphere is above the original position, maybe because the location is newer. DFH Rehoboth does have the edge on Vibe, since its located two blocks from the beach and your dog is always welcome on the deck. Food rocks, and is worthy of the high quality beer selections. You can always find the DF standard releases on tap, but their limited and seasonal releases are the best part. Too bad you can't get growler fills for the limited releases.

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Photo of SierraFlight
4.13/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of BigTuna820
4.81/5  rDev +12.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 5

Photo of jcMPLS
4.71/5  rDev +10.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of ntjockey
3.83/5  rDev -10.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of scxcrunner
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

real fun place. food was decent beer selection was great, got to try a couple beers that are unavailable in my neck of the woods. only downside was the cost of to go beers. asking $20ish for beers like import, wws, and 120 i was expecting house beers to be a little more affordable but still a great place.

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4.01/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

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4/5  rDev -6.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

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4.05/5  rDev -5.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of hoppy91
4.34/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

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4.26/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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Dogfish Head Alehouse in Fairfax, VA
4.27 out of 5 based on 54 ratings.
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