Aslin Beer Company

Aslin Beer CompanyAslin Beer Company
Aslin Beer CompanyAslin Beer Company
Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

767 Elden Street
Herndon, Virginia, 20170
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Notes: Formerly located at: 257 Sunset Park Drive Herndon, Virginia, 20170-5220
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Rated: 4.61 by Jaasoares from Virginia

May 31, 2021
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Reviewed by Ajtucker350 from Virginia

4.97/5  rDev +14.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5
New Pour House in Herndon is amazing! Always quality beers and now with a great vibe and fantastic service. Best brewery in Northern VA area hands down!
Jan 12, 2021
Rated: 4.46 by benjaminsa from Vermont

Nov 20, 2020
Rated: 4.23 by DucksFan16 from Tennessee

Sep 17, 2020
Rated: 4.2 by DuncanBishop24 from Vermont

Mar 08, 2020
Rated: 4.87 by AlvinLin from New York

Feb 19, 2020
Rated: 4.01 by Taybeh from Minnesota

Jan 09, 2020
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Reviewed by LifesAnesthesia from Virginia

4.19/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75
V - Interesting. It's just a double garage with a brewery inside with a little table for ordering cans. Everyone is nice, but somewhat sketchy.
Q - If the sketchiness of the place worried you, fear not, the beer here is absolutely incredible. Quality is top notch for all styles.
S - People are friendly enough - the line moves fast
S - They sell out pretty fast and you only can choose a few styles per day, but the quality is just unbeatable that you can look past the small selection.
Jun 27, 2019
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Reviewed by PorterJohn from Virginia

4.59/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4
Pretty much my favorite Brewery right now. Can't wait for their Alexandria location to open with the tasting room. I also wish some of my favorite beers were available more often, but understand enjoy that they are constantly experimenting with new recipes.
Jun 14, 2019
Rated: 4.34 by Shaymus from Massachusetts

May 17, 2019
Rated: 4.27 by Matt23 from Virginia

Feb 21, 2019
Rated: 4.4 by Gkruszewski from New York

Feb 13, 2019
Rated: 4.13 by gopens44 from Virginia

Feb 10, 2019
Rated: 4.57 by JimmyAddo from Massachusetts

Feb 01, 2019
Rated: 5 by CreightonSM from New York

Jan 25, 2019
Rated: 4.24 by BrueryDC from California

Oct 12, 2018
Rated: 4.44 by gbiello from Massachusetts

Sep 22, 2018
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Reviewed by VeganUndead from Virginia

4.14/5  rDev -4.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25
Killer beer, respect the willingness to go out to left field, even on the misses. Kai and Andrew are great, the guys are worth the hype, check them out even while the tasting room isn't open
Sep 12, 2018
Rated: 4.06 by Edwardrm from Pennsylvania

Sep 08, 2018
Rated: 4.32 by dfhhead25 from Pennsylvania

Sep 02, 2018
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Reviewed by MMcdon8267 from Massachusetts

4.35/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25
I have enjoyed most of Aslin’s Top rated beers. I don’t like the fact that folks don’t get a free sticker after a large purchase. Some staff are friendly while others were not. I visit to pick up beer and go.
Aug 13, 2018
Rated: 4.24 by DVMin98 from North Carolina

Jul 30, 2018
Rated: 4.31 by generallee from Virginia

Jul 28, 2018
Rated: 4.74 by SirGunther from Virginia

Jul 26, 2018
Rated: 4.09 by MJSFS from Florida

Jun 28, 2018
Rated: 5 by mcmasters23 from Virginia

Jun 16, 2018
Rated: 3.92 by Argento from Rhode Island

Apr 29, 2018
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Reviewed by carlitos92 from Texas

4.81/5  rDev +11.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5
Visited DC from out of state and had one of their beers in a bar (which is pretty rare since they claim to do zero distribution). Dreamt about the beer for a week before I had time to go visit the brewery - as far as I know the only place you can buy their beer to go.

The location is pretty far out there (near Dulles in Herndon), in an unassuming warehouse area. Personally, my vibe was intense because I was looking forward to good beer, but I have to temper that with the admittedly low-key (borderline ramshackle) merchandising approach here. Wait in a line (which would normally be sketchy if not for the awesome craft brew community in the area) and sortof do a "Soup Nazi" routine for 4-packs of beer to go, through a rolled-up overhead door. Merch is also available - some of it very cool.

The beer quality is off the charts. Aside from the initial beer I had which led to constant dreaming, everything else I've heard described sounds like an intriguing recipe. I've had 5 of their beers now, and every one of them was fantastic. All in a class of their own. A DIPA with vanilla beans? Why not.

Service was great. Aside from the pressure of having 50 people behind me in line, no complaints. They like beer, too. They get it.

Selection was great, given the quality rating. If you only drink stouts, you might be disappointed, but you'd also be wrong. If you don't like IPAs, Aslin probably makes one that will convert you. So I can't fault them for not having 30 different beers available. The ones they do have will knock your socks off - so shut up and try something new.

All in all, these guys are onto something, and I only wish they had some serious distro and/or a taproom to make it a little easier to enjoy their art.

TL;DR, if you're in the DC/MC/VA area, go check these guys out. They deserve it and frankly are worth it.
Apr 28, 2018
Rated: 4.91 by sellitbattousai from Maryland

Apr 27, 2018
Rated: 4.34 by mkholmes25 from Virginia

Apr 19, 2018
Rated: 4.15 by grapeshops from California

Apr 18, 2018
Rated: 4.74 by Nace4 from Virginia

Jan 26, 2018
Rated: 4.11 by skiking70 from Maryland

Dec 31, 2017
Rated: 5 by Nate139 from Virginia

Dec 18, 2017
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Reviewed by Nichols33 from Massachusetts

4.34/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4
One of my favorite breweries as far as product goes. As for the brewery, wow, can't wait for the brew pub to open.

Located in a strip mall with limited parking and not much of an area to line up, we just stood there until they opened and then went to the garage door opening where a table was set up and they asked you what you want. Super friendly people working the 4 "registers" but not much of an experience.

The beer is quite the experience though.
Nov 13, 2017
Rated: 4.47 by JonB25 from Delaware

Nov 11, 2017
Rated: 5 by Brian1357 from Virginia

Nov 01, 2017
Rated: 4.38 by oldmankoch from Tennessee

Oct 30, 2017
Rated: 3.95 by Lucular from Maryland

Oct 27, 2017
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Rated by Bovice703 from Virginia

5/5  rDev +15.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5
This place ruined all other beers for me. Thier DDH IPA's [email protected]
Oct 14, 2017
Aslin Beer Company in Herndon, VA
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