welcome

Denizens Brewing Co – your local craft brewery located steps from the metro in downtown Silver Spring.
Become a regular.

Now open for regular hours on Mondays • Open Mon – Thurs: 4 PM to 11 PM • Fri: 3 PM to 1 AM • Sat: 1 PM to 1 AM • Sun: 1 PM to 10 PM

Need more DBC in your life? Come in for $5 beers and $1 off small plates from BBQ Bus during Freedom Hours, 4-6pm weekdays.

“Work is the curse of the drinking classes.”
― Oscar Wilde

your beer

 We currently have five flagship beers on draft, along with three rotating special edition brews. Come in to try our newest  release, “mixed breeds are the prettiest,” an american-belgo blonde ale. More new releases to come, stay thirsty. Not in Silver Spring? You can also find our beers at these locationsWant to learn more about how our beer is made? 

mixed breeds are the prettiest american-belgo ale

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mixed breeds are the prettiest american-belgo ale
October 24 2014
big bad bohemian pale lager

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big bad bohemian pale lager
October 17 2014
ponch’s patch pumpkin porter

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ponch’s patch pumpkin porter
October 4 2014
third party tripel

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third party tripel
September 30 2014
big red norm

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big red norm
September 15 2014
born bohemian pils

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born bohemian pils
September 15 2014
southside rye ipa

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southside rye ipa
July 1 2014
lowest lord extra special bitter

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lowest lord extra special bitter
July 21 2014
“Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.”
― Thomas Edison

your bbq BBQ Bus

Small PlatesSmall Plates

  • BBQ Wings $8 House spiced rub and BBQ Sauce #5.
  • Slider Duo $7 Pulled Pork and Chicken, house-pickled veg. BBQ Sauce #5.
  • Pulled Pork Tacos $7 Flour tortillas, black bean and corn salsa, Sauce #24.
  • Fried Pickles $6.50 (v) Crunchy cornmeal crust, BBQ Sauce #18.
  • Baby Back Ribs $6.50 Smoked and topped with BBQ sauce #18.
  • Beer Brat & Kraut $6.50 Bratwurst cooked in Denizens Born Bohemian Pils and served over tangy sauerkraut.
  • BBQ Potato Chips $4 House made & served with Sauce #18 for dipping.

SandwichesSandwiches

  • Served with one side dish or two sides for 2 bucks more.
  • Smoky Pulled Pork $11 Cider vinegar slaw, house-pickled onions, Sauce #5.
  • Pulled Chicken Jalapeño $11 House-pickled jalapeños, Sauce #24 and #5.
  • Smoked Beef Brisket $13 House made pickles and pickled onions, Sauce #3.
  • Smoked Mozzarella Quesadilla $11 (v) Pepper Jack, onions, Sauce #5 (Add pulled pork or chicken for 2 bucks).
  • Falafel Burger $12 (v) Vinaigrette slaw, house-pickled onions, Sauce #5
  • Add 1/4 rack of baby back ribs to any sandwich or plate for 5 bucks.

Picnic PlatesPicnic Plates

  • Served with two side dishes & cornbread.
  • BBQ Bus Sampler $14 Sample sized portions of our smoky pulled pork,smoked and spiced chicken and Angus beef brisket.
  • One Meat Picnic Plate $13 Choice of smoky pulled pork, pulled chicken, Angus beef brisket (+2) or baby back ribs (+2).
  • Two Meat Picnic Plate $15 Choice of smoky pulled pork, pulled chicken, Angus beef brisket (+2) or baby back ribs (+2).
  • Baby Back Ribs $18/22 Tender baby back ribs served wet or dry. 6 or 9 ones.
  • Add 1/4 rack of baby back ribs to any sandwich or plate for 5 bucks.

Chili & SaladChili & Salad

  • Spicy Three-Bean Chili $7 (v) A delicious blend of black, white and kidney beans, corn, onions, peppers, chilies & tomatoes. Served with cornbread.
  • Smokehouse Chicken Salad $12 A delicious blend of black, white and kidney beans, corn, onions, peppers, chilies & tomatoes. Served with cornbread.

Side DishesSide Dishes

  • BBQ Bus Beans $3 (v)
  • Cider Vinegar Slaw $3 (v)
  • Bacon Mashed Potatoes $4
  • Crinkle Cut Fries $3.50 (v)
  • Black Bean & Corn Salad $3 (v)

DessertDessert

  • Sweetz Cheesecake $6 Baked fresh daily at their shop in Gaithersburg. Ask your server for today’s selection!

“A fine beer may be judged with only one sip, but it's better to be thoroughly sure.”
— Czech Proverb

your team

Your beer and barbecue is our business. And oh, it’s serious. 

 

  • Jeff

    Favorite Denizens Brew: Southside Rye IPA
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    Jeff | Director of Brewing Operations / Founder of Denizens Brewing Co
  • Emily

    Favorite Denizens Brew: Southside Rye IPA
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    Emily | Director of Business Operations / Founder of Denizens Brewing Co
  • Julie

    Favorite Denizens Brew: Big Red Norm Red Ale
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    Julie | Director of Business Development / Founder of Denizens Brewing Co
  • Taylor

    Favorite Denizens Brew: Third Party Tripel
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    Taylor | Director of Marketing and Events / Founder of Denizens Brewing Co
  • Tadd

    Favorite BBQ Bus item: brisket sandwich with sauce 18 and bacon mash
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    Tadd | Chef/Co-Owner of BBQ Bus
  • Che

    Favorite BBQ Bus item: Chicken Pot Pie
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    Che | Co-Owner of BBQ Bus
“Give me a woman who loves beer and I will conquer the world.”
— Kaiser Wilhelm

visit us

Walk, bus, metro or drive, you’re never far from Denizens Brewing Co.

1115 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910

 

Metro: We’re a ten minute minute walk from the Silver Spring Metro station on the red line.
Seven minutes if you’re a speedy one.

 

Bus: The Brewery is right on the 18 and 8 WMTA bus lines and short walk from the S2, S9, 28, 70, and 79 bus lines.

 

Drive: If you plan on using a designated driver, there are several public lots steps from the brewery. We recommend the Kennett Street Garage on the corner of Bottleworks Lane and Kennett Street. It’s only a block away from the brewery and free after 7 PM and on the weekends. 

 

Hours of Operation: Now open from 5-8 PM on Monday for growler fills • Tues/Wed/Thurs: 4 PM to 11 PM
Fri/Sat: 1 PM to 1 AM • Sun: 1 PM to 10 PM 

 

Media: Please direct all press inquiries to taylor@denizensbrewingco.com.

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@DenizensBrewing
(301) 557-9818

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“Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.”
— Benjamin Franklin