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

Closed Mondays •  Open Tues/Wed/Thurs: 4 PM to 11PM • Fri/Sat: 3 PM to 1 AM • Sun: 3 PM to 10 PM

Need more DBC in your life? Come in for $5 beers during Freedom Hours, 4-7pm weekdays.

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

your beer

 Currently on draft is our Southside Rye IPA and Lowest Lord Extra Special Bitter, along with a rotation of our favorites from other regional craft breweries. Our full lineup is coming in September, with five core styles and
up to five rotating seasonal styles. Stay thirsty.

Southside Rye IPA

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Southside Rye IPA
July 1 2014
Lowest Lord Extra Special Bitter

by denizens brewing co.
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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

 Currently serving our Preview Menu below. Look forward to an expanded menu coming this Fall.


  • 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 Jalapeno $11 House-pickled jalapeños, Sauce #24 and #5.
  • Smoked Beef Brisket $13 House made pickles and pickled onions, Sauce #3.
  • Add 1/4 rack of baby back ribs to any sandwich or plate for 5 bucks.

Picnic PlatesPicnic Plates

  • Served with two side dishes.
  • BBQ Bus Sampler $13.50 Sample sized portions of our smoky pulled pork,smoked and spiced chicken and Angus beef brisket.
  • One Meat Picnic Plate $12.50 Choice of smoky pulled pork, pulled chicken, Angus beef brisket (+2) or baby back ribs (+2).
  • Two Meat Picnic Plate $14.50 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.


  • All of our sauces are made in-house each week in small batches.
  • Sauce #3 We started with a traditional Eastern North Carolina vinegar sauce but added some of our own touches. Tart.
  • Sauce #5 Smoky and sweet, this is our
    tribute to Kansas City and the crowd fave!
  • Sauce #18 Our friends from Memphis will
    love this one. The perfect marriage of tomato and mustard.
  • Sauce #24 A vinegar sauce that packs a kick! Spicy.

Side DishesSide Dishes

  • BBQ Bus Beans $3 (v)
  • Cider Vinegar Slaw (v)
  • Bacon Mashed Potatoes $3
  • Fire-Roasted Corn $3 (v)


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


  • Dangerously Delicious Pies $6.50 Baked fresh daily at their shop in D.C. 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: IPA

    Jeff | Director of Brewing Operations / Founder
  • Emily

    Favorite Denizens Brew: IPA

    Emily | Director of Business Operations / Founder
  • Julie

    Favorite Denizens Brew: ESB

    Julie | Director of Business Development / Founder
  • Taylor

    Favorite Denizens Brew: IPA

    Taylor | Director of Marketing and Events / Founder
  • Tadd

    Favorite BBQ Bus item: brisket sandwich with sauce 18 and bacon mash

    Tadd | Chef/Co-Owner of BBQ Bus
  • Che

    Favorite BBQ Bus item: Chicken Pot Pie

    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: Closed Mondays • Tues/Wed/Thurs: 4 PM to 11 PM
Fri/Sat: 3 PM to 1 AM • Sun: 3 PM to 10 PM 

Have a quick question?

(301) 557-9818


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