Historically Inspired Craft Beers

Available at The Shops at Mount Vernon

Our Mount Vernon beers, produced in collaboration with Dynasty Brewing Co., pay homage to George Washington’s love of porter. 

Bottles can be purchased at the Shops at Mount Vernon (3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon, Virginia). 

Rules of Civility Number 73 English Style Bitter Beer Shops at Mount Vernon

George Washington's Rules of Civility No. 73 English-Style Bitter

500ml bottles
$10.95 at The Shops at Mount Vernon
A bright, sparkling beverage pale amber in color and a delicate hop flavor. Brewed with English and Virginia barley malt and Golding Hops. 4.5% ABV
Available now.

George Washington's Rules of Civility No. 80 Eliza Smith's Strong Ale

500ml bottles
$10.95 at The Shops at Mount Vernon
Based on Eliza Smith’s 1727 cookbook, this robust golden ale is brewed with Pale Ale malt, and flavored with American Hops and Herbs from the garden. The brewers have included Rosemary flowers grown on the Mount Vernon Estate. Eliza Smith says, “it will make a good household beer”.  8% ABV.

 

Mount Vernon Virginia’s Porter
500ml bottles
$10.95 at the Shops at Mount Vernon
 A creamy full-bodied ale, this porter was brewed with Virginia-grown malt and imparts notes of caramel and chocolate. 
Available year-round.
COMING SOON!

Mount Vernon Rye Cask Aged Porter
500ml bottles
$12.95 at the Shops at Mount Vernon 
This limited edition beer was aged for over 3 months in rye whiskey barrels from George Washington’s Distillery, a reconstructed working distillery that produces small batch spirits using 18th-century distilling methods. 
Available Fall 2022.

 

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