Trace was drinking one of the house micro brews.
He ran to a café he frequented in Old Town, ordered a house brew, and found a quiet table, upon which someone had left a copy of The Washington Post.
Sina flagged down a barmaid and ordered four house brews.
There are 11 rotating house brews and tours of the copper beer kettles in the brew house.
I signaled for more of that excellent house brew.
Started as a humble tavern where a mug of the house brew cost a nickel and the hand-carved sandwiches were free, Berghoff expanded into a restaurant during Prohibition, and is now a sprawling 48,000 square feet of stained-glass windows and murals of Germany.
And if you decide you would like to take some beer to go, you can: half-gallon containers of house brews are $8, plus a $3 container fee.
Exclusive house brews include a knockout amber Klokke Roeland (11% alcohol and often drunk as a nightcap; with a limit of three per person) and a blonde Gandavum Dry Hopping (7.5% and quite possibly the best beer this author's ever tasted).
A footnote: John Harvard's has a special brewery dinner July 8, with a $39.95 five-course menu (plus a root beer sorbet between courses) built around five house brews.
Timper ordered a cup of very sweet wine and tried to get me to take the same, but 1 simply shook my head and told the girl to bring the house brew and keep it coming.