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    Rustico Events


For all private event inquiries, please see our fact sheets for Rustico Ballston and Rustico Alexandria. To begin planning your private event with us, please complete our form or contact our Private Dining Manager, Sarah Melby at by email. 




The Near & Far Beer Dinner Series Volume #2:

Lickinghole Creek & Founder Sean-Thomas Pumphrey

Rustico Alexandria

Monday, April 3

7:00 PM


Join us for the second installment of our "Near & Far" beer dinner series, this time featuring our friends from Lickinghole Creek!


On Monday, April 3rd, Rustico Alexandria will host a 5-course dinner pairing the beers of Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery with a special menu prepared by Chef Daniel Rothbart. Don't miss the opportunity to try some deliciously rare treats like Bourbon Barrel-Aged Coconut Delight, Nasty Woman, and Supreme Leader Vintage 2016. As an added bonus, founder Sean-Thomas Pumphrey will be in the house, sharing stories about his excellent brewery and outstanding beers.


The Lickinghole Creek dinner begins at 7 PM. Tickets are $60 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity.


Reservations are required, and you can reserve your spot in advance for any of the dinners by calling 703-224-5051 or by emailing slaters@rusticorestaurant.com.




Parsnip & Lime Shot

Puree of Parsnip, Lime Zest, & Mint Oil

Lickinghole Creek Nasty Woman (Tequila Barrel-Aged Tripel)



Five Spiced Crispy Quail

Melted Brussels Sprouts, Tart Cherry Soy & Garlic Oil

Lickinghole Creek Secretariat's Meadow (Imperial Red Ale)



Fried Chili Pork

Watercress, Radish, & Sumac Cider Glaze

Lickinghole Creek Nonesuch (Imperial IPA)



Seared Pink Pepper Beef

Agridulce Mushroom, Pickled Shallots, & Beurre Noisette

Lickinghole Creek Bourbon Barrel-Aged Coconut Delight (Bourbon Barrel-Aged Quadrupel with Coconut)



Flourless Chocolate Cake

Ginger Whipped Cream & Lemon Sugar Cookie

Lickinghole Creek Supreme Leader 2016 (Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout with Spices)




Founders KBS 2017 Release Week @ Rustico Alexandria

Tuesday, April 4

5:00 PM


Join us Tuesday, April 4th as Rustico Alexandria celebrates the annual relese of the inimitable Founders Kentucky Breakfast Stout! On this night, we will feature 12 beers from the Michigan brewery, including five incredibly rare vintage beers.


One of our favorite releases of the year, KBS is brewed with massive amount of coffee and chocolate, then cave-aged in oak Bourbon barrels for an entire year until it is absolutely perfect. Be sure to come on by to taste one of the first kegs of KBS 2017!


Other notables include Lizard of Koz, aged in Bourbon barrels with Michigan blueberries, chocolate and vanilla: Bolt Cutter 2012: aged in maple syrup-soaked Bourbon barrles; and Backwoods Bastard; aged in Bourbon barrels


There is no admission fee for this event and all Founders drafts will be priced individually by the glass and in 4 oz. tasting pours.



The Official Founders KBS 2017 Release Week List:

KBS 2017 (Bourbon BA Imperial Stout)

Bolt Cutter 2012 (Bourbon & Maple Syrup BA Barleywine: Bottle Pour)

Frootwood (Bourbon & Maple Syrup BA Fruit Beer w/ Cherries; Bottle Pour)

Backwoods Bastard 2016 (Bourbon BA Scotch Ale; Bottle Pour)

Imperial Stout 2015 (Imperial Stout; Bottle Pour)

Imperial Stout 2016 (Imperial Stout)

Curmudgeon 2016 (English Strong Ale)

Nitro Breakfast Stout (Imperial Oatmeal Stout)

Lizard of Koz (Bourbon BA Imperial Stout w/ Blueberry, Chocolate & Vanialla)

Rubaeus (Fruit Beer w/ Raspberries)

All Day IPA (Session IPA)

PC Pils (Pilsner)