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Esoteric & Barrel Aged Craft Beer

Adroit Theory Brewing Company is a nano-brewery located in Purcellville, Loudoun County, Virginia. We make esoteric beers with an emphasis on barrel aging.

We are an extremely small brewery that makes beer one keg at a time. Even though we are small, we typically have 20 to 24 beers on draft at any time. We also bottle some, but not all, of our beers. We routinely have 16to 20 different styles bottled for either on or off site consumption. Our up to date Tap List is currently on our Facebook Page. 

Our Tasting Room is normally open Thursdays from 4pm-8pm, Fridays & Saturdays 12-8pm, and Sunday from 12pm-6pm. You may also visit us by scheduled appointment at info@adroit-theory.com.

At our Tasting Room we serve Tasters (3 ounces) and Tulips (10 ounces) of all of our beers. We do not serve "flights" instead electing to serve all of our beers individually. Tasters aret typically $3.00 each, and Barrel Aged variants are typically $4.50. Tulips are typically $8.00 each, and Barrel Aged variants are typically $9.50. We offer a variety of growler fill sizes. We sell our own growlers, but will also fill a growler you already own.

We do not have a kitchen on site, but we do offer pre-packaged sandwiches made by WK Hearth on Saturdays and Sundays. We also offer pre-packaged nuts at all times. We occasionally have food trucks. You may also bring your own food, or have it delivered.

Craft Beer for the Select Few

CONSUME LIFE / DRINK ART

Angel’s Trumpet - Mango IPA

Angel’s Trumpet - Mango IPA

Misunderstood, and strangely awake. Awkwardly aware of your mistake. A sense of purpose, to whom you belong; a sense of frailty, of right gone wrong. Gone forever the flower of youth; woe to all the misery of truth.

Our tribute to summer. Light body with tropical sweetness from hops and mango fruit addition. Subtle bitterness with a clean finish.

  • Style: Mango IPA
  • Serving Temp: 50 - 55 degrees
  • ABV: 7%
  • IBU: 74
  • SRM: 11
  • Ghost: 164
  • Sequence: 1 of 600
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B/A/Y/S (Black As Your Soul) - Imperial Stout

B/A/Y/S (Black As Your Soul) - Imperial Stout

Tear off your suit-and-tie straightjacket; this soulful beer plunges you into the blackness we are normally numb to. Submerge yourself in the riches of an alternate life, outside the corporate fishbowl. Obscured in the depths of this Russian Imperial Stout you encounter a full-roasted body that provides food for dark contemplation. Hiding behind the toasted tones lurk intriguing wisps of complex flavors: aged woods, fresh fruits, earthy nuts. This malty exploration of the soul leaves you wondering: was the darkness in the bottle, or was it in me all along?

  • Style: Imperial Stout
  • Serving Temp: 52 - 56 degrees
  • ABV: 10.0%
  • IBU: 94
  • SRM: 40
  • Ghost: 194
  • Sequence: 1 of 600
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Bloody Roots - Imperial Brown Ale

Bloody Roots - Imperial Brown Ale

Get back to your roots, your bloody roots. Embrace where you came from; what you came from. No need to fake it, no need to change. Accept no substitute. Trust me, it will make you stronger. You like beer? You like Bloody Marys?? You’ll love this beer! It’s an imperial brown with honey, habanero peppers, crushed tomatoes, celery salt, and horseradish. A collaboration between Three Notch'd and Adroit Theory 

  • Style: Imperial Brown Ale 
  • Serving Temp: 58 - 62 degrees
  • ABV: 8.8%
  • IBU: 74
  • SRM: 32
  • Ghost: 202
  • Sequence: 1 of 450
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BLVCK Celebration - Imperial Porter Oak Barrel Aged

BLVCK Celebration - Imperial Porter Oak Barrel Aged

A prison with walls made from your nightmares, your lost hope. A pervasive darkness in which to dwell. Only the chosen will hear the whispers of angels. A Collaboration with Drum & Bass DJ Damian Higgins, aka Dieselboy. 

Maple Syrup | Blackstrap Molasses | Black Lava Salt | Destruction

  • Style: Imperial Porter
  • Serving Temp: 52 – 56 degrees
  • ABV: 9.99%
  • IBU: 45
  • SRM: 35
  • Ghost: 114
  • Sequence: 1 of 1200
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Devil’s Breath - Belgian Tripel

Devil’s Breath - Belgian Tripel

As fleeting as a maiden’s kiss or the moment when dusk becomes twilight. The barest remnant of a dream…or a nightmare. It leaves you restless, edgy, unwilling to turn away, unable to move closer. Yet it lingers and beckons…

Our take on a Belgian Tripel. Light, semi-dry with floral notes and a hint of Belgian spice. Easy drinking and approachable, but with enough interesting qualities to make it an Adroit Theory beer.

  • Style: Belgian Tripel
  • Serving Temp: 50 - 55 degrees
  • ABV: 7.8%
  • IBU: 32
  • SRM: 3
  • Ghost: 173
  • Sequence: 1 of 600
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Devil’s Breath - Belgian Tripel Bourbon Barrel Aged

Devil’s Breath - Belgian Tripel Bourbon Barrel Aged

As fleeting as a maiden’s kiss or the moment when dusk becomes twilight. The barest remnant of a dream…or a nightmare. It leaves you restless, edgy, unwilling to turn away, unable to move closer. Yet it lingers and beckons…

Our take on a Belgian Tripel. Light, semi-dry with floral notes and a hint of Belgian spice. Easy drinking and approachable, but with enough interesting qualities to make it an Adroit Theory beer. Aged 6 months in Smooth Ambler Bourbon Barrels.

  • Style: Belgian Tripel
  • Serving Temp: 50 - 55 degrees
  • ABV: 7.8%
  • IBU: 32
  • SRM: 3
  • Ghost: 246
  • Sequence: 1 of 300
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Devil’s Breath - Belgian Tripel Tequila Barrel Aged

Devil’s Breath - Belgian Tripel Tequila Barrel Aged

As fleeting as a maiden’s kiss or the moment when dusk becomes twilight. The barest remnant of a dream…or a nightmare. It leaves you restless, edgy, unwilling to turn away, unable to move closer. Yet it lingers and beckons…

Our take on a Belgian Tripel. Light, semi-dry with floral notes and a hint of Belgian spice. Easy drinking and approachable, but with enough interesting qualities to make it an Adroit Theory beer. Aged 4 months in Anejo Tequila Barrels.

  • Style: Belgian Tripel
  • Serving Temp: 50 - 55 degrees
  • ABV: 7.8%
  • IBU: 32
  • SRM: 3
  • Ghost: 233
  • Sequence: 1 of 300
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Don’t Believe The Hype - American IPA

Don’t Believe The Hype - American IPA

A nod to Public Enemy, and their famous song railing against the "mis-information" in the media. Don't Believe the Hype is the hoppiest beer we have made (yet), but with a lighter body and dry finish.

  • Style: American IPA
  • Serving Temp: 55 - 59 degrees
  • ABV: 10.6%
  • IBU: 105
  • SRM: 13
  • Ghost: 241
  • Sequence: 1 of 450
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G/I/A/A (God Is An American) - Imperial IPA

G/I/A/A (God Is An American) - Imperial IPA

The world trembles with the beat: the marching steps of mechanical sheep in plastic stalls. Where are they going, and who is holding the remote control? Resentment simmers, revolution boils, and the rage is just waiting to explode. A Siberian bitterness and a tropical Citra heat create anarchy in a glass, a rabble-rousing brew that refuses to be mastered. This Molotov Cocktail demands a response, hinting at ashes and ruin as we stare down the commercial/industrial monster. Join the protest. Craft the revolution.

  • Style: Imperial IPA
  • Serving Temp: 54 - 57 degrees
  • ABV: 11.0%
  • IBU: 127
  • SRM: 15
  • Ghost: 195
  • Sequence: 1 of 450
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Imagination Atrophy - Caramel Macchiato Milk Stout

Imagination Atrophy - Caramel Macchiato Milk Stout

The richness of vanilla beans, smooth caramel, and cold pressed espresso stand up well in this milk stout. Easily the best "dessert in a glass" you will find this month.

  • Style: Milk Stout 
  • Serving Temp: 57 - 61 degrees
  • ABV: 7.0%
  • IBU: 20
  • SRM: 41
  • Ghost: 240
  • Sequence: 1 of 450
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Lux - Wheatwine

Lux - Wheatwine

Tears, blood, and bone shards attend the transcendental mystery of the Ram. As with every true ritual, the altar is a killing floor. The more sacred the ritual, the more gruesome the blood-letting. We see the Ram as the primordial purging of Evil. Life feeds voraciously on the silence of the dead…

  • Style: Wheatwine
  • Serving Temp: 50 - 54 degrees
  • ABV: 9.3%
  • IBU: 98
  • SRM: 11
  • Ghost: 132
  • Sequence: 1 of 1200
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Lux - Wheatwine Gin Barrel Aged

Lux - Wheatwine Gin Barrel Aged

Tears, blood, and bone shards attend the transcendental mystery of the Ram. As with every true ritual, the altar is a killing floor. The more sacred the ritual, the more gruesome the blood-letting. We see the Ram as the primordial purging of Evil. Life feeds voraciously on the silence of the dead…

  • Style: Wheatwine
  • Serving Temp: 50 - 54 degrees
  • ABV: 9.3%
  • IBU: 98
  • SRM: 11
  • Ghost: 238
  • Sequence: 1 of 150
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Ortolan Bunting - American Strong Ale

Ortolan Bunting - American Strong Ale

An ancient pagan ritual, a feast of gluttony, and an aromatic French brandy to give it the gloss of sophistication. We offer our Strong Ale as proof that a black market delicacy need not be only for those willing to break the law.

  • Style: American Strong Ale
  • Serving Temp: 58 – 62 degrees
  • ABV: 9.1%
  • IBU: 56
  • SRM: 32
  • Ghost: 154
  • Sequence: 1 of 600
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Ortolan Bunting - American Strong Ale Bourbon Barrel Aged

Ortolan Bunting - American Strong Ale Bourbon Barrel Aged

An ancient pagan ritual, a feast of gluttony, and an aromatic French brandy to give it the gloss of sophistication. We offer our Strong Ale as proof that a black market delicacy need not be only for those willing to break the law.

  • Style: American Strong Ale
  • Serving Temp: 58 – 62 degrees
  • ABV: 9.1%
  • IBU: 56
  • SRM: 32
  • Ghost: 231
  • Sequence: 1 of 300
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Ortolan Bunting - American Strong Ale Mezcal Barrel Aged

Ortolan Bunting - American Strong Ale Mezcal Barrel Aged

An ancient pagan ritual, a feast of gluttony, and an aromatic French brandy to give it the gloss of sophistication. We offer our Strong Ale as proof that a black market delicacy need not be only for those willing to break the law.

  • Style: American Strong Ale
  • Serving Temp: 58 – 62 degrees
  • ABV: 9.1%
  • IBU: 56
  • SRM: 32
  • Ghost: 232
  • Sequence: 1 of 300
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Persona Non Grata - Hibiscus Saison

Persona Non Grata - Hibiscus Saison

You were there, you saw what went down in the shadowy back room filled with the scent of a thousand years of exotic trade. In this place of incense and dark secrets, a flower of uncommon truth blossoms. This essence - our Hibiscus Saison - is a masterful blend brewed with Mosaic Hops and the beautifully rare hibiscus acquired at the Souk.

  • Style: Saison
  • Serving Temp: 54 - 57 degrees
  • ABV: 7.7%
  • IBU: 30
  • SRM: 13
  • Ghost: 058
  • Sequence: 1 of 1200
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Persona Non Grata - Hibiscus Saison White Wine Barrel Aged

Persona Non Grata - Hibiscus Saison White Wine Barrel Aged

You were there, you saw what went down in the shadowy back room filled with the scent of a thousand years of exotic trade. In this place of incense and dark secrets, a flower of uncommon truth blossoms. This essence - our Hibiscus Saison - is a masterful blend brewed with Mosaic Hops and the beautifully rare hibiscus acquired at the Souk.

  • Style: Saison
  • Serving Temp: 54 - 57 degrees
  • ABV: 7.7%
  • IBU: 30
  • SRM: 13
  • Ghost: 129
  • Sequence: 1 of 500
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Tenebris - Barleywine

Tenebris - Barleywine

During Medieval times, “The Shadow of the Sun” was how European Alchemists defined the Crow. It was their symbol for the blackness of despair and chaos.
We see the Crow as a Life Force so powerful it can actually live off Death itself. After all, it's not Death if you refuse it…

  • Style: Barleywine
  • Serving Temp: 52 - 56 degrees
  • ABV: 10.7%
  • IBU: 93
  • SRM: 13
  • Ghost: 101
  • Sequence: 1 of 1200
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Tenebris - Barleywine Oak Barrel Aged

Tenebris - Barleywine Oak Barrel Aged

During Medieval times, “The Shadow of the Sun” was how European Alchemists defined the Crow. It was their symbol for the blackness of despair and chaos.
We see the Crow as a Life Force so powerful it can actually live off Death itself. After all, it's not Death if you refuse it…

  • Style: Barleywine
  • Serving Temp: 52 - 56 degrees
  • ABV: 10.7%
  • IBU: 93
  • SRM: 13
  • Ghost: 122
  • Sequence: 1 of 150
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Tenebris - Barleywine Jack Daniels Barrel Aged

Tenebris - Barleywine Jack Daniels Barrel Aged

During Medieval times, “The Shadow of the Sun” was how European Alchemists defined the Crow. It was their symbol for the blackness of despair and chaos.
We see the Crow as a Life Force so powerful it can actually live off Death itself. After all, it's not Death if you refuse it…

  • Style: Barleywine
  • Serving Temp: 52 - 56 degrees
  • ABV: 10.7%
  • IBU: 93
  • SRM: 13
  • Ghost: 121
  • Sequence: 1 of 300
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Tenebris - Barleywine Tequila Barrel Aged

Tenebris - Barleywine Tequila Barrel Aged

During Medieval times, “The Shadow of the Sun” was how European Alchemists defined the Crow. It was their symbol for the blackness of despair and chaos.
We see the Crow as a Life Force so powerful it can actually live off Death itself. After all, it's not Death if you refuse it…

  • Style: Barleywine
  • Serving Temp: 52 - 56 degrees
  • ABV: 10.7%
  • IBU: 93
  • SRM: 13
  • Ghost: 123
  • Sequence: 1 of 600
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The Devil Made Me - Smoked Porter with Serrano Peppers

The Devil Made Me - Smoked Porter with Serrano Peppers

Fire and Brimstone – the fitting destination at the end of a terrible path. The faces: Gacy, Manson, Dahmer… Why do they do it? Where does the evil come from? Are they products of their environment, or is there a darker force at work? Many questions, but few answers. Fill your glass, and brood on the wickedness latent in the human heart. Then raise the glass in a toast to judgment and justice. Just don’t look them in the eyes, for you might see yourself. 

  • Style: Smoked Porter
  • Serving Temp: 55 - 60 degrees
  • ABV: 7.5%
  • IBU: 33
  • SRM: 33
  • Ghost: 175
  • Sequence: 1 of 600
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The Devil Made Me - Smoked Porter with Serrano Peppers Bourbon Barrel Aged

The Devil Made Me - Smoked Porter with Serrano Peppers Bourbon Barrel Aged

Fire and Brimstone – the fitting destination at the end of a terrible path. The faces: Gacy, Manson, Dahmer… Why do they do it? Where does the evil come from? Are they products of their environment, or is there a darker force at work? Many questions, but few answers. Fill your glass, and brood on the wickedness latent in the human heart. Then raise the glass in a toast to judgment and justice. Just don’t look them in the eyes, for you might see yourself. 

  • Style: Smoked Porter
  • Serving Temp: 55 - 60 degrees
  • ABV: 7.5%
  • IBU: 33
  • SRM: 33
  • Ghost: 234
  • Sequence: 1 of 600
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TRENDY - Triple IPA

TRENDY - Triple IPA

The boundary pushing TRENDY Triple IPA is the result of a collaboration between Adroit Theory and Three Notch'd Brewing from Charlottesville, VA.Sweet candy and dank hop aroma. Citrus, onion and grassy on the tongue. Shockingly easy to drink for such a high ABV.

  • Style: Triple IPA 
  • Serving Temp: 58 - 62 degrees
  • ABV: 11.8%
  • IBU: 120
  • SRM: 13
  • Ghost: 141
  • Sequence: 1 of 250
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TRENDY - Triple Black IPA

TRENDY - Triple Black IPA

The boundary pushing Black IPA version of TRENDY is the result of a collaboration between Adroit Theory and Three Notchd’ Brewing from Charlottesville, VA. Dank hops are offset by a roasty and rich malt body. Shockingly easy to drink for such a high ABV.

  • Style: Triple IPA 
  • Serving Temp: 58 - 62 degrees
  • ABV: 11.8%
  • IBU: 120
  • SRM: 13
  • Ghost: 188
  • Sequence: 1 of 250
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White Noise - White IPA

White Noise - White IPA

Pale and inviting, our white IPA is a full-flavored adventure in a glass. Citrus, berry and pine notes ease each sip into a dry and tasty finish. As approachable and drinkable as Adroit Theory beers can be, yet with an interesting twist. 

  • Style: White IPA
  • Serving Temp: 50 - 55 degrees
  • ABV: 7.8%
  • IBU: 71
  • SRM: 5
  • Ghost: 150
  • Sequence: 1 of 450
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