MacDowell Brew Kitchen
Mon-Fri 3-7 p.m. $1 off drafts It’s the beach in downtown Leesburg.
Everyday 3-7 p.m. $5 select beers, $5 select wines and a $5 specialty cocktail; discounted food menu Try to score an outdoor table at this jam-packed Arlington hot spot; the people-watching doesn’t disappoint.
Dogfish Head Alehouse
Mon-Fri 4-7 p.m. $1 off drafts, apps and pizzas A hopping Chantilly alehouse offering lively downtime in the after hours.
Sun-Thurs 4-7 p.m. $5 house wine, $2 off standard draft, $3.50 craft cans, $2 college cans Happy hour is restricted to the buzzing bar area, and it’s sure to be packed by 6 p.m. with young professionals.
Mon-Fri 4-6 p.m. $5 rail, wines and cocktails The upstairs bar is classic and spacious with a “Cheers”-like feel.
Mon-Fri 4:30-7 p.m. $8 drinks and food menu Fairfax’s movers and shakers hit up this after-hours professional hot spot.
Mon-Fri open-6 p.m. $3.50 beer, $5 wines, $5 cocktails It’s fancy fun in downtown.
Ford’s Fish Shack
Mon-Fri 3:30-7 p.m. $3 on-tap beers, house wine and rail drinks Come early because space at this Ashburn restaurant fills up quickly.
Mon-Fri 3-6:30 p.m. $5 draft beers, wine, specialty cocktails and happy hour food menu Clean lines and monochrome design make up this small bar area that is packed come 5 p.m.
Sun-Fri 4-9 p.m. $5-$6 margaritas, mojitos and sangria, $3 Mexican beers, $5 Latin wines, $6-$10 tequila and nightly food specials “Outside” seating is year-round since it’s in the halls of Tysons Corner Mall.
Mon-Fri 3-7 p.m. $3 drafts, $4 wines, $5 cocktails and discounted food specials A modern Irish pub, classic down to the carved wood bar yet trending with games to keep patrons entertained.
Mon-Fri 4-7 p.m. $3.25 drafts, $4.25 wine, $5.25 signature martinis and half-price select food Seems like almost every white-collar worker in Herndon patronizes this spot with a great selection.
Mon-Fri 3-6 p.m. $1 off domestic pints and well drinks, $2 off pints, domestic half yards, specialty drinks, spirits, $3 off martinis, $4 off craft and import half yards, $5-$8 apps Blue lights and a stainless steel bar surround an island filled with over 60 taps that welcome shoppers and workers to this spot in Springfield Town Center.
Mad Fox Brewing Company
Mon-Fri 3-7 p.m. $2 off all draft beers and $2 off select wines The casual, relaxed vibe in this brewery lets patrons focus on the award-winning brews.
Mon-Fri 4-7 p.m. $4 draft lagers, $5 draft ales and IPAs, $6 house wines and nightly food specials This all-American spot in Merrifield offers indoor and outdoor bars and live music.
All specials current as of May 2015