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Alexandria’s Port City brewery launches limited edition ‘Optimal Witch’ pumpkin spiced ale

Optimal Witch poster (image via Port City Brewing Company)

The Female Stranger-honoring Long Black Veil isn’t the only Halloween-themed beer from Port City Brewing Company: the Alexandria brewery announced a Tasting Room-only event this Friday for a new pumpkin ale.

The new beer is Optimal Witch, described as a “Belgian-style pumpkin ale brewed with spices”, and a play on the popular Optimal Wit.

The company said there will be five kegs available at a draft-only event, meaning it won’t be available to take home. The draft will be available at the Tasting Room (3950 Wheeler Avenue).

The brewery is also hosting a “Black Magic Trivia” event on Friday with a magic and witchcraft theme.