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Possible biergarten sighting?
  • Hyde March 17, 2013 - 5:06 pm #68207 Reply

    I was walking around this morning and noticed something about a bier garden outside of velocity 5…seem they have plans to re-purpose themselves.  I’m not giving my hopes up, seeing as it doesn’t seem to be all that great of a place, but if executed correctly, this would be an awesome location for a biergarten.  Anyone have any further details?  They seem to have a relatively generic looking website with stock photos and little information: http://arlingtonsocialhaus.com/

    1234 March 18, 2013 - 9:29 am #68220 Reply

    Their last tweet was November 2012, and the website was clearly created from a template.

    The domain is registered to Pars Listing out of Tysons Corner.


    $50 bucks says it won’t be authentic, but more of a “party bar” with a “bier garten.”

    JamesE March 18, 2013 - 9:34 am #68222 Reply


    novasteve March 18, 2013 - 9:47 am #68224 Reply

    Where outside of it? You mean their outdoor area? Or part of the public area that was recently renovated? I can take a look after work.

    LP March 18, 2013 - 3:57 pm #68288 Reply


    You are correct, a bier garten is coming to the old (but still current) Velocity5 space.  A friend from high school has purchased Velocity5 from it’s current owners and is in the process of turning it into Social House, which will focus heavily on beers and is going for a bier garten theme.

    They’ve spent a fair amount of time selecting beers and the name and decor of the venue should be changing soon.  It’s in a transitional period currently.

    courthound March 18, 2013 - 4:39 pm #68295 Reply

    This is some of the best news I have read in a long time. Velocity 5 is a disgusting pit.

    I really hope your friend knows that Guinness is never to be served in a plastic cup. Please tell me they are going to burn everything V5-related. It’s the only sure way to get rid of the gum stuck to the cups which are often served to patrons.

    novasteve March 18, 2013 - 5:16 pm #68306 Reply

    will you be able to smoke outside there like you can currently?

    Hyde March 18, 2013 - 5:26 pm #68308 Reply

    Awesome news…are they going for the full-on german beers and food, or just an American interpretation?  When will we see changes?  I, for one, can’t wait to stop by for a beer once they’ve finished!

    LP March 18, 2013 - 6:01 pm #68324 Reply

    I don’t want to steal the owners thunder, so I’d suggest following their Facebook page for updates on drinks/food and roll-out time



    CrystalMikey March 19, 2013 - 9:42 am #68337 Reply

    I’m sure the apartments behind there are really going to love the noise now.  That being said, I look forward to seeing how this turns out, since I don’t live in said apartments.

    Deadite March 19, 2013 - 9:56 am #68339 Reply

    As someone who lives in the neighborhood (but not in the adjacent building) I’m pretty fired up about this. I can’t believe Atrocity 5 hung around for as long as it did. I just hope the V5 staff and clientele don’t transition into the new place, though I’ve got a nagging suspicion they will.

    Captain_Obvious March 19, 2013 - 10:00 am #68342 Reply

    and Boom!, you’re done !

    Deadite March 19, 2013 - 12:53 pm #68375 Reply

    ^^ What is that supposed to mean?

    Captain_Obvious March 19, 2013 - 1:03 pm #68376 Reply

    You forgot your trademark slogan, just trying to help you out.

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