Aslin Beer Co. founders Andrew Kelley (left), Kai Leszkowicz and Richard  Thompson/Courtesy Andrew KelleyAslin Beer Company plans to open its doors Sept. 19, co-owner Andrew Kelley said.

The nanobrewery, just over the Reston line at 257 Sunset Park Drive, will be Herndon’s first small-batch brewery.

Kelley, a 27-year-old management consultant who lives in Clarendon, is partnering with his brother-in-law Kai  Leszkowicz, a 29-year-old Fairfax County employee who lives in Herndon, on the project. The third business partner is Richard Thompson, who will run the day-to-day operation.

Kelley and Leszkowicz have been home brewing for several years. Read more in this previous Reston Now story.

Aslin will start out serving six beers on tap, said Kelley: an IPA, Double IPA, Imperial Stout, Lime Kolsch, Rye Ale, Saison, Black IPA.

The brew house, which will have 28 seats, opens at 11 a.m. on Sept. 19. Here are the usual hours: 3 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; 3 to 10 p.m. Fridays; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 6 p.m. on Sundays. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.


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