FRIDAY NIGHT FLIGHTS: VINTAGE BOTTLE POURS!
EVERY FRIDAY, AUGUST 2ND - SEPTEMBER 27TH @ 4 PM
ChurchKey invites you to dive into our vaunted cellars as we share some of our favorite bottles of yesteryear. On Friday nights, beginning August 2nd, we will feature a vintage flight personally selected by our Beer Director Greg Engert.
Each flight will highlight how these wonderful beers have aged and developed over time. Don’t miss your chance to try standouts from Avery, Brooklyn, The Bruery and more!
There is no admission fee for this event. Featured beers & flights will be priced individually by the glass and in 4 oz. tasting pours. The menu is subject to change without notice.
THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY NIGHT FLIGHTS LIST
Avery Samael’s Oak Aged Ale -- 2011, 2013, 2015
English Strong Ale, 16.9%
Brooklyn Black Ops -- 2013, 2014, 2016
Bourbon BA Imperial Stout; 11.5%
Avery Uncle Jacob’s Stout -- 2014, 2015, 2016
Bourbon BA Imperial Stout, 16.9%
Bruery Terreux Tart of Darkness -- 2013, 2015, 2016
Oak BA Sour Stout, 6.6%
De Dolle Stille Nacht -- 2014, 2016, 2017
Belgian Strong Pale Ale, 12.0%
Avery Rumpkin -- 2013, 2014, 2015
Rum BA Imperial Pumpkin Ale, 16.9%
Girardin Gueuze 1882 Black Label -- 2016, 2017, 2018
Gueuze Lambic; 5.0%
THE BELLWOODS & BISSELL BROTHERS BONANZA!
THURSDAY, AUGUST 22ND @ 4 PM
Come out to ChurchKey on Thursday, August 22nd, where we will host our good friends from Bellwoods Brewery and Bissell Brothers Brewing Company. On this special night, we will pour a total of 15 different drafts from the two fantastic breweries!
The fine folks at Bellwoods have brought a killer lineup of beers for the occasion. Highlights include Farmageddon 2019: Raspberry & Blackberry, Ghost Orchid, Hexaverse and Barn Owl: No. 18.
Not to be outdone Bissell Brothers will showcase a slew of standouts such as Preserve & Protect, LUX, Nothing Gold and i-Lucky.
There is no admission fee for this event. All Bellwoods and Bissell Brothers beers will be priced individually by the glass and in 4 oz. tasting pours. The beer list is subject to change without notice.
THE BELLWOODS & BISSELL BROTHERS BONANZA BEER LIST
- Barn Owl: No. 18 (Oak BA Sour Blond Ale w/ Passionfruit)
- Bellweiser (Pilsner)
- Farmageddon 2019: Raspberry & Black Raspberry (Oak BA Saison w/ Fruit)
- Ghost Orchid (IPA w/ Nelson Sauvin, Mosaic & Simcoe Hops)
- Hexaverse (IPA w/ Ahtanum, Mosaic & Citra Hops)
- Jelly King: Pineapple, Tangerine & Grapefruit (Dry-Hopped Sour Blond Ale w/ Fruit)
- Jutsu (Pale Ale)
- White Picket Fence: Batch 5 (Oak BA Saison)
- Engram (Wheat Ale w/ Denali Hops)
- i-Lucky (IPA w/ Rice & Ginger)
- Kickflip (Cream Ale)
- LUX (Rye Pale Ale w/ Mosaic Hops)
- Nothing Gold (Double IPA w/ Ekuanot, Citra & Amarillo Hops)
- Preserve & Protect (IPA w/ Denali, Citra & Vic Secret Hops)
- The Substance (IPA w/ Falconer's Flight, Centennial, Apollo, Eureka & Chinook Hops)
THE SAMUEL SMITH SOCIAL W/ BREWERY DIRECTOR SAM SMITH III!
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4TH @ 4 PM
Join ChurchKey on Wednesday, September 4th, as we feature the time-honored brews of Samuel Smith’s Brewery! On this night, we will host brewery director Sam Smith III, while pouring 6 of their iconic English beers and ciders!
Created in the Old Brewery of Yorkshire, established 1758, Samuel Smith is responsible for some of the benchmark beers of classic English-style ales -- including Nut Brown Ale, Taddy Porter, Imperial Stout, Oatmeal Stout and IPA!
There is no admission fee for this event. All Samuel Smith beers will be priced individually by the glass and in 4 oz. tasting pours. The beer list is subject to change without notice.
THE OFFICIAL SAMUEL SMITH SOCIAL LIST:
- IPA (IPA; BTL Pour)
- Imperial Stout (Imperial Stout; BTL Pour)
- Nut Brown Ale (Brown Ale; BTL Pour)
- Oatmeal Stout (Stout; BTL Pour)
- Pear Cider (Cider; Draft)
- Taddy Porter (Porter; BTL Pour)
THE COMMONWEALTH 4TH REVOLUTION CELEBRATION AT CHURCHKEY
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH @ 12 PM
Join ChurchKey on Saturday, September 7th as we take part in Commonwealth’s 4th Revolution Celebration tour! On this day, we’ll pour all 6 of Commonwealth’s special anniversary beers, just one week after they are released at the brewery!
Started in 2015, Commonwealth has taken Virginia’s craft scene by storm with an impressive array of hazy IPAs, fruited sour ales and Bourbon barrel-aged Imperial Stouts. Their anniversary beers are the perfect showcase of the brewery’s incredible strengths. Don’t miss Pistacchioso, a Bourbon barrel-aged Imperial Stout conditioned on pistachios, cacao nibs and sea salt.
Check back soon, as we update the beer list following Commonwealth’s official announcement on their Instagram account @commonwealthbrewco.
There is no admission fee for this event. All Commonwealth beers will be priced individually by the glass and in 4 oz. tasting pours. The menu is subject to change without notice.
THE COMMONWEALTH 4TH REVOLUTION CELEBRATION LIST
- Pistacchioso (Bourbon BA Imperial Stout w/ Pistachios, Cacao & Sea Salt)
- American Wild Ale (Name TBD)
- Double IPA (Name TBD)
- DDH Triple IPA (Name TBD)
- Fruited Double IPA (Name TBD)
- Fruited Sour IPA (Name TBD)
THE FIFTH ANNUAL DC TOTAL TAP TAKEOVER AT CHURCHKEY
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10TH @ 4 PM
On Tuesday, September 10th, ChurchKey will once again devote all 55 of its draft and cask lines to beers brewed right here in the District. This marks the fifth time we've turned over each and every one of our taps to our DC Craft Brewers. You don’t want to miss this DC Beer Week tradition!
A true tribute to the collective greatness of DC's brewing scene, we will showcase a wide array of one-offs and rarities -- both on cask and on draft 3 Stars, Atlas, Bluejacket, DC Brau, District Chophouse, Right Proper, Valor and more! You do not want to miss this monumental event, one that has quickly become a DC Beer Week tradition at ChurchKey!
Additionally, Birch & Barley will feature Executive Chef Jarrad Silver’s 4-course tasting flights paired exclusively with Washington, DC brewed beers.
There is no admission fee for this event. All beers will be priced individually by the glass and in 4 oz. tasting pours. Please check back for a final list of breweries and beers that we’ll be pouring for this monumental tribute to the DC beer scene.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12TH - 2 PM - 6 PM
Snallygaster is the district’s beastliest beer festival, bar none. And on October 12th, the monster makes its triumphant return to Pennsylvania Ave for its eighth year as a rollicking salute to craft beer. Festival goers can expect an unbelievable array of 400+ highly sought-after brews from 150+ of the finest American and international producers, set against a backdrop of local food trucks and two stages of live music. Brought to you by the minds behind Bluejacket, ChurchKey and more, this is far and away the biggest event of the year for beer geeks of every stripe.
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SNALLYGASTER 2019 PASSES
Pay a flat fee for your admission + unlimited beer and wine tastings. Food and merch can be purchased with cash or credit card throughout the venue. There are two advance pass options:
The Kraken | General Admission | $50
Grants you entry to the festival at 2 PM, a commemorative tasting glass, plus unlimited imbibing all day long. Purchase here: giftrocker.com/krakenpass
The Basilisk | VIP | $100
Grants you early entry at 12 PM for 2 hours of first access to all 400+ beers (including the rarest, most limited supply selections), exclusive VIP amenities, a commemorative tasting glass, plus unlimited imbibing all day long. Purchase here: giftrocker.com/basiliskpass
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Follow the beast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram [@snallygasterdc], where we’ll unleash updates on the brewers, beers, bands, food trucks + more in the coming months, and head to snallygasterdc.com for the rest of the deets.