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EVERY FRI 8.2 - 9.27

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

AUGUST 2ND
Avery Samael’s Oak Aged Ale -- 2011, 2013, 2015
English Strong Ale, 16.9%

AUGUST 9TH
Brooklyn Black Ops -- 2013, 2014, 2016
Bourbon BA Imperial Stout; 11.5%

AUGUST 23TH
Avery Uncle Jacob’s Stout -- 2014, 2015, 2016
Bourbon BA Imperial Stout, 16.9%

AUGUST 30TH
Bruery Terreux Tart of Darkness -- 2013, 2015, 2016
Oak BA Sour Stout, 6.6%

SEPTEMBER 6TH
De Dolle Stille Nacht -- 2014, 2015, 2017
Belgian Strong Pale Ale, 12.0%

SEPTEMBER 20TH
Avery Rumpkin -- 2013, 2014, 2015
Rum BA Imperial Pumpkin Ale, 16.9%

SEPTEMBER 27TH
Girardin Gueuze 1882 Black Label -- 2016, 2017, 2018
Gueuze Lambic; 5.0%

9.19

CHURCHKEY’S TENTH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: VOL. 3: HILL FARMSTEAD RETURNS TO DC!

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19TH @ 2 PM

It’s hard to believe, but ChurchKey turns ten years old this October. In true ChurchKey fashion, we’re celebrating with a series of huge events, massive tap takeovers and unbelievable beer dinners from now until the end of the year!

On Thursday, September 19th, ChurchKey is honored to once again host the world-famous Hill Farmstead Brewery. Join us as we open 2 hours early to pour no fewer than 20 of their highly-acclaimed beers from Vermont!

Beginning at 2 PM, ChurchKey will offer a remarkable list of Hill Farmstead beers never before seen in the District -- including Flora 2015: Blackberries, Black Currants & Raspberries, Society & Solitude #6, Of First & Last Things and Conduct of Life!

Our dear friend Bob Montgomery will be coming down from Vermont for this event as well. Be sure to join Bob and our team as we raise a glass to Hill Farmstead and ChurchKey on the occasion of our tenth birthday!

There is no admission fee for this event. All Hill Farmstead beers will be priced individually by the glass and in 4 oz. tasting pours. We will be announcing the remaining beers as we get closer to the event, so stay tuned!

THE CHURCHKEY TENTH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: VOL. 3 LIST
- Abner (American Double IPA)
- Anna (Farmstead® Ale w/ Vermont Wildflower Honey)
- Arthur (Farmstead® Ale)
- Brother Soigné (Farmstead® Ale w/ Hibiscus, Blood Orange & Lime)
- Citra® (American Pale Ale w/ Citra® Hops)
- Conduct of Life (American Pale Ale w/ Amarillo® & Citra® Hops)
- Convivial Suarez (Farmstead® Ale w/ Hibiscus & Lemon)
- Double Nelson (American Double IPA w/ Nelson Sauvin Hops)
- Edward (American Pale Ale w/ Centennial, Chinook, Columbus, Simcoe® & Warrior Hops)
- Flora 2015: Blackberries, Black Currants & Raspberries (Wheat Farmstead® Ale Aged in Wine Barrels w/ Berries)
- Florence (Wheat Farmstead® Ale)
- Harlan (American IPA w/ Columbus, Nelson Sauvin & Simcoe® Hops)
- Marie (Unfiltered Helles Lager)
- Of First & Last Things (American IPA w/ Motueka, Nelson Sauvin & Simcoe® Hops)
- Society & Solitude #6 (American Double IPA w/ Mosaic Hops)
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9.26

THE MINDBLOWING BEERS OF CEREBRAL BREWING!

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26TH @ 4 PM

Join ChurchKey on Thursday, September 26th, as we welcome our friends from Cerebral Brewing. On this night, we will pour 8 drafts from this renowned brewery from Colorado!

Don’t miss your chance to try this special lineup of beers -- including Forbidden Idol: Zombie, International Waters, and 2 versions of Rare Trait.

There is no admission fee for this event. All Cerebral beers will be priced individually by the glass and in 4 oz. tasting pours. The beer list is subject to change without notice.

THE MINDBLOWING BEERS OF CEREBRAL BEER LIST
- Forbidden Idol: Zombie (Sour IPA w/ Tropical Fruit)
- Hollow Fang (IPA w/ Citra, Galaxy & Nelson Hops)
- International Waters (Foeder-Fermented Pilsner)
- Muscle Memory (Pale Ale w/ Citra, Idaho 7 & Motueka Hops)
- Rare Trait (IPA w/ Citra, El Dorado, Azacca & Mosaic Hops)
- Rare Trait: DDH (IPA w/ Citra, El Dorado, Azacca & Mosaic Hops)
- Sight Unseen (Export Lager; Threes Collab)
- Tactical Maneuver (Foeder-Fermented Helles Lager)

10.02

THE FABULOUS FERMENTATIONS OF FYNE ALES W/ HEAD BREWER MALCOLM DOWNIE

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2ND @ 4 PM

Join us at ChurchKey on Wednesday, October 2nd, where we welcome our friends from Fyne Ales. On this night, Head Brewer Malcolm Downie will be in attendance as we pour a 12 drafts and casks from this renowned Scottish brewery!

Don’t miss your chance to try a slew of beers rarely seen on this side of the pond -- including 3 variants of Origins, and Soft Focus, a low-ABV hazy IPA.

There is no admission fee for this event. All Fyne beers will be priced individually by the glass and in 4 oz. tasting pours. The beer list is subject to change without notice.

THE FABULOUS FERMENTATIONS OF FYNE ALES BEER LIST
- Cold Brew Mills & Hills (Imperial Stout w/ Coffee, De Molen Collab; Draft)
- Easy Trail (Session IPA w/ Simcoe, Amarillo, Mosaic, Cascade Hops; Draft)
- Jarl (Blond Ale w/ Citra Hops; Cask)
- Origins: Beams (Wine BA Sour Ale; Draft)
- Origins: Crimson Fall (Wine BA Sour Rye Ale w/ Rosehip & Hibiscus; Draft)
- Origins: Expedition (Wine BA Sour IPA w/ Citra & Amarillo Hops; Draft)
- Ragnarök 2019 (IPA w/ Mosaic, Belma & Citra Hops; Cask)
- Soft Focus (Session IPA w/ Jarrylo, Chinook Cashmere Hops; Cask)
- Semitone (Amber Ale; Cask)
- Superior IPA (IPA w/ Cascade & Citra Hops; Cask)
- Sour Friends: On the Beach (Sour Ale w/ Peach, Orange & Cranberry; Draft)
- Workbench (IPA w/ Citra, Nelson Sauvin, Mosaic & Summit Hops; Draft)

10.12

SNALLYGASTER 2019

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.

10.17

CHURCHKEY’S TENTH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: VOL. 4: FEAT. ROB TOD & JASON PERKINS OF ALLAGASH!

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17TH @ 4 PM

It’s hard to believe, but ChurchKey turns ten years old this October. In true ChurchKey fashion, we’re celebrating with a series of huge events, massive tap takeovers and unbelievable beer dinners from now until the end of the year!

Join us on Thursday, October 17th, as we continue our tenth anniversary series with our close friends at Allagash Brewing Company. On this night, we’ll host Allagash founder Rod Tod and Brewmaster Jason Perkins while pouring 40 of their world renowned beers!

Headlining this incredible lineup is The Cloister, crafted by Allagash Brewmaster Jason Perkins and our very own Greg Engert as a special blend for ChurchKey’s 10th anniversary. We ended up going with 65% fresh Allagash White, 25% Coolship beer (roughly 33 month old) and 10% Saison Gratis (Foudre-fermented saison, which provided a pop of acidity).

There is no admission fee for this event. All Allagash beers will be priced individually by the glass and in 4 oz. tasting pours. The beer list is subject to change without notice.

THE CHURCHKEY TENTH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: VOL. 4 LIST
- Avancé (Bourbon BA Sour Red Ale w/ Sugars & Local Strawberries; Draft)
- Barrel & Bean (Bourbon BA Tripel w/ Cold Brew Coffee; Draft)
- Black (Belgian Stout; Draft)
- Coolship Resurgam (Wild Ale; BTL Pour)
- Copain (Oak BA Sour Blond Ale w/ Spelt & Oats; Draft)
- Cultivé (Sour Blond Ale w/ Spent Peaches; Draft)
- Curieux (Bourbon BA Tripel; Draft)
- Farm To Face (Sour Blond Ale w/ Peaches; Draft)
- Four Winds Road (Sour Blond Ale w/ Peaches; Draft)
- FV-13 (2016) (Oak BA Sour Blond Ale; BTL Pour)
- Ganache (Sour Brown Ale w/ Brettanomyces & Raspberries; BTL Pour)
- Ghoulschip (Wild Ale w/ Pumpkin, Molasses & Raw Pumpkin Seeds; Draft)
- Haunted House (Belgian Dark Ale; Draft)
- Hive 56 2016 (Oak BA Sour Brown Ale w/ Honey; BTL Pour)
- Hive 56 2017 (Oak BA Sour Brown Ale w/ Honey; BTL Pour)
- Hive 56 2019 (Oak BA Sour Brown Ale w/ Honey; Draft)
- I Believe In Love (Oak BA Sour Red Ale w/ Raspberries & Cranberries; Draft)
- Interlude 2017 (Red Wine BA Saison; BTL Pour)
- Interlude 2019 (Red Wine BA Saison; Draft)
- James & Julie (Sour Brown Ale; Draft)
- Longacre (Sour Red Ale w/ Blueberries; Draft)
- Midnight Brett 2014 (Sour Brown Ale; BTL Pour)
- Nancy 2019 (Sour Red Ale w/ Maine-Grown Cherries; BTL Pour)
- Pick Your Own (Oak BA Sour Red Ale w/ Mixed Berries; Draft)
- Pictavia (Scotch BA Scotch Ale; Draft)
- River Trip (Bière De Table w/ Comet & Azacca Hops; Draft)
- Saison (Saison w/ Belgian Candi Sugar; Draft)
- Saison Gratis (Coolshiped Saison w/ Callista, Grungeist & Strisselspalt Hops; Draft)
- Shiro's Delight (Sour Red Ale w/ Plums & Plurries; Draft)
- Sixteen Counties (Belgian Blond Ale w/ Maine-Grown Malt; Draft)
- The Cultive (Oak BA Sour Blond Ale; Draft)
- The Cloister (Blend of White, Coolship Beer & Sour Blond Ale; Draft)
- Tripel (Tripel w/ Nugget & Hallertau Hops; Draft)
- Truepenny Pilsner (Pilsner w/ Brettanomyces; Draft)
- Two Lights (Fruit Beer w/ Champagne Yeast & Sauvignon Blanc Grape Must; Draft)
- Victor (Sour Red Ale w/ Wine Yeast & Locally-Grown Red Grapes; Draft)
- Victoria (Sour Blond Ale w/ Wine Yeast & Chardonnay Wine Grapes; Draft)
- Wannigan (Port & Scotch BA Tripel; Draft)
- White (Witbier; Draft)
- Windfall (Sour Blond Ale w/ Peaches; Draft)


10.18

THE FREIGEIST BIERKULTUR BASH W/ FOUNDER SEBASTIAN SAUER

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18TH @ 4 PM

We’re happy to announce that on Friday, October 18th, ChurchKey will host our close friend Sebastian Sauer, founder of Freigeist Bierkultur, and pour 17 of this roaming brewer’s beers.

Sebatian Sauer founded Freigiest in 2009 as an offshoot to Köln’s Braustelle. Since then, his beers have been at the forefront of the craft beer revolution in Germany, leading the way in reviving regional beer styles from around the country, and adding creative additions to classic beers.

On this night, you’ll have the chance to try an expansive list of Sebastian Sauer’s beers and collaborations -- including Abraxxxas Apple, The Friend of the Devil Is A Friend of Mine, Taste of The Credtian Sun & Schampus Weisse 2017!

There is no admission fee for this event. All Freigeist 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 FREIGEIST BIERKULTUR BASH BEER LIST
- 1375 Urgose (Gose w/ Spices & Spruce; Ritterguts Collab.)
- Abraxxxas Apple (Lichtenhainer w/ Apples)
- Agua de Valencia (Brut Rye Ale w/ Orange & Juniper; Pirate & Yria Collab.)
- Brand Riesling 2017 (Sour Ale w/ Riesling; Stillwater & Weingut Brand Collab.)
- Cool & Dark Decoction (Oak BA Dark Ale)
- Dirty Flamingo (Sour Ale w/ Rose, Hibiscus & Pomegranate; Beer Bastards Collab.)
- Fig Dish (Gose w/ Italian Figs; Brauart Collab.)
- Flash Jordan (Gose w/ Dead Sea Salt, Anise & Sumac; Carakale & Tilman Collab.)
- Plastic Jug Band (BA Berliner Weisse; De Garde & Altbrau Collab.)
- Salzspeicher (Sour Porter w/ Raspberries & Salt)
- Schampus Weisse 2017 (Oak BA Berliner Weisse; Bayerische Bahnhof & Schneeeule Collab.)
- Schlehe 2016 (Oak BA Sour Red Ale w/ Juniper Berries; Pizza Port Collab.)
- Taste Of The Cretian Sun: Coolship (Fruit Beer w/ Pomegranate & Spices; Solo, E9 & Kissmeyer Collab.)
- The Friend of The Devil Is A Friend Of Mine (Rauchbier; Goose Island Collab.)
- Völker Bacchus 0217 (Sour Ale w/ Bacchus Grapes; Stillwater & Weingut Völker Collab.)
- Völker Regent 2017 (Sour Ale w/ Regent Grapes; Stillwater & Weingut Völker Collab.)
- Völker Silvaner 2017 (Sour Ale w/ Franconian Grapes; Stillwater & Weingut Völker Collab.)


10.23

CHURCHKEY PRESENTS … PANAMANIAN POWERHOUSE CASA BRUJA BREWING CO.!

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23RD @ 4 PM

Join ChurchKey on Wednesday, October 23rd, as we welcome Panama’s Casa Bruja Brewing Company to the District. On this night, we’ll pour 9 drafts from this leader in the Latin American brewing scene.

Founded in December 2013, Casa Bruja was the first craft brewery in Panama. Many consider it to be responsible for starting what is now a multi-billion dollar craft beer industry in their home country.

We are excited to feature a stellar lineup of Casa Bruja’s tart & funky ales -- including Diez Manos, Flower Sour, Sereno & a variety of fruited Goses!

There is no admission fee for this event. All Casa Bruja 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 CASA BRUJA BREWING CO. BEER LIST
- Diez Manos (Oak BA Brett Saison; KCBC, Averie Swanson, Beertrekker & BlackMan Collab.)
- Flower Sour (Sour Wheat Ale w/ Flowers)
- Frambuesa (Gose w/ Raspberries)
- Guanabana (Gose w/ Soursop)
- Guayaba (Gose w/ Guava)
- Limón Kaffir (Gose w/ Lime)
- Margarita (Tequila BA Sour Ale w/ Orange & Lime)
- Sereno (Oak BA Saison w/ Rye)
- Talingo (Imperial Stout w/ Chocolate)

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