Churchkey | Washington, Washington DC
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Churchkey
World Class based on 134 ratings
Type: Bar

1337 14th St NW
Washington, Washington DC United States 20005 [ print map ]
202 567 2576

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Hours: Mon-Thu 4PM-1AM; Fri 4PM-2AM; Sat 12PM-2AM; Sun 12PM-1AM


Mayor: Travlr (62) | Taps: 55 | Bottles: 500


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Beer Available At Churchkey (arranged by most recent)
Siren Odyssey 003 95, Against the Grain There Gose the Neighborhood 49, Baladin Al-Iksir Zymatore (Pommeau Barrel) , Vapeur Saison de Pipaix (Christian Drouin Calvados) , Oersoep Brettanosaurus Rex (Bruisend en Blond) 93, Evil Twin Femme Fatale Kabosu 95, Anderson Valley Gatlin Damnosus 93, Mikkeller SpontanDoubleElderflower 89, Sly Fox Jakes ESB 82, Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break Bourbon Barrel Aged 100, To ōl Sur Mosaic 95, Prairie Artisan Ales Cherry Funk 93, Mikkeller Spontanredgrape 85, Mikkeller Spontancassis 97, Mikkeller Winbic 95, Mikkeller Spontanredcurrant 96, Trois Dames Fiancťe Pinot Noir , Harviestoun Bitter ní Twisted Zymatore (Gin & Pinot Noir) 89, Mikkeller / Three Floyds BlŚ SpÝgelse 98, Trois Dames Fiancťe Pinot Gris
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134 reviews for Churchkey
 Ambiance  85%
 Service  86%
 Selection  94%
 Food  78%
 Value  71%
 Overall  89%
 Rating  99%
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96
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
DrSilverworm  (97) Cincinnati, Ohio | June 18, 2014
Stopped by here late on a Thursday night. I got lucky with parking, found a spot on the street very close by. Walk up the stairs, and then wow... the area is amazing. I felt like I was dreaming, this is what itís like when I dream of going to a magical beer bar. Kegs and exotic bottles of beer everywhere. I sit down at the bar, the barstools are like pilot seats, with backrests and armrests. The bartender was one of the friendliest most helpful knowledgeable guys Iíve ever interacted with. The tap list was amazing, I had to stare at it for 10 minutes before getting my first sample. And the "4oz tasters" are actually snifters filled closer the 6oz mark. Such an amazing place. Delivers on the hype.
86
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
spycow  (36) Illinois | June 7, 2014
Visited on a business trip. Location in the heart of DC. The place is not your typical local bar feel but more a restaurant with a bar that has coolers full of beer. The tap list and beer list are one of the most extensive in the world. They necessarily claim to have special "vintage" beers as much as just having a large variety of good beers from around the world. The service was quick and good throughout our dinner. The food was quite good and worth a visit just for dinner. The prices were reasonable and affordable for the majority. Overall a place to visit on the East coast and especially if you want to find that one off beer from Croatia, they just might have it. Recommended visit if in the DC area.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 17/20
ads135  (171) Lawrence, Kansas | May 28, 2014
A very nice beer bar. Phenomenal selection on tap and in bottles with some real difficult to find beers. Very pricey, though.
94
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 3/10   OVERALL 18/20
Drake  (479) Free Union, Virginia | May 23, 2014
I FINALLY stopped by here. Yes, shameful I know. Checked in near opening with solidfunk and Travlr and had a great time with those gentlemen. Upstairs, dark, long bar, tables. Comfortable vibe with some medieval / gothic flair. Street parking could be a pain but I got lucky. I did not eat, but the menu looks good and reasonably priced. The food looked good and the place smelled of charcuterie, which was nice. Extensive bottle list is almost too much to take in. Lots of rarities and while the prices are steep they arenít unreasonable. Great draft list as well including several draft options. I dealt with several staff members and ALL of them exhibited good beer knowledge and concern for beer quality without coming off as pretentious. They all were friendly and down to earth. World class place.
92
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
jesperhammer  (55) Copenhagen, Denmark | May 17, 2014
Visited 14-MAY-2014, for just an hour. Could have stayed for days, though. Ordere a flight of 4 oz drafts and was offered a free pour of a fantastic Founders Nemesis 2009. Thx. Ordered two more great beers and were of again. Placed on 14th street there is no excuse for not going if you are in town. I will return if I have the possibility:-)
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 20/20
devman171  (122) Annapolis , Maryland | May 1, 2014
So lucky to work a short drive from here! Limited street parking and opening at 4 on weekdays are my only gripes! Amazing bar with world class beers, Events, and staff!
92
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 19/20
SmashinSaxon  (20) Virginia | April 8, 2014
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 18/20
DCLawyer  (78) Falls Church, Virginia | April 4, 2014
Outstanding beer selection, great service, cool atmosphere, great food from downstairs (Birch & Barley). A must stop in DC.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
williamstome  (44) Somerville, Massachusetts | March 24, 2014
Great selection of beers, really chill atmosphere, helpful staff. Easy to see why itís the king of the capital.
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
solidfunk  (186) Washington D.C., Washington DC | March 18, 2014
This place is amazing. Iíve been in here three times since Iíve arrived and had a top 100 beer that was on my dusty want list every time, with lots of European imports and stuff from all over the U.S. and Canada. Incredible tap list that changes massively by the week with something like 6 casks. You can try anything on regular pour or 4oz samples. I havenít even started to look at the bottle list yet. Itís usually pretty busy - even on Sundays the brunch crowd takes over. I can foresee myself wasting a lot of money here.

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