ChurchKey

1337 14th St NW
Washington, Washington DC United States 20005
bar  4.95/5.0 158 reviews
Mon-Thu 4PM-1AM; Fri 4PM-2AM; Sat 12PM-2AM; Sun 11:30AM-1AM

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Mayor: Travlr (72) | Taps: 55 | Bottles: 500
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Beers At ChurchKey

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Koutskż 10° Světlé Vżčepnķ4%8/29/2016
Koutskż 12° Světlż Le˛įk 5%8/29/2016
Sly Fox Keller Pils4.9%8/29/2016
Maine Beer Peeper Ale5.5%8/29/2016
Commonwealth Wapatoolie7.3%8/25/2016
Maine Beer Lunch7%8/24/2016
Modern Times Monsters’ Park - Bourbon Barrel13%8/24/2016
Modern Times Universal Friend - Pinot Noir7.1%8/22/2016
Modern Times Protocosmos 7%8/22/2016
Modern Times Fruitlands - Peach & Raspberry5%8/22/2016
The Veil Master Shredder Wheat IPA5.5%8/22/2016
The Veil Lord Lord Shredder Shredder6.3%8/22/2016
The Veil Eternal Shredder8.5%8/22/2016
Tired Hands Cheryl5.1%8/22/2016
Union Craft Duckpin (Grapefruit)5.5%8/22/2016
Modern Times Mega Black House10%8/22/2016
Modern Times Black House5.8%8/22/2016
Commonwealth Taonga 7.5%8/22/2016
Modern Times Orderville IPA7.2%8/22/2016
Modern Times Blazing World6.8%8/22/2016
Modern Times Fruitlands - Passion Fruit & Guava4.9%8/22/2016
Prairie Paradise13%8/21/2016
Brewfist Spaghetti Western Grappa Barrel8.7%8/21/2016
Jolly Pumpkin Uber Wit7.8%8/18/2016
Tired Hands We Are All Infinite Energy Vibrating at the Same Frequency6.2%8/18/2016
Tired Hands D2H3: Galaxy5.5%8/18/2016
Jolly Pumpkin Saison X4.5%8/18/2016
Blackberry Farm Summer Saison6.06%8/18/2016
Tired Hands Singing Swans4.6%8/18/2016
Other Half / Stillwater Rockstar Farmer4.5%8/18/2016
Tired Hands Fragile Prismatic Existance6.6%8/18/2016
Jolly Pumpkin Alien Church 6.6%8/18/2016
Tired Hands Alien Church7%8/18/2016
Jolly Pumpkin Black Walnut Saison 6%8/17/2016
Evolution Craft Lot #6 Double IPA8.5%8/16/2016
RAR Reaper8.3%8/16/2016
Stone Enjoy By IPA - Unfiltered9.4%8/14/2016
Stillwater / Dugges Syrligt4.5%8/14/2016
Blackberry Farm New World Cuvee Dry Hop Saison (2016)6.3%8/14/2016
Blackberry Farm Classic Saison6%8/14/2016
Maine Beer MO6%8/13/2016
James River River Runner4.7%8/12/2016
Tröegs Naked Elf6.8%8/11/2016
Bells Hell Hath No Fury - Bourbon Barrel8.4%8/11/2016
Founders J & J IPA (Blackcurrant and Ancho Chiles)7.7%8/11/2016
Stillwater I Miss The Old Kanye8%8/11/2016
Dogfish Head Alternate Takes #210%8/11/2016
DC Brau On the Wings of Armageddon (Pineapple)9.2%8/11/2016
DC Brau On the Wings of Armageddon (Nectarine)9.2%8/11/2016
DC Brau On the Wings of Armageddon (Mango)9.2%8/11/2016
Nebraska Inception Series Tarté Apricot Saison7.5%8/11/2016
Stillwater Superhop6%8/11/2016
Tröegs Scratch 2354.5%8/11/2016
Tröegs Scratch 244 - Belgian-Style Saison (Apple)5.9%8/11/2016
Tröegs Nimble Giant9%8/11/2016
Commonwealth Hoi Polloi IPA5.1%8/11/2016
Tröegs Scratch 250 - IPA (Hibiscus)7.3%8/11/2016
The Veil Crucial Taunt Double IPA8%8/7/2016
Founders Sleeper Cell10.7%8/7/2016
Union Craft Steady Eddie7%8/7/2016
Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA18%8/7/2016
Union Craft Chubbler8%8/3/2016
The Veil Toof Ache6.3%8/3/2016
Union Craft Reduction5.5%8/3/2016
Union Craft Bock 10008%8/3/2016
Union Craft Chessie Barleywine (Sour Cherry)9.8%8/3/2016
Union Craft Royal Farmhouse Double IPA (Peach)8.5%8/3/2016
Union Craft Pink Flamingo (White Wine and Pineapple)5%8/3/2016
Union Craft Pink Flamingo5%8/3/2016
Union Craft Old Pro Gose (Ginger) 4.8%8/2/2016
DC Brau On the Wings of Armageddon (Lychee)9.2%7/29/2016
The Veil Step Dad Chaperone8.5%7/29/2016
Drew Curtis / Wil Wheaton / Greg Koch Stone Farking Wheaton w00tstout13%7/26/2016
Fantōme Forest Ghost6%7/26/2016
Off Color Sparkles Finds (Some) Trouble4.3%7/26/2016
DC Brau On the Wings of Armageddon (Guava)9.2%7/24/2016
AleWerks Secret Admirer8%7/24/2016
Jolly Pumpkin Rojzilla7.4%7/24/2016
Jolly Pumpkin Foolsbrew7.7%7/20/2016
Perennial Glitter And Gold6.5%7/19/2016
Birra del Borgo ReAle Extra6.4%7/19/2016
Alvinne Cuvée Freddy8%7/19/2016
Mahrs Bräu Saphir Weiss5.6%7/19/2016
Oskar Blues Old Juicy Bastard11%7/19/2016
Ocelot / Bluejacket Raised On Promises8%7/19/2016
The Veil IdontwanttoBU6.9%7/19/2016
Dupont / Lost Abbey Deux Amis7%7/19/2016
Stillwater / Hudson Valley Hopvine Bling5%7/19/2016
Brooklyn Bel Air Sour Ale6.5%7/19/2016
Boon Kriek4%7/16/2016
Foothills Hop of the Month: May (Mosaic)7%7/16/2016
RAR Lupulus Ferme6.4%7/16/2016
Union Craft Chessie Barleywine (Oak Chips)9.8%7/16/2016
Bluejacket / Country Boy Man o’ War10.5%7/9/2016
Crooked Stave Progenitor6.2%7/7/2016
Crooked Stave Petite Sour (Blueberry)5%6/25/2016
Crooked Stave Petite Sour (Raspberry)5.5%6/25/2016
The Bruery Share This: Coffee11.9%6/25/2016
Loch Ness Caith Ness4%6/23/2016
Short’s Mr. Fusion5.6%6/23/2016


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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Gluepot  (5) Ottawa, Ontario | August 14, 2015
Very busy, eclectic mix of décor, exceptional selection of challenging beers and great service commitment, in spite of the business of the place. We’ll be back next time we visit DC.
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 16/20
yngwie  (382) Kristiansand, Norway | June 23, 2015
Got here quite early in the evening and got seating rigth away. Quite crowded later in the evening, after we did what our best to empty their stock.The food was nice, so was the beers and the service. Only thing I have to complain about is the beer serving temperature. I like that they keep beers at different temps in their coolers, but the temp is too high. Of course it’s for them to decide, but when most beers are at ideal temp when fetched from the cooler, it gets too hot very soon. Else, I think it’s a world class bar.
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
tia  (143) Sandston, Virginia | June 7, 2015
Went here a couple of times a while back, thought I’d rated it. Long and dark- I had definite Deja Vu that I’d been here when it was something else in the past. Service was decent- it was busy. Great selection. Didn’t get food.
100
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
Markzilla  (10) , Russia | May 24, 2015
88
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Pyobon  (60) Sydney, Australia | May 10, 2015
Huge range of beers. Good friendly service. Very much a bar focused on beer. Long thin dark room. Reasonable choice of food and what I had was excellent.
100
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
bartzluke  (14) Oklahoma | May 4, 2015
May 4th, 2015. Monday at about 5 pm. Hands down the best beer bar I have ever been to. Hours after leaving, I am still in awe. The draft list was two pages, organized not only by style, but also by flavors notes and other characteristics. Their bottle list was at least nineteen pages. Both the bottle and draft lists had a bunch of rare and hard-to-find beers. Cheap 4-oz pours of anything on tap, starting from $2. The staff was friendly and even gave me one 4-oz pour on the house. The place seemed to have plenty of business, but wasn’t too crowded. The server was also present when I wanted to order more beers. One of my favorite parts of the bar was a series of six or seven shelves with a few hundred incredible beers aging. This place is simply amazing.
92
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 5/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Art  (130) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | April 6, 2015
Had to try this place out when I was in DC FT a night. Nice tap list with a few casks and a HUGE bottle list with vintage bottles and bottles from all over the world. Very overwhelming list. The food was good and the service was very friendly and knowledgable. A must stop beer bar.
88
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
nate2g  (1094) Boomtown!, Australia | April 2, 2015
I have visited ChurchKey a few times now during my DC stay. There’s always interesting beers on tap to try with a great selection across all styles. They also seem to do regular brewery tap takeovers and launches of new beers. The food is delicious too with their own spin on some classic snacks. Staff have been welcoming and friendly each time I’ve been in. I advise trying to arrive here at opening time during weekdays as it fills up very quickly come 5pm. No doubt a great beer bar!
80
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
jercraigs  (496) Toronto, Ontario | March 14, 2015
2015-03-04. We walked upstairs to ChurchKey for a drink after a great dinner at Birch and Barley. As was the case downstairs the tap list is extensive with offerings in a range of styles and over a dozen things that were new to us, including several I hadn’t even heard of before. At 10:00 or so on a Thursday night ChurchKey was twice as loud and twice as busy as downstairs. The long skinny layout has tables near the front, seats at the bar and booths along the one side. (I barely squeezed my fat ass into the surprisingly small booth! Time for a diet?) Service was just okay (the friendly table server missed us coming in but brought us waters unasked which was nice, the bartenders seemed kind of uninterested and tired with the busy crowd) but not quite up to the high standard downstairs, but then I wouldn’t necessarily expect them to be since they are different kinds of places. Prices are not cheap, which seems to be the norm in DC, but the option to do half pours is nice. Seems like a good mix of people in the crowd. Ultimately you are here for the beer, not the space. I suspect I will like it better if I was more in the mood for a "bar" but the quieter atmosphere of B&B was more my speed tonight. I will definitely return if I’m back in DC but would probably aim to arrive earlier in the evening. (Right after I tell the kids to get off my lawn. :) ) We were just here for one drink after a long night downstairs so it’s not an entirely fair assessment. The problem with heading to a great beer bar after having just spent an awesome evening at it’s sister restaurant downstairs with superlatively good service is that it can’t really hope to compare after that.
80
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 5/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
JPoor007  (4) , | March 4, 2015
I would say this is a must visit, but try to come when it isn’t so crowded. I would argue they try too hard with the gourmet food. You’re going to ChurchKey for the beer selection. The food isn’t bad, but it’s a little too gourmet when I’m more interested in that hard-to-find Double IPA or stout, etc.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
kraddel  (229) some beerplace , Belgium | February 12, 2015
awesome place in DC , with a breathtaking interior , super-knowledgable staff , temperature controlled taps and bottles , HUGE selection ( both tap and bottle ) , very friendly , much events ,.... Whats not too like ? The pouring of the beer was near perfect , prices were honoust ( with some expensive ones in between ) . I donno , everything together , I feel like this is a place everyone should see .

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