ChurchKey | Washington, Washington DC
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ChurchKey
World Class based on 146 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 (71) | Taps: 55 | Bottles: 500


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Beer Available At ChurchKey (arranged by most recent)
Kerkom Reuss 92, Magic Rock Human Cannonball 98, Buxton Very Far Skyline 93, Buxton / Evil Twin Come Again 95, 4 Hands Downfall 98, Jolly Pumpkin Rojzilla , Jolly Pumpkin La Roja Krieked 98, 4 Hands Contact High 92, 4 Hands Passion Fruit Prussia 95, 4 Hands / Wicked Weed Super Flare 98, 4 Hands Prelude 49, 4 Hands Madagascar 99, Siren Batch 200 Liquid Monstrous 97, Koutský 12° Světlý Ležák 97, Buxton Jacob’s Ladder 75, De Kazematten Grotten Santé 56, De la Senne Wadesda Smeirlap , Green Bench Famous Flying Zacchinis , Moor Fusion 2014 , Siren / Omnipollo / Niklas Johansson Life is a Peach 96
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146 reviews for ChurchKey
 Ambiance  85%
 Service  86%
 Selection  94%
 Food  78%
 Value  72%
 Overall  89%
 Rating  100%
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90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
BrotherJason  (5) Washington DC | October 6, 2012
Usually a bit crowded, but the staff handles it fairly well. Amazing selection! Best place to find rare brews in the DC metro, hands down. Prices aren’t bad, but the food was underwhelming, at least at ChurckKey. I’d imagine its better at B&B
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 19/20
Advocate_Ames  (34) Pennsylvania | October 3, 2012| Updated October 10, 2012
After traveling to many states this past year I stopped into my girlfriends home state/area. We went into D.C. and I had to check this place out. I was impressed with their bottle list but not their prices. A bottle of pursuit of hoppiness was $35. They had a few 750ml (non rarer) bottles of Cantillon, great right? Not for $50-60 dollars a pop. Which is the highest I have seen those type of bottles go for within multiple states. I was greeted and served nicely and that made up for the prices. After some eye browsing I noticed a wall that had shelves of bottles on it. To my surprise I noticed many different hyped up bottles. I wasn’t too fond of seeing so many desirable beers sitting on a shelf on the wall not available for sale. Each hyped up bottle of beer had many multiples. I was told they were being aged which is understandable. But for example why show off ten to twenty bottles of BCS? Just show off one bottle of each and have a sign stating that these beers are being aged and not for sale? In the end I will go back here because this place knows beer. The staff is a lot of help and engages with you to chat about what you are looking for which is pleasant. It is worth going to. I just hope you have better luck than I did. Maybe one of those beers on the wall will fall off into your hands
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
Jriggz7  (3) Indiana | September 8, 2012
Awesome. Waitress was terrific. Food well worth it. Had a brew of theirs a quadruple Belgium with plums fantastic. Superb selection of beers. A memorable visit in DC.
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
GODiSSOUTHERN  (20) Virginia | September 8, 2012
The food is deese here but the real attraction is the selection and service for the beer. Also the details...the way the menu is broken down by style, the many pour size options. Awesome addition to the DC beer scene.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
bytemesis  (490) Sunnyvale, California | September 4, 2012
OK, walking into this one was a bit of a gut clencher - would it live up to the considerable hype of ratebeerians everywhere? Unassuming front, walkt up a flight of stairs and there is an average bar and a small area for tables. Tap list was intriguing but not amazing. Bottle list was EXTENSIVE, but none of my wales were on it, and prices were about 50% higher (where there was overlap) with Pizzeria Paradiso down the street. They serve all of their taps as 4 oz taster pours which was nice. The bartenders were friendly, efficient and knowledgable, and the food, such that i tried, was pretty good. All in all a nice experience, just not the trancendental one I was expecting.
94
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 18/20
JulienHuxley  (343) Trois-Rivières, Quebec | August 21, 2012| Updated August 22, 2012
Came here on a Monday night to meet fellow ratebeerians Travlr and GT2. Spent the evening upstairs in the bar section. Beautiful interior. Nice long bar with comfortable seating, great selection on tap and tasty food. Prices were good for the stuff on tap, on the pricey side for bottles but the variety makes it definitely worth stopping by. A really good bar.
96
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
Bacterial  (83) Twin Cities, Minnesota | August 17, 2012
Awesome place - gets very crowded by about 6:30pm on a weekday. Small sizes and a massive beer list with frequent specials make it a tickers paradise!
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
luttonm  (160) Seattle, Washington | August 6, 2012
What a place! amazing tap list, well put together, comfortable room. Taster sizes of all the draft beers, which are constantly changing. Gorgeous spot, wish I could hang out here all the time, and a must visit if you’re in the District. And probably if you’re just in the States at all.
92
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
Huhzubendah  (34) Washington DC | July 26, 2012| Updated July 27, 2012
Let me start by saying that this is the preeminent beer bar in Washington, D.C. There are approximately 50 taps of high quality beer and 5 casks. Some great draft beers I have enjoyed here include Founders Canadian Breakfast Stout, Cantillon Fou’ Foune and St. Lamvinus, Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch Weasel, etc. The quality and rarity of the draft selection is simply unmatched. The service at the bar, like many establishments, really depends on your server. Some are better, friendlier, and more knowledgeable than others. When selecting a beer, you may choose from a full serving (8-16 oz. depending on the beer) or a 4 oz. sample size serving. This is extremely cool, especially when trying out a new beer, or when you’re in the mood to sample a few different brews without committing to an entire glass. The bar food is better than average. The top notch drafts will cost you around $13 or so, but then again, where else will you find these highly coveted brews on tap?
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 19/20
b3shine  (282) Indiana | July 10, 2012| Updated June 11, 2013
This place rocks. Good food and service, and an AWESOME selection of bottles and drafts. Truly a world-class beer bar!

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