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Birch & Barley / ChurchKey

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Birch & Barley / ChurchKeyBirch & Barley / ChurchKey
BA SCORE
100
world-class

205 Ratings
Ratings: 205
Reviews: 112
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: n/a
Taps: 55
Bottles: 500
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

1337 14th St NW
Washington, District of Columbia, 20005-3610
United States
phone: (202) 567-2576

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @churchkeydc

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Place added by: drabmuh on 10-27-2009

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Reviews by Dreadnaught33:
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4.65/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4

A cornerstone bar for any craft beer lover in DC! What a treat to have this place available to me any day of the week.

First, the atmosphere is very hip- It has the cool urban feel to it, but it's not full of pretentious people with Heinekens. Very long cool bar, some loose tables, booths, and retro looking seating by the windows. Very cool day and night.

The quality of the beer is great- they serve in the correct glassware at the right temperature, which is really awesome. All the hoppy beers taste right and everything is fresh.

Service is good, mostly efficient I'd say. They get lots of people to come here: not just craft beer geeks like me, but lots of younger working DC people and more, so they have lots of people to look after. Also, I'd probably have to go there a lot more than I can afford to right now to be able to be friendly with the bartenders, which is too bad, because there is definitely the potential hook up factor if you were friends with the people working here.

Selection is always great, they hold lots of special events for rare beers like CBS, a recent Stone tap takeover, Sexual Chocolate, etc. and all other times they have a stacked menu for the 55 taps (5 casks) and 500 bottles, even a rare bottle list. Doesn't get a whole lot better.

Food is good, solid barfood and some thats a little more interesting than the regular stuff for sure. The price is what keeps me from rating this higher, as it is very expensive.

Overall a really awesome bar that I will be giving lots of money to for years.

More User Reviews:
Photo of misternebbie
3.75/5  rDev -17%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 2 | food: 4.75

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4.51/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Great place, but the crowd...

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4.6/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 3

exquisite selection knowledgable staff, great bar

Photo of DavidSomers
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Needs vegan options For food. But beer selection and service is world class

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Birch & Barley / ChurchKey in Washington, DC
100 out of 100 based on 205 ratings.