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Birch & Barley / ChurchKey

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

198 Ratings
Ratings: 198
Reviews: 109
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 10.62%
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

Notes:
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(Place added by: drabmuh on 10-27-2009)
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Reviews by dtivp:
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4.95/5  rDev +9.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

I had the opportunity to visit the Churchkey during a business trip a little over a week ago. Located in a nice section of town upstairs above the Birch & Barley which looked like a nice restaurant which I hope to visit on the next trip.

The style was very modern, however, you had a very nice warm atmosphere. The bar was very long and roomy, there were numerous tables, a few booths and a few lounge couch areas.

The beer selection was excellent, 55 on tap including 5 on cask. If that didn't satisfy you there was a 500 bottle menu to select from. It was nice to be able to buy 4oz glasses of beer, allowing you to sample a greater variety.

The food was very good, a nice selection of sandwiches, salads and appetizers. The muffaletta and brat burger were good, however the prosciutto and fig flat bread was excellent. The arrancini & baked potato croquettes are worth trying too.

The service was excellent, friendly always there to assist with your next beer selection. All of the wait staff was very knowledgeable of the beer available and offered very good advice.

Prices were a little high, however, you expect that for the area. IF your in the DC area this is a definite must stop, it would be difficult to find a better beer bar in the area.

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First class place. I showed up on the day of the dominion 25th anniversary celebration and was fortunate to enjoy a bell's two hearted on cask, victory dirtwolf and dominion the dream 25th anniversary black IPL. 50 beers were on tap and hundreds of other bottles available. Atmosphere was a bit dark, but friendly crowd. The service was top notch. When asked, the bartenders explained how much work went into changing 50 kegs over the night before in preparation of the 25th anny party, flushing all the lines with cleaner then water before changing over the kegs. I was impressed by three different temperature controlled coolers housing the kegs to serve at optimal serving temps. This is a must stop in the DC area and only a short walk/bike ride off the metro red line.

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Birch & Barley / ChurchKey in Washington, DC
100 out of 100 based on 198 ratings.