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Birch & Barley / ChurchKey

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

212 Ratings
Ratings: 212
Reviews: 114
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

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Place added by: drabmuh on 10-27-2009

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Reviews by russwbeck:
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4.78/5  rDev +5.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

There are no two ways about it, this is the best beer bar in DC. They always have something rare, phenomenal, interesting, new, old, etc. on tap. Every time I walk into the place I see 5 or 6 beers I can't decide which one to try first! I wish I could drink every beer they put on tap. The servers are always knowledgeable, and the food is ok (albeit expensive). Look out for their events, which always impress.

Just a taste of what I've had:

De Molen H&V
Mikkeller Black Hole, Single Hops
Heavy Seas Bourbon Barrel Peg Leg
Bourbon Barrel Coney Island
Buffalo Trace Siren Noire

And that's only recently!

More User Reviews:
Photo of qchic
4.21/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Been a couple of times, both when it was quiet and also when packed. Great selection--menu is separated by style and a sample size is offered for half the price of a full pour. Fair pricing, especially for the area. They seem to get some limited beers and feature events and releases. Service has been decent, efficient, but don't expect warm and fuzzy. I'm sure I won't be the only one to mention the parking, as in there is none. It may be a while before I return as there are just too many other beer bars to explore, but it's inevitable that I'll be back.

Photo of SFQuixote
4.4/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 3.5

Photo of shadyside
4.8/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of tclipse
4.83/5  rDev +6.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Deggar
4.75/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of amstokesdb9
4.82/5  rDev +6.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of JMay419
4.66/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Great beer list and taps. Can get crowded, but worth it.

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

Photo of crc1935
4.51/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Great place, but the crowd...

Photo of noproduction
4.58/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of drinkern
4.88/5  rDev +8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of JackRWatkins
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
4.71/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 3.5

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

Photo of italianstallion
4.36/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of nightfly
4.94/5  rDev +9.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 5

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5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4/5  rDev -11.5%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

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3.6/5  rDev -20.4%

Photo of CB2maltygoodness
4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of Cook82
5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

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Birch & Barley / ChurchKey in Washington, DC
100 out of 100 based on 212 ratings.