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The Inaugural Brewers Ball @ ChurchKey

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The Inaugural Brewers Ball at ChurchKey
The Best & Brightest of American Craft Brewing Gather to Celebrate the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington. D.C.

In honor of the 57th Presidential Inauguration on Monday, January 21, 2013, ChurchKey, the capital’s formidable beer bar featuring a list of 555 artisan ales, will welcome some of the most acclaimed and recognized craft brewers in the nation to Washington for a celebration of American craft beer.

ChurchKey's Inaugural Brewers Ball will join some of the brewing community's brightest stars such as Rob Tod of Allagash Brewing Company, Sean Lily Wilson of Fullsteam, Dan Kopman of Schlafly Beer, Tim Adams of Oxbow, David Yarrington of Smuttynose, as well as Mark Thompson of Star Hill Brewery, Jim Caruso of Flying Dog Brewery and Hugh Sisson of Heavy Seas, with home team heroes like DC Brau’s Brandon Skall & Jeff Hancock and 3 Stars Brewing Company’s Dave Coleman & Mike McGarvey, all of whom will showcase their finest ales on the ChurchKey taps that evening. This is an amazing opportunity to taste some seriously rare brews including Allagash FV-13, Bam & Bat, DC Brau’s debut of Barrel-Aged Ghouls Night Out, Smuttynose 2010 Barrel-Aged Baltic Porter, Fullsteam Fruitcake, 3 Stars Global Pandemic, Oxbow Noel 2012, Heavy Seas Barrel-Aged Siren Noire, Flying Dog Galaxy Single Hop Imperial IPA, Starr Hill Belgian Strong Ale and Schlafly Single Malt Scottish Ale on draft!

Local and visiting beer enthusiasts attending the ball at ChurchKey will have the opportunity to mix and mingle with the brewers themselves, who will be in house, and enjoy the wares of the evening's ten featured breweries. Attendees will also be treated to an endless parade of stationed and passed bites from Executive Chef Kyle Bailey & Pastry Chef Tiffany MacIsaac, ranging from oysters and charcuterie to Brat Burger sliders and flatbreads.

ChurchKey’s Inaugural Brewers Ball

Monday, January 21, 2012
From 8 PM to 1 AM

1337 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005

DETAILS: Tickets are $150 per person and include all food and beverage. Capacity is limited, so tickets must be purchased in advance by calling (202) 567-2576. For more information please visit www.birchandbarley.com.

The Brewers Ball Draft List so Far:
First Frost
The Common Good
Cackalacky Ginger Pale Ale
Working Man’s Lunch

Smoke & Beards

2010 Oaked Aged Baltic Porter
Strawberry Short Weiss
Finest Kind IPA

Noel 2012
Freestyle #12 - IPA
Freestyle #13 – Blond Saison
Farmhouse Pale Ale
Space Cowboy

Barrel-Aged Ghouls Night Out
On the Wings of Armageddon
The Public
The Corruption
The Citizen

Global Pandemic (Barrel-Aged Pandemic)
Southern Belle
Sea Change
Winter Madness
Peppercorn Saison
Ebony & Ivory (Cask)

Single Malt Scottish Ale
Tasmanian IPA
Biere de Garde

Horn Dog 2013
Barrel-Aged Gonzo 2013
Chipotle Dark Ale
Single Hop Imperial IPA: Galaxy
Gruit Ale

Barrel-Aged Siren Noire
Loose Cannon
Peg Leg Imperial Stout
Black Cannon
Small Craft Warning
Bourbon Barrel-Aged Peg Leg Imperial Stout (Cask)

Northern Lights IPA
The Gift
American Barley Wine
Belgian Strong Ale

More: http://www.churchkeydc.com/


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