Bluejacket / Arsenal Restaurant

Bluejacket / Arsenal RestaurantBluejacket / Arsenal Restaurant
BA SCORE
68.3%
Liked Their Beers
3.74 w/ 1,323 ratings
Bluejacket / Arsenal RestaurantBluejacket / Arsenal Restaurant
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

300 Tingey St SE
Washington, District of Columbia, 20003-4600
United States

(202) 524-4862 | map
bluejacketdc.com

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Added by Thorpe429 on 05-12-2012

BEER STATS
Beers:
163
Reviews:
187
Ratings:
1,323
Liked:
904
Average:
3.74/5
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
85.2%
Reviews:
27
Ratings:
108
Liked:
92
Avg:
4.05/5
pDev:
13.33%
 
 
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Photo of Kurzman
4.24/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of jjboesen
4.14/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Anyone familiar with the DC Beer Scene knows about Churchkey, a world-class beer bar that offers 50 drafts, over 500 bottles and an eclectic food menu. Bluejacket is the next step: a brewery devoted to their own beers. Located in the Navy Yard District, near to the Navy Museum, the Yards Park Waterfront and the Nationals Park, Bluejacket is situated in the former US Navy Arsenal Building. It is an attractive venue: a large multi-story room that is overlooked by shiny brewtanks; there is a long bar in the middle and a large array of tables for regular dining.

Bluejacket offers 21 draft beers, including three on cask. The styles run the gamet from Belgian to Farmhouse to Saisson and several versions of IPAs. Try them all if you like bu ordering three-ounce tasters. The beers rotate frequently, so you will need to check the website prior to your visit - or visits. Please note: this place is mobbed on game days. If you enjoy great beer (and baseball), then this place is a home run.


Anyone familiar with the DC Beer Scene knows about Churchkey, a world-class beer bar that offers 50 drafts, over 500 bottles and an eclectic food menu. Bluejacket is the next step: a brewery devoted to their own beers. Located in the Navy Yard District, near to the Navy Museum, the Yards Park Waterfront and the Nationals Park, Bluejacket is situated in the former US Navy Arsenal Building. It is an attractive venue: a large multi-story room that is overlooked by shiny brewtanks; there is a long bar in the middle and a large array of tables for regular dining.

Bluejacket offers 21 draft beers, including three on cask. The styles run the gamut from Belgian to Farmhouse to Saisson and several versions of IPAs. Try them all if you like by ordering three-ounce tasters. The beers rotate frequently, so you will need to check the website prior to your visit - or visits. Please note: this place is mobbed on game days. If you enjoy great beer (and baseball), then this place is a home run.

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Photo of clayrock81
3.9/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Not a bad spot at all but not my first choice next I get back to DC. Didn't eat so can't judge food but if the food is as good as the beer then you'll have a pretty good meal. Good selection of their own beers and a couple I had weren't bad but a couple others were spot on. As for service the bartender was nice and inquisitive but man are they a little slow but no one's perfect. Not to be overly critical becauseI wouldn't call this a tourist place the amount of Nats fans and families detracts from true beer bar vibe (it is across the Nats stadium in a tourist-type area).

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Photo of socon67
4.31/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of VABA
4.09/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of AirBob
4.31/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
4.06/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of frasergrove
4.33/5  rDev +6.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of swelch1976
4.57/5  rDev +12.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of kevintaraross
4.23/5  rDev +4.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of SveNss0N
4.2/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Ctb6582
4.11/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of oskinker
4.88/5  rDev +20.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Emersonio
3.7/5  rDev -8.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of TheBlueJerzzzz
3.93/5  rDev -3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of vfgccp
4.66/5  rDev +15.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of Corbinsa
4.78/5  rDev +18%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of MNBeerGeek
4.41/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of ContentmentDIPA
3.98/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of timmy2b
4.14/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Busy place in a newly remodeled part of town. People and Employees were very friendly. Bartender/bar server went out of his way to serve us and to get us a seat at the table as there were no seats for dinner or at the bar. Beer list was heavy on IPAs and Light on variety but the IPAs and the Sweet Stout I tried were all delicious. Food was good, but not amazing, Small Menu. Would recommend!

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Photo of stakem
3.85/5  rDev -4.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of Brewery_Hoppin
3.88/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

I highly suggest either having a reservation or coming here off dining hours - it gets really crowded! Great place to visit - a lot of different and unique brews, some of which are on nitro. What makes this place special is that each beer is served at the right temperature. They actually list the temperature of the beer on the menu - pretty cool. As far as the food - it's great. Try the pickle board, which comes with a variety of pickled veggies.

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Photo of Slatetank
4.21/5  rDev +4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

I decided to go on the tasting tour with my brother and really enjoyed it. We checked out the tasting room and bottle selection first and got to the tour right away enjoying our 5 complimentary samples which were all very good especially the sour cherry ale pulled directly from the fermenter in the process of aging. The food is excellent as was the extra treat given to us by the GM after the tour -Whiskey aged Mexican Radio !

I recommend coming when there is no sporting event going on nearby since we were able to find a seat at the bar easily even though we were told how busy it gets. I found the selection to be great - 4 cask ales, a nice mixture of sour, lager, hoppy and Belgian beers as well as stout. I would return for sure and appreciated the in depth description of the history of BlueJacket including the building story and the one about the bomb that was discovered in the neighborhood -very cool place to share beers and the food is great we had the trout dip and cheese board which was very good

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Photo of DrBier
4.29/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Mpontiakos
3.78/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

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Bluejacket / Arsenal Restaurant in Washington, DC
Brewery rating: 68.3% out of 100 with 1,323 ratings
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