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What’s on Tap: Ahem, the Birch and Barley ChurchKey Tap List

The elusive Birch and Barley Tap List. So they wouldn’t give us the tap list ahead of time, but then somehow the Washington Post got a copy.

Favorites from the list, Stone Double Bastard on Cask, Obamagang, Gonzo Imperial Porter, Allagash Curieux Bourbon Aged Tripel on Cask….

I quote from them at length below…

Delicate Fruit
Bear Republic Global Kolsch Bear Republic Brewing Company American Blonde Ale California 4.8%
Gaffel Kölsch Privatbrauerei Gaffel Becker & Co. Kölsch Germany 4.8%

Malt Accented
Brooklyn Lager Brooklyn Brewery Amber Lager New York 5.2%
Hofstetten Hochzeitsbier von 1810 Brauerei Hofstetten Krammer Märzen/Oktoberfest Austria 6.3%

Brisk Hoppiness
EKU Pils Kulmbacher Brauerei German Pilsener Germany 5.0%
Hopfenkönig Brewery Castle Eggenberg German Pilsener Austria 5.1%
Mahr’s Ungespundet-hefetrüb Mahr’s Bräu Kellerbier Germany 5.2%
My Antonia Birra del Borgo w/ Sam Calagione (Dogfish Head) Imperial Pilsener Italy 7.5%
Prima Pils Victory Brewing Company German Pilsener Pennsylvania 5.3%

Malty Backbone
Hop Head Red Ale Green Flash Brewing Company American Amber Ale California 6.4%

Bold, Herbal & Citric
12th Release Harvest Wet Hop Ale Sierra Nevada Brewing Company American Fresh Hop Ale California 6.7%
A Little Sumpin’ Extra! Ale Lagunitas Brewing Company AmericanImperial IPA California 8.8%
Avery India Pale Ale Avery Brewing Company American IPA Colorado 6.3%
Glacier Harvest ’09 Wet Hop Ale Harpoon Brewing Company American Fresh Hop Ale Massachusetts 6.7%
Gordon Oskar Blues Grill & Brewery American Imperial IPA Colorado 8.7%
Heavy Seas Loose Cannon Clipper City Brewing Company American IPA Maryland 7.3%
Sierra Nevada Anniversary Ale Sierra Nevada Brewing Company American IPA California 5.9%
Smuttynose IPA “Finest Kind” Smuttynose Brewing Company American IPA New Hampshire 6.9%
Stone Pale Ale Stone Brewing Company American Pale Ale California 5.4%
Two Hearted Ale Bell’s Brewery American IPA Michigan 7.1%

Toasty & Nutty
Bonator Klosterbrauerei Weissenohe Doppelbock Dunkel Germany 8.2%
Christoffel Bokbier Bierbrouwerij Sint Christoffel Dunkles Bock Netherlands 7.8%
Climax Nut Brown Climax Brewing Company Northern English Brown Ale New Jersey 4.8%
Old Man Ale Coniston Brewing Company Northern English Brown Ale England 5.0%
Uerige “Sticke” Alt Uerige Obergärige Hausbrauerei Dusseldorf Sticke Alt Germany 6.0%

Fruit & Toffee
La Claymore Le Trou du Diable Scotch Ale/ Wee Heavy Quebec 9.0%
Palo Santo Marron Dogfish Head Craft Brewery American Brown Ale Delaware 12.0%
Third Coast Old Ale 2008 Bell’s Brewing Company English Strong Ale Michigan 10.2%

Soft & Silky
Gonzo Imperial Porter Flying Dog Brewery Baltic Porter Maryland 7.8%
Obamagang Brewery Ommegang Belgian Stout New York 6.2%
Vertical Epic Ale 09.09.09 Stone Brewing Company Belgian Stout California 8.9%

Dark & Dry
Canadian Breakfast Stout Founders Brewing Company American Imperial Stout Michigan 9.4%
Nøgne Ø Porter Nøgne Ø Robust Porter Norway 7.0%
Otter Creek Russian Imperial Stout Otter Creek Brewing Russian Imperial Stout Vermont 10.6%
Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale Stone Brewing Company Black IPA California 8.7%

Subtle Smoulder
New Holland Smoked Rye Bock New Holland Brewing Company Smoked Beer Michigan 6.2%

Spicy & Meaty
Aecht Schlenkerla Urbock Unfiltered Brauerei Heller-Trum Bamberg Rauchbier Dunkles Bock Germany 6.6%

Allagash White Allagash Brewing Company Witbier Maine 5.2%
Ayinger Bräu Weisse Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer Hefeweizen Germany 6.0%
Dogma BrewDog Gruit Ale (Pale) w/ honey, kola nut, poppyseed Scotland 8.5%
Kasteel Triple Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck Tripel Belgium 11.0%
La Trappe Isid’or Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven Belgian Strong Pale Ale Netherlands 7.5%
Uerige Weizen Uerige Obergärige Hausbrauerei Hefeweizen Germany 4.7%

Adoration Ale Brewery Ommegang Belgian Strong Dark Ale New York 10.0%
Aventinus Private Weissbierbrauerei G. Schneider & Sohn Weizenbock Dunkel Germany 8.2%
Brother Thelonius North Coast Brewing Company Dubbel California 9.0%
Gouden Carolus Classic — EXCLUSIVE Brouwerij Het Anker Belgian Strong Dark Ale Belgium 8.5%

1809 Berliner Style Weisse Brauerei Weihenstephan, Fritz Briem Berliner Weissbier Germany 5.0%
Leipziger Gose Gasthaus & Gosebrauerei Bayerischer Bahnhof Gose Germany 4.5%

Fruity & Vinous
Petrus Oud Bruin Brouwerij Bavik Flanders Oud Bruin Belgium 5.5%


English Strong Ale: Old Engine Oil matured in casks formerly used to mature Highland Park Single-Malt Whisky for 40 years
Ola Dubh Special 40 Year Reserve — Harviestoun Brewery — 8.0 % — Scotland
$7(4 OZ.)/ $14 (10 0Z.)

American Imperial Stout: Imperial Stout aged in casks formerly used to mature Isle of Arran Single-Malt Whisky casks for 6 months
Paradox Isle of Arran — BrewDog — 10 % — Scotland
$4 (4 OZ.)/ $9 (12 OZ.)

American Strong Ale: Double Bastard — Stone Brewing Company — California – 10.5 %
$3 (4 OZ.)/ $7.5 (12 OZ.)

Tripel: Tripel aged in casks formerly used to mature Jim Beam Bourbon
Allagash Curieux — Allagash Brewing Company — 11.0 % — Maine
$3 (4 oz.)/ $6.5 (13 oz.)

Gruit Ale (Pale): Brewed with pumpkin and spices
Weyerbacher Imperial Pumpkin Ale — Weyerbacher Brewing Company — Pennsylvania – 8.0 %
$2 (4 OZ.)/ $6 (14 OZ.)

Here is a link to the Posts list…

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