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CBC 2013 Events: ChurchKey

There are a number of events related to Craft Brewers Conference 2013. Although we have day-by-day line-ups posted, it may also be helpful for attendees and the #DCBrews community to check out what some venues that are going above and beyond will be offering. Here are the events for Logan Circle's ChurchKey. For more of DCBeer's CBC coverage, click here.

Monday, March 25

Drafts and Casks from CBC Beer & Food Experience – ChurchKey – 4pm opening and start

Drafts & Casks from CBC Beer & Food Experience Breweries!
For those who can't make the dinner, we will have drafts and casks from each brewery participating in the dinner available upstairs.
Full beer list:
  • Cigar City Leon
  • Cigar City Torcedores Series: Brengle's Double IPA
  • Cigar City Cigar City Humidor Series Jai Alai Cedar-Aged India Pale Ale
  • Cigar City Dos Anos Kumquat Berliner Weisse
  • Cigar City Campeador: Greaves
  • Cigar City Whiskey Irish Stout (Nitro)
  • Cigar City Jai Alai IPA
  • Cigar City Maduro Brown Ale
  • Cigar City Florida Cracker White Ale
  • Surly Darkness
  • Surly Pentagram
  • Surly Coffee Bender
  • Surly Furious
  • Surly CynicAle
  • Surly Abrasive
  • Firestone Walker Sucaba
  • Firestone Walker SLOambic
  • Firestone Walker Pivo Pils
  • Firestone Walker Velvet Merlin
  • Firestone Walker Unfiltered DBA
  • Firestone Walker Double Jack
  • Firestone Walker Walker’s Reserve
  • Firestone Walker Wookey Jack
  • DC Brau On the Wings of Armageddon
  • DC Brau St. Joseph’s Tripel
  • DC Brau Colliding Hemispheres
  • DC Brau Yonder Cities
  • DC Brau Barrel-Aged Ghouls Night Out
  • Bluejacket, Cigar City & Funky Buddha Snack Attack!
  • Bluejacket, Allagash & Peakskill Share the Rainbow
  • Bluejacket & Mystic Vespula Mysticus
  • Bluejacket Sidewalk Saison
  • Bluejacket & The Brewer’s Art Honeysuckle Rose
  • Bluejacket & Mad Fox Mad Jacket
  • Maui Ginger Saison
  • Maui Pueo Pale Ale
  • Maui Mana Pils
  • Maui Freight Train IPA
  • Maui Lahaina Town Brown
  • Flying Dog Bloodline Blood Orange IPA (Brewed for CBC)
  • Flying Dog Pumpernickel IPA
  • Flying Dog Single Hop: El Dorado Imperial IPA
  • Flying Dog  & Evolution Natural Selection
  • Flying Dog Green Tea Imperial Stout
  • Flying Dog Horn Dog
  • Flying Dog Barrel Aged Gonzo  
  • Flying Dog Kujo Imperial Coffee Stout
The Craft Brewers Conference Beer and Food Experience – Birch & Barley – 7pm
5 Course Tasting Menu w/ 8 Rare Beers from 8 Craft Brewers
$73 per person, exclusive of tax & gratuity
Dinner brews!
  • Bluejacket, Allagash & Peakskill Share the Rainbow
  • Maui Ginger Saison
  • Surly Smoke
  • DC Brau Barrel-Aged Ghouls Night Out
  • Avery Odio Equum
  • Flying Dog Black Stallion
  • Firestone Walker XV
  • Cigar City Huhnapu Imperial Stout
And here are the notable guests:
  • Bluejacket: Greg Engert (Beer Director & Partner) & Megan Parisi (Brewmaster)
  • Maui: Garrett Marrero (Founder & Owner)
  • Surly: Omar Ansari (Founder & Owner)
  • DC Brau: Brandon Skall (Founder, Owner & CEO) & Jeff Hancock (Founder, Owner & Brewmaster) 
  • Flying Dog: Matt Brophy (Brewmaster & COO) & Jim Caruso (CEO)
  • Firestone Walker: David Walker (Founder & Owner)
  • Cigar City: Joey Redner (Founder & Owner)
Tuesday, March 26

The Great American Saison Draft Feature – ChurchKey – 4pm opening & start
Outstanding Farmhouse Drafts from the following Craft Brewers. Here's the full list!

  • Hill Farmstead Arthur (Draft)
  • Hill Farmstead Vera Mae (Draft)
  • Hill Farmstead & Brasserie de Blaugies La Vermontoise (Bottle)
  • Crooked Stave Barrel-Aged Saison Vieille Artisanal (Draft)
  • Crooked Stave Barrel-Aged Surette Provision Saison (Draft)
  • Tired Hands Galapagos (Draft)
  • Tired Hands Farmhands (Draft)
  • Perennial Artisan Ales Saison de Lis (Draft)
  • Cambridge Brewing Company Sgt Pepper (Draft)
  • Cambridge Brewing Company Soleil d'Hiver (Draft)
  • Prairie Artisan Ales Merica (Draft)
  • Prairie Artisan Ales Prairie Gold (Draft)           
  • Prairie Artisan Ales Funky Galaxy (Draft)           
  • Prairie Artisan Ales & Saint Somewhere Prairie Somewhere (Draft)           
  • Saint Somewhere Fleur de Soleil (Draft)
  • Saint Somewhere Hellas (Draft)
  • Saint Somewhere Cynthiana (Draft)
  • Saint Somewhere Saison Athene (Draft)
  • Saint Somewhere Lectio Divina (Draft)
  • Saint Somewhere & Redlight Redlight Patte du Singe (Draft)
  • Saint Somewhere & Prairie Artisan Ales Plus tot L'etat (Draft)
  • Jester King Craft Brewery WILD Wytchmaker Farmhouse Rye India Pale Ale (Draft)
  • Jester King Craft Brewery Salt Lick Pecan Wood Smoked Saison (Draft)           
  • Jester King Craft Brewery Das Überkind Organic Vieille Saison            (Bottle)
  • Jester King Craft Brewery El Cedro Hoppy Cedar-Aged Ale with Brettanomyces (Bottle)
  • Jester King Craft Brewery Noble King Organic Hoppy Farmhouse Ale (Bottle)
  • Jester King Craft Brewery Boxer's Revenge Organic Barrel-Aged Wild Ale (Bottle)           
  • Jester King Craft Brewing Das Wunderkind! Saison (Bottle)
  • Bluejacket & Mystic Brewery Vespula Mysticus (Draft)
  • Bluejacket & Oxbow Brewing Company Freestyle #10: Rye Session Saison (Draft)
  • Stillwater Artisanal & De Struise Brouwers Jaded (Draft)
  • Stillwater Artisanal & Brouwerij Hof Ten Dormaal Bronze Age (Draft)
  • Stillwater Artisanal & ‘t Hofbrouwerijke Of Love and Regret (Draft)
  • Stillwater Artisanal Classique (Draft)
  • Oxbow Brewing Company & Stillwater Artisanal Liquid Swords (Draft)
  • Oxbow Brewing Company Sasuga (Draft)
  • Oxbow Brewing Company Freestyle #30: Birthday Ale (Draft)
  • Oxbow Brewing Company Farmhouse Pale Ale (Draft)
  • Brewery Vivant Farm Hand (Draft)
  • Brewery Vivant Tart Side of the Moon (Draft)
20 Sensational Short's Brewing Company Brews on Tap –  ChurchKey – 4pm opening & start
As with the previous two years, when the Short's crew is in town from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan they like to show off some of their incredible portfolio…this time around, they are sending 20 kegs…and most will be Short's brews that have never been featured at CK. Here's the list!
  • Aorta Ale: Imperial Red Ale 8.3% ABV; 127 IBU
  • Woodmaster: Imperial Brown Ale brewed with pecans and maple syrup 9% ABV; 30 IBU
  • Bloody Beer: Golden Ale brewed w/ Roma tomatoes & spiced w/ dill, horseradish, peppercorns & celery seed  7% ABV;  40 IBU
  • Soft Parade: Rye Fruit Beer made with blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, and blackberries 8% ABV; 15 IBU
  • Kick Back: India Pale Lager 4.5% ABV; 24 IBU
  • Cup A Joe: Coffee Cream Stout brewed with Higher Grounds espresso beans and milk sugar 7% ABV; 20 IBU
  • Goodnight Bodacious: Double India Black Ale 9% ABV; 136 IBU
  • Rye Not?: American IPA brewed with malted rye 6.5% ABV;  84 IBU
  • Bludgeon Yer Spruce: India Black Ale brewed with blue spruce tips 6.4% ABV; 135 IBU
  • Gingersnap: English Brown Ale brewed with ginger, cinnimon, and molasses 7.8% ABV; 19 IBU
  • Gambler: Bourbon Barrel Aged Tobacco Themed IPA brewed with Lapsang Souchong and Roobius teas 6% ABV; 68 IBU
  • Vanilla Porter: Porter brewed with Tahitian vanilla beans  5.5% ABV;  24 IBU
  • Liberator: Double American IPA brewed with lemon and orange zest 7.5% ABV; 95.5 IBU
  • Lil Wheezy: American IPA brewed exclusively with Falconer's Flight hops 7% ABV; 158 IBU
  • Magician: Red London Ale 5.3% ABV; 11 IBU
  • Snow Wheat: Short's version of a Hefeweizen 4.5% ABV; 9 IBU
  • Publican Porter: Imperial London Porter 9% ABV; 77 IBU
  • Huma Lupa Licious: American India Pale Ale 6.8% ABV; 96 IBU
  • ControversiALE: American IPA brewed exclusively with Simcoe hops 6% ABV; 67 IBU
  • Uncle Steve's Irish Stout: Short's version of an Irish Stout/Dry Stout 4.5% ABV; 20 IBU
Wednesday, March 27
The Debut of Bluejacket-Three Floyds-Revolution-Half Acre Collaboration Brew + a Slew of Drafts & Casks from each Brewery –ChurchKey – 4pm
Pouring the collaboration brew, an unbelievable American-style India Pale Ale called Fistcal Cliff, and many more kegs and casks from Bluejacket, Three Floyds, Revolution & Half Acre.
The Beer List:
  • Bluejacket, Half Acre, Revolution & Three Floyds Fistcal Cliff IPA (Brewed for CBC 2013! World Premier!)
  • Bluejacket, Allagash & Peakskill Share the Rainbow
  • Bluejacket & Mystic Vespula Mysticus
  • Bluejacket & Mad Fox Instigator
  • Three Floyds Zombie Dust
  • Three Floyds Alpha King
  • Three Floyds Toxic Revolution
  • Three Floyds Arctic Panzer Wolf
  • Three Floyds Dreadnaught
  • Three Floyds Gumball Head
  • Half Acre Space IPA
  • Half Acre Chocolate Camaro
  • Half Acre Daisy Cutter
  • Half Acre Akari Shogun
  • Half Acre Lager
  • Half Acre & Three Floyds Annica
  • Revolution A Little Crazy
  • Revolution Working Woman
  • Revolution Moby Wit
  • Revolution Samadhi
  • Revolution Anti-Hero IPA
  • Revolution Bean Jean
North Carolina Craft Night at ChurchKey – ChurchKey – 4pm
The North Carolina brewing scene is one of the hottest in the USA. ChurchKey will have 20 different drafts and casks from 10 of the finest NC brewers.
Participating NC Craft Brewers. Here's the full list!
  • Olde Hickory The Event Horizon (Cask)
  • Olde Hickory Redeemer Imperial IPA (Draft)
  • Foothills Seeing Double IPA (Draft)
  • Foothills Sexual Chocolate (Draft)
  • Duck-Rabbit Bourbon Barrel-Aged Baltic Porter (Draft)
  • Duck-Rabbit Bourbon Barrel-Aged  Scotch Ale (Cask)
  • NoDa Imperial Coco Loco Porter (Draft)  
  • NoDa Bourbon Barrel-aged NodaRyeZ'd (Draft)      
  • Trophy Best in Show Citra Saison (Draft)
  • Trophy Rosemary Gose (Draft)
  • Mother Earth Tripel Overhead (Cask)
  • Mother Earth Pilot Batch – Session Pale Ale (Draft)
  • Mystery Brewing I Cannot Tell a Rye (Draft)
  • Mystery Brewing Fawkes (Draft)
  • Fullsteam Beasley’s Honey White (Draft)
  • Fullsteam The Common Good (Draft)
  • Asheville Brewing Jackpot IPA (Draft)
  • Asheville Brewing Fire Escape (Draft)
  • Catawba Valley Le Sexxxy Saison with Brett (Draft)
  • Catawba Valley Le Vanilla Saison (Draft)
Thursday, March 28

California Craft Beer Extravaganza – ChurchKey – 4pm
Featuring a host of drafts and casks from some of the most notable brewers coming out of California. Here are the beers and participating breweries!

Stone Brewing Company:
  • Stone IPA (Dry-Hopped w/ Chinook) – CASK
  • Arrogant Bastard (w/ American Oak Chips) – CASK
  • Levitation Ale (w/ Chamomile) – CASK
  • Ruination (w/ Habanero Chili Peppers) – CASK
  • Double Dry-Hopped Levitation Ale – DRAFT
  • Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale w/ Espresso – DRAFT
  • Double Bastard 2012 w/ Toasted Oak Chips – DRAFT
  • Enjoy BY IPA 04-01-13 – DRAFT
  • Ruination – DRAFT
  • Stone Smoked Porter – DRAFT
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company:
  • Torpedo – CASK
  • Barrel-Aged Bigfoot – DRAFT
  • Barrel-Aged Narwhal – DRAFT
  • Hips Helles – DRAFT
  • Blindfold Black IPA – DRAFT
  • Ovila Quad: Plums – DRAFT
  • Bigfoot – DRAFT
Lost Abbey:
  • Board Meeting – DRAFT
  • Lost & Found – DRAFT
  • Old Viscosity – DRAFT
  • Mongo – DRAFT
  • Red Barn – DRAFT
  • Wipeout – DRAFT
Green Flash Brewing Company:
  • Palate Wrecker – DRAFT
  • Hop Odyssey Black IPA – DRAFT
  • Trippel – DRAFT
  • Serrano Chile Double Stout – DRAFT
  • Belgian Blonde – DRAFT
  • Green Flash 1st Anniversary American Strong Ale – DRAFT
21st Amendment:
  • Lord & Master – DRAFT
  • Dub Step – DRAFT
  • Hendrik’s Russian Imperial Espresso Stout – DRAFT 
  • Two-Lane Blacktop – DRAFT 
  • Roasted American – DRAFT  
  • Personality Crisis IPA – DRAFT

Friday, March 29

Avery Brewing Company Tap Takeover – ChurchKey – 4pm
ChurchKey has been plotting with their buddies from Avery Brewing Company to do a big event for some time. To that end, CK will be pouring 22 drafts from their illustrious portfolio and vault.
The Avery Draft List: 
  • Immitis (Barrel-Aged Series #9)
  • Tweak (Meph Addict)
  • 3.5 India Session Ale
  • Boulder Weisse
  • Double Dry Hopped The Maharaja
  • Hog Heaven Barleywine
  • The Reverend
  • Salvation
  • The Maharaja
  • The Kaiser
  • The Czar
  • Out of Sight Stout
  • Anniversary Nineteen
  • The Beast
  • Avery IPA
  • Ellie's Brown Ale
  • White Rascal
  • Out of Bounds Stout
  • Out of Bounds Stout (Cask)
  • Joe's American Pilsner
  • New World Porter
  • Old Jubilation
  • Mephistopheles' Stout
  • Winter's Day IPA


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