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7.17

THE SOVEREIGN’S SUMMER OF SOUR SERIES: THE YOUNG BLOODS OF LAMBIC

WEDNESDAY, JULY 17TH @ 5 PM

Starting in July, and continuing all summer long, the Sovereign is rolling out a slew of rare sour beers every Wednesday. Join us each week as we showcase some of our favorite producers of Belgian-inspired sour beers from across the globe.

Join us on Wednesday, July 17th, as we feature The Young Bloods of Lambic. One of the oldest brewing traditions in the world, Lambic production can be traced all the way back to the Roman Empire.

In 1997, De Cam became the first new traditional Lambic blender to open in Belgium in nearly 40 years, kicking off a new wave of spontaneous ale producers. Over the last two decades, we’ve also seen the rise of Tilquin (est. 2009), Den Herberg (est. 2007) and Lambiek Fabriek (est. 2017). Don’t miss your chance the exciting wares of these young producers, many of which are rarely available in the US!

There is no admission fee for this event. All featured beers will be priced individually in 4 oz. tasting pours.

THE OFFICIAL SUMMER OF SOUR SERIES: THE YOUNG BLOODS OF LAMBIC
- De Cam Oude Geuze (Gueuze Lambic; BTL Pour)
- De Cam Wilde Bosbessen (Lambic w/ Blueberries; BTL Pour)
- Den Herberg Oude Lambiek (Lambic; BTL Pour)
- Lambiek Fabriek Brett-Elle: Oude Geuze (Gueuze Lambic; BTL Pour)
- Lambiek Fabriek Fontan-Elle: Young & Wild (Gueuze Lambic; BTL Pour)
- Tilquin Gueuze (Gueuze Lambic; Draft)
- Tilquin Groseille Rouge (Lambic w/ Red Currants; BTL Pour)
- Tilquin Pinot Noir (Lambic w/ Pinot Noir Grapes; BTL Pour)

7.21

BELGIAN INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION: 1/2-PRICE BOTTLES

SUNDAY, JULY 21ST @ 12 PM

This Belgian Independence Day, The Sovereign is celebrating in style by popping some of our favorite bottles. Join us on Sunday, July 21st as we offer 21 different bottles at half price, all day long.

Beginning at 12 PM, The Sovereign will offer 21 of director Greg Engert’s personal picks at some truly unbelievable prices.

Highlights include some classic Belgian Gueuzes from Cantillon, Drie Fonteinen, Girardin and Tilquin – in addition to some stunning beers from American stalwarts Oxbow, Jester King and Crooked Stave.

There is no admission fee for the event. The half priced bottles will be available all day on both floors.

THE SOVEREIGN’S BELGIAN INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION LIST
- Allagash Midnight Brett (Sour Brown Ale w/ Midnight Wheat; $12.5)
- American Solera Little Foo (Oak BA Saison; $12)
- Anchorage Calabaza Boreal (Saison w/ Grapefruit & Pepper Corns; $12.5)
- Au Baron Cuvee Des Jonquilles (Saison; $12)
- Cantillon Classic Gueuze 2018 (Gueuze; 1, 2 & 3 Year Blend; $12.5)
- Cascade Sang Rouge (Red Wine BA Sour Red Ale; $27.5)
- Casey Family Reserve: Laroda Plum (Oak BA Saison w/ Plum; $22.5)
- Crooked Stave Vieille (Saison w/ Brett; $6)
- De Ranke Kriek De Ranke (Oak BA Sour Red Ale w/ Cherry; $17.5)
- Drie Fonteinen Oude Geuze 2016 (Gueuze; 1, 2 & 3 Year Blend; $12)
- Eric Bordelet Sidre Brut (Cider; $12.5)
- Fantôme Chocolat (Saison w/ Cocoa Powder & Chilies; $12.5)
- Garden Path The Subtle Blend: Montmorency Barrels (Pale Ale w/ Cherry; $20)
- Girardin Gueuze Black Label 2016 (Gueuze; 12, 18 & 24 Month Blend; $13.5)
- Jackie O's Pocket's of Sunlight (Saison w/ Honey, Coriander & Lemon verbena; $10)
- Jester King Biere De Miel (Saison w/ Honey; $12.5)
- Jolly Pumpkin La Vida Improvisacion (Oak BA Dry-Hopped Saison; $12.5)
- Oxbow Sasuga (Saison w/ Rice & Brett; $17.5)
- Perennial Savant Beersel (Red Wine BA Saison w/ Wine Grapes; $25)
- Tilquin Oude Gueuze 2015/2016 (Gueuze; 1, 2 & 3 Year Blend; $16)
- The Veil No More Sleep (Bourbon BA Dark Saison; $20)

7.24

THE SOVEREIGN’S SUMMER OF SOUR SERIES: BROUWERIJ DRIE FONTEINEN

WEDNESDAY, JULY 24TH @ 5 PM

Starting in July, and continuing all summer long, The Sovereign is rolling out a slew of rare sour beers every Wednesday. Join us each week as we showcase some of our favorite Belgian producers of sour beer.

On Wednesday, July 24th, The Sovereign will feature the unforgettable beers of Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen. You don’t want to miss this incredible list from one of the best Lambic producers in the world. Notables include Cuvée Armand & Gaston, Hommage, Golden Blend and more!

There is no admission fee for this event. All Drie Fonteinen beers will be priced individually in by the glass and in 4 oz. tasting pours.

THE OFFICIAL SUMMER OF SOUR SERIES: DRIE FONTEINEN LIST
- Cuvée Armand & Gaston (Gueuze Lambic w/ 100% Drie Fonteinen Lambic; BTL Pour)
- Doesjel (Gueuze Lambic w/ BTL Refermentation; BTL Pour)
- Golden Blend (Gueuze Lambic; BTL Pour)
- Hommage (Lambic w/ Raspberry & Cherry; BTL Pour)
- Loterbol Tuverbol (Sour Blond Ale; Blend w/ Lambic & Strong Blond Ale; BTL Pour)
- Oude Kriek (Lambic w/ Cherry; BTL Pour)
- Oude Geuze (Gueuze Lambic; BTL Pour)
- Zwet.Be (Porter; Blend w/ Porter & Lambic; Draft)

7.31

THE SOVEREIGN’S SUMMER OF SOUR SERIES: CANTILLON’S VINES & BOTANICALS COLLECTION

WEDNESDAY, JULY 31ST @ 5 PM

Starting in July, and continuing all summer long, The Sovereign is rolling out a slew of rare sour beers every Wednesday. Join us each week as we showcase some of our favorite producers of Belgian-inspired sour beers from across the globe.

Join us on Wednesday, July 31st, as we showcase Cantillon’s Vines and Botanicals Collection -- featuring 3 different Lambics aged on red wine grapes, white wine grapes and elderflowers.

Don’t miss this opportunity to try 3 of our personal favorites from Cantillon -- Mamouche, Vigneronne and Saint Lamvinus.

There is no admission fee for this event. All Cantillon beers will be priced individually in by the glass and in 4 oz. tasting pours.

THE OFFICIAL SUMMER OF SOUR SERIES: CANTILLON’S VINES & BOTANICALS COLLECTION
- Mamouche (Lambic w/ Elderflower; Draft)
- Saint Lamvinus (Lambic w/ Merlot & Cabernet Franc Gapes; BTL Pour)
- Vigneronne (Lambic w/ Muscat Grapes; Draft)

8.7

THE SOVEREIGN’S SUMMER OF SOUR SERIES: AMERICAN SPONTANEOUS!

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7TH @ 5 PM

Starting in July, and continuing all summer long, The Sovereign is rolling out a slew of rare sour beers every Wednesday. Join us each week as we showcase some of our favorite Belgian producers of sour beer.

On Wednesday, August 7th, The Sovereign is thrilled to feature the top American producers of spontaneously fermented ales. Look for hard-to-find Lambic-inspired beers from Allagash, Black Project, Jester King, Oxbow, Plan Bee and more!

Notables include Jester King 2018 SPON: Three Year Blend, Allagash Coolship Resurgam 2017 and Black Project Oxcart 2018.

There is no admission fee for this event. All featured beers will be priced individually in by the glass and in 4 oz. tasting pours.

THE OFFICIAL SUMMER OF SOUR SERIES: AMERICAN SPONTANEOUS
- Allagash Coolship Resurgam 2017 (Oak BA Wild Ale; BTL Pour)
- Black Project Oxcart 2018 (Oak BA Wild Ale; BTL Pour)
- Jester King 2018 SPON: Three Year Blend (Oak BA Wild Ale; BTL Pour)
- Oxbow Native/Wild 2015/2016 (Oak BA Wild Ale; BTL Pour)
- Plan Bee Barn Beer (Wild Ale; Draft)

8.14

THE SOVEREIGN’S SUMMER OF SOUR SERIES: VINTAGE FLIGHT NIGHT!

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14TH @ 5 PM

Starting in July, and continuing all summer long, The Sovereign is rolling out a slew of rare sour beers every Wednesday. Join us each week as we showcase some of our favorite Belgian producers of sour beer.

Join The Sovereign on Wednesday, August 14th as we feature 4 vintage flights from Drie Fonteinen, Tilquin, and Girardin!

Each flight will feature 3 different vintages of a different Lambic or Lambic blend -- including Drie Fonteinen Oude Kriek, Girardin Gueuze 1882, Tilquin Oude Mûre Tilquin à L'ancienne and Tilquin Stout Rullquin.

There is no admission fee for this event. All featured beers will be available individually in 4 oz. tasting pours and in preset flights.

THE OFFICIAL SUMMER OF SOURS: VINTAGE FLIGHT LIST
- Drie Fonteinen Oude Kriek Flight (2014, 2015 & 2016 Vintages)
- Girardin Gueuze 1882 Flight (2014, 2016 & 2018 Vintages)
- Tilquin Oude Mûre Tilquin à L'ancienne Flight (2015, 2016 & 2017 Vintages)
- Tilquin Stout Rullquin Flight (2015, 2016 & 2018 Vintages)

8.21

THE SOVEREIGN’S SUMMER OF SOUR SERIES: THE SOURS OF DE RANKE

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21ST @ 5 PM

Starting in July, and continuing all summer long, The Sovereign is rolling out a slew of rare sour beers every Wednesday. Join us each week as we showcase some of our favorite Belgian producers of sour beer.

On Wednesday, August 21st, The Sovereign will feature 5 hard-to-find sour beers from one of our favorite breweries, De Ranke!

Best known for their hoppy selections, De Ranke’s sour beer program sometimes fall under the radar. On this night, we’ll bring them front and center with notables such as Vielle Provisions, Mirakel Speirelambic and Back to Black!

There is no admission fee for this event. All De Ranke beers will be priced individually in by the glass and in 4 oz. tasting pours.

THE OFFICIAL SUMMER OF SOUR SERIES: DE RANKE
- Back To Black (Oak BA Porter; BTL Pour)
- Cuvee de Ranke (Oak BA Sour Blond Ale; BTL Pour)
- Kriek De Ranke (Oak BA Sour Red Ale w/ Cherry; BTL Pour)
- Mirakel Spierelambic (Gueuze Lambic; BTL Pour)
- Vielle Provisions (Oak BA Sour Blond Ale; BTL Pour)

8.28

THE SOVEREIGN’S SUMMER OF SOUR SERIES: CANTILLON: BATTLE OF THE BLENDS

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28TH @ 5 PM

Starting in July, and continuing all summer long, The Sovereign is rolling out a slew of rare sour beers every Wednesday. Join us each week as we showcase some of our favorite producers of Belgian-inspired sour beers from across the globe.

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, August 28th, as we host Cantillon: Battle of the Blends. On this night, we’ll pour 4 different Lambics -- made from the same base beer -- to highlight the skill and expertise of the legendary blender, Cantillon.

Don’t miss your opportunity to taste rare bottles of Lou Pepe Gueuze, Iris and Bruocsella 1900 Grand Cru -- alongside Classic Gueuze on draft!

There is no admission fee for this event. All Cantillon beers will be priced individually in by the glass and in 4 oz. tasting pours.

THE OFFICIAL SUMMER OF SOUR SERIES: CANTILLON PART 3 LIST
- Bruocsella 1900 Grand Cru (3 Year Aged Lambic; BTL Pour)
- Classic Gueuze (Gueuze; Draft)
- Iris (100% Malt Dry-Hopped Lambic; BTL Pour)
- Lou Pepe Gueuze (Gueuze; BTL Pour)

10.12

SNALLYGASTER 2019

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12TH @ 2 PM - 6 PM

Snallygaster is the district’s beastliest beer festival, bar none. And on October 12th, the monster makes its triumphant return to Pennsylvania Ave for its eighth year as a rollicking salute to craft beer. Festival goers can expect an unbelievable array of 400+ highly sought-after brews from 150+ of the finest American and international producers, set against a backdrop of local food trucks and two stages of live music. Brought to you by the minds behind Bluejacket, ChurchKey and more, this is far and away the biggest event of the year for beer geeks of every stripe.

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SNALLYGASTER 2019 PASSES
Pay a flat fee for your admission + unlimited beer and wine tastings. Food and merch can be purchased with cash or credit card throughout the venue. There are two advance pass options:

The Kraken | General Admission | $50
Grants you entry to the festival at 2 PM, a commemorative tasting glass, plus unlimited imbibing all day long. Purchase here: giftrocker.com/krakenpass

The Basilisk | VIP | $100
Grants you early entry at 12 PM for 2 hours of first access to all 400+ beers (including the rarest, most limited supply selections), exclusive VIP amenities, a commemorative tasting glass, plus unlimited imbibing all day long. Purchase here: giftrocker.com/basiliskpass

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