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5.21 - 5.25

RAMMYS WEEK AT THE SOVEREIGN!

MONDAY, MAY 21ST to FRIDAY, MAY 25TH @ 5 PM DAILY

The Sovereign is incredibly honored by our RAMMYS nomination for Beer Program of the Year. Join us from May 21st to 25th, as we celebrate this special occasion with a week full of events!

Beginning on Monday, May 21st, and continuing until Friday, May 25th, The Sovereign will host a unique beer-inspired event each day. We hope you can join us, for what is sure to be a memorable week!

TRAPPIST BEER w/ CHEESE & CHARCUTERIE
Monday, May 21st
A showcase of 6 of the finest Belgian Trappist ales -- including Westvleteren, Achel & Orval -- paired with artisanal cheese and charcuterie. Enjoy a flight of 3 beers with pairings for only $20.

MODERN MASTERS OF BELGIAN BREWING: DE LA SENNE & BLAUGIES
Tuesday, May 22nd
Join us as we highlight two of our favorite producers from Belgium, Brasserie De La Senne and Brasserie de Blaugies, and pour some rare drafts from each brewery.

BELGIAN DELIGHTS: WAFFLES & BEER
Wednesday, May 23rd
Try 4 of Executive Chef Peter Smith’s unique spins on the class Belgian liege waffle, alongside Beer Director’s Greg Engert’s Belgian beer pairings. Enjoy a liege waffle and beer pairing for only $10 each.

THE FUTURE OF BELGIAN BEER: VERZET & JANDRAIN-JANDRENOUILLE
*** Postponed to Saturday, May 26th ***
We are showcasing two of Belgium’s most exciting young brewers, Brouwerij t’Verzet and Brasserie Jandrain-Jandrenouille. Rarely seen stateside, don’t miss your chance to taste this exquisite lineup of beers.

"LITTLE HEADBUTTS" - KOPSTOOTJE NIGHT!
Friday, May 25th
Belgium’s answer to the Boilermaker, a Kopstootje is a refreshing brew, typically a Witbier or Blond Ale, served next to a shot of Genever. Try 1 of 5 different Kopstootje’s, a draft beer and shot, for only $10 each. Sláinte!

5.31

THE CROOKED STAVE SHOWCASE AT THE SOVEREIGN

THURSDAY, MAY 31ST @ 5 PM

For craft beer fans, the first week of June can only mean one thing, SAVOR Week! Each year, the industry’s top breweries descend to Washington, DC for a celebration of craft beer.

Join us on Thursday, May 31st as we host the fine folks from Crooked Stave. On this night, we’ll pour 10 different beers from the out-of-market brewery from Denver, CO!

Highlights from the evening’s incredible list include L’Brett d’Apricot, an oak-barrel aged ale brewed with Brettanomyces and Colorado-grown apricots; Silly Cybies, a Belgian Dark Ale aged in oak barrels with whole raspberries; and Key Lime Tau, a Sour Blond Ale infused with lime peel, lemongrass and lactose.

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

THE OFFICIAL CROOKED STAVE SHOWCASE AT THE SOVEREIGN DRAFT LIST
- Adambier (Bourbon BA Sour Brown Ale; Against The Grain Collab)
- HopSavant (Oak BA Brett IPA)
- Key Lime Tau (Oak BA Sour Blond Ale w/ Lime, Lemongrass & Lactose; Hawkshead Collab)
- L'Brett d'Apricot 2017 (Oak BA Sour Blond Ale w/ Apricot)
- Origins (Oak BA Sour Brown Ale)
- Petite Sour Peach (Oak BA Sour Blond Ale w/ Peach)
- Petite Sour Raspberry (Oak BA Sour Red Ale w/ Raspberry)
- Petite Sour Reserva Marionberry (Oak BA Sour Red Ale w/ Marionberry)
- Silly Cybies 2017 (Oak BA Strong Dark Ale w/ Raspberry)
- Vieille Artisanal Saison (Oak BA Saison)

6.1

SOVEREIGN PRESENTS… THE BEERS OF BLACKBERRY FARM

FRIDAY, JUNE 1ST @ 5 PM

For craft beer fans, the first week of June can only mean one thing, SAVOR Week! Each year, the industry’s top breweries descend to Washington, DC for a celebration of craft beer.

Join us on Friday, June 1st as we welcome our good friends from Blackberry Farm. On this night, we’ll pour a slew of specialties from the Tennessee brewery, totaling 10 different beers in all!

Headlining the list are a trio of collaborations beers -- Tennessee Jeppe & The Thoroughbred Hillbilly, a smoked Imperial Stout brewed with Evil Twin; Pleiades, a rustic farmhouse ale brewed with Creature Comforts, Jester King and NOLA Brewing; and Off The Table, a Belgian-style table beer brewed with Rhinegeist.

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

THE OFFICIAL BEERS OF BLACKBERRY FARM DRAFT LIST
- Boundary Tree (Saison w/ Hallertau Blanc & Citra)
- Classic Saison (Saison)
- Draft Lab #3: Imperial Saison (Saison w/ Motueka & Hallertau Blanc)
- Draft Lab #8: Dunkelbock (Bock)
- Draft Lab: English IPA (IPA w/ East Kent Golding)
- Draft Lab: English Pale Ale (Pale Ale w/ East Kent Golding)
- English Summer (Saison w/ Citra)
- Off The Table (Belgian Blond Ale; Rhinegeist Collab)
- Pleiades (Saison; Creature Comforts, Jester King & NOLA Collab)
- Tennessee Jeppe & The Thoroughbred Hillbilly (Smoked Imperial Stout; Evil Twin Collab)

6.2

THE MONKS OF SPENCER BREWERY: LIVE TRAPPIST PANEL W/ FATHER ISAAC KEELEY

SATURDAY, JUNE 2ND @ 1 PM

For craft beer fans, the first week of June can only mean one thing, SAVOR Week! Each year, the industry’s top breweries descend to Washington, DC for a celebration of craft beer.

On Saturday, June 2nd, join The Sovereign in welcoming Father Isaac Keeley of Spencer Brewery for a live panel and tap takeover with special brunch pairings.

In honor of this very special occasion, we’ll host a live panel with Father Keeley, discussing the history of Spencer Brewery of St. Joseph’s Abbey in Spencer, MA. Enjoy 8 different Spencer beers on draft while learning about the only certified Trappist brewery in the United States, and 1 of only 11 in the entire world.

Not to be outdone, our kitchen will prepare a special menu made with fruit preserves from St. Joseph’s Abbey and chocolate from their sister monastery, Mount Saint Mary’s Abbey.

There is no admission fee for this event. All Spencer beers will be priced individually by the glass and in 4 oz. pours. The live panel begins at 1 pm and is free and open to the public. Seating will be available on a first come, first serve basis.

THE MONKS OF SPENCER BREWERY DRAFT LIST
- Feierabendbier (Pilsner)
- Fruit Series: Peach Saison (Saison w/ Peach)
- Grapefruit IPA (IPA w/ Grapefruit)
- India Pale Ale (IPA)
- Monks’ Reserve Ale (Quadrupel)
- Trappist Ale (Belgian Blond Ale)
- Trappist Holiday Ale (Belgian Strong Dark Ale)
- Trappist Imperial Stout (Imperial Stout)