Tuesday, July 21, 2015

City Tap House to Debut a New, Monthly “European Vacation Series”

From our friends at City Tap House...

City Tap House, the craft-beer focused restaurant located at 901 9th Street, NW, 20001, is inviting guests to experience the best selection of European beers without leaving the nation’s capital with their new European Vacation Series. Each month, from August through October, City Tap House will host an event showcasing the beers from a different region of Europe. Craft beer aficionados will not want to miss “If King George Won” on Tuesday, August 11th; “Mussels and Waffles and Beer, Oh My!” on Thursday, September 3rd, as well as “City Tap Haus” from Thursday, October 1st to Sunday, October 4th. All events are free to enter, and open to the public. For more information about these events please visit: http://www.citytaphousedc.com.

• “If King George Won” will be held Tuesday, August 11th from 11:30 AM to Close. City Tap House will examine what the craft beer scene in the US would look like if the British had won the Revolutionary War, and pour flavorful craft beers out of England. Standouts include Harviestoun Old Engine Oil, JW Lees Vintage Harvest Ale 2011, The Wild Beer Co. Evolver IPA and the Beavertown Gamma Ray. Other planned featured breweries from the United Kingdom’s burgeoning craft beer movement include Buxton, Siren and Fyne Ales. Prices range from $8 to $12 per draft.

• “Mussels and Waffles and Beer, Oh My!” will be held Thursday, September 3rd from 11:30 AM to Close. City Tap House will load their draft lines with highly rated brews from Belgium including Ichtegem’s Grand Cru, De Dolle Dulle Teve, De Dolle Oerbier, Alvinne Cuvée Freddy and anticipated offerings from Brasserie De La Senne, Blaugies and Oud Beersel. Prices range from $8 to $12 per draft. For the perfect pairing, Culinary Director Brian Cooke will whip up Belgian waffles with standouts such as Benton's Ham Waffle topped with a Bechamel sauce of goat cheese and Frank's RedHot, red pepper jam and crispy Benton's ham; Tarragon & Thyme Waffle with foie gras hollandaise and Black Mission figs, as well as the Belgian Chocolate Waffle with peanut butter maple syrup and banana gelato. Waffles prices range from $16 to $18 each.

• “City Tap Haus” will be held Thursday, October 1st through Sunday, October 4th. In honor of Oktoberfest, City Tap House will dedicate all 40 draft lines to German breweries such as Aecht Schlenkerla Kräusen, Gasthaus & Gosebrauerei Bayerischer Bahnof, Schneider Weisse, Weihenstephaner, Professor Fritz Briem, The Monarchy and Freigeist. Prices range from $7 to $14 per draft, and beers will be available daily until close. For the perfect pairing, Culinary Director Brian Cooke will create a variety of German food specials, which will be available in addition to the regular a la carte menu exclusively during dinner service. Standouts include Charcuterie Plate featuring German sausage such as cervelat, landjäger and kochwurst, served with a beer cheese spread, whole grain mustard, red currant jelly and crostini; Crispy Potato Cakes with speck and mustard crème fraîche; Bratwurst served with potato dumplings, sauerkraut and spicy mustard; Veal Schnitzel with spätzle, caramelized onions and a beer cheese sauce, and a German Style Pancake topped with cherry compote, vanilla maple syrup and whipped cream. Prices range from $9 to $19 each.

City Tap House DC is located at 901 9th Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20001. Hours of operation are Monday through Wednesday from 11:30 AM to 12 Midnight.; Thursday from 11:30 AM to 2 AM; Friday and Saturday from 11 AM to 3 AM and Sunday from 11 AM to 12 Midnight. Brunch is served from 11 AM to 3 PM on Saturday and Sunday. For reservations or additional information, please call (202) 733-5333 or visit www.citytaphousedc.com.