Throughout the past few years, hard cider has been all the rage, picking up fans who once clamored for craft beer or locally-made wine. Now, the season for hard cider has arrived once again, as nothing tastes quite like fall like a glass of hard apple cider with autumnal seasonings.
This November, head to these Washington, D.C. bars to pick up a glass of artisanal cider with a kick. Ranging from the traditional apple to ciders with unique flavors and styles, it’s the perfect way to celebrate the season and grab a pick-me-up.
ChurchKey, located at 1337 14th St NW, Washington, D.C. which is a 14 minute ride by car from home, is known for its large selection of craft beer and hard cider – some extremely rare – which is all served among snacks, flatbreads and cheese plates.
With a collection of 500 hand-picked beer and cider labels meticulously curated by beverage director Greg Engert, ChurchKey is designed to celebrate the full spectrum of styles, traditions, regions and flavor possibilities. An unparalleled combination of small-batch brands, temp-controlled drafts, a deep selection of traditional glassware and a rare level of knowledge is further enhanced by the talent and wit from the kitchen.
Red Bear Brewing Co., located at 209 M St NE, Washington, D.C. which is just a six minute walk from your RESA apartment, is an industrial spot offering brewed on-site beers as well as local cider and other spirits, plus pub grub.
Unlike many other breweries, Red Bear Brewing Co. offers a long, everchanging lineup of craft ciders, perfect for those who shy away from beer. Right now, those ciders include their Black Currant Cider, Passionfruit Cider, Capitol Rose, Farmhouse Dry Cider and Ruby Rad.
1337 14th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20005
209 M St NE, Washington, D.C. 20002