by Raisa Aziz, special to EdibleDC
Tucked away in a Georgetown alley, the Sovereign is a celebration of Belgian brewing culture and cuisine. Beer Director Greg Engert has meticulously curated a selection of 50 beers on draft and over 200 bottles that represents the flavors and craft-brewed complexity of the best Belgian beer. With such a breadth of options to choose from, staff are ready to help you navigate the selection of domestic and imported ales – the most intriguing of which was an unlabeled and fairly hard-to-get-your-hands-on bottle of Westvleteren XII from the Belgian Trappist brewery founded in 1838.
Naturally, such a selection of drinks needs a culinary experience to match it. Executive Chef Peter Smith and Chef de Cuisine Lars Beese turn out bar bites and entrees that focus on rustic Belgian dishes that place traditional ingredients at the core. The menu is also influenced by French, German … Read More