The Sovereign Reopens Today and “will be tapping some very special kegs”

From The Sovereign:

We’re Back! The Sovereign Reopens July 21st
Open for dinner Wednesdays through Sundays

Oh, how we’ve missed you. Mark your calendars, hop on the group chat, and peep the rare beers we’ve scored for you – it’s time to celebrate the return of The Sovereign. We’re reopening on Wednesday, July 21st at 5 o’clock and (true to form) will be tapping some very special kegs from our vault to mark the occasion, including:

 Cantillon Saint Lamvinus, Tilquin Mure and Jester King SPON: Muscat.

We also have some classic draft offerings from Blaugies (La Vermontoise) and De Ranke (XX Bitter, Guldenberg) ready to roll. We are beginning with 25 drafts and plan to push to 50 over the first few weeks, especially as some delayed shipments from overseas arrive. In the meantime, here are some highlights from the tap list:

Cantillon St. Lamvinus, Lambic with Grapes • Tilquin Mure, Lambic with Blackberries • Pen Druid Spontaneous, Wild Ale • Jester King Rare Corals, Mixed Fermentation Ale with Tropical Fruit, Toasted Coconut & Chamomile • Girardin Oude Lambik, Lambic • De Ranke Guldenberg, Tripel • De Ranke XX Bitter, Pale Ale • De La Senne Brusseleir, Black IPA • De Dolle Stille Nacht 2019, Strong Ale • Blaugies La Vermontoise, Saison • Fantôme Dark White, Saison • St. Bernardus ABT 12, ABT/Grand Cru

And of course, our on-premise 350+ bottle list will be available and includes rarities like:

Cantillon 50°N-4°E, Cognac Barrel-Aged Lambic • Cantillon Lambic d’Aunis, Lambic with Pineau d’Aunis Grapes • Drie Fonteinen Druif Muscat Bleu, Lambic with Belgian Muscat Bleu Grapes • Drie Fzonteinen Zenne y Frontera, Sherry Barrel-Aged Lambic • Tilquin Oude Groseille à Maquereau Verte, Lambic with Gooseberries • Tilquin Oude Riesling, Lambic with Riesling Grapes • Westvleteren 12, Abt/Grand Cru

Pair your selections with classic Belgian hits – we’re getting the gang back together:

Croquettes de Fromage
gruyere, our special sovereign sauce

Bicky Burger
ground beef and pork, nutmeg, fried onions, pickles, english muffin, bicky sauce, fries

Rabbit in Kriek
braised in kriek beer, fingerling potatoes, asparagus, shallots, cherry demi-glace

Oven-Roasted Salmon
braised holland leeks, lentils, cauliflower pomme puree, smoked roe beurre blanc

Plus, our selection of Flammekueches (flatbreads), Moules & Frites, and so much more

New! The Retail Bottle Shop

We are also now stocking bottles for retail sale! We have fresh restocks of the classic offerings from De la Senne (including Taras Boulba), De Ranke, Blaugies, and more. We will even rotate in some rare lambics – stay tuned for more details.“

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