A GROUND ROUND SMACKDOWN FEATURING TEN OF THE BEST BURGER SLINGERS IN THE DMV.

YOU get to crush their hand crafted "not-so-mini-burgers" and vote for your favorite while enjoying live music and a DC Brau, Atlas Brew Works & New Belgium beer garden.


2014 DC BRGR Bash | Saturday, July 19th from 12 to 6 pm · Shaw, NW

Event Details & Ticket Information

MEAT the Competition

Ten of the DMV’s best meat maestros, each representing their local neighborhood, duking it out for the best burger of the day with a "not-so-mini-burger," a custom built gourmet creation containing 3 oz. of blended beef bliss and up to five "toppings."


Willow Restaurant
The Defending Champion

Chef Tracy O'Grady returns to defend her title after winning last year's Battle with a double smoked, pan-seared-in-duck-fat masterpiece.

@WillowVA


Cafe Saint-Ex
14th Street

Known for their local, dry-aged burger, this contemporary French-American bistro represents 14th Street with pride.

@cafesaintex


BIG BUNS
Arlington

Customized burgers earned this Ballston favorite a WaPo “Best Bet” and WTOP “Top 10 Burgers in the DMV”.

@EatBigBuns


Boundary Stone
Bloomingdale

All-natural, hand-ground burgers from this neighborhood gem named a Best of DC “Best Place to Eat at the Bar”.

@BoundaryStoneDC


Old Ebbitt Grill
Downtown

Executive Chef Sal Ferro showcases updated American cuisine (and a mighty tasty locally raised grass-fed beef burger) at one of DC's oldest and best-known saloons.

@oldebbitt


Burger Tap & Shake
Foggy Bottom

One bite of the house 'Six Buck Chuck' and you'll see why that line snaking down the block on Washington Circle is worth standing in.

@burgertapshake


GUGS
Georgetown

Thick, juicy, no-frills burgers from the Georgetown University Grilling Society have made this local crew a G’town institution.

@GUGS_Georgetown


Granville Moore's
H Street

“A gastropub with a healthy Belgian Fetish”, this popular H Street tavern run by Chef Teddy Folkman needs little introduction.

@GranvilleMoores


1905
Shaw

Double-patty delights and signature bacon-fried onions have earned this intimate bistro newcomer a reputation as “One to Watch”.

@1905dc


Fainting Goat
U Street

Run by Chef Nathan Beauchamp, this popular U Street gastropub does simple food with a gourmet twist and was recently praised by WaPo critic Tom Sietsema.

@faintinggoatdc


Five Hours of LIVE Music

A DJ, a house-infused funk band, and a nine-piece soul and R&B powerhouse that will keep the party cranking all day long.


John Bowen


House of Soul


The Original Moonlighters


You had me at TASTY craft beer.

Proudly pouring 16 oz. @dcbrau, @AtlasBrewWorks, and @newbelgium drafts for just five bucks.   Thank us?   No, thank YOU!


The Public

An American Pale Ale backed by C-60 and Vienna malts which lend notes of rich, yet semi-dry caramel.
6.0% ABV


El Hefe Speaks

A traditionally brewed German-style Hefe hopped with German Tettnang hops. Perfect for easy summer drinking.
5.3% ABV


District Common

A quaffable California Common featuring biscuit malt and Czech Saaz hops.
5.1% ABV


Rowdy Rye

Both fun and aggressive, Rowdy is a hop forward rye ale full of flavor.
6.2% ABV


Fat Tire

An amber ale with toasty, biscuit-like malt flavors coasting in equilibrium with hoppy freshness.
5.2% ABV


Snapshot

An unfiltered wheat beer full of refreshment and a smile-inducing flash of tart at the finish.
5.0% ABV


Conveniently located steps away from the U Street Metro.

It's all going down at 945 Florida Avenue, NW...roughly one block behind the 9:30 Club.


And to think, last year's battle was just a warm up.

One of the ten must-do's this weekend.   - The Washington Post (2013)







Event Details & Tickets


WHAT IS THE D.C. BRGR BASH?

An insanely fun outdoor event with five hours of live music, a craft beer garden by DC Brau, Atlas Brew Works and New Belgium, and a friendly BRGR Battle between ten of the best grill masters in the DMV.

It all goes down on Saturday, July 19th from 12 pm - 6 pm at 945 Florida Avenue in Shaw, NW.

As a ticket holder, you get to try FIVE or ALL TEN “not-so-mini burgers” from the competing restaurants and vote for your favorite burger of the day — all while sampling great, craft beer and enjoying live tunes in the sunshine. At the end of the day, a winner for "Best BRGR of the Day" will be crowned. This restaurant takes home an EPIC trophy, a custom website at bestburgerindc.com, neighborhood pride, and burger bragging rights for a year.

Pretty sweet, right?   Yeah, we think so too!

IMPORTANT STUFF ABOUT THE BASH.

The doors open at 12 pm. Music will begin at that time and continue until 6pm. The BRGR Battle will run from 12:30 pm to 5 pm (plenty of time to sample all the “not-so-mini” delights). Following the competition, votes will be counted and a winner will be announced at 5:45 pm.

There are 3 types of event tickets* (detailed info on the right), which are processed and issued through Eventbrite via email and mobile app. The morning of the Bash, you will receive an email with a map of the festival grounds and detailed information on what to bring and where to check in. If you plan on enjoying delicious, local craft beer, please remember to bring valid ID.

*Please note that there are a limited number of tickets and once they sell out, we can issue no more. Take advantage of the discounted prices below and secure your spot! Tickets are transferable but not refundable.

SO YOU WANT TICKETS, RIGHT?

Nice! Here at D.C. BRGR Bash, we in making everybody happy and offering as much choice as possible. So there are three types of tickets, which allow you to customize your experience. Try 5 of the competitors burgers or grab a friend and crush all ten. It’s up to you!

Option One:   Burger Flight A   ·   $27 USD
Event access for one person, live music, games, and FIVE tickets for FIVE pre-selected "not-so-mini-burgers" from FIVE of the ten competitors.

Option Two:   Burger Flight B   ·   $27 USD
Event access for one person, live music, games, and FIVE tickets for FIVE pre-selected "not-so-mini-burgers" from the FIVE competitors not included in Burger Flight A.

Option Three:   10 Burgers for TWO   ·   $47 USD
Event access for two people, live music, games, and TEN tickets for TEN "not-so-mini-burgers" from ALL TEN competitors.




Hey there, early bird! Grab one of first hundred tickets for $25 and $45.



Regularly priced tickets are $27 and $47 up until 1 PM on the day of the BRGR Bash.



Not the commitment type? That's cool, but tickets are $30 and $50 at the door (If still available).



Our Partners

We donate 50 cents for every burger served to each competing restaurants’ charity of choice.   More burgers, more benefit.   Win. Win.



Interested in partnering with us?   Please email Joe@dcbrgrbash.com

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