Tap99 is expected to open this spring.

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic and the many stay-at-home orders, we all learned to do things on our own. We cut our own hair and rocked the uneven bangs, we baked our own bread and got sick from the uncooked dough, and we learned to unclog our own toilets when we overflowed it with hoarded toilet paper. Well, now it’s time to add another thing to our list of accomplishments: pouring our own drinks.

The city’s first 100% self-pour pub and restaurant is coming this spring to southeast Washington, D.C. The new pub, Tap99, gets its name from the 99 different types of drinks that it offers, including beer, wine, cider, and premixed cocktails. However, these drinks won’t pour themselves. Customers will become their own bartender and pour their own drinks by using a digital touch screen display located above each tap.

Tap99 is expected to get creative with their display screens and has already started to tease funny drink names like “Simply Orange OJ” and “The Cranberries.”


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Drinks won't be the only thing on the menu at Tap99 though. It will also offer authentic brick oven pizza (or BOP as Kevin Hart calls it) and pub food such as loaded french fries, French sliders, drunken skirt steak marinated in pale ale and citrus ginger, Korean fried cauliflower tossed in gochujang BBQ sauce, and sesame teriyaki chicken thigh with banana ketchup.

Tap99 will open right across from Nationals Park so fans can enjoy themselves after watching the nation’s favorite pastime. It will also be located next to Walter's, a sports bar that offers 24 self-pour draft beers. 

Will you be heading over to Tap99 to try out one of its 99 drinks? Let us know how excited you are in the comments!