Posts Tagged "distiller"


South Hollow Spirits Distillery When we were deliberating two years ago whether or not to move from Boston to DC, the job opportunities and the sense of adventure eventually swayed us in the direction of making the move. But it was no easy decision. To ease the pain of saying goodbye to our beloved city, we made ourselves a few deals; one of them was that despite the increased distance every other year we would still vacation on Cape...

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Where We’ve Been Drinking: Murray Hill Cocktail Club at Jos. A. Magnus & Co Just about everyone who hears that we blog about cocktails immediately asks, “So have you been to Magnus?” We always have had to shake our heads in shame, “No.” Until this past week, when we finally made it over. We’re so glad we did. It was glorious, and we’re so excited to tell you all about so many things that...

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Capitoline: DC’s only Vermouth + Drink of the Week: San Martin When we decided on the contestants in our vermouth tournament (cheap sweet bracket, cheap dry┬ábracket, expensive dry┬ábracket, expensive sweet bracket, championships), we disqualified American vermouths. We felt that they were a bit too newfangled for us to justify the steep price–somewhat upward of twice what we usually spend. So, we stuck to vermouths made in...

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Don Ciccio & Figli: the art, the craft, the story of small batch, all natural liqueurs “Art and food present effective tool kits for navigating extreme and unpredictable circumstances: both bring people together, stir curiosity, and can incite positive change. The practical side of food can impact the creative side of art and, reciprocally, art can provide new ways of interacting with and reflecing on food and culture. How...

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Happy Birthday, One Eight


Posted By on Jan 12, 2016

Happy Birthday, One Eight! One of our favorite things about the DC drinking scene is the abundance of small, local distillers. And of these local spirits, our favorite is One Eight, the makers of our go-to craft gin, Ivy City Gin. We’ve told you before how much we enjoyed their Saturday tour and tasting. So, of course, when we received the invitation to One Eight’s first birthday–on 1/8 of course–there was no...

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