Posts Tagged ‘Bourbon’

Where to Drink During SAVOR Week

Out of over 70 events to choose from, here are highlights for each day of the week.

Whiskey Dream Team to Open Joseph A. Magnus & Co. Distillery in Ivy City

The distillery will produce a number of rare and limited releases—sometimes under 100 bottles.

What Matters More: The Quest for New Beer, or the Beer?

Sure, you love beer. When you head to the bar for happy hour with friends, you carefully consider the draft, can, and bottle lists. You often order something you’ve never tasted, just to see what it’s like. You might have gotten into the habit of filling a growler at a brewery every weekend, or stopping […]

Where to Drink During the Craft Brewers Conference This Week

The annual Craft Brewers Conference arrives in D.C. this week. More than 6,000 beer professionals from around the world are expected to attend, and many are bringing their beer with them. Gird your liver! Washington's plethora of craft beer-minded bars and restaurants have put together a whopper of a week to celebrate the first time the […]

Cocktail Guess: “Make Me Something with Campari”

Where: Café Saint-Ex, 1847 14th St. NW Bartender Response: “A Campari and soda?” We pressed for something more creative. What We Got: A Negroni made with gin, sweet vermouth, and Campari, garnished with a cherry and orange slice Price: $9.09 How It Tasted: Surprisingly heavy on gin Improv Points (1-5): 3. A Negroni is a […]

Pappy Is A Rolling Stone: The Hunt for D.C.’s Most Elusive Bourbon

If you think that hunting down some white truffles, shark fin soup or beluga caviar is tough in this town, just try getting your hands on a bottle of Pappy Van Winkle. "We got a shipment two weeks ago and it sold out in 45 minutes," says Josh Feldman, owner of Potomac Wine & Spirits, […]

Smoke Beer And Soft Dookie: Lagerheads Peek Inside The ‘New Asylum,’ Opening Tonight

The "New Asylum," as its Facebook page has referred to the Adams Morgan bar's renovation over the past several months, officially opens tonight as Smoke & Barrel. The new beer, bourbon and barbecue joint is the brainchild of John Andrade, the man behind craft beer-focused Columbia Heights hangout Meridian Pint, as well as the original Asylum, […]

Gut Reaction: Smoke & Barrel’s Spicy Chipotle Honey Butter Doesn’t Suck

This is not a formal review, but rather an off-the-cuff first-impressions-style riff on a brand-spankin' new D.C. restaurant Smoke & Barrel, Meridian Pint owner John Andrade's new rustic-looking beer, bourbon and barbecue joint, located inside the former top floor of Asylum, opens tonight in Adams Morgan. Last night, Young & Hungry sneaked inside for a […]

Boston Butting In: Smoke & Barrel Opens This Week In Adams Morgan

The planned conversion of Adams Morgan watering hole Asylum's top floor from a gothic biker-friendly vegan brunch spot into a rustic barbecue joint is nearly complete. Owner John Andrade's new concept Smoke & Barrel is soft-opening late this week, offering 24 draft beers, 60 types of bourbon and a menu including "Boston butt, racks of […]

Fizzy Math

“The Sex isn’t bad,” says Arris Noble. He’s not bragging about a new lover. He’s talking about wine, specifically a sparkling rosé from the L. Mawby Vineyards on Michigan’s Leelanau Peninsula. “It’s a total ladies wine,” adds Noble’s colleague, Andrew Stover. “It’s pink, it’s fruity, and it’s called ‘Sex.’” Advertised as “sensual, naughty, provocative,” the […]

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