Posts Tagged ‘New Columbia Distillers’

Green Hat Gin vs. Ivy City Gin

Comparing D.C.'s Locally Made Gins

Vermouth Is Beginning to Have Its Moment in D.C.

Several local bars are beginning to make their own vermouth in-house, and at Nido and the Royal, which both plan to open in the coming weeks, the aperitif will be the focus of their beverage offerings.

D.C. Distilleries Can Now Serve Cocktails, But They Can’t Operate Full Bars

The local laws governing distilleries have come a long way since 2012.

Etto Team Collaborates With New Columbia Distillers on Vermouth

"The vermouth that we make is not what most consumers think of when they think of vermouth," says co-founder Kat Hamidi.

New Columbia Distillers Will Release Navy Strength Gin

There's also an apple brandy in the works.

Restaurants Can Now Make and Sell Their Own Booze

Will distillery pubs soon be the new brewpubs? A recently enacted D.C. law allows restaurants to distill their own liquor on premises or next door, the Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration announced today. The distillery pub permit, which is also available to tavern, nightclub, and hotel licensees, allows establishments to sell the liquor they produce for on- […]

First Look at Right Proper Brewpub, Opening Soon

D.C.'s next brewery, Right Proper, is close to opening its doors. Co-founder Thor Cheston, who directed beer programs at Pizzeria Paradiso and Brasserie Beck before starting the Shaw-based brewpub, is planning to open in early December. Right Proper will serve eight beers on draft: six house beers designed by brewmaster Nathan Zeender and two lines for […]

New Columbia Distillers to Release Limited Edition Barrel-Aged Gin-Aquavit Hybrid

On Nov. 2, New Columbia Distillers will release its most unusual seasonal spirit yet: a gin-aquavit hybrid aged in apple brandy barrels. The Ginavit, as it's being called, combines the flavors of the traditional wintertime Scandinavian aperitif—dill, caraway, star anise—with some of Green Hat Gin's botanicals, including juniper, orange peel, and lemon peel.

Sauce-O-Meter: How the Week’s Food Happenings Measure Up

Limited Edition Spring Green Hat Gin Coming Soon

D.C.'s New Columbia Distillers will release its very first limited edition seasonal gin on Saturday. The spring/summer Green Hat Gin is more citrusy and floral than the D.C. distiller's signature gin thanks to cherry blossoms, three types of citrus peel, rosemary, and a bit of pepper. It's also got a slightly higher alcohol content (90 […]

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