Posts Tagged ‘New Columbia Distillers’

Green Hat Gin and DC Brau Gelato Coming Soon

Gin gelato? Yes, please. Beginning Nov. 5, local gelateria Dolcezza will introduce a cucumber tarragon gin sorbetto using recently unveiledGreen Hat Gin from D.C's only distillery, New Columbia Distillers. Dolcezza is also collaborating with DC Brau on a Penn Quarter Porter gelato and with Gordy's Pickle's on a Thai basil jalapeño sorbetto. The flavors will be priced […]

Get Your Green Hat Gin Right Now

At long last, Green Hat Gin is here. New Columbia Distillers, D.C.'s first legal distillery in more than a century, began selling its signature liquor today. Stop by the distillery before 6 p.m. to buy from the first batch. Even if you can't make it today, the distillery will be open Monday through Friday from […]

Green Hat Gin is Almost Here

New Columbia Distillers—D.C.'s first (legal) distillery in more than a century—now aims to release bottles of its Green Hat Gin the first week of October. Co-founder John Uselton tells Y&H: "We are doing botanical experiments right now and bottling a few cases of each trial. We are quickly zeroing in on our final recipe." Stay […]

Filibuster Distillery Coming to D.C.

It's taken more than a century for D.C. to get its first legal distillery. Now, a second is in the works. Sid Dilawri, owner of Modern Liquors across from the Convention Center, says he's scouting for a warehouse in northeast D.C. to produce his Filibuster whiskey. He hopes to finalize a lease in the next […]

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New Columbia Distillers’ Green Hat Gin Begins Production This Month

New Columbia Distillers, the District's first distillery in about a century, is gearing up to begin production later this month. That means you could be drinking D.C.-made gin as soon as the end of August. The first creation from New Columbia founders Michael Lowe and his son-in-law John Uselton will be called Green Hat Gin. […]

Bring On The Botanicals! D.C. Distillery Aims To Make Gin By Summer

Fans of D.C.'s own Gin Rickey could have a hometown spirit on hand for their native cocktails this summer. Y&H colleague Lydia DePillis over at Housing Complex has the scoop on a new distillery now under construction in Ivy City, which aims to be cranking out locally made gin within the next six months or […]