Posts Tagged ‘The Rye Bar’

The Rye Bar Plans Tapping Party For Its Hyped-Up $22 Barrel-Aged Manhattan

The most over-hyped cocktail in Washington is adding even more hype. Remember that $22 barrel-aged Manhattan whose price tag had everyone in a tizzy? Well, The Rye Bar at the Capella hotel in Georgetown plans to celebrate the tapping of its third batch on June 12 with free canapés and hors d'oeuvres from 5 to 8 p.m. […]

Proof of Purchase: Cocktail Prices Are Reaching New Highs. How Much is Too Much?

Even though I know it’s coming, it’s hard not to feel sticker shock when I get the bill at The Rye Bar in Georgetown’s new Capella hotel. On my tab: a $22 Manhattan and an $18 Old Fashioned. With tax and tip, the whole thing rounds out to $50. For two drinks. Don’t get me […]

A $22 Barrel-Aged Manhattan? Psh. Get One for $13 at A&D

The barrel-aged Manhattan at The Rye Bar in Georgetown's new Capella hotel has gotten a lot of media buzz for its $22 price tag (excluding tax and tip). But if you don't want to drop a Jackson and a Lincoln on a single drink, A&D bar in Shaw is now offering a $13 barrel-aged Manhattan—tax included. The Rye […]