Cocktail of the Month: The Grasshopper

June 21, 2018

If you’re looking to celebrate summer’s arrival, head to District Distilling and the bartenders will mix you an impeccable Grasshopper. Or you can take a spin down to the Big Easy and enjoy one at its birthplace, Tujague’s.

On Derby Day: Bourbon, of Course

May 2, 2018

One of the finest spectacles of spring is the Kentucky Derby in all its glory. Many things make it a legendary event beyond a simple horse race — the storied […]

Cocktail of the Month: Hot Buttered Rum

April 2, 2018

By Jody Kurash April may seem a bit late in the year for a warming cocktail, but when the first day of spring is met with an arctic blast, who […]

Cocktail of the Month: The Laughing Leprechaun

March 7, 2018

May your Irish eyes be smiling, your leprechauns be laughing and you find a pot of gold at the end of every rainbow! While St. Patrick’s Day is one of […]

Cocktail of the Month: Soju

February 8, 2018

If selling liquor were an Olympic sport, the Koreans would snag the gold medal in a win more convincing than Alex Ovechkin body checking a pee-wee league player.

Cocktail of the Month: The Chestnut Old Fashioned

December 20, 2017

“Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost nipping at your nose …” This standard tune, whether crooned by Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra or the multitude of artists that […]

Cocktail of the Month: Pumpkin Pisco Punch

November 8, 2017

Thanksgiving week marks the tail end of autumn and the last call for fall flavors before the busy December holiday daze. One flavor that many will miss is pumpkin spice, […]

Cocktail of the Month: Los Olvidados

October 25, 2017

There’s no shortage of places for adults to celebrate Halloween. Bars throughout the D.C. area have come up with spooky-themed cocktails, costume parties and creepy decorations. The hottest spot in […]

Cocktail of the Month

September 28, 2017

As a lover of rum, I’m always on the lookout for innovative cocktails and combinations. The resurgence of tiki culture helped put rum back in the spotlight, with cocktails that highlight […]

End-of-Summer Drink Pick:

September 13, 2017

DIY Earth Girls Are Easy 1.75 ounces St. George Terroir Gin .75 ounces fresh lime juice .5 ounces tarragon turbinado syrup .5 ounces sauvignon blanc lime twist Tarragon turbinado syrup recipe: Blanch four sprigs […]