A “herbaceous, floral and aromatic” rum, produced by Washington’s Potomac Distilling Company, landed on Wine Enthusiast magazine’s “Top 100 Spirits” in the Rum Category

Potomac Distilling Company’s rum lands on Wine Enthusiast’s Top 100 Spirits list

Green Spiced Rum is first botanical rum A “herbaceous, floral and aromatic” rum, produced by Washington’s Potomac Distilling Company, landed on Wine Enthusiast magazine’s “Top 100 Spirits” in the Rum … Continue reading Potomac Distilling Company’s rum lands on Wine Enthusiast’s Top 100 Spirits list

Jack Rose hosts third annual Premier Drams Whiskey Festival

Jack Rose celebrates whiskey with third annual Premier Drams

Tasting event provides venue for rare whiskey sampling Jack Rose Dining Saloon in Washington, D.C. is gearing up for its third annual Premier Drams Whiskey Festival. The celebration April 5 … Continue reading Jack Rose celebrates whiskey with third annual Premier Drams

Demystifying Amaro by Don Ciccio and Figli class announced

Demystifying Amaro by Don Ciccio and Figli: Mess Hall

Amaro class with Jonathan Fasano makes herbal liqueur approachable Mess Hall in Washington, D.C. is hosting a class on “Demystifying Amaro” September 10. The instructor is Jonathan Fasano of Don … Continue reading Demystifying Amaro by Don Ciccio and Figli: Mess Hall

BDT Capital Partners takes stake in WhistlePig

BDT Capital takes minority stake in WhistlePig Rye Whiskey

BDT investment provides additional liquidity, growth opportunities BDT Capital Partners has taken a significant minority common equity stake in WhistlePig Rye Whiskey, according to a joint announcement from the companies. … Continue reading BDT Capital takes minority stake in WhistlePig Rye Whiskey

Potomac Distilling Co at Wharf DC: Swizzle Chill DC

Scuba origins, rum aficionado to bring Potomac Distilling, Tiki TNT to Wharf D.C.

Another big story with some Tiki-Bar influence has been developing at the District Wharf: the November opening of highly-anticipated Potomac Distilling Company… in the heart of the bustling waterfront, will represent a three-story production facility, producing four styles of Thrasher’s Rum. Nestled in the building will be a neighborhood tavern to be known as Tiki TNT from Todd Thrasher.

Wandering Oasis Drinks: Swizzle Chill Magazine

Wandering Oasis at National Harbor serving frozen, tapped libations this summer

The Wanding Oasis drink truck is ready to cool down the hot temps and provide fruity sips at National Harbor, Md. during the summer weekends. Frozen libations are blended up for the enjoyment of National Harbor. The truck is a vivid, boozy affair on wheels at the National Harbor, Md.

Open Gate Brewery Barrel House by Guinness: Swizzle Chill Magazine

Guinness Open Gate Brewery Barrel House in Maryland opens in August

The Open Gate Brewery Barrel House by Guinness is opening this summer in Halethorpe, Md., just south of Baltimore, Md., and about 30 miles north of Washington, D.C. Guinness parent Diageo Beer Company USA announced the August 3 grand opening… Guinness Brewmaster Peter Wiens and Head Brewer Hollie Stephenson will lead a production team crafting Guinness Blonde and experimenting with other beers that reflect the essence of American and Maryland brewery heritage.

Two restaurant groups grow in dynamic Northern Virginia dining scene

With Scott Parker, Jason Fisher, Ryan DeMagistris, Nick Cordero and Mike Cordero at is helm, the MacNac Hospitality Group has made a name for itself in Northern Virginia for its diverse offerings and consistent growth…Social Restaurant Group (SRG) made its appearance in the area over the last few years with several openings in the D.C. area, and three restaurants in Arlington alone.