Raise Your Glass


No surprise at the unique libations coming out of DC Area distilleries, bars, and restaurants

Anxo is offering memberships for cider. Receive their cider on a weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly basis for pick-up or delivery.  There are 3 options:  Economy Member: 12 or 24 of their crushers, Provisional Member: allocations of mixed 12-packs or cases, New Release Member: try over a dozen ANXO cider releases a year. Pre-order a half ($40) or a full ($75) case of ANXO’s next release at a discounted price. 300 Florida Avenue NW; 202.986.3795; 

Butterfly Spirits
Butterfly Spirits has teamed up with bartenders Against Racism (BAR) to support the Black Lives Matter movement. “Butterfly for BAR” cocktails, using products from Butterfly Spirits, are available at four participating bars and restaurants including Compass Rose, Maydan, Makettoand, and The Gibson. Proceeds from the sales of all cocktails are donated to Bartenders Against Racism to support their legislative and mentorship programs. Butterfly for BAR cocktails can also be enjoyed at participating restaurants either on-site or for delivery or pickup*(where available) and include Mallard vs. Monarch, Metamorphosis, and more. 

Catoctin Creek Distillery 
Catoctin Creek Distillery will release its newest expression of 1757 Virginia Brandy on August 3rd, at 8:00 a.m. This brandy is seven years old and bottled in bond ($89.99/750ml). This bottle will be released online only for shipping directly to you, or pick up at the distillery. Sales are online only in our online shop, link below. Please note that the product will show "Out of Stock" or "Unavailable" until August 3rd. No pre-orders. Only 272 bottles were produced from this single barrel. There will be a two bottle per person limit on this product. 120 W Main Street, Purcellville, VA; 

Cork is offering a 4-pack of wines to grill with. The wines are pairable to grilling favorites like veggies, chicken, and steaks. Wine offerings include Ameztoi Txakoli, Rose Rubentis Bisson, and more for $100. 1805 14th Street NW; 202.265.2675; 

Duke’s Grocery 
The Duke’s gastropubs in Foggy Bottom, Woodley Park, and Dupont Circle are offering a $10 Pickleback with Buffalo Trace and house-made garlic dill pickles with juice for $10. With each purchase, guests will be entered to win a bottle of the 10 Year Old Rip Van Winkle Handmade Bourbon. One dollar from every Pickleback purchase will be donated to World Central Kitchen. The estimated retail value of the 10-Year-Old Rip Van Winkle is $600. To enter the drawing for the 10 Year Old Rip Van Winkle, guests simply need to leave their email address, Instagram or Twitter handle upon purchase. 2000 Pennsylvania Avenue NW; 

Fabio Trabocchi
Fiola houses Washington, D.C.'s only Wine Spectator Grand Award-winning wine cellar, with 2,875 unique label selections and 10,200 bottles in inventory. Fiola's cellar is available for online purchase and contactless pickup. The collection includes verticals from notable producers such as Giacomo Conterno, Angelo Gaja, Giuseppe Mascarello, Casanova di Neri, Antinori, Tenuta dell’Ornellaia, and Dom Pérignon. Wine orders may be picked up in person at the restaurant on Wednesdays between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. An accompanying food purchase is required for wine purchases. 3100 K Street NW; 202.525.1402; fabiotrabocchi.com

Hook Hall’s The Oasis 
Hook Hall’s 7,000 square-foot backyard has been seasonally transformed into The Oasis, a “tropical paradise” in the middle of the city. Socially distanced tables are set on the astroturfed lawn with seven cabanas in the yard. Each tropical-themed cabana includes sectional lounges, a table, a swing, and more. Cabanas (seats 6) may be reserved for $100 for 2.5 hours with the larger Captain’s Quarters cabana available for $125 for 2.5 hours. Cabana rentals include table service, a welcome bottle of champagne, contactless ordering from a cocktail and food menu, USB power ports, and a menu created by Chef Ryan Gordon. Menu offerings include frozen cocktails, summer-themed drinks, and more. 3400 Georgia Avenue NW; 202.629.4339; 

Ivy and Coney 
Ivy and Coney have reopened their roof deck for in-house dining and imbibing Thursdays-Sundays. They are offering a new addition called The Ivy Club which allows guests to reserve games of baseball, enjoy all you can eat and drink specials, and more. During each week of the baseball season, they will be featuring regional food specials as part of our Stadium Series. Drink offerings include a variety of local beers, cider, wines, and liquor. 1537 7th Street NW; 202.670.9489;

Jaleo Penn Quarter and Jaleo Crystal City are introducing Sangria hour with the option to dine in or pick up weekdays from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.  Offerings include Sangria or specially priced Spanish beer, wine and cocktails along with an array of classic tapas like patatas bravas and garlicky gambas al ajillo. 480 7th Street NW; 

Laoban Dumplings 
Laoban Dumplings has rolled out Laoban Lager, an easy-drinking beer that pairs with their dumplings and noodles made by Oliver Brewing in Baltimore. 2000 Pennsylvania Avenue NW; 202.780.8746; 

Senate Beer 
The ​Heurich House Museum​ partnered with DC’s ​Right Proper Brewing Company​ to revive the original recipe, which has not been available for public sale since the brewery retired the brand in the 1940’s. A limited number of cases and 6-packs of Senate Beer are available for direct purchase from the museum for pick-up or Right Proper Brewing Co. for pick-up and delivery. 1307 New Hampshire Avenue NW;

Stable is whipping up their house made liqueurs, and schnapsicles for carry out and delivery. New spirit selections include Stable's signature r-amaro, limoncello, atlas röteli, strawberry rhubarb cordial, and rhubarbcello. Offerings are available in 250 ml bottles to be enjoyed neat or on the rocks. Schnapsicles are available in apricot, raspberry and pear flavors. Guests may order single schnapsicles ($7) or a schnapsicles spritz combo ($62) featuring 6 schnapsicles and a bottle of sparkling rosé. Stable offers carry out and delivery ($5 delivery fee within a 2 mile delivery radius) on Thursday and Friday from 4:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. 1324 H Street NE; 202. 733.4604; stabledc.com.

Taqueria Picoso 
Taqueria Picoso has reopened to offer authentic Mexico city cuisine and drinks. The bar program, with cocktails by Andrew Shapiro, features everything from signature Margaritas and Micheladas to wines, beers, and Mexican soft drinks. 1472 N Beauregard Street, Alexandria; 571.970.0881;

The Columbia Room 
The Columbia Room has introduced a cocktail garden on their patio called “Your Only Friend” helmed by Paul Taylor, Columbia Room partner, and head bartender. The Columbia Room is also offering a special weekend picnic kit, which includes two sandwiches, two cocktails (each of which contains 2 servings), and two sides, along with compostable flatware and napkins, in a reusable tote bag. The picnic kits are available for takeout and delivery on Friday and Saturday only and are priced at $85. They have also introduced zoom cocktail classes, and the next class will be focused on summer cocktails on July 25 at 5:00 p.m. 124 Blagden Alley NW; 202.316.9396;