Monthly Archives: March 2017

Ginworld Gin Week Launches in DC


In less that one week, one of the largest celebrations of Gin hits Washington, DC March 27th – April

And here are some of the highlights not to be missed…

Ginworld Participating Bars & Cocktail Features can be found at and Drink Features DC

Monday March 27th

Ginworld Corpse Reviver Competition

Gin Week Kick Off! Corpse Reviver Cocktail Competition at District Distilling Mon 27th at 6pm:

The Corpse Reviver #2 has seen a huge reawakening over the past decade helping bartenders bring gin back to the forefront of consumer imbibing and awareness. The drink itself is a perfect balance of botanical, citrus, herbal, and bittersweet components. Literally, a perfect balance being an equal parts recipe with a few drops.

Distilleries Competing: District Distilling, Jos A Magnus, One Eight Distilling, Murlarkey Distilled Spirits, New Columbia Green Hat, McClintock Distilling and KO Distilling

Absinthe Sponsor:

Radiator Collaboration Event

Tuesday March 27th

“All About That Gin” Gin School with Pernod Ricard, Plymouth Gin and Barr Hill Caledonia Spirits: A Massive Collaboration of Education and Experience:

Please join our gin friends, Pernod Ricard Plymouth Gin and Barr Hill by Caledonia Spirits as they take you on a miraculous journey about how the lovely libation of gin is made.

A Plymouth Gin Ambassador will teach you the history of Plymouth and gin, and how to make your own botanical blend in a hands on class room session and botanical showcase.
1pm & 3pm

Barr Hill will be showcasing a live Bee Hive and educational session taught by Dr. Gary Krupnick of Smithsonian to demonstrate the importnace of bees/pollination and Martha Kiene, 1st VP of VA Beekeeper asscociation is speaking on bees & honey w/ live observation hive.
1pm & 3pm

Once the classes are over please join us in the bar at Radiator DC for a happy hour (4-7) that will be supporting the Virginia Beekepers associtation in their effort to SAVE THE BEES! First session of classes starts at 1pm and the second session is at 3pm, please sign up for one or both! Class space is limited so sign up today!

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The Infamous Matt Seiter will be making his DC debut with exquiste spin on Gin Tiki Cocktail Seminar. Learn the history, the movement and the secrets behind Tiki and how gin was a guiding force.

Dive into the tropical adventure that is Gin Tiki!

Generously Sponsored by Pierre Ferrand Cognac

Tickets Available Here

Ginlandia Hanks Oyster Bar

GINLANDIA at Hank’s Oyster Bar Dupont

Gin World 2017 is coming to DC & Hank’s Oyster Bar is joining in on the fun!! Stop by Hank’s Oyster Bar Dupont anytime from March 28th to April 1st for GINLANDIA!!! 35+ unique gins at the bar, gin flights all night and a gin-filled cocktail menu! As always, admission is free- just show up and get down with us!


Hanks Oyster Bar Death's Door Pop Up

Wednesday March 29th

Death’s Door Juniper Harvest Pop Up Fundraiser

On March 29th in accordance with Ginworld and Ginlandia, the 2016 Juniper Harvest alumni will come together in a one night only popup at Hank’s Oyster Bar to celebrate some of the amazing relationships created at Juniper Harvest! Death’s Door Cocktail Specials abound this evening! Tips will be donated to Washington Island School!

*Juniper Harvest is an annual event put on by Death’s Door Spirits. Bartenders from across the country travel to Washington Island to learn about just how hard it is to harvest Juniper, make gin, and learn all about Death’s Door Spirits.*



Jaleo DC

Gin and Tonic Festival at Jaleo

Come savor Spain’s national cocktail all week long at all Jaleo locations for a Gin and Tonic Festival: D.C., Bethesda, Crystal City, and Las Vegas! This bright and effervescent beverage pairs perfectly with tapas and paella, so come in to check out our extensive list of unique Gin & Tonic menu offerings.

Ginworld G&Tea seminar by Trevor Frye

Thursday 1pm at Five to One

Gin World 2017 is taking on DC and the talents Trevor Frye will be teaching us the art of G & Tea with his spin on Tea cocktails. Aviation Gin presents G & Tea cocktails!


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Thursday March 30th & Friday March 31st

The Royal Hosts TWO Beautiful G&T Happy Hours Thursday & Friday


Thursday: Bluecoat Meet The Distiller Happy Hour 4-7pm

Ginworld is taking over Washington Dc March 27th – April 1st and The Royal is hosting Philadelphia Distilling Bluecoat American Dry Gin for a HH 3-7pm. Meet the distiller and taste through all the refreshing gin cocktails. Did you know Bluecoat gin is made in Forsyth Stills traditionally used to make Scotch? No wonder it’s so irresistible!

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Friday: G&T HH with Barr Hill Gin & Alley Twenty Six Tonic

The Royal is Hosting Barr Hill by Caledonia Spirits and Alley Twenty Six tonics for a refreshing G&T HH on Friday March 31st.

Macon Bistro and Larder

Macon Bistro & KO Distilling Battle Standard Gins: Meet The Distiller Night!

Thursday March 30th 6:30 pm The Magnolia Room at Macon

Join us in The Magnolia Room at Macon to meet Scott Billups from KO Distilling.  He’ll be talking gin while AJ Johnson whips up delicious gin cocktail tasters with Macon bites!

Seats are limited.  Please contact Andra ‘AJ’ Johnson at or 240.651.9709 for more information and booking.

The Gin Joint Invasion

The Gin Joint: 2317 Calvert St NW, Washington, DC 20008

Monday March 27th – Monday April 3rd: The Gin Joint

Ginworld Invasion at The Gin Joint : Your Favorite Gin Distilleries Take Over

Monday March 27th: Eden Mills Gins 6-8pm

Tuesday March 28th: Spring 44 Gin Launch 6-8pm

Wednesday March 29th: Right Gin 6-8pm

Thursday March 30th : Death’s Door Gin 6-8pm

Friday March 31st: The Cotswold’s Gin 4:30 -7pm

Sunday April 2nd: Malarkey Spirits Imagination Gin 6-8pm

Monday April 3rd: New Holland Spirits Gins 6-8pm

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WISDOM DC: 1432 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003

Sunday March 26th – Friday March 31st: WISDOM DC

Sunday, March 26th 6-8 p.m.
Virginia’s IMAGINATION GIN from MurLarky Spirits will be joining us for the kickoff. We will be featuring two Wisdom, house-made “Imaginative” cocktails all-night and on special!

Monday, March 27th 6 p.m. to close
7:30 p.m. Death’s Door will be on hand to talk about this amazingly simply yet complex gin. Discounted Death’s Door cocktails the rest of the night!!
plus Brooklyn’s Q-Tonic will be on hand. All Natural grapefruit soda + Death’s Door = perfection
Become a Gin Club member for HALF PRICE-one night only!

Tuesday, March 28th time 6-8 p.m.
Mixologist Chad Owen will whip up three gin classics including a gin-based Sazerac with Sweden’s very own RIGHT GIN

Wednesday, March 29th 6-9 p.m.
The fine folks from Durham Distillery’s CONNIPTION GIN and ALLEY TWENTY SIX TONIC will be on hand making crafty Gin & Tonic magic for your drinking pleasure.

Thursday, March 30th 7 p.m. to close
Brand Ambassador Rich Blair from New Holland Spirits will be on hand to talk gin and brand specific nuances on all three of their gins @ 7:30 p.m. Wisdom will be pouring “A Negroni Three Ways” with the Knickerbocker Gin, the Knickerbocker Aged Gin, and the Blue Haven (blueberry flavored gin) throughout the night!!!

Friday, March 31st 6-8 p.m.
“Meet the Distiller Night!” with DC’s very own and very local One Eight Distilling Head Distiller Alex and Philadelphia Distilling Head Distiller Aaron will tell us what is like having the best job in the world.


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Largest Ginworld Festival Launches in DC April 1st!

Ginworld Gin Festival Tickets!

Ginworld Festival is a platform where creators, distillers and ambassadors gather to educate, pour and celebrate their spirits in an approachable environment. Learn directly from the makers why and how they do what they do in making your favorite spirits. The festival is an absolute haven for gin lovers to find what they love most about gin with the people who spend their livelihood distilling the juniper soaked spirit.

Gin Festival is a city specific one day event, akin to a trade tasting but so much more! Gin Festival will feature engagement with distillers, and multi level tastings to learn the wide varieties in the spectrum of gin. The festival is the culmination of the entire week of Ginworld events and education taking place throughout bars and restaurants in the nations capitol. Gin Festival in Washington DC takes place on the evening of April 1st at One Eight Distilling with brand booths for pouring, educational seminars, G&T bars and hands-on workshops.

See you there!

Ginworld Gin Festival Tickets!