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Green Hat Distilled Gin

April, 2017

Come celebrate our Summer Cup 2017 release at Ivy City’s own Big Chief this Friday, April 28th from 6-9, for a special Pre-Release Summer Cup Station on their awesome rooftop bar! There will be Caliburger food truck, other Green Hat cocktails and music starting at 9pm. The weather is going to be just lovely, so come out to Ivy City for an evening of rooftop fun and delicious cocktails at our friendly neighbors, Big Chief!

We were featured in GQ magazine for the 2nd time in an article titled “Nine Bottles to turn Gin Haters into Gin Lovers ” !  We are very flattered and honored to be in this list and to have a shout-out from GQ!

We walked away from the recent ADI 2017 awards with a Gold medal for our Summer Cup Cordial, and Bronze medals for our Ginavit and Year ‘Round Green Hat Gins! We are so honored and humbled by the ongoing support we receive from the folks of D.C. and from the American Distilling Institution. 

Come out to Ivy City to celebrate of our third annual release of our adored cordial, Summer Cup. We’ll be playing some great summertime music, offer our free tours, free tastings and delicious Summer Cup and Gin cocktails.

Our Summer Cup:
We’re the first commercial producers of a Summer Cup in the United States. It took us a long time to get the recipe right and it continues to be a crowd favorite and perfect patio drink companion. It combines our Navy Strength Gin with Capitoline White Vermouth and a blend of fruits, herbs and spices that includes cucumbers, black tea, citrus zest, lemon balm, lavender, rose-hips and a few secrets. It’s delightfully complex and refreshing, with less sweetness than some other well-known cups out there. It’s perfect when topped with cucumber, strawberries and lemonade.

Upcoming.

Peter and Kat have been working on something new for the last several months, and we are happy to announce the newest member of Capitoline’s line-up has arrived!

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TIBER will be dropping on 2/20/18!!!

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What is Tiber, you ask? Capitoline Tiber is a blend of bitter, citrus, spice, and ginger.  Named after Rome’s great riverand Washington’s own buried and forgotten Tiber Creek, this unique Apertivo is inspired by the long tradition of Italian bitter liqueurs.  Meant to be enjoyed in any of your favorite cocktails, such as a Negroni or a Bouldevardier or simply over ice with seltzer.

Peter and Kat’s inspiration for Tiber comes from many years of drinking classic Italian bitter liqueurs in their many iterations. Peter first encountered a Campari & Soda in the late 70’s in Rome where it was poured from the iconic pebbled-glass bottle of the time. Kat spent many an hour drinking and mixing with the classic Campari, as well as many Amari, throughout her years managing cocktail programs in restaurants here in DC. Once Capitoline Vermouth was released here at the distillery, we were missing just one vital  ingredient for an in-house, all DC Negroni. After several months of mixing, tinkering, tippling, and testing, Tiber was born. 
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The official release party for Capitoline’s Tiber will be Saturday, February 17th from 1-4pm at our distillery.

 

The official, “out on the town” Tiber celebration will be held at 2 Birds, 1 Stone on February 20th, 6pm-midnight. So please, join us at 2 Birds, 1 Stone on 2/20 for a Best Friends Gang gathering of Tiber and other Capitoline Vermouth cocktails.

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