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Green Hat Distilled Gin

News

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.

The ADI Gin Summit begins tomorrow, and it’s usually a big deal, so if you are interested, you should attend. In correlation with the ADI Gin Summit, we have joined forces with One Eight, Jos. A Magnus. District Distilling Co. and Republic Restoratives for a DC collaboration Gin  that will be released this weekend.
D.C. Gin will be released in partnership with The Boutique-Y Gin Co. and all proceeds will go to Malaria No More. The 375 ml bottles will sell quickly, due to the limited quantity, each distillery will get a very small allotment, so plan accordingly. Check social media for updates on how to get a bottle. 
We are excited to be involved in ADI’s first Grain-to-Glass Gin workshop hosted here at our distillery on Monday, April 3rd. Space is limited, so if you are interested, make sure you check it out. 

John and Michael will be joined by International Gin consultant, David T. Smith to discuss the theory and practice of fermentation, the distillation of base spirit for gin, as well as the rectification of the spirit with botanicals. Other topics covered include: an overview of botanicals, recipe development, making botanical cuts, distillation methods (pot vs vapor vs vacuum), choice of base spirit, and day-to-day production.

Hey everyone! We know you do not need a reminder that today is Friday (Thank Gin it’s Friday), it’s been a long and cold week. Good news; We will be open tomorrow (3.25) from 1-4 pm for FREE tours and FREE tastings and $5 Happy Hour cocktails! The weather is going to be PERFECT tomorrow, so our big bay door will be open to let the sunshine in. So come and grab a bottle of Spring/Summer and have a few of DC best priced cocktails. Make sure you visit our distillery first, as we close before every one else.  If you didn’t make it to the distillery last weekend for the Spring Summer release, don’t worry, we have plenty left. See you tomorrow.

Happy Snow Day, Pi-Day, or a regular Tuesday to all our Gin friends.
Only 4 days until you can get your hands on our most anticipated Seasonal Gin release! March 18th between 1-4pm, come show your Green love and grab yourself a bottle full of spring. Let’s make this release party the best to date!
As always we will offer our Free tours, Free tastings, $5 happy hour cocktails and Spring/Summer Gin!

Added bonus: District Baking Company will be here selling her perfect spring – inspired cookies and cupcakes! District Baking Co. 

As always, our distillery release events are free and require no reservations. So bring every one out to Ivy City decked in green and come ring in Spring with us the only way we know how…with some floral cherry blossom and clover notes, the aromas of sun-baked rosemary, and a bright zestiness from fresh citrus. I bet just reading that made you excited. Hooray for Spring!

 

Perfect weather calls for Happy Hour Cocktails! Join us tomorrow, Saturday February 18th for FREE tours, FREE tastings and the yummiest and cheapest cocktails in Ivy City! $5 gets you a cocktail of your choice (we usually have about 4 cocktail options), so make sure you don’t miss out on tomorrow’s fun and sunny day at the distillery. We will be there with smiles on our faces and gin in our hands.

Please plan your Ivy City day accordingly. We are only open from 1-4pm, so make sure you visit us first, and then swing around to the other distilleries, Atlas and the yummy food options Ivy City has to offer.

CHEERS!

Hey everyone, just a reminder that we will be open today, Saturday February 4th from 1-4pm for Free Tours, Free Tastings and $5 delicious cocktails! It’s too cold to be outside today, so come warm up with us.

No need for reservations, just drop in, cozy up to the tasting table and enjoy yourself. We’ll be waiting for you with a smile and some gin. Tours are conducted randomly, so just show up, we will announce tours every 35-40 minutes.

Hey everyone, just a reminder that we will be open today, Saturday January 28th from 1-4pm for Free Tours, Free Tastings and $5 delicious cocktails! No need for reservations, just drop in, cozy up to the tasting table and enjoy yourself. We’ll be waiting for you with a smile and some gin. Tours are conducted randomly, so just show up, we will announce tours every 35-40 minutes. See you soon, because what else are you going to do today?

 

Good morning DC! We wanted to let you all know that Brandy will be pouring tastes of our Green Hat Gin and Capitoline Vermouth today at the Craft Beer Cellar on H Street NE between 1-4pm. Yes, we know…those are our distillery tours, tastings and cocktail hours, but today we are in two places at once! So swing by if you can. Browse their beer selection and try some yummies from us!

Craft Beer Cellar DC   301 H St NE, Washington, DC 20002

Our January Tasting Schedule(updated)

Posted by Craft Beer Cellar DC on Monday, January 9, 2017

We are super pumped and very proud to be participating in #allinserviceDC, donating 100% of our proceeds from all cocktail sales on January 21st, to go to Planned Parenthood. For those of us who have to work over the inauguration weekend, this is our way of participating in a wonderful cause that supports our inclusive and welcoming community, in a loving and safe way. So come that day, and drink to give back. #makinghistorytasteevenbetter

We have joined the organization “All in Service, along with many other DC bars, restaurants, distilleries and other establishments to donate profits to a local and very important organization/cause. We have chosen to donate our entire profit from cocktails sales on January 21st, to  Planned Parenthood. So please, make sure you visit our distillery that day between 1-4pm to enjoy a deliciously affordable cocktail, allowing each $5 cocktail to go toward our community.

If you are planning on being on the mall that day swing by afterwards or if you can’t make it to the Mall, come right when we open and buy some $5 cocktails so that we can donate even more! Support your community, support DC, support Women, just give support. #bekind #beagoodneighbor #drinkingforacause #showyoursupport  #ivycityLOVE #LOVEtrumpshate #bekind #lovewins #dccommunity #drinklocal  

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