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Green Hat Distilled Gin


We are so excited for the release of the “XO” our 15 month old version of our seasonal gin. There was only one barrel so there is not much and it wont last long! Do not dally, get yourself down to the distillery to get some.

FW barrel

Our next release is rapidly approaching! Our Fall/Winter “Ginavit will be released on October 31st. In the spirit of the season we are having a contest. Take a photo of yourself in costume with a bottle of Green Hat Gin and post to instagram (@dcdistillers). We will determin the winner and give out a free bottle of Ginavit. We will also be offering $5.00 off all 750ml bottles of gin if you are in “costume” when you come to the distillery for release day. We also may or may not be releasing a version of Ginavit aged for 15 months instead of the usual 3. Come out to see what we are up to and try one of our awesome cocktails for a spooky good time!

One of DC’s biggest news papers takes a look at Ivy City and the budding distilling and brewing scene in the neighborhood. Being the first distillery in the area since Prohibition, New Columbia Distillers takes center stage in the Post’s report.
George Cassidy

Bicycle Space interviews John about Green Hat Gin and his choice mode of transportation in DC

New Columbia Distillers features on WIRED’s Washington DC Must-Do list in 2014. Check out the magazine’s recommendation’s here.

We will be closed from December 24th till January 2. We will resume Tastings Tours and sales on January 3rd. We hope everyone has a wonderful holiday season.

It is that time of the year again! We are releasing Ginavit November 15th, we will have a lot of people out at the distillery for the release of our salute to the colder months. Come out and celebrate!

Poster for Green Hat Barrel Aged Ginavit  2014 Release

We are releasing every ones favorite Spring Summer seasonal gin at the distillery on Saturday 3/29! If you did not get a chance to have this seasonal last year, we are giving you another chance! This citrus and floral gin is made with cherry blossoms, clover blossoms, rose petals. rose hips and lots of citrus tied together with fresh rosemary and of course juniper. We will get the party started at 1:00 and be selling bottles and giving tours till 4:00. Come out say “hi” and get a taste of Seasonal and year round gin.

What Saturday is too far away for you? Well you are in luck, we have two seasonal preview events. On Wednesday we will be at an event at Boundary Road on H street starting at 5:00. Their awesome staff will be whipping up specialty cocktails and we will be on hand to talk gin or whatever strikes your fancy. North East not your hood? The fine folks at Meridian Pint are hosting us on Thursday. Think they are a beer bar? Well they do great cocktails with our gin and have been one of our biggest supporters. We are excited to go hang for a night with them and some cocktails.

Come join us at Trohv Friday 3-14 for a localist party. There will be a celebration of all things local. We will be making cocktails and 3 Stars will be there pouring beer.


We are open at the distillery for sales 12/19-12/20 and 12/23 9-4. Your last day this year to come for Saturday Tastings, Tours and Sales will be on 12/21 from 1-5. We will be closed from 12/24-1/1 for the holidays. Gin makes a great gift, so come down and get something special for that someone special.