Pomegranate Gin & Tonics + Herb & Lou’s Mixology

Somewhere along the line, I fell in love with gin. It was probably around the time that I popped over to Green Hat Gin for a distillery tour, bought a bottle with my friends, and made some tiny, fantastic cocktails. I’ve made the bee’s knees countless times since then, but not frequently enough. For starters, my kitchen storage is less than ideal, and I can’t reach my cocktail shaker without a ladder (really). It also takes some effort to gather ingredients … Continue reading

Make Gin, Drink Gin

A new distillery opened in DC recently, and it’s the only one you’ll find here. It is located a few blocks away from the new Union Market on an industrial and nearly barren street. The door is unmarked except for a wooden plank stenciled with the address, a minimalist-chic overhead light, and a doorbell marked “Ring Bell For Gin.” After ringing that bell and being ushered inside, my food adventure-seeking friends and I got a tour of New Columbia Distillers. … Continue reading