March In & Order a Round


No surprise at the unique libations coming out of DC Area distilleries, bars, and restaurants.

Catoctin Creek (Women's Month Alert)
For Women's History Month, Catoctin Creek is supporting the StepUp Foundation in their mission to make that a reality. As you enjoy your favorite Catoctin Creek Distilling Company spirits and tag your cocktails with #sipforequality and @catoctincreek, and they will donate $1 to this important cause. Catoctin Creek Distilling Co. is releasing its Old Tom Gin. The classic Watershed Gin, is barrel-aged and then bottled with 10% sugar. It pairs well with classic cocktails such as the Martinez, the French 75, and the Ramos Gin Fizz. This is a limited release each year. They are also offering a new experience for visitors to the Purcellville distillery. In addition to touring and enjoying flights of spirits and cocktails, you will now have the option to fill your own bottle from their new "Catoctin Creek Filling Station." Learn more here

NEW:  Certo!
Certo! has launched a new seasonal cocktail menu highlighting springtime flavors featuring specialty-infused spirits and syrups. Try the Fiorire, a floral delight featuring Swedish fish-infused Catoctin gin, elderflower liqueur, cherry liqueur, and lemon. 2121 P Street NW;

Compass Rose
Compass Rose is celebrating Women's History Month by featuring Go There Wines. Go There is a social enterprise wine company created with the aim of disrupting the global wine industry, championing a new era of women winemakers, winemakers of color, and queer winemakers from lesser-known wine regions around the world. Featured wines include the 2020 Krakhuna Amber and 2020 Dzvelshavi Dry Red by millennial sisters Baia and Gvanca Abuladze in the Republic of Georgia, and many more.

NEW:  Crooked Run Fermentation (Happy Hour Alert
Crooked Run Fermentation is now offering late-night happy hour 7 days a week, with $2 off all regular pours after 8PM and $5 pours of all lagers. On Sundays, they are offering 20oz pours of Heart and Soul IPA, Coast Pilsner, and Raspberry Empress sour for the price of a 12oz pour. You can also receive a free beer if they sign up for Crooked Run’s Rewards program at the register. 22455 Davis Drive;

NEW:  Destino (Happy Hour Alert)
The bustling Destino patio at La Cosecha is back in business, and ready for sunshine with their happy hour deals from 4-6 with all their Cócteles Clasicos $3 off. Highlights from the Cócteles Clasicos include their Daiquiri (charanda, cocchi rosa, lime - beautifully floral take on a classic daiquiri featuring a mexican style of rum), their Chalqueño (blue corn chip washed bourbon, lime oleo, ancho chile), and their classic Mayahuel (espadín mezcal, legit triple, ‘nogave’, lime, chile salt rim - their classic mezcal margarita.  1280 4th Street NE; 202.866.0933;

Hard Rock Cafe
Hard Rock Cafe Washington DC is offering exclusive culinary and beverage offerings that lean into the travel themes, cocktails, and cuisine featured in the John Wick franchise with killer cocktails. Try the Vengence on the rocks with Bulleit bourbon, Chambord, passion fruit, lime juice and Monin Orgeat syrup, and prosecco.

Lulu's Winegarden 
Lulu's Winegarden has launched a new wine series called ‘Blind Wine(d)’ where a local wine expert and sommelier Daniel Runnerstrom will explore how to identify wines using only your senses, treating you to bubbly, three secret wines and paired snacks. Upcomin dates include Wednesday, March 15, 2023, Wednesday, April 19, 2023, and Wednesday, May 17, 2023. Book here

NEW:  Nick's Riverside Grill (Happy Hour Alert)
Nick's Riverside Grill features happy hour specials on Monday-Friday from 4-6 pm. The happy hour menu includes $5 classic bar food plates, $5 all drinks (rails, and selected wines by the glass). 3050 K Street NW; 202.342.3535;

The Red Hen 
Red Hen is again participating in Republic Restoratives' annual Women's History Month celebration, a citywide effort to honor strong female idols through special cocktails. To celebrate, The Red Hen will pour "The Vespa" in honor of Audrey Hepburn. The cocktail uses Assembly Gin & Civic Vodka as the base, along with Cocchi Americano, Expressed Lemon. The Italian influences shine through in this take on the most classic of martinis. 1822 1st Street NW; 202.525.3021;

Shilling Canning Company
Shilling Canning Company is celebrating Women's History Month with our four female-inspired cocktails. For each cocktail purchased, you will receive a playing card. Collect all four queens during March, and you'll be entered into our raffle for a complimentary Chef's Counter experience for two. With the purchase of the fourth cocktail, present your three previous cards, and we will enter you into the raffle at the restaurant. 360 Water Street SE; 202.554.7474;

NEW: Show of Hands 
Show of Hands features 20 inventive homemade cocktails (some low abv, some full strength, some booze free + some vermouth-forward cocktails for winter) + 175 whiskeys and 125 additional spirits (including 14 Willett single barrels, 13 selections from Springbank, vintage amari and more), Show of Hands is on its way to being a staple in the DC bar scene. They also have "swiftie Sundays" where they play Taylor Swift classics and have a fun cocktail menu to pair. 
1401 Pennsylvania Avenue SE;

NEW:  The Point (Happy Hour) 
The Point features an impressive happy hour menu with deals on drinks and bites. Their happy hour runs from 4-6 pm on Monday-Friday at the bar. Deals include $2 oysters, $9 drink specials, $2 off beers, and more. 2100 2nd Street SW; 202.948.2522;

NEW:  Wilson Hardware (Happy Hour Alert) 
Wilson Hardware is ready to celebrate the start of Spring with $5 cocktails, $4-$6 beers, and $5.45 glasses of wine on their newly expanded rooftop. Their rooftop bar (now doubled in size) is the perfect setting in Arlington’s bustling Clarendon neighborhood to enjoy discounted drinks and $3 off all shareable bites like the charred eggplant, tuna poke nachos or garlic shrimp skillet. Happy hour is available from 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. 2915 Wilson Boulevard; 703.527.4200;

NEW:  Zeppelin
Zeppelin serves up sushi and Japanese charcoal grilled yakitori, while paying homage to the Golden Age of the Great Passenger Airships. They have happy hour 7 days a week from 4-6pm and also feature sake Tuesdays and whisky Wednesdays with half-off specials. 1544 9th Street NW;