Find happy hours and drink specials anywhere you are

Best of Drink DC: 2012 Highlights

by Drink DC on Dec 31, 2012 in Roundups
Best of Drink DC: 2012 Highlights

2012 was our first full year at Drink DC, and it was a great one. We talked about beer, wine, cocktails and where to find the best. Here’s a recap of the top 10 moments from 2012. Cheers to all for an even better 2013.

The Ultimate Guide to Washington, D.C. Beer Gardens — Our most-visited article is one that won’t do us much good right now, in the dead of winter, but expect an update as spring rolls around; nothing beats a great brew, sipped outdoors.

Where to Watch: Washington, D.C. Bars Showing the Presidential Debates — Election years are always fun in the District. Many of you took part in our city’s favorite sport: watching politicians chat past each other. It goes down better with a drink.

Best Washington, D.C. Brunch Drink Specials — Here’s a roundup you don’t have to wait for warmer weather to take advantage of — bottomless mimosas, Marys and other daytime sippers are good any time of year.

Washington, D.C.'s 10 Hottest Bars of 2012 — Though we only just published this roundup last week, it’s already one of our most popular posts. Do you agree with the picks?

What to Drink at The Hamilton — We took a close look at the (then) new Downtown bar/restaurant/music venue. Though no longer serving drinks through 5 AM, it’s still a solid choice. Have you been?

Tropicalia Coming Soon to U Street — A dance club beneath the subway? Yes, and it seems to be as successful as your interest in our preview post suggested.

4 Reasons Why Thanksgiving Eve is Biggest Drinking Night of the Year — As we approach what is possibly the runner up in this category, check out why New Year’s Eve is not the biggest booze-fest of them all.

Washington, D.C. Bars with Outdoor Seating — Expect an update on this one, as well, because sipping drinks with a freeze breeze and a view is hard to beat.

Where to Find the 5 Best Margaritas in D.C. — Who says it has to be over 70 to feel tropical? Get in the island mood with the five best margaritas in town.

A Chat with Mixtress Gina Chersevani, Mixologist at Hank's Oyster Bar on the Hill — The Mixtress dishes on her plans and philosophy.

Photo via Flickr user DC Metrocentric

Recent Articles
spacer

Feedback

How are we doing? Tell us what you like or don't like and how we can improve. We would love to hear your thoughts!

*Name:
*E-mail:
*Suggestions:
 
Dogs Now Have Their Own Non-Alcoholic Wine

Dogs Now Have Their Own Non-Alcoholic Wine

Now, dog lovers can share in the joy of drinking with their pet, as Apollo Peak has finally released dog wine....read more ›

by Alexander Frane Aug 16, 2016
Dogfish Head's Newest Beer Is Nautically Inspired

Dogfish Head's Newest Beer Is Nautically Inspired

What could say 'summer in Charm City' more than a partnership between a beach-based brewing company from neighboring Delaware and Baltimore's notable ...read more ›

by Jennifer Waldera Aug 16, 2016
D.C.'s Best Speakeasy Bars

D.C.'s Best Speakeasy Bars

Whether you're looking for a great date spot or a quiet place to grab a fancy drink with a few friends, speakeasy-style bars are a great option...read more ›

by Lanna Nguyen Aug 16, 2016
SPONSORED
Find happy hours and drink specials anywhere you are
Where to Drink With Your Dog in D.C.

Where to Drink With Your Dog in D.C.

Summer weather means patio weather and only one thing can make drinking outside better - drinking outside with your pup....read more ›

by Lanna Nguyen Aug 9, 2016
Matthew McConaughey's Newest Role Is With Wild Turkey

Matthew McConaughey's Newest Role Is With Wild Turkey

Matthew McConaughey is a lot of things: an actor, a musician, and now, the creative director for Wild Turkey Bourbon....read more ›

by Alexander Frane Aug 3, 2016
Things No One Asked For: A Plastic Bat That Doubles as a Beer Bong

Things No One Asked For: A Plastic Bat That Doubles as a Beer Bong

The Thirstbat, a product you definitely never asked for, is finally here....read more ›

by Ryan Hudak Aug 3, 2016
Where to Watch the 2016 Summer Olympics in D.C.

Where to Watch the 2016 Summer Olympics in D.C.

As athletes around the world compete for the gold, head to these restaurants and bars for Brazilian food and drink specials, watch parties and more....read more ›

by Lanna Nguyen Aug 2, 2016
Look and Listen at the Workhouse Art Center BrewFest

Look and Listen at the Workhouse Art Center BrewFest

Join the fun at Workhouse Art Center in Lorton....read more ›

by Carrie Dow Aug 2, 2016
Best Washington, D.C. Brunch Drink Specials

Best Washington, D.C. Brunch Drink Specials

Whether you're trying to get the best of a hangover or simply celebrating the weekend with a bout of day drinking, these bars with breakfast sipping s...read more ›

by Drink DC Feb 10, 2014
Shmaltz Brewing Celebrates 50 Years of Star Trek with Limited Edition Ales

Shmaltz Brewing Celebrates 50 Years of Star Trek with Limited Edition Ales

Shmaltz Brewing, a Jewish brewery in New York, is releasing two Star Trek-themed beers....read more ›

by Alexander Frane Jul 26, 2016
SPONSORED
View all Articles

Sign up to get weekly drinking news, bar reviews, events and more sent directly to your inbox!

Close