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Where to Drink Bourbon in D.C.

by Lanna Nguyen on Apr 2, 2019 in Roundups
Where to Drink Bourbon in D.C.

Where to drink bourbon? Check out our top picks below for places to sip the barrel aged spirit.
 
The Capitol Hill bourbon bar features Southern classics like fried chicken, decadent mac and cheese and andouille sausage to go along with a wide array of “Brown Water.” From the bourbon menu select from over 75 to sip on. During happy hour, snag $5 whiskeys and discounted Barrel Manhattans for $8. (613 Pennsylvania Ave, SE; 202-543-3622)
 
The neighborhood restaurant and bar in Bloomingdale serves up 1 and 2 oz. pours of over 50 bourbons in addition to ryes; Scotch; Irish and Japanese whiskeys. Nosh on pub food while enjoying your bourbons - menu items include comfort dishes like a Corned Beef Reuben, Honey Hot Chicken and Fish and Chips. (116 Rhode Island Ave, NW; 202-621-6635)
 
Sip your bourbon in a grand setting at the Four Seasons Georgetown. The menu has over 40 bourbons along with ryes, Canadian whiskey, American whiskey, Tennessee whiskey, Irish and Japanese whiskey. Savor them on their own or order in a signature cocktail including the over the top tableside drinks served in the dining room. (2800 Pennsylvania Ave, NW; 202-944-2026)
 
Head to the Chinatown Pod Hotel for three levels of whiskey and bourbon. Part cafe, part diner, part whiskey bar, Crimson Whiskey Bar located in the lower level serves over 150 bourbons and craft cocktails - enjoy Southern comfort fare to go along with your drink of choice including a Virginia Ham Board, Pickled Deviled Eggs and Grilled Meatloaf Meatballs. Come by for happy hour and score $5 boilermakers. (627 H St, NW; 202-847-4455)
 
The popular 18th Street bar has over 230 types of bourbon and whiskey. Pony up to the bar and sip on them as is or try one of their signature cocktails featuring bourbon like the Congress Hall (Bulleit Bourbon, muddled cherries, house made simple syrup, fresh lime juice and soda) and the Capone’s Legacy (Old Grandad 100 Proof Bottled in Bond Bourbon, simple syrup, Balsamic vinegar and ginger beer). Pro tip: stop by on Wednesdays for the daily special - 25% off whiskeys all night long. (1838 18th St, NW; 202-299-0399)
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