The Wisdom Book Club will meet the last Sunday of each month. Stop by and enjoy a few cocktails while we discuss the book of the month! For April 7: The Alchemist, by Paulo Coehlo Description: “My heart is afraid that it will have to suffer,” the boy told the alchemist one night as they looked up [...]
Celebrate New Years in style at Church & State. Pre-purchase your New Years Eve tickets now which includes a decadent course of Five house-special cocktails. Choose between Clear Spirits (Silver) or Dark Spirits (Onyx) and forget about the stress of New Year’s Party planning! Featuring a Choice of Two Courses: The Onyx A Five Cocktail Course [...]
Beginning this Sunday (Dec. 16th), we’ll have all the fixings for Hot Toddies at your favorite neighborhood bar. Best of all, they’re free! You just pay for the pour. Brave the cold and warm your soul! Either build your own or ask the barkeep to give you a hand. To help you get ready, here’s [...]
Featuring a Choice of Two Courses: The Onyx A Five Cocktail Course Featuring All Premium Brown Spirits, Light Fare, and a Champagne Toast The Silver A Five Cocktail Course Featuring All Premium White Spirits, Light Fare, and a Champagne Toast Both Courses Include Access To Atlas Arcade. Tickets purchased before December 13th: $79/person. Prices will be going [...]
PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE BINGO this Wednesday, October 3rd at Wisdom! Empty promises! Grandstanding! Rhetoric! Prizes! Drinks! Jim Lehrer! Bingo prizes include: Free drinks Seat at Bluecoat tasting Seat at Bourbon tasting
You know how much the GINTENDER loves this Brand…now find out why! Robert, the master distiller, will be joining us for a Talk, Tasting & BlueCoat Cocktail of your choice for $10 at Wisdom!
Join us for a class/tasting by expert speaker Mike Goss, on the MOST AMERICAN of ALL SPIRITS, BOURBON! Mike will taste you on different brands and answer all questions, while our bartenders serve unique bourbon concoctions. $20/person in advance $30 at the door
We have samples of soon to be released liberTEA and Salted Caramel Shine from our friends at Bluecoat! Come try them at Wisdom and Church & State before anyone else!
The Wisdom Book Club meets the last Sunday of each month (Sept. 30). Stop by and enjoy a few cocktails while we discuss the book of the month! This month’s book: Mortality On June 8, 2010, while on a book tour for his bestselling memoir, Hitch-22, Christopher Hitchens was stricken in his New York hotel room [...]
This September we begin our “Rock on the Rocks” series at Wisdom. Each Sunday at 7pm, our bartenders will whip up delicious custom cocktails to complement the films–all with a musical bent– being shown. The schedule: Sun. Sep. 9, Spinal Tap (featured drink, “11″ $8 — Jameson shot with a Natty Boh back) Sun. Sep. [...]
Dear Fellow Drinkers and Gintender Faithful, We opened Fruit Bat two years ago as a way to share my Colombian heritage through fresh South American cocktails and food. It was a fun experiment, a fusion of great drinks and complementary cuisine. H Street NE continues to evolve, and I’m eager to build a new idea. [...]
Fruit Bat has a brand new food menu for Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights! Famous Falafel Sandwich Khalil’s East Jerusalem Family Recipe. On lavash bread with tahini and cucumber tomato dressing. Served with a side of Tots. ($9.00) Hummus & Toasted Pita Home Made. Delicious. ($7.00) Tots Served with Sirracha Mayo Dipping Sauce. ($5.00) Meatball Sub Homemade [...]
Tired of highbrow mixologists getting all the glory? Think you’ve got what it takes to craft a masterful cocktail? Prove it! Young&Hungry is teaming up with the Gintender and Fruit Bat to bring you the LESS THAN FANCY COCKTAIL COMPETITION! The competition is open to anyone who wants to submit a drink. There is only [...]
The Gintender (Erik Holzherr) was recently named runner up Best Mixologist in the Washington City Paper’s Best of D.C. 2012 poll. Thanks to everyone, especially the Gintender faithful, who voted!
Great news for all you late night food fanatics. Fruit Bat is proud to announce “The Truck Stop” — a unique collaboration with D.C. area food trucks. Your favorite trucks will be serving out of the the Bat’s kitchen late night every Friday and Saturday. The Bat will mix the cocktails and the beats and the trucks, which [...]
Genever expert & Belgian Ex-pat, Veronique of Diep 9 gave us a fascinating history lesson on Genever (Gin’s Grand Daddy) at Wisdom a couple weeks ago at our very first Genever tasting. What is Genever??? The 500 year old Belgian National liquor that has a flavor profile somewhere between Gin, Vodka, and Whiskey. But enough out of us. Check out [...]
Calling all Gintender faithfuls! The Gintender (Erik Holzherr) is up for Best Mixologist in the Washington City Paper’s “Best of D.C. Reader’s Poll”! Vote here so he can bring home the gold!
Slip in to Church and State before or after dinner for a luscious cocktail and truffle pairing this Valentines Day from 6-10 p.m. After scouring the city for local artisan sweet bits, chef mixologist Tammy and I stumbled onto J. Chocolatier in Georgetown. Though not a secret to treasure hunters in the area, it was [...]
Who says the Super Bowl has to be only about beer and pizza? Why not enjoy a cocktail too? Join Wisdom for Super Bowl XLVI this Sunday. Not sure who’s playing? Neither are we! But that’s no reason not to throw back a few. View the Super Bowl the way it was meant to be [...]
Check out The Gintender breaking down everything you ever wanted to know about Gin on Foodie and the Beast with David and Nycci Nellis. Click here to listen. Note: The Gintender starts talking around 20 minutes into the program. Enjoy!
It’s often referred to as the “liqueur of Hades”. To say it’s an “acquired taste” is a vast understatement. Salon.com even dubbed it “the trendy dink that makes you gag.” So, what the hell is it and why would anyone want to drink? Already quite popular in Italy and parts of Europe, Fernet Branca continues to grow [...]
Come try the local taste of DC at Wisdom as they offer a rare FREE beer tasting TONIGHT, Jan. 19th. Not only will we be serving up FREE locally brewed DC Brau, but you will also have the chance to meet the Brau’s brew master who will be making a guest appearance. This won’t just [...]
Wisdom has an exciting new food menu thanks to Pound (on the Hill). Look forward to trying some of these great dishes while you are enjoying your cocktails! Hummus and pita 8oz hummus, toasted pita Pastrami melt Panini Rye bread, Thousand Island dressing, spicy mustard, thinly sliced pastrami Tuna melt Panini Pumpernickel, hot and sweet [...]