Check out the latest Washington Post review of Atlas Arcade from Fritz Hahn. Here is the link: http://www.washingtonpost.com/gog/bars-clubs/atlas-arcade,1170976/critic-review.html
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 [...]
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!
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!
The Gintender’s mug just made an appearance in the Style section of the Washington Post. At Wisdom, owned by mixologist Erik Holzherr, adventurous imbibers can enjoy the excellent absinthe service and selection. The article also mentions the great absinthe selection and service at Wisdom. “Dan Searing: Wisdom is known for its absinthe selection and service. [...]
A new video by The Great Courses features yours truly (The Gintender) with insight into the world of mixology, spirits and traditions. This video is a great way to get up to speed on the sipping of scotch, the mixing of gin and mixology essentials. It’s also a great reference if you are interested in [...]
Kudos to our good friends at Leopold Bros, who make the official gin of Church & State, for getting some serious recognition in the New York Times! Congrats guys! Check out the article.
The GINtender was voted Mixologist of the Year by Modern Luxury (DC)! “Erik Holzherr is like a liquor deity. His Atlas District eden, Church & State (1236 H St. NE, dcfruitbat.com)—decked in stained glass and church pews—pours heavenly rebooted classics like a Sazerac with hibiscus liqueur. “I don’t think of myself as a provocateur, but [...]
The Wealthy Missionary, one of Wisdom’s most popular libations, mingles peach and ginger with just a hint of tea leaf bitterness. Check out Kelly A. Magyarics’ take on this great summer cocktail in the Wine Enthusiast Magazine.
Yelp gave Wisdom’s “Pears of Wisdom” a shout out this week. The Pears of Wisdom cocktail at Wisdom was the highlight of Ruth C‘s visit: A slice of Anjou pear, Belle de Brillet, Absolut pear and Elderflower – “it single-handedly convinced me that I must try their other concoctions.” Check out the full article here.
Kelly Magyarics, a well respected wine and spirits writer, covers the 2011 Toast of the Town in Washington, D.C. where the Gintender served his latest gin creation: The Hill’s Edge. Check it out: http://www.winemag.com/Wine-Enthusiast-Magazine/Web-2011/Toast-of-the-Town-Washington-DC/
Kelly Magyarics, a freelancer for Wine Enthusiast, wrote an excellent short piece on the Gintender (Erik) and his latest gin concoction The Hill’s Edge. We look forward to her full length feature in Wine Enthusiast. Check it out: http://kellymagyarics.com/wine-enthusiasts-toast-of-the-town/
Church & State recently garnered another review by the Washington Post’s Fritz Hahn. Check it out in the Going out Guide section of the Post’s website: http://www.washingtonpost.com/gog/bars-clubs/church-and-state,1180472/critic-review.html **Special thanks to Fritz Hahn for writing such a great review and for having a true appreciation for genuine American cocktails. **
Ok, so this is the first time I’ve been referred to as Yankee Dude-ly, but in this case I’ll consider it an honor. Modern Luxury Magazine penned a couple of lines in their most recent edition boasting the bodaciousness of our newest venture Church and State. Check out the full article here.
The GINtender (Erik) gives his two cents about what is to come in 2011 on the “We Love DC” website: “I predict more and more hip cocktail spots as people start seeking niche bars that feature house specialties rather than having the same old familiar line up…I also think many more smaller niche restaurants with [...]