Posted by: Matt Browner Hamlin | January 3, 2009

DC Cocktail Seminar

Phil Greene of the Museum of the American Cocktail sent me a note announcing the next DC cocktail seminar. It looks great and I want to be sure readers of this blog have an opportunity to attend. Here are the details:

All Cocktails is Local – Presidential and Political Libations in American History
Presented By: Derek Brown, Phil Greene, Nick Wineriter & Dennis Pogue
$35.00 per person pre-register
The ‘at-the-door’ fee may be higher.
Tuesday, January 13 2009, 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Rock Creek Restaurant Mazza Gallerie
Mazza Gallerie, 5300 Wisconsin Avenue, NW (next to movie theatre)
Washington, DC 20016
When: Tuesday, January 13, 2009, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Where: Rock Creek Restaurant, 5300 Wisconsin Avenue, NW (Mazza Gallerie), Washington, D.C. (Friendship Heights Metro Station, Jenifer Street exit, parking available in Mazza Gallerie parking garage)

Cost: $35 in advance, $40 at door (Museum members receive discount)

How to register: Via PayPal, go to

Come join us in celebrating the inaugural in style! Join Derek Brown and Phil Greene of the Museum of the American Cocktail, renowned bartender Nick Wineriter of Rock Creek, and Mount Vernon curator Dennis Pogue, in this 90 minute discussion of notable cocktails and libations throughout American history, beginning with George Washington’s rye distillery at Mount Vernon, and through to the present era. Drink samples will be served to attendees, as well as delicious appetizers. Sample classics such as the Ward Eight, the Rickey, the Bronx Cocktail, the Daiquiri, Navy Grog, and others.

Please RSVP so we know how much food and cheer to have on hand.

Must be 21 or over to attend, and please don’t drink and drive!



  1. Sounds like a wonderful lecture. So glad to hear about it. Thanks

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: