Tuesday, September 20, 2016

The Rye Bar at Rosewood Washington, D.C. Debuts New Fall Cocktail List

Rye Bar Smoked Coffee

From our friends at Rosewood Washington, D.C....

The Rye Bar, located within Rosewood Washington, D.C. is pleased to debut a new seasonal cocktail list, just in time for fall. While temperatures may be about to drop and leaves turn, guests can look forward to six new libations by bartenders Cecilio Silva and Ismael Barreto. With an intimate lounge and patio overlooking the historic C&O Canal, The Rye Bar is one of Georgetown’s finest neighborhood bars and is open daily from 11 AM to 2 AM. To accompany the cocktail list, a light fare menu has been created by James Beard Award-winning Executive Chef Frank Ruta, featuring oysters, charcuterie, artisanal cheeses, as well as Chef’s Signature Grill Room Burger.

The new handcrafted cocktails, priced at $18 each, include:

Hot Toddy, a hot siphon infusion made with cloves, cinnamon stick, lemon peel, water, honey, lemon juice and bourbon

Hot Toddy

Fortified Maple with barrel-aged maple syrup, port and rye

Fortified Maple

• Smoked Apple with rye whiskey, PX sherry, smoked apple syrup, lemon juice, orange bitters and Angostura bitters, garnished with an apple

• Bitter Sweet made with Amaro Lucano, Redemption rye, house-made ginger syrup, lemon juice and simple syrup, topped off with soda water and served on the rocks in a Collins glass

• Rye Bar Smoked Coffee made with mezcal, Redemption rye, a shot of espresso, Pedro Ximénez sherry and brown sugar, topped with hot water and a fresh cream float and shaved dark, spicy chili chocolate

• Applishion with hot apple cider infused with cinnamon sticks, cloves fruit, star anise, Redemption rye and Cappelletti, garnished with a cinnamon rim

The Rye Bar is also home to a selection of 30 premium whiskies, 19 bourbons and 28 scotches in varying malts. The list draws inspiration from the nation’s whiskey-centric founding fathers, including George Washington, one of the most notable whiskey producers of his time, and Thomas Jefferson, who was heavily engaged in the whiskey trade. Prices for whiskeys range from $10 to $55, bourbons from $10 to $75 and scotches from $11 to $140 each. Highlights include the Filibuster “Dual Cask,” from Virginia, Lock Stock & Barrel, 13 Year, from Pennsylvania, W.L. Weller “Special Reserve,” from Kentucky, Johnny Walker Blue Label, Mac Phail’s, 8 Year Bunnahabhain, from Speyside, Scotland and Hibiki 21 year, from Japan.

The Rye Bar is located in the Rosewood Washington, D.C. at 1050 31st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20007. The Rye Bar offers an intimate setting for relaxed conversation where guests can enjoy an expertly curated list of whiskeys, scotch and other spirits, as well as a cocktail program focusing on whisky-inspired libations. The Rye Bar is open daily from 11:00 AM to 2:00 AM. The Rosewood Washington, DC is a 15-minute walk to the Foggy Bottom/GWU Metro Station accessible on the blue, orange and silver lines. For more information or to make reservations please call (202) 617-2425, or visit http://www.rosewoodhotels.com/en/washington-dc/dining/the-rye-bar.

About Rosewood Washington, D.C.:
Rosewood Washington, D.C. is a luxurious urban retreat located in the heart of Georgetown, one of D.C.’s most historic, renowned and picturesque neighborhoods.  Conveniently located just steps from many of the city’s cultural attractions, high-end shops, and vibrant restaurants, the hotel is ideal for both business and leisure travelers.  The property offers 49 guestrooms and suites featuring contemporary art and comfortable furnishings as well as the state-of-the-art technology and amenities, in addition to several dining options.  The Grill Room offers a warm neighborhood dining experience with seasonal menus and views overlooking the C&O Canal, while the adjoining Rye Bar has a cozy, clubby atmosphere and serves one of the city’s finest selections of rare rye whiskeys and craft cocktails.  A rooftop lounge features an indoor/outdoor pool and panoramic views over America’s capital city including the iconic Washington Monument. www.rosewoodhotels.com/washington-dc