Thursday, April 5, 2018

Blue Duck Tavern Unveils a New Collection of Spring Cocktails

Blue Duck Lounge's Strawberry Beret

From our friends at Blue Duck Tavern...

Blue Duck Tavern Unveils New Spring Cocktails

Blue Duck Lounge and Blue Duck Tavern at Park Hyatt Washington, D.C., located at 24th and M Streets, NW, are pleased to unveil a collection of new spring cocktails just in time for the arrival of warmer weather. Guests can anticipate fresh seasonal offerings showcasing a variety of seasonal fruits, house-made infusions and tonics, and fresh juices. 10 new libations, as well as a “mock-tail” are being introduced on the menu, and will be available through June 21, 2018.

The ideal gathering spot, Blue Duck’s 60-seat Lounge and 106-seat restaurant provide a welcoming and festive atmosphere. Newcomers for toasting include the Belize Breeze with pineapple r(h)um, spiced r(h)um, mango-pineapple cordial, jerk simple syrup, lime juice, orange juice and salt solution, garnished with an orange wheel, pineapple leaf and cherries; the Sooo Good with cucumber vodka, lime juice, simple syrup, basil leaves, spearmint tincture and salt solution, garnished with sliced cucumber; the Carry Me Away with Cimarron tequila, Luxardo amaretto, orange juice, lemon juice and carrot-ginger-turmeric syrup, garnished with a flower; the Strawberry Beret with Four Roses bourbon, rosemary-infused Four Roses bourbon, strawberry syrup, strawberry Giffard and ginger bitters; the Park Bloom with Akashi Japanese whiskey, Carpano Antica vermouth, fresh orange juice, Heering cherry liqueur, Gosling’s rum float and cherry blossom shoyu, garnished with a cherry blossom; the Roma Round with chili-infused gin batch, vermouth batch, an orange peel with raw honey syrup, orange bitters and a tomato water cube, garnished with a fresh basil leaf; the Subpoena with chamomile whiskey, red pepper Calvados, red pepper syrup, yuzu and salt solution, garnished with a Buzz Button flower, as well as That Green Thing with bay leaf Armagnac, green chartreuse, Luxardo, arugula syrup, lime juice and salt solution, garnished with a kiwi grape.  Spring cocktails are priced at $16 each.

A rotating cocktail barrel-aged in American oak and garnished with a lemon twist will also be available for sipping this spring and is priced at $18. Additionally, those seeking a non-alcoholic refreshment can opt for Blue Duck Tavern’s new springtime “mock-tail.” Priced at $9, the Pineapple Mango Soda is made from a combination of pineapple mango cordials, lime juice, pineapple juice and Sprite, garnished with a lime wheel.

About Blue Duck Tavern:
Located in the Park Hyatt Washington, at the corner of 24th and M Streets, NW, the dining room of Blue Duck Tavern is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily - breakfast from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM; lunch from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM; dinner from 5:30 PM to 10:30 PM on Sunday-Thursday and 5:30 PM to 11:00 PM on Friday-Saturday; and Saturday & Sunday brunch from 11:00 AM to 2:30 PM. The restaurant has seasonal outdoor seating for 45 guests, a semi-private dining room for up to 12 guests, and a Chef’s Table situated adjacent to the open kitchen seats up to 20 guests. Reservations for Blue Duck Tavern may be made by calling (202) 419-6755 or by visiting

About Park Hyatt Washington, D.C.:
Park Hyatt Washington, D.C. combines dynamic modernism with classic American style.  Located in the fashionable West End Georgetown neighborhood, near Embassy Row and the Smithsonian Museums, Park Hyatt Washington affords guests convenient access to shopping, dining, and cultural attractions of the nation’s capital. With 220 guestrooms and suites, a Tea Cellar offering rare and vintage tea selections, and an intimate Spa Room, Park Hyatt Washington provides a truly unique experience. The hotel is home to the Michelin-starred restaurant, Blue Duck Tavern, an elegant neighborhood tavern offering menu selections focusing on the freshest ingredients available from regional purveyors. Park Hyatt Washington offers flexible meeting and event space, The Gallery, with seasonal catering. To make a reservation for Park Hyatt Washington, D.C. in the U.S. or Canada, please call 1(800) 778-7477 or visit