“Miracle on 7th Street bar will feature daily Christmas and Hanukkah-themed happy hours”

Photo credit Joy Asico

From a press release:

“Santa’s elves will transform specialty sherry and ham bar Mockingbird Hill (1843 7th St, NW) into Miracle on Seventh Street, a holiday winter wonderland set to open in Shaw for the month of December. In partnership with Cocktail Kingdom and NYC barman Nico de Soto of Mace and Miracle on Ninth Street, DC drink expert and Mockingbird Hill owner Derek Brown will open its sister bar concept, Miracle on Seventh Street, on December 1st through December 24th. Decked with elaborate kitschy Christmas decor with all the bells and whistles, Brown and his team will swap the usual Mockingbird Hill bar menu for a completely revamped Christmas-themed drink list, showcasing 10 specialty holiday cocktails and one shot.

Miracle on 7th Street bar will feature daily Christmas and Hanukkah-themed happy hours. Guests can expect to enjoy Christmas classic movie nights, Manischewitz Pong competitions, and cookie baking shenanigans. The holiday pop-up will serve up everything from live Christmas carolers to cocktails served in outrageous santa mugs, adorned with frosty evergreen trees and gingerbread men. Weekly happy hour details and a full cocktail menu attached below

Miracle on Seventh Street’s Mele Kalikimaka Cocktail. Ingredients: Amontillado & Cream Sherry, Brandy, Roasted Plum Syrup, Bitters & Spices, Grapefruit and Clarified Milk. Served in a tiki bowl for two.

Miracle on Seventh Street’s Francisco, That’s Fun to Say Cocktail. Ingredients: Mezcal, Chocolate “Milk,” Green Chartreuse Marshmallow. Served in a santa mug.

Miracle on Seventh Street’s Gretchen, Stop Trying to Make Fetch Happen. Ingredients: Moscatel Sherry, Dry Curacao, Spiced Cranberry Syrup, Sparkling Wine. Served in a frosted glass.

Weekly Festivities

Sundays – Gay Men’s Chorus Happy Hour (9pm-close)
Mondays – DIY Xmas Crafts (6pm-8pm)
Tuesdays – Holiday Movie Night (7pm)
Wednesdays – Hanukkah Takeover with Manischewitz Pong and Spin the Driedel (6pm)
Thursdays – Free Cookie Night (6pm)
Fridays – Ledroit “Bad Santa” Happy Hour and Photographs with Jolly Old Saint Nick (5pm-8pm)
Saturdays – Ugly Xmas Sweater Night with 10% discount on all drinks for participants (5pm-8pm)

Miracle on 7th Street Cocktail Menu
Cocktails are $12 except where noted.

1) Gretchen, Stop Trying to Make Fetch Happen
Moscatel Sherry, Dry Curaçao, Spiced Cranberry Syrup, Sparkling Wine

2) I Don’t Mind You Shooting Me, Frank, But Take It Easy on the Rum
Rum, Crème de Menthe, Lime, Candy Cane

3) Yippie Ki Yay, Motherf****r!!!
Trinidad Rum, Cachaça, Dry Curaçao, Roasted Chestnut Orgeat, Lime
by Nico de Soto of Mace, NYC

4) I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
Pink Peppercorn-infused Dry Gin, Suze, Dolin Rouge, Conifer

5) A Merry, Messy Kwelfnuve Kweznuz
Rye, White Port, Fernet Branca, Aromatic Bitters

6) Francisco, That’s Fun to Say
Mezcal, Chocolate “Milk,” Green Chartreuse Marshmallow

7) You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out!
Blended Scotch, Pisco, Drambuie, Lemon Curd, Pistachio “Orgeat,” Gingerbread Cream

8) Can I Interest You in Hanukkah?
PX Sherry, U-Bet Chocolate Syrup, Xocolatl Mole & Whiskey Barrel Bitters, Cream, Soda

9) Here We Come A-Wassailing
Mulled Brown Ale, Cream Sherry, Spices, Brown Sugar, Roasted Apples, Sops

10) Mele Kalikimaka $27
Amontillado & Cream Sherry, Brandy, Roasted Plum Syrup, Bitters & Spices, Grapefruit, Clarified Milk
In a tiki bowl for two

11) Nog Shot $4
Shot of Baltimore Egg Nog. You know this is a great idea…”

One Comment

  • I was getting a chuckle out of this until I reached “Manischewitz Pong,” at which point I had to work hard to suppress my gag reflex. That’s just wrong.

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