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An investor website says:
“Cotton & Reed delivers experimental and natural spirits to the booming craft distilling market in Washington, DC and beyond. As consumers become increasingly focused on product origins, with movements like farm-to-table, Cotton & Reed is bringing this approach to the spirits world by distilling local, sometimes hand-foraged plants with unique stories.
Mirroring craft beer’s recent growth, the spirits market is booming, especially in the super premium category. Cotton & Reed’s spirit portfolio capitalizes on categories with demonstrated growth and identified market gaps: Botanical Spiced Rum, Applewood-Finished Straight Bourbon, and a rotating seasonal spirit featuring foraged wild botanicals (e.g, Foragers Series Summer Absinthe, Foragers Series Mint Rum).
Our dynamic young team is advised by industry veterans including senior Jim Beam alums and the team that created the Ogilvy Award-winning Makers Mark ‘It Is What It Isn’t’ ad strategy.
Innovation and distilling are rarely used together. But within this centuries old industry, small changes can result in drastically different taste profiles.
Our engineer, a Yale educated PhD in chemical engineering, will instill this sense of innovation to the distillation process through techniques such vacuum distillation, molecular seives, advanced water purification solutions, and overall process management. These innovations reduce our distillation costs and environmental footprint.
Our distiller’s thesis was on yeast isolation for fermentation applications. Experiments with persimmon, ginger, and pineapple yeast strains have resulted in fresh new taste profiles.”
From an email: “Get beautiful holiday trees, wreaths, and more while supporting bilingual education at the Oyster-Adams Bilingual School annual Holiday Tree Sale!
Thanks to Megan for sending for sending this unusual ride. I’m also keen on that nice looking little free library in the background! Sweet City Ride is made possible by…
3917 Georgia Ave, NW Yo! Snappy’s is nearly here and my goodness the space looks amazing. Thanks to the folks from Snappy’s for sending us the good word about the…
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You are cordially invited to the Embassy of Austria for a thrilling evening with Mozart. What a better way to spend Christmas and Hannukah! Our full orchestra and lead singers, some of whom sing at the Met, will appeal to teens as they begin their journey to the classics! We expect to be sold out soon…..
Get your tickets now!
Under the Gracious Patronage of H.E. Petra Schneebauer, Ambassador of Austria
Julien Benichou, Conductor
Kevin Short as Figaro
Manna K. Jones as Susanna
Stephen Powell as Count Almaviva
Laquita Mitchell as Contessa
Anna Kelly as Cherubino
Maggie Polglaze as Barbarina
John Gibney as Bartolo
Leah Heater as Marcellina
Christopher Jon Hartung as Antonio & Don Curzio
Narration provided by Robin Phillips
Embassy of Austria
3524 International Court NW
Washington, DC 20008
Doors Open/Cocktails 6:30 pm
Performance including Intermission 7:15 pm
Wine Reception with Heavy Hors d’oeuvres 9:15 to 10:30 pm
Box Seats $250
Orchestra Reserved $150
Seniors (over 65 years old) Unreserved $80 [sold out]
Students with ID $50
Come solve a crime that took place in Takoma Park 130 years ago!
HouseMouse Books and Vintage is excited to announce the debut of Escape the Bookshop II, our new limited-run escape room experience. Escape the Bookshop II is a unique group puzzle game that is based on a real crime that took place in Takoma Park around 130 years ago. It is designed and created by HouseMouse to be played in our atmospheric little bookshop. This is not your typical corporate escape room and makes for a memorable evening out with friends or family!
Bookings are now open for game dates in January through April 2024. The game generally takes place Wednesday through Saturday at 8 PM but special arrangements can be made upon request. It is designed to be played by a group of 3 to 6 people (ages 16+) and lasts for one hour. No prior escape room experience is needed to enjoy the game.
Unlock the secret to menopause serenity at Ms. Moxie’s Moon Shop on Saturday, December 2nd, from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. This free event celebrates the exclusive launch of bebloom menopause gummies, a groundbreaking supplement designed for women and crafted