Washington DC’s cocktail scene is undeniably on the rise. Perhaps the best part of the city’s up-and-coming cocktail culture is the genuine local comradery amongst DC-based mixologists. “I really love the DC cocktail scene,” says Deke Dunne, bar director at Allegory. “I mean it when I say that we have the coolest, most non-competitive community there is – a rising tide raises all ships.”
In conjunction with the city’s booming restaurant culture, delicious cocktails can found aplenty in the United States capital. However, knowing where to look is key.
These are the best cocktail bars in Washington DC that you don’t want to miss.