Washington's Joseph A. Magnus distillery is celebrating after its bourbon was awarded a prestigious Double Gold medal and named Best Special Barrel-Finished Bourbon. READ
And the incredible barrel finished product? Jos. A. Magnus & Co. won that ... It was delicious! READ
D.C.'s Newest Distillery, Jos. A. Magnus & Co., Revives a Century-Old Bourbon READ
Like gin? ‘Gin Goddess’ Nicole Hassoun is someone to keep an eye on with the launch of a new distillery.
Spearheading Magnus and Co.'s gin is Nicole Hassoun, who has worked in Washington's foremost gin bars,Wisdom and the Gin Joint at New Heights. (Readers of Express named her D.C.'s Best Bartender in 2014.) But Hassoun doesn't just mix other people's drinks: While at New Heights, she began developing a line of housemade tonics, which are now sold as Chronic Tonic at a number of D.C. liquor stores. READ