The story goes like this:

When a sommelier asked Julia Child the name of her favorite wine, the legendary American chef and author replied coolly, “Gin.”




New Heights officially dubbed the Gin Joint

“From the martini to the gimlet to the Singapore Sling, gin has been a major player in the history of the cocktail. Yet gin remains a second-class citizen in most bars…. One place where the liquor takes center stage is the Gin Joint, a small bar underneath New Heights Restaurant in Northwest Washington.”

Fritz Hahn
Washington Post
May 9, 2008


Yes, the Gin Joint does make its own house-made, small batch tonics ... and brings tonic lovers those specialty off-the-shelf bottled tonics tonic lovers love!



Bluecoat American Dry Gin with a splash of Fever-Tree Tonic