Why It’s Hot: Exposed brick and whiskey bottles stacked to the ceiling are part of the modern-rustic look at this remake of Capitol Hill’s 18th Amendment. Its laid-back vibe makes it the perfect after-work destination for its young crowd.
Must-Drink: Barrel-aged cocktails ($12-$13), local craft brews ($6- $8) and craft bourbons ($6-$40 an ounce).
Insider Tip: Happy-hour deals include $5 bourbons, cocktails, wines and beers. Don’t miss down-home snacks like fried chicken and pork sticky buns.
613 Pennsylvania Ave. SE; 202-543-3622