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Happy Hour Hotline: DC Cheap Drinking Updates
April 9, 2013 | 10:30AM

A column dedicated solely to the latest and greatest in affordable alcohol (and food, we guess) consumption news in DC. Never say we don’t love you. A LOT.

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NEW KIDS ON THE HAPPY HOUR BLOCK:

all sorts of anniversary specials this week:

  • Matchbox in Chinatown is turning 10. So all month there are special. According to the press release: “Each Monday alumni bartenders from the past ten years will be pouring their favorite cocktails and specialty beers, offering giveaways for food, drink, and sponsor prizes. Guests can also enjoy $10 pizzas on Tuesdays and $10 for 10 mini-burgers on Wednesday.”
  • DC BRAU celebrates turning 2 NEXT MONDAY @ Meridian Pint – All DC Brau drafts and casks will be $5 all night!
  • TONIGHT: Free drinks + UBER rides: Ping pong Dim Sum is launching their new Prix Fixe menus today and as an extra incentive is including a free cocktail with the dinner AND an UBER voucher which is good through Sunday
  • $1 Oysters on Mondaysnow at Lyon Hall too – ALL DAY TO BOOT (for more oyster happy hour suggestions, check out last week’s HAPPY HOUR HOTLINE)
  • DC Reynolds JUST opened their SWEET NEW OUTDOOR patio bar, and the happy hour deal is pretty amazing: 5-9pm, it is BUY ONE GET ONE FREE situation. WELCOME TO OUTDOOR DRINKING SEASON.

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speaking of which…

A COUPLE OF BYT FAVORITES TO REVISIT THIS WEEK:

This week, we focus on OUTDOOR DRINKING HAPPY HOURS – yes:

  • EL CENTRO DF ROOFTOP HAPPY HOUR – 5-7pm, $4 Margaritas, rocks & frozen, Sangrias Mexican Beers, Red & White Wine. 5-9pm, $6 Guacamole, Tacos & more
  • BIERGARTEN HAUS – Monday-Friday, 4-7pm, $5 Franziskaner Hefe-Weizen, Paulaner Pils, Becks Maibock, $5 House Wine (White, Red), $5 Loaded Fries, Hamburger Sliders, Garden Currywurst
  • 1905 Rooftop - 5:30-7:30,  $4 Cans/Bottles of Beer; $3 PBR Tall Boys; $4 Rails
  • LARRY’S LOUNGE - $3 rails, $3.5 draft special, $4.5 Absolut drinks. And the wine is super cheap too.Basically living the dream.
  • BOURBON - 6-7:30pm, $3 Drafts; Specials on Selected Bourbons; Cocktail Specials
  • VINOTECA-not only are the drinks affordable, BUT there is a plethora of food options for $6 and below
  • RNR Hotel Rooftop -6-8pm daily – $4 Rails; $3 PBR; $6 Pitchers; Buck Off Everything Else
  • RED DERBY - rooftop. $1 natty bohs and other classy specials during happy hour.

GODSPEED.

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Your recommendations, of course, welcome in the comments (And if you want your happy hour included in one of the future lists/have a happy hour to recommend email us at: happyhour@brightestyoungthings.com)

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