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The Gibson Lab at Marvin: Whiskey Tasting and Mixology Event

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With house-made bitters, clever cocktails and hand-carved ice chips, this speakeasy is redefining how DC drinks.

  • The Gibson Lab at Marvin: Whiskey Tasting and Mixology Event
  • The Gibson Lab at Marvin: Whiskey Tasting and Mixology Event

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  • One ticket to the whiskey-tasting event and mixology class at the Marvin hosted by The Gibson Lab
  • At this American versus Scotch whiskey-themed event, you’ll taste six whiskeys
  • Two cocktails with two education components; one from the Master of Whiskey, Ewan Morgan, and one from Frank Jones, the manager of Gibson
  • Event takes place at 7 PM on December 12, 2012

What we love

  • Further your love of all things dark and mysterious with a whiskey tasting and mixology class from The Gibson Lab at Marvin.
  • Led by Master of Whiskey Ewan Morgan and Manager and Bartender Frankie Jones, during this American versus Scotch whiskey-themed event, you’ll taste six flights of whiskeys, including Bulleit Bourbon and Clynelish 14.
  • You can rest assured you’re being taught by the best of the best—Ewan Morgan is a third-generation maltman who calls Dufftown, “The Whisky Capital of the World,” his hometown, and Jones won The Washington Post’s Best Cocktail of the Year award for his Mexican Switch Blade at PS7’s.
  • Morgan is also a Bartender and Mixologist at Diageo House and was nominated for Scotch Whisky Ambassador of the year 2011 in Whisky Magazine’s “Icon’s of Whisky” issue.

What to know

  • Redeem on: Wednesday, December 12, 2012
  • This offer is subject to Terms and Conditions
  • This offer is final sale and non-refundable
  • Must be 21 to attend; valid government ID required
  • Gratuity is not included; we recommend tipping on the full retail value of service(s)
  • Offer cannot be combined with other offers and promotions
  • Offer must be redeemed on date selected at checkout


2007 14th Street NW
Washington DC, DC 20009

About The Gibson Lab at Marvin: Whiskey Tasting and Mixology

Marked only by a black door with a tiny push-button call bell, The Gibson is one of DC’s most intriguing destinations. Once you set foot inside, you’ll find a nondescript hallway, usually with a bouncer of sorts asking if you have a reservation. Say yes (or leave your number in case a space opens up) and step into what’s arguably the city’s most notorious speakeasy, a craft cocktail bar known for shunning the obvious—don’t dare order a vodka soda—and emphasizing the obscure and homemade. House-made bitters and hand-carved ice chips add that extra touch to every drink. Ask the bartender what they recommend and you’ll end up with a carefully crafted, seasonal libation perfect for sipping in a cozy corner booth or the bricked-in back patio.

— McLean Robbins, Gilt City Editor

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