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Watch Rachel Maddow Make A Rickey, DC's Native Cocktail

Prompted by anger over politics in Washington, Rachel Maddow devoted her "cocktail moment" segment on Friday night's episode of the Rachel Maddow Show to DC — and, more specifically, the rickey, which was just proclaimed DC's native cocktail. The host shares the history of the drink that was honored in a ceremony Thursday morning with "star DC bartender and really nice guy Derek Brown." Then the host shows her viewers how its done: "You totally can do this even if you can make no other drink. This takes no skill."

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· The Rickey Named D.C.'s Official Drink [MSNBC via DCist]

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