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Cherry Blossoms, Bourbon Tasting, and More

The weekend in food and drink events.

BLT Steak
BLT Steak
R. Lopez

1) Japanese Whisky Flight

What: In honor of the cherry blossoms, try a flight of Japanese whiskies that includes one ounce tastings of Hakushu 12 Year, Hibiki 17 year, Nikka Coffey Grain, and BLT Steak Wagyu Whisky.

Where: BLT Steak, 1625 I St. NW

When: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

2) Cherry Blossom Beer and Wine Festival

What: Drink the District returns with this festival where attendees can enjoy unlimited beer and wine, backyard games, and food trucks. There's also entertainment from DJ Julian Rivera, Worldtown Sound System, and the Dan McGuire Group. Tickets (starting at $35) and more information are available here.

Where: The Yards, 1300 1st St. SE

When: Saturday at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.

3) Sherry Blossoms Happy Hour

What: Through April 17, check out special sherry-themed menus and happy hour bites in honor of spring in D.C. There's more information here.

Where: Estadio, 1520 14th St. NW

When: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 5 p.m.

4) Bourbon Tasting at b DC

What: Try five different bourbons and a selection of paired appetizers in a guided tasting with a Beam Suntory representative. Purchase tickets ($40) here.

Where: b DC, 801 Pennsylvania Ave. NW

When: Saturday at 7 p.m.

5) Travel the World Through Wine

What: In honor of Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington’s (RAMW) Annual Spring Wine Fling, guests can order discounted wine flights (three for $15).

Where: 14K at Hamilton Hotel, 1001 14th St. NW

When: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

ALSO THIS WEEKEND: Cooking class at Casa Luca, Easter Brunches, Taste on Wheels, Light City Baltimore

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