Celebrate the royal baby with a drink special

That doesn't sound very good, but we can't fault H Street's Queen Vic for feeling the royal baby spirit. Because how better to mark the arrival of an as-yet-unnamed British monarch than with a creamy mixture of French raspberry liqueur and Canadian whiskey?

Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to a boy

A better idea is the pub's ongoing charity baby shower for the future king of England. The Vic is donating goods suitable for expectant mothers, babies and toddlers to the Sasha Bruce Youthwork, a local charity that provides support for homeless and at-risk families. By donating, you'll receive a free shot of whiskey.


Town Crier Tony Appleton celebrates among the crowd outside St. Mary's hospital in London, Britain, 22 July 2013. Thirty-one year old Catherine gave birth to her, and Prince William's, first child, at the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's hospital. Meanwhile hundreds of royal baby-watchers, journalists, photographers waited outside in anticipation of the royal birth. (EPA/Rick Findler)
Alex Baldinger is editor of the Going Out Guide blog, which covers food, drink, arts, music, events and other curiosities in the D.C. area. He is forever in search of a great sandwich.
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