The Best Political Happy Hour in DC: Teddy’s Cocktail Voter Poll

Come help predict the results of the 2016 presidential election by participating in Teddy & The Bully Bar’s Cocktail Voter Poll! Throw your support behind your choice of two delicious drinks, The Trump Tower or Hillary’s Inbox, available daily after 4pm for $11 starting the first day of the Republican National Convention, Monday July 18.

trump towerOur mixologists have done it again: in 2012 they created fantastic politically-themed drinks especially for sister restaurant LINCOLN at election time in DC, when all happy hour talk turns to presidential hopefuls. For the 2016 election they’ve created two all-new drinks:

Trump Tower - Earl Grey infused Absolut Elyx vodka, Dolin blanc vermouth, and aperol. A summery version of the traditional negroni, which some call today’s “it” drink: a strong, ubiquitous, zeitgeist-defining cocktail. Anthony Bourdain says it “hits you like a freight train after four or five.” Just like one of our presidential candidates?

Hillary’s InboxAbsolut Elyx vodka, Drambuie, blue curacao, orgeat syrup, lime juice, and soda. A refreshing summer drink with an almond and citrus tang, but don’t worry: the contents of this cocktail are not classified.

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Don’t have a favorite candidate? Try both cocktails! CNN Politics recently did a taste test via Facebook Live, where our Bar Manager, Yonas, teaches viewers how to make each drink! Check it out below!

Join us for the best Happy Hour in DC! Our outdoor patio is always great place to enjoy the night air with a cocktail. Step inside to check out our lively bar, delicious bar bites and unique drinks featuring the freshest local ingredients available. Our location in Dupont Circle is convenient to many of the city’s major hotels, the Washington DC Convention Center and the K Street business corridor.

The Cocktail Voter Poll will run from July 18 to Election Day, on Tuesday November 8, 2016. Who will be AMERICA’S CHOICE in 2016? Join us on November 8th for our Election Party to watch the full election results with friends and colleagues on our large screen HD TVs situated throughout the bar and restaurant. We’ll have plenty of food, cocktails and fun for everyone, no matter how you lean politically.

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From LINCOLN’s 2012 Election Cocktail Voter Poll

For more about the Cocktail Voter Poll at DC’s Teddy & The Bully Bar, click the links to read these feature articles in CraveLocal and Chilled Magazine from 2012. Thanks for the press!

Check out DC’s best happy hour with discounts on selected food & drink weekdays from 3-7pm. The Bully Bar is open until midnight or later (10pm on Sundays). Make a reservation by calling 202 872-8700 or at OpenTable today.