Need a drink to get through the final presidential debate? Here are the local bars and restaurants offering deals. (If you know of more bars offering specials, let us know, and we’ll update this list.)
1500 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Cocktails inspired by the candidates will cost $7 instead of $12. Inspired by Donald Trump, “The Best Word” is made of Aperol, gin, house-made cherry liqueur, and Yellow Chartreuse. Inspired by Hillary Clinton, “Unfinished Business” is made of bourbon, espresso liqueur, vermouth, and Angostura bitters.
116 Rhode Island Ave., NW
The Bloomingdale bar’s own “5-Spot” Session IPA (a collaboration with DC Brau) will cost $5 all night.
901 U St., NW
Two $6 cocktails inspired by the candidates will be available. “The Blonde Mule” contains gin, lemon juice, honey tea, bitters, and ginger beer, while “Trick or Trump” includes bourbon, bitters, and simple syrup.
950 I St., NW
The steakhouse will offer blue and red versions of the VIP, its signature cocktail featuring clementine vodka infused with fresh Hawaiian pineapple.
1 Dupont Circle, NW
Customers will be able to snack on free popcorn.
1400 Irving St., NW
The bar is holding a “Halfy Hour” with 50 percent off all drafts all night.
1626 N. Capitol St., NW
Specials include $7 lamb ribs, $3 pork tacos, and $4 Stoli shots and cocktails.
801 E St., NW
Look out for $4 beer specials.
1433 P St., NW
Trivia will start at 7:30 pm, followed by debate bingo at 9 pm. Each trivia team will get four debate bingo cards, and prizes will be handed out to the winners.