For the last three Christmases, if you were as crazy as me, you waited in line in front of Sun Liquor, a line that stretched three-blocks before this Capitol Hill bar even opened. All for a cup of Sun Liquor’s famous aged eggnog.
Well, you don’t have to stand in the freaking cold weather for that anymore. Sun Liquor has bottled its signature nog. Orders will be taken starting Dec. 16 and available for pickup from Dec. 23-25. (Details of price and pickup will be released soon on its webpage, but a liter of eggnog in its souvenir bottle will likely cost $48.)
For the uninitiated, Sun Liquor’s eggnog tastes better than that thick, cloying glob you get out of the carton at your supermarket. Sun Liquor’s eggnog has been aged for 30 days in the back of the fridge to give it a much smoother, less fluffy finish. It goes down easy. Too easy if you’re not careful. This year’s elixir is made with rum, brandy and bourbon.
“It’s the exact same product that we sell at the bar,” said Sun Liquor head distiller Erik Chapman. “No preservatives or sugar added.”