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Celebrate National Punch Day, September 20

Swig a glass of Rouge Punch at Bar Rouge on Tuesday, September 20, in celebration of National Punch Day. Photo: Michael Harlan Turkell

Washington, DC (September 19, 2011) – Need something to punch up a dreary work week? Head to Kimpton’s Bar Rouge on Tuesday September 20, for its celebration of National Punch Day. From 5:00 p.m. until close, Bar Rouge patrons will enjoy a glass of signature Rouge Punch with the purchase of any seasonal American small plate. (Limit 2 per person.)

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Nestled along fashionable Embassy Row in downtown Washington, DC, Hotel Rouge is steps from exciting attractions, landmark monuments, famous museums, trendy shopping, historic theaters, popular restaurants, festive events and exhilarating nightlife.

With signature cocktails, delectable dishes, and ultimate service, Bar Rouge is the fusion of LA, London with a dash of New York mixed in for good measure.

Bar Rouge’s signature Rouge Punch is the brainchild of innovative Bar Manager / Mixologist Rico Wisner. The concoction rotates unique liquors, house-made syrups and in-house grown herbs on a weekly basis, so no two brews taste the same. And at Bar Rouge, it’s safe to ask what’s in the punch!

Bar Rouge is located at 1315 16th Street, N.W. neighboring the Hotel Rouge. The longtime fixture on the hotel lounge scene offers a global wine list, seasonal American small plates, and handcrafted cocktails. The lounge is open from 5:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. for dinner daily, and from 5:00 p.m. to close for drinks. For more information, call 202-232-8000, visit, or follow Bar Rouge on Twitter @RougeRico for specials and updates.