The Game of Thrones Pop Up Bar Is Taking D.C. by Storm [Slideshow]

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Drink Company and Ommegang Brewery transformed the space of three bars into the 3,000-square-foot fantasyland. Guests can wander from the North, find their house banner in the Red Keep and visit The House of Black and White. The plaster faces are those of the Drink Company employees, family and friends. 

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Drinks are inspired by settings and characters like "The North Remembers," served in a horn and made with scotch, Cointreau, Falernum, and Coconut and Pineapple Gomme.

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"Dracarys" are concocted from Two James Dr. Bird Jamaican Rum, Oloroso, Orgeat, pineapple, lemon and salt.

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Some cocktails, like "What is Dead May Never Die" and "The Lannisters Send Their Regards," are served up with a soundtrack from the show.

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The official Game of Thrones Beer, Ommegang Brewery's Bend the Knee, is on draft at the bar.

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Take a seat on the Iron Throne and don't forget to take pictures for bragging rights.

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Costumes are encouraged, but don't bring weapons of any kind—not even toys.

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The Strong Oaks Woodshop created a custom piece so you can snap a pic of yourself as the flayed man in the Red Keep.

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Lines are long. We recommend going on a weekday and arriving early—before 6:30 pm—or late—after 9:30 pm—for the shortest wait. 

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Artists Andrew Herndon and local muralist Andrew Funk brought dragons to life in the dragon hall.

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One of the dragons even breathes "fire." (We love a well-placed fog machine.)

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"This pub is our love letter to the Seven Kingdoms," Angie Featherston, Drink Company CEO, wrote in a news release. 

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Featherston and Derek Brown own Drink Company, the business that operated Mockingbird Hill, Eat the Rich and Southern Efficiency—the bars that are now the GoT pub—in addition to the Columbia Room, twice nominated for a James Beard Award.

By Lisa Kaylor on 07/12/2017

The Game of Thrones pop up bar has arrived in Washington, D.C. and it looks amazing. The 3,000-square-foot bar opened June 21 and it'll be open until Aug. 27, closing early on Sundays so everyone can go home and catch the latest episode.

All photos ©Farrah Skeiky, Dim Sum Media