Cocktail Lunch: Shaken or Stirred, The Martini

Saturday, August 26th 12:00PM-2:30PM

Join us on Saturday, August 26th for the next in our series of Cocktail Lunches!

Shaken or Stirred? Let's talk about the Martini.

The afternoon will begin with a welcome punch.

We will begin with a brief history of the infamous martini and what the various interpretations are throughout history. We will cover the basic folklore of the martini and its variants (Martinez, Gin, Vodka, etc) We will provide different Vodka, Gin, bitters, brines and garnishes in order to experiment while making these drinks. We will show basic shaking and stirring techniques, and you can be the judge of “shaken or stirred”. You'll have an opportunity to recreate the traditional recipes or experiment with your own creations. Best of all, you'll get to name your cocktails!

An array of snacks and light bites will be offered.

-A great way to start an afternoon in the city!
-Basic history and craft cocktail knowledge based on the theme of the day.
-Basic spirit knowledge based on the theme of the day.
-Recipes to take home. 
-Basic knowledge of how to use our tools. 
-Basic insider knowledge of the process used to develop menu drinks.