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Cocktail Class – Aperitifs: Discovering Complexity through Simplicity

Sunday, June 7   |   3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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Price: 95$


The Cottage

Starting April, make your Sunday afternoons livelier and boozier!

Beverage Director Paula de Pano finds a creative outlet mixing cocktails, personally amassing hundreds of different liquors from all over the world due to her curiosity to each’s history and flavors. Join her in learning about the classic styles of different base spirits and discover a new world of flavors and how each interacts with other ingredients producing the perfect cocktail.

Each two-hour class will start with a brief history of the topic featured before individually tasting three to four types of the base spirit to assess their unique qualities. An interactive, hands-on class will follow as she teaches four different cocktails progressing from the basic to the advanced

April 5 – Gin: The Classic European Distillate
April 26 – Rum: Revelries, Rebellions, and Raids
May 3 – Whisky (Bourbon): Forming America’s Boozy Identity, Part 1
May 24 – Whisky (Rye): Forming America’s Boozy Identity, Part 2
May 31 – Tequila: Modern Transformation Beyond Shots
June 7 – Aperitifs: Discovering Complexity through Simplicity
June 21 – Three-Ingredient Cocktails
June 28 – The Water of Life: Exploring Scotch Whiskies (this class is a comparative tasting and not a hands-on session)

All classes are $95 per person, which will include all ingredients to make the featured cocktails for attendees to recreate them during class. Each station will have all the necessary tools needed. Recipe manuals will also be provided.

To ensure quality, classes are extremely limited and will be capped. Due to the unique nature of set-up for these classes, tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable to other dates. We highly recommend consuming food prior to attending the classes.