They say April showers bring May flowers. And if you spend your rainy April Thursdays attending our cocktail demonstrations, you may see your mixology skills bloom just in time for summer. Every Thursday in April from 6-8pm, the Brooklyn wine store will have a different spirit expert on hand to teach you how to make cocktails at home. So come sip ‘n’ study. The events are FREE.
April 1 – Titos Vodka & McClure’s Bloody Mary Mix – Try a vodka made in Texas, taste the new bloody mary mix from famed pickle maker McClure’s (available at Provisions) and put some drawl in your Cosmopawlitan
April 8 – Sombra Mezcal – This smoky spirit takes your tastebuds a step up from tequila. Try it straight and learn how to make your margarita a Margarita 2.0.
April 15 – Ransom ‘Old Tom’ Gin – What better day to learn how to make an Income Tax Cocktail? Gin is crucial for summer slings, fizzes, rickeys and sours. Old Tom is sweeter than the London dry style and drier than the Holland style which is why it is known as the ‘missing link’ of gins.
April 22 – Canton Ginger Liqueur – Honestly we’ve never had a cocktail that couldn’t be made better with a bit of Canton added. For May’s Sakura Festival, you can serve it in ginger cherry blossom cocktails but it also spices up classic mojitos or margaritas.
April 29 – Pitu Cachaca – Muddle through mixing caipirinhas with a classic cachaca.