Bartending 201: Techniques & Tips for the Creative Process

Thu, Dec 8th, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM – Click here for tickets!


Go beyond the basics of mixology in this fun DIY cocktail-making class. We’ll focus on unique flavor combinations and standard ratios to help you create delicious custom cocktails.

What you can expect:

  • One welcome cocktail.
  • Three hands-on cocktail making opportunities.
  • Palate-cleansing bread and cheese.
  • Two hours of instruction—including Q&A time—with an Astor Center instructor.

What you will learn:

  • How to make a well-balanced cocktail.
  • What flavor profiles (sweet, sour, bitter, savory) appeal to you in a cocktail.
  • How to experiment with making your own cocktail recipe.
  • Refresher information on cocktail making tools and techniques.
  • How to incorporate various spirits, mixers, juices, bitters, and modifiers into your cocktails.

Level: Beginner – Beyond Basics
Good for: Cocktail Enthusiast, Cocktail Curious, Fun with Friends, Date Night
Style: Hands-on
Food Served: Bread & Cheese