More Than Martinis: Gin and Its Cocktails

Thursday, Aug 3 6:30 PM – Click here for tickets!


There is more to gin than meets the eye. From its ancient origins as a medicinal treatment to its resurgence in artisanal distilleries, this aromatic spirit is true history in a glass. In this class, we’ll taste our way from gin’s colorful past to its innovative present with a flight of gin selections. We’ll then take a walk down cocktail memory lane as we create and enjoy an array of history’s most famous gin cocktails. Whether you like it shaken or stirred, this class will give you a new appreciation for one of the most interesting beverages in the spirit world.

What you can expect:

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