Celebrate spring the Rochester way by making two different lilac gin cocktails! In this class, students will learn how to make a Lavender Lilac Bees Knees cocktail and a Rosemary Lilac Iced Tea. Students will also make homemade simple syrups and learn about the history and flavor pairings of Black Button Distilling's Lilac Gin.
Please note: To purchase a ticket or participate in class you must be 21+ years of age. IDs will be checked at the time of pick-up. Choose to provide your own supplies or purchase a kit to go with your ticket using the drop-down menu. Supply kits will be available for curbside pick-up at Black Button Distilling, located at 85 Railroad Street, Rochester, NY 14609 on May 14th and 15th from 12pm-6pm.
Supply Kit Option Includes:
- 750 mL bottle Lilac Gin
- 8 oz. jar of Black Button Distilling honey
- 2 lemons
- 1 mason jar with 2 cups sugar
- 1 bundle of rosemary
- 1 bundle of dried lavender
- 2 black tea bags
- 2 Black Button Distilling rocks glasses
- 1 Black Button Distilling shaker
- recipe cards
- cocktail book
Other Materials Needed:
- hot water
This class is appropriate for ages 21+.
This class will take place online through Zoom. Links for Zoom classes will be sent 1 hour prior to the start of class. If you do not receive your link, please check your spam or submit an email through our contact page.
About the teacher:
As Black Button Brand Ambassadors, we pride ourselves in having extensive knowledge on the spirit distillation process and what makes our flavor profiles so unique. Our passion leads us to crafting one-of-a-kind cocktails using local and sustainable ingredients. From bourbon blending to cocktail shaking, we have it all!
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