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J. Carver Distillery Cocktail Class

J. Carver Distillery Cocktail Class and
Barrel House Experience

Many have asked, so we are happy to offer seasonal cocktail classes throughout the year at J. Carver Distillery. Our Summer Session classes will be offered Thursday, July 7th, July 21st, August 4th, and August 18th. During the evening we will teach you how to make the perfect summertime cocktails with fresh herbs and fruit from your  bountiful gardens or neighborhood farmers' market. We will teach you everything you need to know: from measurements and shaking, to garnishing and choosing which J. Carver spirit compliments each cocktail! As an added bonus, you will visit the barrel house to learn about our J. Carver barrel program.

J. Carver Distillery's certified Sommelier and mixologist, Gina Holman, hosts the class. Class begins promptly at 6:30 pm and lasts for one hour. Then, join Bill Miller to sample and learn about how the aging process, the barrel selection and other factors alter the final flavor of our up and coming J. Carver brandies and whiskies. The cocktail room will remain open until 8:30 pm for you to relax and enjoy light appetizers catered by Mackenthun's Fine Foods and specialty cocktails after the class. 
Classes are $25 per person and include:

  • 1-hour cocktail class
  • Tasting of 3 craft cocktails
  • Barrel House experience: compare white whiskey to whiskey straight from the barrel to the final product
  • One complimentary cocktail off our signature cocktail menu
  • Complimentary light appetizers

Registration is required for participation. Reserve a spot for you and your friends to attend the summer class by e-mailing Gina Holman at Each class is limited to 30 people. The July 7th class is filling up. E-mail Gina today!

Earlier Event: July 16
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