Make Your Own Bitters with Lonnie Newburn - 3/23/23 - SOLD OUT

Make Your Own Bitters with Lonnie Newburn - 3/23/23 - SOLD OUT

Local cocktail expert Lonnie Newburn joins us to make bitter using our exotic array of spices. Hands-on and fun-filled!

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Date and time
Thurs, March 23rd, 2023, 6:00 - 8:00 PM EST

2267 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140

2 hours

About this event

Join us for this hands-on class with our friend and neighbor Lonnie Newburn of The Boston Shaker and take a deep dive into the history and use of bitters. They are a wonderful way to add spices and aromatics to your cocktails and zero-proof drinks. With Lonnie as your guide, and access to a wide array of Curio spices, you’ll create a bottle of your own bitters during class and go home with a new passion for capturing flavors in this time-honored fashion.

Class price: $85 per person

Date/Time: Thursday March 23rd, 6-8pm

Ages 21 and up.

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Covid safety: Per the CDC’s and City of Cambridge’s guidance, masks are encouraged but not required. Attendees will not be required to show proof of vaccination or a negative rapid test. Please respect your fellow attendees. If you feel sick, stay home.

Directions: The Spice Lab is immediately adjacent to our spice shop, at 2267 Massachusetts Ave. Metered parking is available along Mass Ave, or there is a lot at the intersection of Day Street and Herbert Street towards Davis Square if you don't mind a quick walk!

Refund policy: Full refund or credit available up to 1 week prior to the event.

Lonnie Newburn is the owner and operator of The Boston Shaker; the nation's neighborhood cocktail supply shop located in Davis Square, Somerville, MA. The company was founded in 2008 to provide professionals and home bartenders with quality, hard to find cocktail tools, ingredients, glassware and literature to create better cocktails and mocktails. Before becoming the Store Manager in 2016 purchasing the business in 2018, Newburn helped run other Boston based start-ups including Ball and Buck, a Men's clothing company located on Newbury St. and GrandTen Distilling, a craft distillery located in South Boston. With a background in business management, he has brought his bartending experience and a renewed passion for modern mixology, while expanding the shop's product range and educational offerings. The Boston Shaker's team of cocktail consultants remains dedicated to sharing the amazing world of cocktails with savvy sippers in Boston and beyond.

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