Take your novice cocktail craftsmanship skills to the next level after attending these exclusive classes, all taught at some of the city’s top spots.
Concoct a spellbinding potion at Hecate with the help of beverage director Lou Chabonneau. Honoring Hecate, the Greek Goddess of magic, guests will embark on a journey to conjure their own Rites + Rituals and dry spells—what we refer to as cocktails and mocktails. Book the private class with eight of your friends and prepare to delve into the art of mixology, learning bewitching tips and techniques, mastering the nuances between shaken and stirred and unlocking the secrets behind crafting cocktails. 48 Gloucester St., hecatebar.com
Why settle for anything less than a cocktail class to beat the February chill? Let No. 9 Park’s expert mixologists guide you through the art of crafting your favorite tipples. Each session covers a different topic, but they all ensure attendees leave with newfound expertise. Immerse yourself in the secrets of making world-class cocktails at home, all while enjoying complimentary bar snacks paired with the cocktail theme of the day—past topics include dessert and digestif, tasting whiskeys around the world, drinking through Boston history and more. 9 Park St. Place., no9park.com
On Feb. 25, refine your cocktail-making skills under the guidance of beverage director Melissa Romanos. In this exclusive “Families and Formulas” class, guests will indulge in small bites and sip specialty cocktails as Romanos teaches guests how to craft their own cocktail—keep your senses attuned to every detail, as you’ll soon be ready to dazzle as a master mixologist with Romanos’ helps. While shaking and stirring three sips, enjoy bites like patatas bravas, croquetas and panne con tomate. 600 Harrison Ave., atlanticoboston.com
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