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Wed, Dec 09



Holiday Cocktail Class

Join us for an interactive holiday-themed cocktail class!

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Holiday Cocktail Class
Holiday Cocktail Class

Time & Location

Dec 09, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM PST



About the Event

Join Rebecca Pinnell as she teaches a virtual cocktail class aimed to help you create cocktails in your home with depth and balance. Added below is a “shopping” list detailing ingredients and tools that you can gather to have ready at the start of class. We will be making the cocktails step by step, at the same time together. This virtual class has been designed to be engaging, entertaining, and full of tips on how to continue to make delicious cocktails in your home. 

To celebrate cocktails and fall, Rebecca will guide us through crafting a pomegranate ‘appletini’ and hot toddy. For the pomegranate ‘appletini’ we will make a green apple syrup to pair with the bright tartness of pomegranate juice (which can be found near the kombuchas in the refrigerated section at the grocery store). This sour will be delicious when made with vodka, gin, white rum, blanco tequila. For the hot toddy Rebecca recommends using cloves and star anise to bring some beautiful warming spices to this cocktail, and has offered other spice suggestions below. We will make a larger portion of this perfect cool weather cocktail for you to enjoy after class. The hot toddy will be delicious when made with bourbon, rye, brandy, blended scotch, aged rum or reposado tequila. 

Rebecca Pinnell is a cocktail evangelist and has taught over 100 cocktail classes since shelter in place in March. Recently, she was the bar manager at San Francisco’s Bon Voyage!, and previously worked in New York at Dante. You can visit her website at 

Hot Toddy Ingredients:  

Choose one: rye, bourbon, brandy, blended scotch, aged rum or reposado tequila 

1 lemon 

1 orange 

1 black tea bag 

Small piece fresh ginger 

¼ cup honey 

Glass of room temperature water 

Choose two:   

2 star anise  

6 cloves  

1 cinnamon stick or ground cinnamon  

Ground allspice 

Hot Toddy Tools: 

Measuring device -Jigger, or 1 tbsp & ¼ cup  

Measuring cups and spoons 

Handheld juicer 

Vegetable peeler 

Knife & cutting board 

Saucepan with lid 

Wooden spoon 

1 small glass to juice citrus into 

1 hot beverage cup per person 

Pomegranate Appletini Ingredients:  

Ice- 2 cups 

Choose one: vodka, gin, white rum, blanco tequila 

Pomegranate juice (refrigerated near kombucha) 

1 lime per person 

1 orange 

1 green apple 

Granulated sugar 



Pomegranate Appletini Tools: 

Measuring device -Jigger, or 1 tbsp & ¼ cup  

Measuring cups and spoons 

Cocktail shaking tin -or mason jar, tupperware or wide mouth water bottle 

Mason jar with lid -or tight sealing tupperware 

Cocktail straining tool (hawthorne) -or wooden spoon 

Fine mesh strainer Handheld juicer 

Muddler- substitute wooden spoon 

Knife & cutting board 

2 small glasss to juice citrus into 1 martini or coupe* per person

*place in freezer before the start of class

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