Our DTO invites everyone to take it easy for an hour or so as a team of bartenders from around the world serves their own take on traditional, frozen, Hemingway and all kinds of other daiquiris featuring the world’s best rums. Be a part of this special event to enjoy some R&R and the best collection of daiquiris you’ll ever taste.
This showcase is a chance to meet St. George Spirits master distiller Lance Winters, distiller Dave Smith, brand ambassador Andie Ferman, and the rest of the St. George crew—plus the opportunity to taste a wide variety of spirits from the distillery's portfolio.
Join us at this walk around tasting featuring an eclectic collection of small spirits entrepreneurs including distillers, importers and private label bottlers.
The Bay Area has been the birthplace to many well-known cocktails including the Martinez, Pisco Punch, the Mai Tai, and the Boothby Cocktail.
Join Bay Area native, Anchor Distilling Company, and old school San Francisco bartenders Borys Saciuk, Ryan Fitzgerald, Dominic Venegas, and Jon Santer who will be sampling these Bay Area originals alongside new school bartenders from the Bay Shaher Misif, Morgan Schick, Kevin Diedrich, and David Ruis who will be sampling their unique riffs on the originals.
Between cocktails explore the Anchor portfolio through neat product tastings guided by the producers themselves, including BarSol Pisco, Luxardo, Mezcal Amaras, Tempus Fugit, Westland Distillery, and more.
Refreshing, easy to make, popular, and profitable; highballs are back, in a big way. Mules as well as Gin and Tonics are in the midst of a thriving renaissance, while original long drinks are taking over cocktail menus around the globe. Q Drinks, St George Spirits, Hauz Alpenz, and others will present creative new ways to serve and enjoy highballs. Alongside tasting long drinks from bartenders all over the country, you will also have the opportunity to create your own recipes, culminating in a cocktail competition that could win you fame and fortune.
Big old Tiki Punch making and sipping with the top Rhum Agricole producers.
Kick of your Tales of the Cocktail® with Tito Cordero, Diplomatico Ron Maestro and two time winner of Distiller of the Year at the Golden Rum Barrel Awards, to explore one of the most awarded rums in the world both neat and in cocktails crafted by French 75’s own Chris Hannah paired with Leo Robitschek of the NOMAD in New York.