Events 2014

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Friday Nov 7

The Thing at The Fairmont: Opening Night Gala

Presented by Bacardi RumEspolon TequilaKetel One VodkaMichter’s BourbonPlymouth Gin, Notch Brewing
Friday, November 7, 8:00pm-12:00am
Fairmont Copley Plaza: Venetian and Oval Rooms
Purchase Tickets: $95.00

After Parties – 12:00am-2:00am

@ Citizen (1310 Boylston St., Boston) presented by Brugal.

Saturday Nov 8

See Saturday’s events

Roadhouse

Presented by  Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Jose Curevo Tradicional1800 SilverDobel & Reserva de la Familia Tequilas, Knob Creek Bourbon and Narragansett beer.
Saturday, November 8, 8:00-11:00pm
23 Dry Dock Ave, Boston
Purchase Tickets: $55.00 

STATE LINES: PORTLAND & PROVIDENCE POP-UP 

Presented by Brockman’s GinAllen’s Coffee BrandyPierre FerrandFernet BrancaSt. GeorgeGosling’s, BolsNovo Fogo
Saturday, November 8, 1:00-4:00pm
Fairmont Copley Plaza: State Suite A & B
Tickets: Complimentary entrance with purchase of any Thirst event ticket or $20.00 at the door (includes light bites)

After Parties – 11:00pm-1:00am

@ Drink (348 Congress St., Boston) presented by Sipsmith Gin, Hangar 1 Vodka, Brenne French Single Malt Whisky, Journeyman, Koval. Clyde May
@ Tavern Road (343 Congress St., Boston) presented by Hennessy, Mount Gay Black Barrel, Spring 44, Tito’s, Montelobos, Templeton
 

Sunday Nov 9

See Sunday’s events

Blender Bender

Presented by Privateer, Appleton Estate, Bacardi Heritage, Olmeca Altos, Diplomatico, Ron Zacapa 23, Sailor Jerry, Mount Gay Black Barrel, Plantation, Cruzan, BrugalEl Dorado and Red Stripe beer.
Sunday, November 9, 8:00-11:00pm
Chau Chow City (83 Essex St., Boston)
Purchase Tickets: $55.00

NEW ENGLAND CRAFT SHOWCASE

Presented by Bantam CiderBerkshire Mountain DistillersBully BoyCisco Brewers/Triple 8Damnation AlleyGrand Ten, Mad River DistillersNew England DistillingOnyx MoonshinePrivateerSons of LibertyTurkey Shore DistillersVermont Spirits
Sunday, November 9, 1:00-4:00pm
Fairmont Copley Plaza: State Suite A & B
Cost: Complimentary entrance with purchase of any Thirst event ticket or $20.00 at the door (includes light bites)

After Parties – 11:00pm-1:00am

JM Curley (21 Temple Place, Boston) presented by Brockman’s.
Silvertone (69 Broomfield St., Boston) presented by Fernet Branca

HOSTED BARS

Saturday & Sunday, November 8 & 9, 9:00am-6:00pm
Fairmont Copley Plaza: Lower Lobby Level
Tickets: Complimentary with purchase of any Thirst ticket.

Stop in at have a tipple or two between events at our featured theme bars:

“French Cafe” with Domaine Select – Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pm

Come and enjoy classic French cocktails on a Parisian terrace with G’Vine Gin de France and its amis, Suze LiqueurJune Liqueur and Excellia Tequila.

“World of Whisk(e)y Bar” with William Grant & Sons – Saturday, 2:00-6:00pm

Brown is the new black! Taste your way through a range of Scotch, Irish and American whiskies including Glenfiddich, The Balvenie, Tullamore Dew, Monkey Shoulder and more!

“Bloody Bar” with Absolut Vodka – Sunday, 9:00am-1:00pm

It’s the ultimate eye-opener: the Bloody Mary. Join Absolut vodkas for a fresh take on this morning after must-have.

“Daiquiri Time Out” with Plantation – Sunday, 2:00-6:00pm

Take a moment to enjoy this classic cocktail gone global thanks to Plantation and the Boston-based phenomenon known as the “DTO.”

BOSTON SHAKER POP-UP STORE

Saturday & Sunday, November 8 & 9, 9:00am-6:00pm
Fairmont Copley Plaza: State Suite Foyer
Cost: Complimentary with purchase of any Thirst ticket.

Inspired after that seminar to make a killer cocktail? Stop by The Boston Shaker Pop-Up Shop, located in the State Street Foyer and check out our selection of bar tools and ingredients. Whether you’re a cocktail novice or mixology nerd, we’ve got your favorite must-haves, new gadgets and books to further your education. Come on by and pick up some of the best souvenirs at Thirst – the ones that help you make a cocktail! 

Monday Nov 10

Bartender Brunch

Presented by Appleton Estate Rums
Monday, November 10, 12:00-3:00pm
The Hawthorne (500a Commonwealth Ave, Boston)
Purchase Tickets: $35.00 

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