2016 Seminars

Thirst Boston 2016 Seminars


Saturday Seminars

10:30am – Craft Cider: From Orchard to Glass
10:30am – Cognac: Brandy of The Gods
12:15pm – East Coast vs. West Coast: An Exploration of Gin
12:15pm – The House of Agricole Rhum
12:15pm – ?  Better Together: Pairing Food with Cocktails
12:15pm – An Afternoon With Misty Kalkofen
2:00pm – Barrel Strength Beauties: Tasting Cask Strength Whiskeys

2:00pm – Tequila 101: An Introduction to Jalisco’s Native Spirit
3:00pm – An Afternoon With Matteo Luxardo
3:45pm – A Liquid History of the US Wine Industry
3:45pm – Mezcal and Beyond
3:45pm – An Introduction to the Whiskys of the World
3:45pm – ?  Entertaining Like A Pro: Punches, Highballs and Beyond

Saturday Ongoing Events

11:30am-2:00pm – Mad River Distillers Pop-Up Bar
2:30PM-5:00pm – Anchor Distilling Pop-Up Bar
2:00pm-5:30pm – New England Craft Showcase
8:00pm-12:00am – State Lines: New England


2:00pm – Unsung Heroes: Whiskey Blenders, Bottlers and Negociants
3:45pm – New Kids On The Block: Whisky From Unexpected Places
3:45pm – ?  Flavor Explosion: Shrubs Syrups and More
3:45pm – ?  Down and Brown: Manhattan Variations for All Occasions

10:30am – Cordials are a Cocktail’s Best Friend
10:30am – The History of Carribean Rum
12:15pm – Rum, Meet Lime: Perfect Daiquiri Secrets
12:15pm – Single Malts of Scotland
12:15pm – ?  Nix the Mix: Margaritas From Scratch
1:30pm – ?  Nix the Mix: Margaritas From Scratch
2:00pm – The Return of A Whiskey Legend: Bringing Bourbon Home
2:00pm – I Dare You To Ruin My Negroni

Sunday Ongoing Events

11:30am-2:00pm – Konga Line Pop-Up Bar
3:00pm-5:30pm – Cocktail Hour with William Grant Pop-Up Bar
6:00pm-8:00pm – Southern Hospitality Dinner: A Night With A Bourbon Legend
6:00pm-8:00pm – (Modern) Tiki Takeover Dinner at Cafe ArtScience
6:00pm-8:00pm – Stammtisch: Delicious German Feast with Jägermeister
8:30pm-11:30pm – Blender Bender
11:30pm-2:00am – After Parties

Monday Seminars

2:30pm – ?  Fundamentals of Functional Flair
2:30pm – Baijiu: The Most Popular Drink You’ve Never Heard of
2:30pm – Distiller’s Round Table: Bridget Firtle of The Noble Experiment
2:30pm – Distiller’s Round Table: Kendra Scott of Anchor Distilling
4:30pm – Bartender To Brand Ambassador: Elevating Your Career
4:30pm – Medford Rum: A Tradition Since 1715

10:30am – Boston Harbor Distillery Breakfast
11:00am – Creating and Catching the Rising Tide of Cocktails
12:45pm – ?  Play To Win: Cleaning Up At Cocktail Competitions
12:45pm – Orange is the New Liqueur
12:45pm – ?  Knife Skillz: Up Your Garnish Game
12:45pm – Distiller’s Round Table: Dave Pickerell of WhistlePig
12:45pm – An Afternoon With Brian Miller: Tiki Monday
12:45pm – Keeping Boston Talent(ed)

Monday Ongoing Events

12:00pm-2:30pm – Sacred Bond Pop-Up Bar
2:00pm-6:00pm – United Distributors Tasting Room*
3:30pm-6:00pm – Lejay Cassis Pop-Up Bar

?  = A hands-on class, either in a teaching kitchen or with a participation component.
* Please be patient while we gather information for this class. Tickets will be available soon.

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SEPTEMBER 14, 2020