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30 Years Under the Influence: St. George’s Tale of Liquid Courage

The Commonwealth Club

Friday, November 30, 2012 from 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM (PST)

Alameda, CA

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General Admission - Club Member Ended $60.00 $0.00
General Admission - Nonmember Ended $75.00 $0.00

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30 Years Under the Influence: St. George’s Tale of Liquid Courage

Jörg Rupf, Founder, St. George Spirits
Lance Winters, Master Distiller, St. George Spirits
Dave Smith, Distiller, St. George Spirits
Bob Klein, Proprietor, Oliveto Restaurant - Moderator

When Jörg Rupf founded St. George Spirits in 1982, he was a lone wolf making elegant eaux de vie in a wine cooler world. In those days absinthe was illegal, craft-produced American gins were unheard of, and there was no such thing as an American single malt whiskey. In the decades since, hundreds of new craft spirits producers have followed suit, proof positive that the spirits movement has officially gone the way of micro brewing and coffee roasting - into the realm of the artisanal. Intrigued by the unknown and with a madcap approach to creation, the St. George team has inspired a modern spirits renaissance. Come drink in some history with the godfather of the artisanal distillation movement, Jorg Rupf, resident evil genius Lance Winters, mad alchemist Dave Smith, and other artisans changing the spirits conversation.

Tickets include: A grand tour of the St. George distillery, three complimentary decade-inspired drinks, the panel discussion, and the reception with specialty cocktails and hors d’oeuvres such as Manhattan Tostadas with Vermouth Slaw courtesy of Tango & Stache.

Location: St. George Spirits, 2601 Monarch St., Alameda
Time: 7 p.m. check-in; 7:30 p.m. tour; 8:00 cocktail reception; 8:30 p.m. program; 9:30 p.m. meet and greet

Cost: $75 standard, $60 members

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St. George Spirits
Monarch St
Alameda, CA 94501

Friday, November 30, 2012 from 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM (PST)


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