Libation Bible School at drink.well. - Spring 2019

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207 East 53rd Street

Austin, TX 78751

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Come get in the "spirit" at a totally different kind of church! We are excited to announce "Libation Bible School" -- a Sunday afternoon educational drinking experience, hosted cocktail maven and drink.well. owner, Jessica Sanders and a captivating roster of guest speakers. Get an inside look into the ingredients, techniques and ideology how one of Austin's top cocktail bars makes your drink so spectacular -- and what you can do at home to mirror the pros!

All classes are on the Sunday dates listed below and are held from 2pm-4pm.

Guests at EVERY session will enjoy a delicious welcome cocktail, booze-soaked history lesson, guided spirits tasting, and we will finish with an interactive, hands-on cocktail making session where you will make your own cocktail to enjoy following the class.

21+ Only. Please note: Due to the unique spirits poured and extensive set up for each class, we are unable to refund ticket purchases for cancellations with less than 5 days notice. However, we may be able to transfer your ticket to a future event if a seat is available. Thank you in advance for understanding.


Our Spring 2019 series offers up six unique and educational drinking experiences. Purchase the all-access class pack for a discounted price and enjoy guaranteed bartop seating for every session.

Sunday, March 10th: Irish Whiskey 101, featuing Powers Irish Whiskey

We are kicking off the Spring 2019 series with a St. Patrick's Day primer, covering all things Irish Whiskey -- from its rich history, distillation and unsung cocktail applications of Ireland's native spirit. Master the perfect Irish coffee in the cocktail lab and go home with your own Irish coffee mug.



Sunday, March 17th: Japanese Whiskey 101, featuring Suntory Whisky

Whisky lovers the world over are clamoring to hop on the Japanese whisky craze. Before you dive dip into this alluring spirit, we'll help you separate fact from fiction and the truth from the trendy. This session will give you at Japanese whisky's short but rich history, unique distillation & aging techniques and Japanese cocktail culture. Attendees will learn the subtle art of building a true Japanese highball with one or more of the featured whiskies.


Sunday, March 31: Coffee and Cocktails, featuring Greater Goods Coffee & Grey Goose Vodka

Our March 31st class explores the intersection of coffee and cocktails. We will be joined by our friends at Grey Goose Vodka and local coffee roaster, Greater Goods. From the Espresso Martini to the Dude's favorite, a White Russian, guests will learn how to craft the perfect cup of caffeine to liven up their cocktail. This class includes a guided coffee cupping, spirits tasting, and we will finish with an interactive, hands-on lesson in crafting the perfect Espresso Martini.


Sunday, April 14: Rhum Runners Re-Mix, featuring Rhum JM and Chairman's Reserve

One of the most popular sessions from our Fall series is back -- bigger and boozier than ever. Put a little sizzle in your swizzle as we navigate way through rum's renaissance, learning about the spirit's three most important styles, why terrior matters in rhum and its surprising versatility in cocktails that fit any palate. We'll also touch on the legacy of the tiki cocktail craze while you swizzle up one of our staff's favorite tropical libations.


Sunday, April 28th: American Whiskey

drink.well. has one of the best selections of American whiskey in Austin. With the Kentucky Derby just around the corner, it's time to pull the curtain back on the official spirit of the United States. We'll separate true craftsmanship from marketing craze, enjoying a wide range of Bourbons, Rye, Corn, Wheat and Tennessee whiskies. Our most popular class, this guaranteed sell-out session will cover everything American Whiskey -- from history to distillation to cocktail applications both classic and contemporary.


Sunday, May 5: Tequila & the Margarita Masterclass

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in style by gaining a deeper appreciation for the history, versatility and elegance of tequila! We will guide you through the spirit’s history, examine how tequila differs from mezcal and other agave spirits, and walks you through the spirit’s various classifications. In this masterclass, we will also look at tequila through the lens of its most iconic cocktail application -- the margarita! In addition to tasting through a diverse array of tequila expressions, we'll dissect the margarita's other key elements -- orange liqueur and lime juice -- and help find the trio that perfectly fits YOUR palate.



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207 East 53rd Street

Austin, TX 78751

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