Enjoy the experience of a Gulch Distillers signature cocktail class, designed to enhance the skills of the novice or seasoned home barkeeper. Learn some tips, techniques, and recipes to easily mix beautiful cocktails in your home bar. On the third Saturday of each month we lead a FREE, one-hour class on individual mixology topics, at high noon (unless noted otherwise). We will occasionally fill a second class time at 1:00, so make sure to read your confirmation email after registering.
While the education is free, cocktails are available for purchase.
The truest cocktail and the simplest to execute, the Old Fashioned template embraces all manner of spirits. Learn the fail-safe structure of this iconic cocktail and many ways to incorporate your own signature into the glass.
Sugared rims aside, a properly mixed sidecar has the perfect balance between boozy, tart, sweet, while deftly steered by a compelling base spirit. But more than a bona fide, prohibition-era classic, the Sidecar serves as the foundation for many well-known cocktails. Learn the basic structure and many interpretations of a drink whose fickle success depends on each component of the recipe.
Shaken, stirred, or on the rocks: ice plays a foundational role in cocktails. But there are many forms of ice, and to best use the ice at hand one must adjust technique to achieve the best result. Learn how to make and use all variety of ice.