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Cocktails 101: The Basics

  • Death & Taxes 26 Cheney Street Reno, NV (map)

In this two hour, hands-on class you will make and DRINK four classic cocktails, covering the basics of their preparation and the tools needed to prepare them. We will cover the proper techniques for stirring, shaking, muddling, straining and the importance of prepping for cocktail creation. We will discuss items to stock in your home bar, as well as how to put a twist on these classics to make your own creative cocktails at home.

Class fee $100 per person and includes:

  • 2 hours of hands-on instruction covering: bar tools, ingredients, proper technique.
  • 4 classic cocktails 
  • 4 classic cocktail recipes (same recipes we use as Death & Taxes)
  • class notes
  • how to apply this class to making your own creative cocktails at home

Cocktail kits will be available for each attendee to use during the class. Cocktail kits and spirits are available for purchase.

Classes will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. Space is limited. Email us at DRINK@DEATHANDTAXESRENO.COM today to reserve your spot - please be sure to include which class date you would like attend.

*Class participants must be 21 or over. You will receive an email confirmation after registering for the course. Please eat before you arrive and plan ahead for transport, do not drink and drive. Cancellations will be accepted up to 48 hours before class date; thereafter registration fees are non-refundable.

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