Wisconsin Cocktails — Book Discussion and Cocktails with Jeanette Hurt

December 9, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Great Lakes Distillery
Wisconsin Cocktails -- Book Discussion and Cocktails with Jeanette Hurt @ Great Lakes Distillery
Join us December 9th for a chat with author Jeanette Hurt! Enjoy a few cocktails with us and take home a copy of her latest book Wisconsin Cocktails as well.
Cocktails have always had a stronghold in America’s dairyland. Brendan Cleary from Great Lakes Distillery, and Jeanette Hurt, an award-winning food and beverage writer, and also the cheese and spirits contributor for Milwaukee Public Radio’s “Lake Effect” the class and talk about the cocktails that made Wisconsin. The class includes three cocktails featured in Jeanette’s book along with a copy of the book, Wisconsin Cocktails.
Jeanette’s highly illustrated volume uncovers the true stories behind the state’s obsession with brandy, ice cream drinks, and a smorgasbord of garnishes. Beyond delving into mythic origins of several classic creations, Jeanette Hurt introduces a new generation of cocktails that offer a spin on standard concoctions. She explores the state’s unique farm-to-table ethos influenced by an abundance of locally sourced ingredients. Also included are a wealth of interviews with notable mixologists, sharing numerous favorite recipes for specialty pick-me-ups that connoisseurs and home bartenders alike will be clamoring to try. A definitive account of the beverages we love, Wisconsin Cocktails insists we order our Old Fashioneds the right way—with brandy.
Two sessions available! 6:00pm and 7:30pm

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