The Southern Food & Beverage Museum, Pacific Food & Beverage Museum, and The Museum of the American Cocktail host a variety of programs in New Orleans, Los Angeles, and beyond. See the following schedule for upcoming cooking classes, dinners, seminars, talks, tastings and more.
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On Wednesday, March 20, join Justino C. Irving and The Museum of the American Cocktail for a complimentary tasting of High West's highly prized whiskeys—American Prairie Bourbon, Double Rye!, Rendezvous Rye, Campfire, and Western Oat, plus a special surprise or two.
On Tuesday, March 19 join Biggar & Leith's Jean-Marie Manning and The Museum of the Cocktail for an evening of gin discovery and tasting featuring Malfy gins and Spytail Black Ginger Rum.
On Thursday, March 14, taste the heart of Venezuela when California Brand Ambassador François Vera joins The Museum of the American Cocktail for a complimentary tasting of four Diplomático rums—Reserva Exclusiva, Mantuano Extra Añejo, Planas, and Batch Kettle, a limited-release expression distilled from sugar cane honeys and aged in ex-bourbon casks
On Tuesday, March 12, join The Museum of the American Cocktail for a unique pairing of Russia's Mamont Vodka and Austria's Mozart Chocolate Cream Liqueurs. The complimentary tasting features vodka from Siberia's oldest distillery and five Belgian chocolate-infused liquid treats.
On March 6 William & James Chase join The Museum of the American Cocktail for a complimentary tasting of Chase Distillery's Great British Extra Dry Gin, Original Potato Vodka, English Oak Smoked Vodka, plus an exclusive surprise or two.
On Tuesday, March 5, join The Museum of the American Cocktail and Kōloa's Erik Strong for a complimentary tasting of seven(!) of the Kaua'i distillery's finest expressions, including the rare Reserve 12-Barrel Select and outstanding Coffee Rum.
On Wednesday, February 27, join Grand Leyenda's President & CEO Derrell Spann and The Museum of the American Cocktail for a complimentary tasting of three ultra premium organic expressions—Silver, Reposado, and Añejo
On Tuesday, February 26, join The Museum of the American Cocktail and Dented Brick Distillery, built on land that once was the site of Utah's first distiller of record, for a complimentary tasting of rums, vodka, and gin led by Dented Brick VP Channalyn Tek.
On Sunday, February 24, visit LA's Pacific Food & Beverage Museum and hear Certified Cognac Educator Irina Ponomarenko situate Cognac within an extensive realm of brandies through an expert presentation and guided tasting of three Cognacs, plus several contrasting brandies from around the world.
On Wednesday, February 20, join Argonaut Brandy and The Museum of the American Cocktail for a lesson in crafting premium California brandy with National Brand Ambassador Scott Richardson.
On Tuesday, February 19, join The Museum of the American Cocktail and Dented Brick Distillery, built on land that once was the site of Utah's first distiller of record, for a complimentary tasting of rums, whiskey, vodka, and gin led by Marc Christensen, Dented Brick's Founder & CEO
On Wednesday, February 13—Valentine's Eve—join The Museum of the American Cocktail and Pomp & Whimsy Gin Liqueur for a gin cocktail and tasting party featuring the woman who quite literally wrote the book on the spirit, noted drinks writer Lesley Jacobs Solmonson, author of Gin: A Global History and Senior Editor at Chilled Magazine
"OM" stands for Organic Mixology. "MOTAC" stands for The Museum of the American Cocktail. On Tuesday, February 12, at Hollywood's Lost Property Bar & Kitchen, join both for a very special Valentine's tasting of OM's organic liqueurs.
Robert Caldwell, Global Ambassador at Teeling Whiskey Co., joins The Museum of the American Cocktail & Pacific Food & Beverage Museum for a liquid lesson in Irish whiskey and an expert-led tasting of Teeling's award-winning and critically-acclaimed finest. The Hibernian feast features Irish Pasties, Guinness Stew, Shepherd's Pie, and more. Celebrate Dublin's first new distillery in over 125 years with us at Casey’s Irish Pub.
On Wednesday, January 30 at The Edison, join Bourbon Diplomat Phil Olson and The Museum of the American Cocktail for a complimentary tasting of eight(!) Maker's Mark expressions and learn all about the venerated distillery's innovative work.
Silent Pool Gin & The Museum of the American Cocktail invite you to an evening of gin discovery, history, and tasting. Silent Pool's multi-award winning gin captures the essence of the English countryside and tells the tale of the spirit’s rich and centuries-old history.
Join The Real McCoy Rums and The Museum of the American Cocktail for the first edition of MOTAC Private Tastings offered at The Edison in Downtown Los Angeles! The complimentary tasting features The Real McCoy's entire line of fine Barbados rums.
Join The Museum of the American Cocktail and author Derek Sandhaus for a liquid seminar on Chinese spirits, and learn how, for more than 9,000 years, alcohol has shaped, and been shaped by, Chinese culture.
Join The Museum of the American Cocktail for a very special year-end edition of MOTAC Private Tastings featuring Heaven's Door, the award-winning line of fine American whiskeys co-created by legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan!
On Monday, December 17, join PacFAB for a Creole Christmas feast like no other, at Harold & Belle's Creole Restaurant, home of the finest Creole food in Los Angeles.
California's Napa Valley, known the world over for fine wines, is now producing distinctive spirits as well. Discover two of the best when Loch & Union Distilling's Zach Carrubba joins The Museum of the American Cocktail for the latest edition of MOTAC Private Tastings.
Join PacFAB's Christina Sleeper for a history lesson and punch demo on Thursday, December 6.
On Saturday, December 8, at LA's Pacific Food & Beverage Museum in San Pedro, hear Melkon Khosrovian’s story and get a history lesson in distilling in the City of Angels, from the 18th century to the present.
On Wednesday, December 5, join The Museum of the American Cocktail and Miguel Rodriguez-Vidal for a very special REPEAL DAY edition of MOTAC Private Tastings. Experience John Wayne's namesake line of Kentucky whiskeys!
And on Monday, December 3, The Museum of the American Cocktail welcomes Georgie Bell, Bacardí's Global Malts Ambassador, to share the secrets of blended Scotch whisky.
Join pisco importer Javier van Oordt for the story of Pisco and a complimentary tasting of four award-winning, premium expression.
Learn about both the history and state of the art of distilling in California from master distiller Stephen Gertman at PacFAB.
Join MOTAC as whiskey ambassador extraordinaire Megan Breier leads a guided tour of Jim Beam's Harvest Collection.