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Spirits of New York - Tasting and Mix-Off

  • Institute of Culinary Education 225 Liberty Street New York, NY 10281 (map)

**Ticket sales end on Sunday December 2nd. Don't delay -- grab your Spirits ticket today!** 

Slow Food NYC and the Institute of Culinary Education are delighted to present the 6th Annual Spirits of New York Tasting and Mix-Off. Selected regional producers will serve up their spirits neat and in tantalizing, season and place-inspired cocktails for truly local libation. This is your opportunity to taste some of the best booze in the state and also meet their makers! All event attendees will receive an exclusive Slow Food New York City tasting glass.

This year, we are excited to introduce a Mix-Off cocktail hour before the tasting event. Bartenders from the Slow Food NYC network will craft and serve up a signature cocktail featuring a New York spirit and garden-fresh ingredients from the ICE hydroponic farm. Guests must select the Silver Snail or Gold Snail ticket option to join us for the mix-off cocktail portion of the evening from 6-7pm.

Local, artisanal spirits producers are at the forefront of an exciting revolution: re-invigorating small scale, regional spirits production and helping build vibrant, local farm, and food economies by supporting local farmers and creating local jobs... and doing so deliciously. Join us at Spirits of New York to celebrate their stories this holiday season.

This year’s line up of illustrious craft distillers includes:

Arcane Distilling

Barrow’s Intense

Breuckelen Distilling Co

Catskill Distilling Company

Finger Lakes Distilling

Nahmias et Fils

NY Distilling

Orange County Distilling

Rockey’s Milk Punch

Van Brunt Stillhouse

1857 Spirits

Light bites from local purveyors, including Consider Bardwell Farm, Egg Restaurant, Luke’s Lobster, and Our Harvest, will also be available for enjoyment to accompany the selection of splendid spirits.

Proceeds from this event will support Slow Food NYC Urban Harvest, our program of good food education for New York City youth at our summer, tuition-free, educational urban farm in East New York, Brooklyn and at 13 schools in the South Bronx and East Harlem, on the Lower East Side, and in Brooklyn. Urban Harvest activities include edible gardens, cooking classes, field trips, good food courses, farm-to-cafeteria days, and student run “farm stands” offering fresh, local produces. Each year, Urban Harvest programming reaches over 2,000 children.

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Must be 21 and over with government-issued picture ID for entry.