Virtual Classes and Events with Barr Hill

Join us for a variety of virtual events coming to you live from the Barr Hill Distillery in Montpelier, VT


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

BEE'S KNEES WEEK 2021 EVENTS
Join us to celebrate our 5th annual Bee's Knees Week with these two special, complimentary virtual events. To learn more about Bee's Knees Week and our efforts to save the bees, click here.

Bee's Knees Week Kick-Off & Toast with Barr Hill & Bee the Change
September 24, 2021, 5-6:15pm EST - REGISTER HERE
In this special event, we will take you to our distillery floor and also to the bee hives and pollinator habitat of Bee the Change, our partner for this year's Bee's Knees Week. Barr Hill Beverage Director Sam Nelis will walk you through a Bee's Knees cocktail that you can sip and enjoy as you learn about Bee the Change and the importance of planting pollinator habitat.

INGREDIENTS NEEDED: Barr Hill Gin, Barr Hill Raw Honey, lemon, ice (click here to look for Barr Hill spirits)

RECOMMENDED TOOLS: shaker set, jigger, Hawthorne strainer, peeler (click here to find bar tools and raw honey in our online store)

Live at the Hive
October 1, 2021, 4-5:15pm EST - REGISTER HERE
Barr Hill Beverage Director Sam Nelis will be live from the beeyard with Vermont beekeeper Sheri Englert. Learn about beekeeping, how honey is made, and of course how to enjoy raw honey in a craft cocktail. Follow along and make a Bee's Knees cocktail of your own.

INGREDIENTS NEEDED: Barr Hill Gin, Barr Hill Raw Honey, lemon, ice (click here to look for Barr Hill spirits)

RECOMMENDED TOOLS: shaker set, jigger, Hawthorne strainer, peeler(click here to find bar tools and raw honey in our online store)

 


COCKTAILS 101
In this foundational class Barr Hill Beverage Director Sam Nelis will cover a brief history of cocktails, cocktail technique, and the fundamental styles of cocktails. He will walk you through shaking a Bee's Knees and stirring a Tom Cat Old Fashioned, two of our favorite classics.

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INGREDIENTS NEEDED: Barr Hill Gin, Tom Cat Gin, Barr Hill Raw Honey, fresh lemons, Angostura bitters, ice (click here to look for Barr Hill spirits)

RECOMMENDED TOOLS: shaker set, jigger, Hawthorne strainer, mixing glass, barspoon (click here to find bar tools and raw honey in our online store), coupe glass, rocks glass

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COCKTAIL DEEP DIVES Building on the foundation of Cocktails 101 - we recommend that you take Cocktails 101 first, or that you already have a good understanding of the foundations of cocktail making.

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DISTILLERY TOURS
Join owner and Head Distiller Ryan Christiansen as he walks you through the Barr Hill distillery and see how Barr Hill Vodka, Barr Hill Gin, and Tom Cat Gin are created from start to finish. With this tour you'll learn about fermentation, distillation, barrel aging, and bottling.

No tours are scheduled at this time -- check back!


INTERESTED IN MORE CLASSES AND EVENTS?
Check out the Waggle Society to have access to more in-depth cocktail classes and private events. Be closest to the nectar.


Email Cocktailclasses@caledoniaspirits.com with any questions.