Bartenders Of Color And The Birth Of The American Cocktail Class

February 23,2020 – February 23,2020 all-day
Allegory DC
1201 K St NW
Allegory DC is bringing back their Good Life Behind The Bar series, where their team and local prominent DC black bartenders join forces, focusing, showcasing and celebrating past and present black bartenders. Allegory DC is welcoming Shannon Mustipher. Shannon is a veteran of the hospitality industry, and has developed beverage concepts for number of clients, including Bertoux Brandy, for whom she works as Director of Advocacy. In this session, you will taste spirits ubiquitous in early American drink culture - sherry, rum, brandy, and whisky, learn about their history and production as well as experience a demonstration and sampling of 3  cocktails inspired by classic templates, learn about the people behind them and the cultural backdrop against which they worked. The event is from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.