This is a craft beer and beer cocktail class. In this class you will learn the basic different styles of beer, how they are made, how they are different and how the american craft beer scene has blown up on a national scale. You will taste over five craft beer samples from our multiple tap lines and bottle list feautring tons of locally brewed craft beer! Get ready to mix up some beer cocktails! Yes thats right, many different styles of beer are great to mix in cocktails. Lucky for you that is one of our host and Bar Chef Dan's specialties! He will show you the tricks of the trade when it comes to mixing beer cocktails. When you are done mixing up drinks with Dan, Chef John Brennan has paired some delicious bar bites to go along with your craft beer cocktails!
Hi, I'm Dan! I am the resident cocktail geek and bar manager at Elm City Social in New Haven, CT. Here at Elm City Social, I've been mixing, stirring & shaking up tasty and unique cocktails since we opened four years ago! I am also the Vice President of the New Haven's chapter of the Bartenders Guild, regularly host educational courses on spirits, cocktails, the history of both and have placed in several national cocktail competitions including the Woodford Reserve Manhattan Challenge. Lucky for you we are in a city full of rich history, so feel free to ask questions and enjoy the ride!
Chef John Brennan has an assortment of bar bites he will pair with your beer cocktail creations at the end of the course.
The course will take place at the bar or in the balcony at Elm City Social, 266 College street, New Haven, CT.
Craft Beer & Beer Cocktail Class