Gin Night Extravaganza @ Martin's West, March 16th 6-8 PM $15

So we're finally having an event that isn't based around whisk(e)y and I'm more excited than ever.  Brown spirits are great for sipping, but I feel that the tastings require a more formal approach in order to appreciate and understand their complexity.  Gin, on the other hand, is all about fun.  Cocktails are the epitome of a good time out and gin makes the best drinks that exist.  If you've been drinking vodka martinis or Jack & Cokes your whole life, I'd better see you here front and center.  I'm going to blind taste you on 6 different gins of 6 different styles and then show you how to make quality libations, such as the Corpse Reviver #2 and the lovely Aviation.  Best of all, you get to do all of this for only $15.  Other beverage academys (which will remain unnamed) charge a whopping $100 for you to make two drinks and sit around while some bartender talks about ice the whole time.  I know because I've gone to them, hoping for some enlightenment.  They are the model for what I am NOT going to do.  Please join me, as well as Derek and Moira from Martin's West.  Call the restaurant to reserve a spot - (650) 366-4366

-David Driscoll

David Driscoll