Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Drank, Drunk: Drink

Posted By on Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 6:55 PM

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DRINK: SF Weekly's Beer, Wine, and Cocktail Tasting

Where: Fairmont Hotel, 950 Mason (at California), 772-5000

When: Sat., Mar. 12, 7-9 p.m.

Cost: $50 general admission, $75 VIP early admission; see below for a $20 SFoodie discount

The rundown: We're not saying that SF Weekly's first-ever event devoted to the trifecta of inebriating beverages will necessarily end up a sweaty, staggering party. Let's just say that the fine distinction you'll make at 7:30 between the Double IPA from 21st Amendment and the one from Magnolia might just vanish by 8:30. No matter. There'll be a cocktail competition to take your mind off what you've forgotton: Four top USBG bartenders (TBA) vying to concoct the cocktail of the night. Yours truly will even be one of the judges. Now, what was that about making fine distinctions?

Partial list of beverage providers: 21st Amendment, Magnolia Pub and Brewery, Toronado, Trumer Pils, Hoegaarden, Leffe, Barsol Pisco, Distillery No. 209 Gin, Don Q Rum, Square One Organic Spirits, St. George Spirits, Artessa Wines, Barefoot Cellars, The Wine Club, Philz Coffee

Tickets at Snag Tickets; for $20 discount, enter the code SFOODIE

Check out other upcoming events on SFoodie. Follow us on Twitter: @sfoodie, and like us on Facebook. Contact me at John.Birdsall@SFWeekly.com

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