Argos presents:
Booze School

An informal weekly tasting & lecture series about the science and history of alcohol.

Every Monday at 7PM.

Delayed until further notice.

Booze School - French Bitters
Mon, Mar 09
Argos Warehouse Lounge & Event Space
Mar 09, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Argos Warehouse Lounge & Event Space, 416 E State St, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
Amer–the French equivalent to Italy's Amaro–is a unique style of bitter liqueur. Come taste 4 special Amer and learn about the tradition of bitters in France!
Booze School - Seafaring Spirits
Mon, Mar 02
Argos Warehouse Lounge & Event Space
Mar 02, 7:00 PM
Argos Warehouse Lounge & Event Space, 416 E State St, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
Sailors, traders, & pirates have influenced alcohol production for centuries. Come taste 4 spirits & learn about the maritime history of booze!
Booze School - Texture in Cocktails
Mon, Feb 24
Argos Warehouse Lounge & Event Space
Feb 24, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Argos Warehouse Lounge & Event Space, 416 E State St, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
How can you make a drink frothy, silky, or full-bodied? Come discover how and why different ingredients add texture to your cocktails!
Booze School - Fernets
Mon, Feb 17
Argos Warehouse Lounge & Event Space
Feb 17, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Argos Warehouse Lounge & Event Space, 416 E State St, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
The bartenders favorite type of bitter Italian liqueur features a specific combination of herbs and spices, but still has a lot of room for expression. Come try four different styles of Fernet!
Booze School - Spirits of the Alps
Mon, Feb 10
Argos Inn, Solarium
Feb 10, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Argos Inn, Solarium, 408 E State St, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
Explore the regal flavors of the Alps and experience unique botanical combinations. Prost!
Booze School - Irish Whiskey
Mon, Mar 16
Argos Warehouse Lounge & Event Space
Mar 16, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Argos Warehouse Lounge & Event Space, 416 E State St, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
Irish whiskeys are often lighter and smoother than other whiskies. Come celebrate St. Patrick's day & learn what makes them so easy to drink. Erin go Bragh!
Booze School - Delaware Phoenix Absinthe with Cheryl Lins
Mon, Mar 23
Argos Warehouse Lounge & Event Space
Mar 23, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Argos Warehouse Lounge & Event Space, 416 E State St, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
Come learn about the history & process of absinthe production from a local producer!
Booze School - Fruit Brandies & Eau de Vie
Mon, Mar 30
Foundry Meeting Space
Mar 30, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Foundry Meeting Space, 416 E State St, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
Eau de vie is produced all around the world & can be made from a wide range of fruits. Learn about the history of pisco, the legacy of Poire Williams, and the other subtle flavors of eau de vie.
Booze School - Tiki Time
Mon, Apr 06
Argos Warehouse Lounge & Event Space
Apr 06, 7:00 PM
Argos Warehouse Lounge & Event Space, 416 E State St, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
The Tiki cocktail renaissance is in full swing! Learn about the 80+ year history of tiki drinks & taste some of the special spirits that are important to nailing that tropical flavor.
Booze School - Vermouths & Aromatized Wines with Josh Holly of Haus Alpenz
Mon, Apr 13
Argos Warehouse Lounge & Event Space
Apr 13, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Argos Warehouse Lounge & Event Space, 416 E State St, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
Vermouth is the most famous style of aromatized wine, wherein the base is fortified and flavored. But there are a wide various featuring a variety of flavors from quinine to bitter orange and plenty more. Join us for a special discussion with guest lecturer Josh Holly!
Booze School - Spirits from Farm to Bottle with Joe Myer
Mon, Apr 20
Argos Warehouse Lounge & Event Space
Apr 20, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Argos Warehouse Lounge & Event Space, 416 E State St, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
We are excited to have Joe Myer, of Myer Farms distillery, come and discuss the farm to bottle distillery process! A first hand look at the local craft distilling movement!
Booze School - Empire Rye and New York Distilling with Brian McKenzie
Mon, Apr 27
Argos Warehouse Lounge & Event Space
Apr 27, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Argos Warehouse Lounge & Event Space, 416 E State St, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
Learn about the return of Empire Rye from one of the founders of this whiskey style, Brian McKenzie of Finger Lakes Distilling. Sure to be an exciting and delicious lesson!
Booze School - From Tart to Finish: Acids in Cocktails
Mon, May 04
Foundry Meeting Space
May 04, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Foundry Meeting Space, 416 E State St, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
Citrus, shrubs, phosphates, and wine all contribute different forms of sourness. Come learn about the roles of different acids in your drink!
Booze School - Make Your Own Bitters (Limited Tickets!)
Mon, May 11
Argos Warehouse Lounge & Event Space
May 11, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Argos Warehouse Lounge & Event Space, 416 E State St, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
Come learn about the bitter making process & blend your own with our combination of flavors! Limited tickets available.
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