Make Pre-Prohibition Era Cocktails with an Updated Asian Twist

Use Asian ingredients, including kaffir lime, Szechuan peppers, and kumquats, to create variations on cocktail classics.

Make Pre-Prohibition Era Cocktails with an Updated Asian Twist
  • Brennan Adams is the Beverage Manager and expert mixologist at A BAR
  • Learn how to handle and incorporate exotic ingredients in drinks
  • Make a collection of well-balanced Asian-inspired custom cocktails

The simplicity of classic cocktails and the return to well-made, balanced libations is something to be admired and respected. But with so many unique flavor possibilities out there, it wouldn't be fair to not experiment with spicing up the classics using modern twists.

Brennan Adams is the king of engineering variations on traditional drinks while still preserving their original integrity. And as the Beverage Manager and mixologist at A BAR, he’s constantly on the hunt for unique ingredients to use behind his bar.

Learn about the basics of a pre-Prohibition era cocktail before jumping in and giving them your own spin. Brennan will present his arsenal of Asian ingredients ranging from Thai basil to lemongrass to persimmons as he teaches you the right way to handle, prepare, and incorporate them into a drink. Using the same techniques often employed by chefs in kitchen settings, you’ll match these exotic flavors to create something entirely new and delicious.

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Brennan Adams - GQ's Most Imaginative Bartender

Brennan Adams

GQ's Most Imaginative Bartender

Brennan Adams is the most imaginative bartender. But it’s not just us who thinks so. As the winner of GQ Magazine’s award for that title in both 2009 and 2012, plenty of people know that he’s not afraid to take risks behind the bar. He’s also the winner of eight brand specific cocktail design...

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