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History Happy Hour: Global Spirits: American Cocktails
  • Date: Thursday, June 29, 2017
  • Time: 7:00 pm
  • Location: National Archives Museum, Washington, DC

Hosted by the National Archives Foundation and The Tasting Panel Magazine, Global Spirits: American Cocktails, will kick off several days of festivities celebrating July 4, 2017. Top mixologists will be tasked with the creation of an original cocktail inspired by classic American cocktails. As the bartenders blend their concoction for judges to taste, they will describe how they were inspired to create a modern take on an American classic. Guests will have the opportunity to taste exclusive cocktails created by eight of the top bartenders from around the country. Doors open at 6:30pm, the program will begin promptly at 7:00pm.

Registration for this event is now closed.

Featured brands in the competition include:

  • – High Noon Grapefruit Vodka, USA
  • – Calamity Gin, USA
  • – Rosa 22, Italy
  • – Papa’s Pilar Rum, USA
  • – Uncle Val’s Gin, USA
  • – Jägermeister, Germany
  • – Rhum Clément, Martinique
  • – Singani 63, Bolivia
  • – Florio Marsala, Italy

This event is part of the History Happy Hour series.


Reservations must be made online or by calling 202.357.5946. The program fee is non-refundable. A space cannot be reserved without full payment.