Gastro Obscura: Stirred Classics & Their History - Atlas Obscura Experiences

Gastro Obscura: Stirred Classics & Their History

$20 per person Online Experience
1 hour
Up to 275 people
See Dates
$20 per person
Cocktails
San Francisco, California
$20 per person
Cocktails
San Francisco, California See Dates
What We’ll Do

Ever heard of The Martinez? Often referred to as the "Father" of the Martini, both its flavor and history are complex. Sure, it's a classy order on a date, but learning the expert tips and tricks from a bartender to whip it up at home is next level.

Meryll Cawn, a friend of Atlas Obscura and long time wine, beer, and spirits professional based in San Francisco, will lead you through our debut of Stirred Classics & Their History. This online experience will teach you how to make The Martinez and dive into the history behind how the drink came to be.

We're keeping ingredients required for this experience pretty basic, so just make sure to have the following on hand if you want to join Meryll in the cocktail making:

- Old Tom Gin or a London Dry Gin or Genever

- Sweet Vermouth

- Maraschino liqueur

- Orange bitters

- An orange or lemon

- A cocktail glass

- A mixing glass or pint glass

- A bar spoon or butter knife

- Ice

- A peeler or paring knife

- A jigger

- A Julep or Hawthorn Strainer (optional)

Bartending is Meryll's first love and after this experience, we think you may be able to stir up the same affection for it right inside your home.

Once registered, you'll receive a password-protected link to participate in the Zoom experience in your confirmation email. You will also be sent a list of ingredients and supplies in advance so they can follow along with the hosts! If you can't follow along, the experience will be recorded and shared with participants for future viewing.

Gastro Obscura's mission is to inspire wonder and curiosity about the world through food and drink. Its articles, videos, and guides explore what food and drink reveal about the places where they’re made and the people who make them. And in partnership with chefs, historians, and other experts, Gastro Obscura helps travelers and curious people experience culinary wonders firsthand

This online experience is part of Atlas Obscura’s Wonder From Home initiative. At Atlas Obscura, our mission has always been to inspire wonder and curiosity about the incredible world we all share. Now, more than ever, there’s a need to stay connected—not only to our sense of wonder, but to each other. Follow and share the hashtag #wonderfromhome for inspiring stories, more incredible online experiences, and live streams with the Atlas Obscura community.

What Else You Should Know

Once registered, you can access the Zoom room for this experience through your confirmation email or Eventbrite account.

This online experience is part of Atlas Obscura’s Wonder From Home initiative. At Atlas Obscura, our mission has always been to inspire wonder and curiosity about the incredible world we all share. Now, more than ever, there’s a need to stay connected—not only to our sense of wonder, but to each other. Follow and share the hashtag #wonderfromhome for inspiring stories, more incredible online experiences, and live streams with the Atlas Obscura community.

Group Size

There are 275 spots available on this experience.

Dates and Availability
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