Alta Live @ 5: Happy Hour

Wednesday, May 26, at 5 p.m. Pacific time

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Alta Journal

California distilleries are shaking up the spirit industry with bold whiskeys, gins, and other liquors made from locally grown ingredients. Alta Live and a lineup of cocktail connoisseurs invite you to attend a virtual happy hour where you can sample the best of them. Join Alta Journal contributors Michael Bauer and Nicholas Mancall-Bitel and Rye on the Road’s Greg Lindgren as we mix, sip, and learn about some of the newest libations coming out of the Golden State. It’s Alta Live—with a twist!

This event will be streamed on Zoom and is free to the public.

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Alta Journal

Order the cocktails:

You can take it a step further by ordering a special Alta Cocktail Kit. Rye on the Road will be providing a custom-bottled set of three mixed cocktails, each made with a California spirit brand we’ll be talking about during the event.

The drinks:

  • Alta Manhattan: Spirit Works whiskey, Oso de Oro vermouth, orange bitters.
  • Alta Brandy Old-Fashioned: Bertoux brandy, barspoon sugar, aromatic bitters.
  • Alta L.A. Negroni: Amass gin, Oso de Oro vermouth, Amaro Angeleno.

    The cost: $50, including shipping. Bay Area orders will be hand-delivered. Orders must be made by Wednesday, May 19 at 5 pm. Pacific time.

    ORDER COCKTAIL KIT

    About the guests:

    Michael Bauer has been a food journalist for more than four decades. For 32 years, he was the food editor and restaurant critic for the San Francisco Chronicle. He left in 2018 and is now a contributing food editor at Alta.

    Nicholas Mancall-Bitel is a freelance writer and an editorial associate at Eater. He was previously a writer and editor at Thrillist, covering spirits and bar culture. In addition to Alta, his work has appeared in Bon Appétit, BBC.com, Wired, Food & Wine, and the Awl.

    Greg Lindgren and his partners have been creating and operating bars for over a decade in San Francisco. He is the co-owner of Rye on the Road, 15 Romolo, and the Cordial. Lindgren and his team have been riding out the pandemic delivering cocktails all around the Bay Area.•

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