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Virtual Cocktail Class

The Alumni Association invites you into the personal kitchen of alumnus Taylor Lax, professional mixologist and brand manager for KIN Whiskey. Taylor will lead us in step-by-step instruction to craft classic bourbon based cocktails - Whiskey Sour, Manhattan & Mule. This is one of several Homecoming Week events. 

Monday, October 19, 2020

Register with your name and email address below! Registrants will be sent the Zoom link. Registration deadline is Friday, Oct. 16 at noon.

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Prep your ingredients & equipment in advance to make cocktails alongside Taylor, or watch the techniques and prepare later. 


Bourbon Whiskey*
Sweet Vermouth
Angostura Bitters
Favorite jam 
Egg white or aguafaba
Simple syrup**
Ginger Beer
Lemons (2 large or 4 medium)
Orange Peel 

*Purchase Taylor's very own KIN Whiskey Brown Bourbon at the following locations:
- Meritage Wine Market & Tasting Room in Encinitas
- Village Liquor in Point Loma
- Adams Market & Liquor in San Diego
Find another retailer near you or purchase on-line at Shot Box. Use exclusive code: CSUSM20 to receive 15% off your order (reduces the shipping charge). Discount can also be used on the KIN White Whiskey. Discount is available Sept. 21 - Oct. 21.

**Make simple syrup in advance by heating equal parts white sugar and water on the stove top until sugar has dissolved. 


Cocktail Shaker 
Hawthorne Strainer
Fine Strainer
Jigger or oz measuring tool 
Bar spoon 
Coupe glass or old fashioned glass
Collins glass