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Members Only Event: “I’ll Take Manhattans” The history and origins of aromatic bitters

Featuring a tasting of 5 aromatic bitters

Join James Beard Award-winning mixologist and author Dale DeGroff for a lively tasting and presentation on the origins and history of aromatic bitters. Learn about key botanicals and spices found in bitters and participate in a tasting of five different types of bitters, first on their own, then paired with a Rye Manhattan.

The tasting provides an opportunity to experience flavor profiles of a variety of styles of aromatic bitters, while exploring the history of how these botanicals were discovered and helped shape history. Following the presentation guests will enjoy Manhattans and hors d'oeuvres in the Library and terrace. The tasting will feature five aromatic bitters (as opposed to single flavor bitters), first on their own, then each paired with 1 oz of a Rye Manhattan. After the tasting, Manhattans are served with a choice of bitters.

The bitters menu includes: Angostura Aromatic Bitters, Abbotts Aromatic Bitters, Bitter Truth Aromatic Bitters Dale DeGroff's Pimento Aromatic Bitters, and Fee Bros Whiskey Barrel Bitters.

Date: Wednesday, June 20

Time: 6:30 pm

Location: Club Headquarters, 46 E 70th Street, New York, NY, 10021

Reservation Notes:

Tickets are $55. This event is for Members Only with a +1 allowed, and requires reservations in advance with limited availability. For reservations, please email us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call us at 212.628.8383 x.10

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