Our Mission

Baltimore Cocktail Week will focus on the cultivation and enhancement of the hospitality industry in Baltimore City and surrounding areas through innovative cocktail programs, comprehensive educational forums and consumer enrichment events.

EVENTS FOR 2015

SUNDAY MARCH 22nd

COCKTAIL CONTEST AND LAUNCH PARTY

PEN & QUILL

1701 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

6:00pm-10:00pm

$20

Cocktail Contest and Launch Party

This evening will host a Frederick Wildman Spirit cocktail competition between key accounts. The winning account will be awarded a $250 prize and a $250 contribution to the charity of their choice. Lite fare and welcome cocktails will be provided.

MONDAY MARCH 23rd

Money Management and Financial Health

STICKY RICE

1634 Aliceanna Street, Baltimore, MD 21231

11:00am-1:00pm

$20

Money Management and Financial Health

A licensed councilor and self-employment consultant will discuss strategies for wise money management and long-term financial planning for cash-based incomes. This course will feature strategies for balancing income fluctuation as well as implementing structured savings. Breakfast and cocktails will be provided.

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MONDAY MARCH 23rd

BALVENIE MASTER CRAFT CLASS

PEN & QUILL

1701 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

7:00pm-9:00pm

$35

BALVENIE MASTER CRAFT CLASS

National Balvenie Brand Ambassador David Laird will provide a whisky 101 introduction followed by a discussion of the history of Balvenie. This conversation will be followed by profile tastings through four Balvenie marks (12, 14, 17, & 21). Lite fare and welcome cocktails will also be provided.

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TUESDAY MARCH 24th

SIP & SCREEN TRADESHOW MOVIE SCREENING - BCW Presents CHEF

LANDMARK THEATRES

645 South President Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

6:00pm-10:00pm

$20

Chef
Chef

Four craft spirit suppliers and Heavy Seas Beer will host a mini tradeshow-style spirit tasting and cocktail hour followed by a screening of the film CHEF. Lite fare will be provided. 20% of the proceeds will be donated to Moveable Feast.

WEDNESDAY MARCH 25th

Wellness & Restoration

The Four Seasons Baltimore - Grand Ballroom Salon

200 International Drive, Baltimore, MD 21202

12:00pm-2:30pm

$15

Wellness & Restoration

A wellness seminar focused on sustaining health against the strain of long shifts, late nights and heavy lifting. A nutritionist will discuss supplements for stamina and recovery. This discussion will be followed by a restorative yoga class specifically designed for those who stand rather than sit for a living. There will be a mix and mingle post class VEEV reception.

THURSDAY MARCH 26th

Tasting the Terroir of Coffee and Tea presented by Dooby's

DOOBY'S

802 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201

10:30am-12:00pm

$15

Tasting the Terroir of Coffee and Tea presented by Dooby's

A cupping class with three coffees and three teas each from a different country. This class will give a brief explanation on tasting characteristics of the featured coffees and teas. The conversation will explore their terroir, tasting different notes for each based on the geography, climate and elevation of the producers. By the end of class attendees will be able to explore the differences in profiles and characteristics, similar to wine bodies. The class will be followed by a Patron XO cocktail created by Chelsea Gregoire

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THURSDAY MARCH 26th

GETTING FRIENDLY HOSPITALITY HAPPY HOUR PRESENTED BY NATIONAL BOHEMIAN AND JAMESON IRISH WHISKEY

STICKY RICE

1634 Aliceanna Street, Baltimore, MD 21231

2:00pm-5:00pm

$10

GETTING FRIENDLY HOSPITALITY HAPPY HOUR PRESENTED BY NATIONAL BOHEMIAN AND JAMESON IRISH WHISKEY

Lindsay Difabbio will explore the difference between service and hospitality. From conversation options that exclude the weather and traffic to remembering your guest's usual to anticipating their preferences and making suggestions. Jameson mixologist Charles Tappan will share his tips for engaging guests during bar service while he presents Jameson and Jameson Black Barrel cocktails. Members from all aspects of the hospitality industry are welcome to join this exchange and share their unique perspectives. Lite fare and welcome cocktails will be provided.

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THURSDAY MARCH 26th

Rye to Ruin: the Mother's Ruin Takeover at Rye

Rye Craft Cocktails

807 S. Broadway, Baltimore MD 21231

9:00pm-2:00am

The talented bartenders of the acclaimed New York City bar Mother's Ruin are traveling to Baltimore to take over Rye for this special event. If you haven't been to their NoLita spot, this is your chance to sample their cocktails (and a Chartreuse pina colada slushy!) right here in town during this night of East Coast collaboration and camaraderie.

FRIDAY MARCH 27th

NYC & Baltimore Hang Session!

Brunch with the Mother's Ruin Crew, Sponsored by Grand Marnier

One Eyed Mike's

708 Bond St. Baltimore MD 21231

12:00pm-2:00pm

$10

Join your industry compatriots and make new friends as we send off the Mother's Ruin bartenders with an industry lunch at One Eyed Mike's.

TUESDAY MARCH 31st

Sailor Jerry Bartender Brunch & Bloody Mary bar

STICKY RICE

1634 Aliceanna Street, Baltimore, MD 21231

11:30am-2:30pm

GETTING FRIENDLY HOSPITALITY HAPPY HOUR PRESENTED BY NATIONAL BOHEMIAN AND JAMESON IRISH WHISKEY

Sticky Rice Baltimore will host a Thank You brunch and networking event for all participating accounts. Brunch will feature a Bloody Mary bar provided by Sailor Jerry. This event is exclusive to members participating in the BCW programs.

National Brand Ambassador Daniel "Gravy" Thomas will conduct a Sailor Jerry presentation on the man, the brand, the liquid, and lifestyle!

BALTIMORE COCKTAIL WEEK

Presented by Ginny Lawhorn & Frederick Wildman Spirits

Frederick Wildman Spirits

PARTICPATING BARS & RESTAURANTS

Throughout Baltimore Cocktail Week the participating bars and restaurants listed below will donate $1 per Frederick Wildman Spirit signature cocktail to the nonprofit of their choice. The highest donating account will have their donation matched by Baltimore Cocktail Week and will receive a special commemorative prize package.

  • Sticky Rice Baltimore

    STICKY RICE BALTIMORE

    Pen & Quill

    PEN & QUILL

    Alewife Baltimore

    ALEWIFE BALTIMORE

    B&O Brasserie In the Hotel Monaco

    B&O BRASSERIE IN THE HOTEL MONACO

    Birroteca

    BIRROTECA

    DOOBY'S

    DOOBY'S

    Fleet Street Kitchen

    FLEET STREET KITCHEN

    Fork & Wrench

    FORK & WRENCH

    Golden West Cafe

    GOLDEN WEST CAFE

    In Like Flynn Tavern

    IN LIKE FLYNN TAVERN

    Landmark Harbor East Bar

    LANDMARK HARBOR EAST BAR

    Little Havana

    LITTLE HAVANA

    RYE BALTIMORE

    RYE BALTIMORE

    Tapas Teatro

    TAPAS TEATRO

    Wit & Wisdom

    WIT & WISDOM

OUR SPONSORS

  • Baltimore Style Magazine
    Frederick Wildman Spirits
    Veev Acai Berry
  • Sailor Jerry Rum
    Edinburgh Gin
    Pig's Nose Scotch Blended Whisky
  • Patron XO Cafe
    Jameson Irish Whiskey
    National Bohemian
  • American Star Vodka
    The Feathery Blended Malt Scotch Whisky
    Monkey Shoulder
  • Sheep Dip
    Whole Foods
    William Grant and Sons
  • Ascendant Spirits
    The Balvenie
    Charteuse
  • Heavy Seas Brewery
    Beer, Bourbon, BBQ Festival
    Trigger Agency
  • Anchor Distilling Company
    Luxardo
    Screech
  • MS Walker
    Grand Marnier
    HeidNSeek

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