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Barcadia! Arcade-Era Cocktails Re-Imagined - Andre Darlington - <span class="date-display-single">10/21/2016 - 5:30pm</span>

Barcadia! Arcade-Era Cocktails Re-Imagined

10/21/2016 - 5:30pm

Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery

The golden age of the arcade was a time of colorful, tacky, fruity drinks full of innuendo.  Long considered the cocktail dark ages, this era is making a comeback.  Even if you've never rested your drink on a Pac-Man cocktail table, you'll want to join us for a humorous exploration of arcade-era cocktails re-imagined for modern tastes.  Long Islands, Amaretto Sours, and neon-blue drinks-- get in on the 80s revival!  $12 ticket price includes samples of two cocktails. This event is for individuals ages 21 or older.
There will be three seatings for this event:
Tickets must be purchased in advance.  Purchase tickets online.
About The New Cocktail Hour:
Libation-loving siblings André and Tenaya Darlington show you how to make cocktails from every era, reimagined for a contemporary palate. Dial back the sugar, and load up on quality ingredients. The New Cocktail Hour shows you how to mix incredible craft cocktails and gives you a complete history of classic recipes and spirits. You’ve never seen a cocktail book like this before! 
Presented in partnership with the Wisconsin Science Festival.

Andre Darlington

About Presenter Andre Darlington


André Darlington is a writer and consultant based in Madison, WI.  He is co-author of The New Cocktail Hour: The Essential Guide to Hand-Crafted Drinks and is currently at work on a book with Time Warner/Turner Classic Movies.  He is co-editor of the health-conscious cocktail website, Sprig & Spirit, and was a long-time contributor to the alt-weekly, Isthmus, where he was an award-winning critic and wine and cocktail columnist.


The New Cocktail Hour

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