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Gin Mixology: Hands-On Class

LivingSocial's 918 F Street • Washington, DC

Use between Tuesday, July 02Tuesday, August 20

What you get

  • Mix Up & Enjoy Three Gin Cocktails + Make Your Own Homemade Tonic
  • History of Gin & Tonic Led by Nicole Hassoun of the Gin Joint at New Heights
  • Welcome Cocktail Upon Arrival

Gin has a complex flavor profile often described as "woodsy" or "like a Christmas tree." But in the capable hands of local bartender Nicole Hassoun, gin is taken to new levels. Get schooled in the juniper berry-flavored grain alcohol with this experience from LivingSocial's 918 F Street: a hands-on gin mixology class, wherein you'll get to sample Nicole's G&T, mix-up and enjoy three classic gin cocktails, and create your very own tonic.

Nicole -- bartender of The Gin Joint, the intimate gin oasis below New Heights Restaurant in Woodley Park -- will lead the class through a lesson covering gin's Dutch origins, the history of tonic, forgotten gin cocktails, and more while you sip four drinks made using Caledonia Spirits's Barr Hill Gin -- called "the perfect gin for gin-haters" by the New York Daily News: gin-and-tonic; Bee's Knees; DC's official cocktail, the Rickey; and a gin-and-tonic made using your own tonic.

Punched up with flavor combinations such as purple basil and pink peppercorn, bartender Nicole Hassoun’s custom tonics have earned the Gin Joint... a following among gin-and-tonic lovers.

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Fine print

Each guest must have their own voucher for the event • This is a 21+ event; valid ID required • No late arrivals; voucher subject to forfeiture • LivingSocial’s 918 F Street practices a no full or partial refund policy • One reschedule per event; reschedules must be made more than 7 days prior to event date, and new date must be more than 24 hours from time of request • Food & beverage services for LivingSocial’s 918 F Street provided by VSLS LLC • No menu substitutions • Waiver can be viewed here: bit.ly/LS_Waiver • Entire value must be used in a single visit

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