What: Pittsburgh's Cocktail Classic

Where: The Pennsylvanian (Downtown)

when: MARCH 29, 2019 6-10pm

EARLY ENTRY ARRIVAL at 6pm

General Admission ARRIVAL at 7pm

TICKET INFO

 
 

6-10pm

1 Hour Early Entry

15 Cocktail Sampling Tickets

one food ticket

Music and Entertainment

EARLY ENTRY

ADMISSION

7-10pm

10  Cocktail Sampling Tickets

one food ticket

Music and Entertainment

GENERAL

ADMISSION

6-10PM

one food ticket

one red ribbon soda

Music and Entertainment

DESIGNATED

DRIVER

thank you to our sponsor diageo

You can't buy happiness 

but you can prepare a cocktail and thats kind of the same thing

ABOUT 

PITTSBURGH'S

COCKTAIL

CLASSIC

Lift your spirits in celebration of cocktails of all kinds this March at the first annual Pittsburgh Cocktail Classic. We’re inviting 20 of the city’s best bars and bartenders to shake, stir, and sling their finest libations. Ranging from the tried and true to the truly avant-garde, the Cocktail Classic is your chance to wet your palette with beverages from some of Pittsburgh’s most skilled mixologists.

 

 

Proceeds from the 2019 Pittsburgh Cocktail Classic will benefit 412 Food Rescue.

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VENDORS

L.AWRENCEVILLE

DISTILLING

The Lawrenceville Distilling Co. distills small batches of spirits by hand at our independently owned distillery in Pittsburgh’s Lawrenceville neighborhood.

We exclusively distill Parking Chair Vodka and 1129 Ridge Ave Absinthe Traditionelle.

Spoiler alert: plenty of gin is planned for the future.

LIBERTY POLE

SPIRITS

Mingo Creek Craft Distillers, maker of award winning Liberty Pole Spirits, is committed to producing ultra-premium small batch whiskeys in Washington County, PA.

ROUND CORNER

CANTINA

The thing about margaritas is that you can drink them year-round but once that salty, limey rim hits your lips... it’s summer everytime. Stop in at Round Corner for delicious cocktails, tacos, burritos and more.

pa libations

Pennsylvania Libations is a family driven craft wine, spirits, ciders, mead and beer sales company. We support and sell only Pennsylvania made products. It all started as a broker company with one distillery and quickly grew to a full blown sales and representation company with a retail location. Pennsylvania Libations proudly supports and sells the largest portfolio of craft libations in the state of Pennsylvania.

DIVE BAR

We are a group of food & drink savvy guys with over thirty collective years
in the restaurant business, taking a shot at owning & running a
full-service bar & restaurant...and doing it our way, meaning extending to the public
the same quality product & service that we ourselves have come to appreciate
during our years of working in the service industry.

oR, THE WHALE

or, The Whale is a Seafood and Chop House in Downtown Pittsburgh sharing the historic Salvation Army Building with the Distrikt Hotel Pittsburgh.

BOYD & BLAIR

Under the direction of Master Distiller, Barry Young, Pennsylvania Pure Distilleries is committed to taking the unexpected approach in creating truly authentic handcrafted spirits.  Using locally sourced ingredients, our spirits are created to stand out in a market cluttered with mediocrity, to demonstrate true craftsmanship in distilling. To ensure quality in taste, Young uses his “unique Instinct Palate Distillation method”, which means that the determining factor as to when the distillation process is complete is purely based off of taste and his instinct alone. There is no automation involved whatsoever in this process.

UNION STANDARD

Union Standard offers local, seasonal foods; the ever-changing menu specializes in the cuisine of the American Northeast, Mid Atlantic, & Appalachian regions and is enhanced by the addition of a Raw Bar featuring shellfish and seafood of the Northeast.

An open kitchen with a wood-fired rotisserie and grill creates a warm and inviting space, designed to combine the comfort of a home cooked meal with the elegance of a special occasion.  Choose a casual meal at the bar, or a more refined experience in the dining room.

SPIRIT

SPIRIT IS A TWO-LEVEL 10,000 SQUARE FOOT MULTI-PURPOSE EVENT SPACE CONVERTED FROM THE FORMER 581 MOOSE LODGE IN UPPER LAWRENCEVILLE INTO A PIZZERIA, BAR, AND EVENT HALL WITH STAGES ON BOTH LEVELS

GIRASOLE

An authentic Pittsburgh Italian restaurant tradition. Dine Italian style surrounded by rustic stone walls as if you were in the wine cellar of a villa. Complete wine list and bar available and check for live music nights. Fine dining with a traditional yet fun atmosphere, that’s Girasole!

SMALLMAN

GALLEY

Smallman Galley, the first food hall and restaurant accelerator from Galley Group, is the launch pad for the most exciting new restaurant concepts in Pittsburgh. Our mission is to cultivate and accelerate aspiring restaurateurs by providing a forum to showcase their capabilities, hone their craft, develop business acumen, and build a cult following behind their concepts.

FEDERAL

GALLEY

Federal Galley, the second food hall and restaurant accelerator from Galley Group, is the launch pad for the most exciting new restaurant concepts in Pittsburgh. Our mission is to cultivate and accelerate aspiring restaurateurs by providing a forum to showcase their capabilities, hone their craft, develop business acumen, and build a cult following behind their concepts. With four fully outfitted kitchens and over 200 seats we provide the infrastructure for Chefs to bring their concepts to market at low-risk and for low-cost. The four Chefs at Federal Galley will own their restaurants in our space and have the autonomy to run their businesses the way they’ve always dreamed.

or, THE

WHALE

or, The Whale is harbored next to the Distrikt Hotel in the historic Salvation Army building with it's deep-seated iron city roots and ornate 1940's character shining from deep within. The newly invigorated gymnasium is the home to or, The Whale, where you'll find a refurbished second level loft track for catwalk seating and an upstairs bar. 

 

Guests will find a wood-fired hearth, a menu speckled with French inspiration, a butcher room on the premise and an oyster program that will truly delight. 

 

Travel down to the main dining area that features an open kitchen, a window into the butcher room and a wine cellar that doubles as a private dining space.

 

We offer a worldly wine program, a well curated list of local craft beers, and hand-crafted cocktails.

BURN by

ROCKY PATEL

BURN by Rocky Patel is an evolution in cigar lounges, located in Pittsburgh's North Shore. Creating and maintaining the perfect atmosphere is extremely important to us, as it allows us to provide our guests with an unforgettable experience.

BRADDOCKS

REBELLION

Braddock’s Pittsburgh is a celebration of what the original Pittsburgh farmer brought to this region.

Braddock’s Street Side is a tribute to the Whiskey Rebellion, and Pittsburgh’s robust “cocktail culture” history, as well as the modern resurgence of hand crafted fresh drinks. With its diverse array of signature handmade cocktails, local and regional beers, diverse wine list, and the same food offerings as Braddock’s Pittsburgh, Braddock’s Street Side is a must before a ballgame, after work, or as a quick gathering point with friends. To Good Food, Healthy Families, and Great Whiskey

BIRMINGHAM

BRIDGE TAVERN

We are excited to feature the winner of the 2019 Pittsburgh's Best Bloody Mary Festival to feature their delicious concoction at the Cocktail Classic. 

Birmingham Bridge Tavern is a classic American pub featuring craft and import beer and food with flair!

ELEVENTH HOUR

BREWING

11th Hour Brewing Co. was opened on August 31, 2017 by Matt McMahon along with his wife Keana and stepson Justin.  11th Hour has a 20 barrel brewhouse and a 1200 sq. ft. taproom that focuses on making a variety of beers that appeal to everyone. 

Matt is the head brewer and has the help of two assistant brewers.  His stepson Justin Strzelczyk, Jr. who attended the Siebel Institute in Chicago and Phil Lehman, a former chemical engineer turned brewer.

We are centrally located to all the great things the city has to offer, a block from  a NextBike station, several bus stops & right down the road from Uber tech center. 

NATRONA

BOTTLING

RED RIBBON MIXERS ARE PACKED WITH TRILLIONS OF TINY BUBBLES.  USING OUR SIGNATURE PINPOINT CARBONATION PROCESS, OUR LINE OF MIXERS WERE CREATED TO BE A STAPLE FOR THE MOST DISCERNING HOME BARTENDER OR PROFESSIONAL MIXOLOGIST.   THE SMOOTH INTENSE BUBBLES ARE PACKED INTO EVERY BOTTLE PROVIDING THAT SPARKLE AND REFRESHING QUALITY YOU DESIRE FOR UP TO 24 HOURS AFTER BEING UNCAPPED.  

REFRESH, SPARKLE AND ENJOY HOWEVER YOU CHOOSE, JUST USE THE BEST!

 
LOCATION
THE 
PENNSYLVANIAN
1100 LIBERTY AVE

BRIDGES & BOURBON

High-end restaurant focusing on modernist cocktails, small plates and desserts, with weekend brunch.

Located at 930 Penn Avenue in Pittsburgh’s Cultural District

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MERCHANT OYSTER CO.

Your Neighborhood Oyster Bar and Chowder House serving the freshest oysters from East to West Coast. Four Chowders on Daily, lobster rolls, and a great selection of seafood; Happy Hour during the week 4-6 pm and on Sundays 11-5 pm.