Events

Great drinks always need great events to go along with them. Stay tuned to this section for coverage of tastings, festivals, competitions (the rowdier the better), results from world-renowned award shows, and all kinds of other fantastic drinking events.

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Welcome to the Ice Dojo

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Japan has no shortage of natural wonders. But for cocktail enthusiasts, one stands out in particular: the baseball-sized, hand-carved ice spheres that chill libations in every bar from Sapporo to Osaka. In April I attended a class at Thirst Boston…

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Thirst Boston 2017 Is Almost Here

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New England, we hope you’re parched. Because Thirst Boston is returning to its namesake city for a fourth time, running from April 28th-30th. Its schedule of seminars is now online, and some of this year’s more interesting events include a…

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Thirst Boston Returns May 20-23

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The spring showers may have dissipated, but Boston’s wettest weekend is still looming. Thirst Boston, a four-day festival dedicated to all things distilled, shaken and stirred returns to its namesake city on May 20-23, and for the first time Cocktail…

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