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1920s Cocktail Night at The Fourth Estate Restaurant

1920s Cocktail Night at The Fourth Estate Restaurant

March 5, 2019 6:30 PM

Location: 4th Estate Restaurant

Brian Greene - 1920s Cocktail NightNew Date

Step back in time at a festive 1920s cocktail party, Mar. 5.

Cocktail historian Philip Greene will lead you on a journey back to the 'Roaring Twenties' with cocktails from his last book at a cocktail party and dinner at the Fourth Estate restaurant on Tuesday, Mar. 5.

Diners will sample retro cocktails, including The Bees Knees and The Boulevardier, from Greene's latest book, A Drinkable Feast.

The evening begins with hors d’oeuvres at 6:30 p.m. Dinner follows at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $75 single; $140/couple with a copy of the book included in the purchase price (one per couple). NPC members will receive a 15% discount in ticketing. His two previous book dinners have sold out - to be sure to reserve early!

Greene is a trademark and Internet counsel to the U.S. Marine Corps at the Pentagon. He has written two previous cocktail books, “To Have and Have Another: A Hemingway Cocktail Companion,” and “The Manhattan: The Story of the First Modern Cocktail.” Greene is also a founding member of the Museum of the American Cocktail in New Orleans and has discussed his books and favorite cocktails at venues around the world.

Featured cocktails will include:

  • Grog Americain/Hot Rum Punch | Cognac, dark rum, curacao, sugar, lemon juice
  • The Jack Rose | apple brandy, gin, orange juice, grenadine, lemon or lime juice, sweet and dry vermouth
  • The Bees Knees | gin, lemon juice, honey
  • Boulevardier | Bourbon, sweet vermouth, Campari
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