Cognac is one of our favorite spirits because each sip is pure indulgence. A taste of French culture, cognac is a pure liquid form of elegance, class and history. So we are extremely excited to announce the month long celebration of cognac at the Los Angeles Cognac Classic Crawl 2018. The festivities kick-off on October 1st and continue through October 31st to celebrate cognac cocktails at five top bars in Broken Shaker, Otium, The Varnish, Redbird and Bar Clacson.
Ticket information can be found HERE and continue reading for more details below.
Los Angeles Cognac Classic Crawl
Cognac was the signature base for many of the original classic cocktails and has made a major comeback in recent bar culture.
Cognac Classic Crawl Los Angeles Featured Cocktail Bars:
With the purchase of a ticket you will receive a craft cocktail at each location, along with a custom tote bag and educational materials on how cognac came to be the backbone of the classics. In addition, each purchaser will have the chance to win a $50 gift card to Cocktail Kingdom towards luxury barware.
Partnering with LA Kitchen, 100% of the proceeds will go to this charity that fights hunger, empowers and engages community. By reclaiming healthy, local food that would otherwise be discarded, training the formerly homeless, incarcerated, and foster youth for culinary jobs, and providing healthy meals to fellow Angelenos, L.A. Kitchen.
How it Works:
- Pick up your ticket and tote bag (check EventBrite) any day from October 1 to October 30.
- Bring your ticket to each of the 5 participating locations any day from October 1 to October 31, 2018 and savor your cognac cocktail.
- Please remember to tip your bartenders as gratuity is not included.
- Must be 21 years or older with valid ID
- 1 ticket per person
- You may buy 1 additional as a gift
- Misplaced tickets cannot be replaced
- No refunds
Cognac is a Geographical Indication located on France’s Atlantic Coast, 75 miles north of Bordeaux. The Cognac region and its resulting spirit—produced from wine—both take their name from the namesake town at its center. Defined by its maritime climate, clay and chalky soils and the Charente River crossing the length of the region, Cognac’s history as a spirit-producing region dates back to the 16th century, though its wines had achieved notoriety three centuries before.
About the Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac:
Created in 1946, the mission statement of the BNIC is to develop Cognac, representing and defending mutual professional interests of both growers and merchants. The BNIC is responsible for organizing the production of Cognac and respond to market needs; informing about, protecting and promoting the Cognac appellation; facilitating access to markets; furthering relations between merchants and winegrowers; recording sales and exports; administering the aging control system; issuing authentication certificates for exports; and acting as the official body that and safeguards the Cognac appellation. It is made up of 100 staff members. In 1909, the Cognac area of production was delimited, and in 1936 it became an AOC. In 1989, the Cognac appellation was recognized as a Geographical Indication by the European Union.
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