Deconstructing Bitters: Medicine and Mixology

Join us on a Fall Saturday afternoon as we learn from Tricia McCauley, Common Good Resident Herbalist and Mick Perrigo, Mixologist at El Camino and Left Door, about how to use bitters in both medicine and mixology. We will spend the first hour at Common Good City Farm learning from Tricia McCauley about how to make and use bitters medicinally. Then, we will walk over to El Camino and learn from Mick Perrigo about how to use bitters in cocktails and sample a few bitters-based cocktails. 2-3:00pm at Common Good City Farm with Tricia McCauley (MS herbal medicine, Common Good Resident Herbalist since 2009) -- Learn about the ancient medicinal uses of bitters -- Discover the different herbs known as "bitters" and taste test herbal teas -- Make your own bitters tincture, which you'll take home and press in 2-4 weeks 3-4:00pm at El Camino with Mick Perrigo (Mixologist, The Passenger, Hogo, El Camino, Next Door) -- Learn the art of using bitters in cocktails -- Sample 3 bitters-based cocktails -- Enjoy one bitters-based cocktail of your choice -- Take home recipes and tincture-making instructions Saturday, October 10 2-4 pm Register here: $35/ person