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Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Previewing Seattle Cocktail Week

Photo courtesy of Speed Rack
Mark your calendars! From February 8-12, you can score a sneak peek at Seattle Cocktail Week (happening later this year) via seminars, parties and one wild cocktail competition. Here are four events you won't want to miss:

1. Carnival at Vessel on Saturday, February 9. Cachaça cocktails! Brazilian music! Crazy costumes! Carnival heads to the recently reopened Vessel for one night only. Click here for more details.

2. Speed Rack on Sunday, February 10. It’s here! Our favorite traveling bartending competition where lady ‘tenders go shaker to shaker to help raise money for breast cancer awareness stops in Seattle for one night only. Click here for more info and to purchase tickets.

3. Japanese Whisky: Truly a Rare Treat on Monday, February 11. Japanese whisky is bigger and better than ever. And you can learn (and taste) why at this seminar led by one of the world’s leading Japanese whisky experts. Click here for tickets.

4. Mezcal: A Love Story on Tuesday, February 12. Seattle loves mezcal, and you should, too. Get a taste for yourself at this seminar and tasting led by a number industry luminaries and agave experts around the country. Click here for tickets.