Phone2Action Holiday Mixology Event

With the end of the year approaching, we’re hosting an exclusive virtual social event to get together and connect. We will be joined by mixologists Luke DeYoung, Amy Probasco and Jef Tate. Cocktails will be sourced from cocktail courier, with guests having the option to choose either a whiskey-based, tequila-based, gin-based or non-alcoholic option.

December 16, 2020 | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM EST

YOUR MIXOLOGISTS

L U K E  D E Y O U N G

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Luke DeYoung (he/him) ran the cocktail program at the gin-heavy Chicago cocktail bar, Scofflaw, for the past four years. During his time at the helm, Scofflaw was named the number two bar in the city by Chicago Magazine and was nominated for Best Bar in the 2020 Jean Banchet awards. Luke's expertise starts in gin and craft cocktails, but extends into fermentation, distillation and all things spirit-related.

A M Y  P R O B A S C O

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Amy Probasco (she/her) has been in hospitality for nearly two decades. She established the bar program at the James Beard awarded Girl & the Goat restaurant and implemented bar operations for Soho House Chicago. Her cocktails have been featured in Good Housekeeping, Cosmopolitan and Punch. Amy also works as a cocktail consultant, streamlining beverage programs, creating drink menus and leading cocktail technique and history trainings. Amy is currently mixologist for Beam Suntory in Chicago.

J E F  T A T E

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Jef Tate (he/him), Chicago native and son of immigrant parents, comes from a rich culinary tradition. In just a few short years, Jef has received various awards including Liquor.com Legacy Cocktail Competition US Finalist (2019), ROOF on the Wit Fire & Ice Championship Ice Winner (2018) and the Best Use of Magnus Award from the Chicago Reader Cocktail Challenge (2017). Jef opened Janitor’s Closet as an operating partner in 2019, named one of the best bars in Chicago by Chicago Magazine.

COCKTAILS

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POLAR MARGARITA

Margaritas aren’t only for warm weather months. Sultry blood orange accompanies vanilla and oak notes to create a perfect winter match. This kit includes:

  • 1 COCKTAIL COURIER AGAVE NECTAR (1OZ) BOTTLE
  • 1 COCKTAIL COURIER BLOOD ORANGE SYRUP (1OZ) BOTTLE
  • 1 COCKTAIL COURIER TRIPLE SPICE RIM (1TSP) PACKET
  • 1 SCRAPPY'S AROMATIC BITTERS (0.5OZ) BOTTLE
  • 3 FAMILIA CAMARENA REPOSADO TEQUILA (50ML) BOTTLES
  • 2 LIME(S)
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HOLIDAY OLD FASHIONED

Spiced orange bitters add robust flavor to oaky bourbon and warming cinnamon to bring the holiday cheer in this Old Fashioned. Stir and enjoy! This kit includes:

  • 3 BRECKENRIDGE COLORADO WHISKEY (50ML) BOTTLES
  • 1 SCRAPPY'S ORANGE BITTERS (0.5OZ) BOTTLE
  • 1 COCKTAIL COURIER CINNAMON SYRUP (1OZ) BOTTLE
  • 1 ORANGE(S)
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CHALET SHAKE UP

There's something sultry about cozying up next to the fire in a dimly lit lodge lounge. This is the perfect companion, with warm notes of exotic garam masala spices, ripe brandied cherries and a spike of gin. This kit includes:

  • 3 TANQUERAY LONDON DRY GIN (50ML) BOTTLES
  • 1 CHALET SHAKE UP MINI RECIPE CARD
  • 1 COCKTAIL COURIER CHERRY REDUCTION (1OZ) BOTTLE
  • 1 COCKTAIL COURIER GARAM MASALA SYRUP DROPPER (0.5OZ) BOTTLE
  • 1 SCRAPPY'S CARDAMOM BITTERS (0.5OZ) BOTTLE
  • 2 LUXARDO ORIGINAL MARASCHINO CHERRIES
  • 1 LIME(S)
  • 2 BAMBOO SKEWERS