GR{KNOW} | Cocktail Week GR Now Through November 24

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COCKTAIL WEEK GR IS BACK! If you love this event as much as we do, you probably already have your calendar marked for TODAY through November 24th! This year will mark Cocktail Week’s FIFTH installment featuring cocktail themed events organized by the Grand Rapids Bartenders Guild, as well as local distilleries and restaurants. A complete list of the events can be found at CocktailWeekGR.com. Read on to learn more about what to expect when you attend, along with a few event highlights.

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Gray Skies {Eastern Kille} Distillery Craft Whiskey Tour | November 16 & 23 at 3PM | Event admission is $10 including a welcome cocktail and 3 tastings. There will be a knowledgeable distiller on hand to walk guests through the entire whiskey making process. 

Long Road Distillers ‘Cheers to Michigan’ Book Event with Tammy Coxen and Lester Graham | November 19 from 6-9 PM | Tammy Coxen and Lester Graham, authors of ‘Cheers to Michigan – A Celebration of Cocktail Culture and Craft Distillers’ will be signing books and chatting with guests. This event is free and open to the public. 

Grand Rapids Wine, Beer and Food Festival | November 21-23 at DeVos Place Convention Center |  The 12th Annual Festival will feature an elite collection of wine, craft breweries, restaurant pairings, cocktail workshops and more from the area’s finest restaurants. Tickets for this event can be purchased at ShowSpan.com.

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If you are a fan of cocktails and spirits, Cocktail Week GR is definitely worth checking out. We can’t wait to enjoy the experience of sampling a variety of beverages, while learning more about what the local cocktail industry has to offer.