• 2020 PWB Fundraiser - Cocktails & Costumes

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    Name: 2020 PWB Fundraiser - Cocktails & Costumes
    Date: October 30, 2020 - November 7, 2020
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:

    Join Rebecca Pinnell as she teaches a virtual cocktail class aimed to help you create cocktails in your home with depth and balance. Added below is a “shopping” list detailing ingredients and tools that you can gather to have ready at the start of class. We will be making the cocktails step by step, at the same time together. This virtual class has been designed to be engaging, entertaining, and full of tips on how to continue to make delicious cocktails in your home.
    To celebrate two classic cocktails, Rebecca will guide us through crafting a Smash and Whiskey Sour. We will make a fall fruit and tea syrup for the Smash paired with fresh lemon juice. The Whiskey sour will celebrate fall featuring ripe grapefruit and maple. This cocktail can be made with or without an egg white or with aquafaba, the liquid from a can of chickpeas. Both cocktails will taste delicious when made with bourbon, scotch, rum, tequila or vodka. 
    Rebecca Pinnell is a cocktail evangelist and has taught over 100 cocktail classes since shelter in place in March. Recently, she was the bar manager at San Francisco’s Bon Voyage!, and previously worked in New York at Dante. You can visit her website at rebeccapinnell.com 

    ALL proceeds will fund scholarships to students pursuing a career in the home building industry. Can't make the event, but would still like to make a donation. Just click the link to register a donate ONLY option is available.

    7pm - 8:30pm: Cocktail Instruction with our Mixologist 

    Check out this year's scholarship award recipients recognized at our annual Women's Leadership Conference on October 23.

    Gather your own ingredients (quantities per person):
    Ice- 4 cups per person
    Liquor (choose one or two): bourbon, scotch, rum, tequila or vodka
    1 lemon
    1 grapefruit
    5 ripe figs, 1 pear or ⅓ cup grapes 
    Maple syrup
    1 black tea bag
    Optional- Fresh herbs: sage or thyme
    Granulated sugar
    1 egg per person or 3 tbsp aquafaba
    Sparkling water



    Measuring device -Jigger or 1 tbs & ¼ cup (1/2 oz = 1 tbs & 2 oz = ¼ cup)
    Measuring cups and spoons
    Cocktail shaking tin -substitute mason jar with lid or wide mouth water bottle 
    Mason jar & lid -substitute tight sealing tupperware
    Cocktail straining tool- substitute wooden spoon
    Fine mesh strainer
    Handheld Juicer
    Knife & cutting board
    Muddler -or wooden spoon
    2 small glasses
    2 glasses*- 1 martini, coupe, or wine & 1 collins
    *place in freezer before class