Want to sample the best drinks in town all in one night? This is your chance because the first annual Pittsburgh Cocktail Classic will happen on March 29th at the Pennsylvanian. The plan? Experience a night of astounding drinks made by premier mixologists in Pittsburgh. Basically you’ll be in high spirits because you’re tasting a variety of drinks in a nice 3-4 hour time frame. Now that’s a quality mix.

What about the tickets? The general admission ticket gets you 10 craft cocktail samples and a complimentary food voucher to be redeemed at one of the four on-site food vendors. If you want to start the party early–you can check out the early entry ticket, which includes one hour of early access, 15 craft cocktail samples, and a complimentary food voucher. There’s also the designated driver ticket that features one food ticket and one red ribbon soda. Not to mention music and entertainment as well. Here’s a rundown of some drinks that will be there!

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Strange Roots

Strange Roots uses all local ingredients, in which they “strive to create unique artisan ales inspired by our surroundings here in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains.”

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Lawrenceville Distilling

Home to the exclusive Parking Chair Vodka (that is so Pittsburgh), you can also try the 1129 Ridge Ave Absinthe Traditionelle. It’s going to be a wild night–have a seat.

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Braddock’s Rebellion

An ode to the Whiskey Rebellion, “with its diverse array of signature handmade cocktails, local and regional beers, diverse wine list.”

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Birmingham Bridge Tavern

For all the Blood Mary fans out there! The winner of the “2019 Pittsburgh Best Bloody Mary Festival” will be featured at the classic. There’s nothing like a good drink that’s also healthy for you!

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Boyd and Blair Vodka

The 5-star awarded distillery features potato vodka and silver rum (notes of butterscotch and vanilla). “Our spirits are created to stand out in a market cluttered with mediocrity, to demonstrate true craftsmanship in distilling.”    

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the 412 Food Rescue.

Click here to buy tickets!

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Josh McCann

Josh has been writing for Made in PGH since 2018, where he writes about upcoming events. He’s a Point Park University graduate and teaches high school English. In his free time you’ll find him playing guitar and writing new songs.

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