Virtual Happy Hour

Wednesday, January 27 at 6:00 PM

Virtual Happy Hour

Join drinks historian Elizabeth Pearce for a virtual happy hour that combines the engaging history of one classic cocktail with interactive drink-making demos.Each class includes tales of the people, places, and events that informed the drink’s creation, along with a healthy dose of cocktail-mixing advice. Guests will receive a recipe card ahead of time so they can gather supplies and ingredients ahead of time. Classes are limited to 12 guests. Each ticket it good for one person, not for one screen.

Cocktail classes offered:

  • Old Fashioned
  • Sazerac
  • Martini
  • French 75
  • Margarita

Your Host

Elizabeth Pearce

Elizabeth Pearce

Elizabeth Pearce, founder and owner of Drink & Learn, is a Louisiana native and drinks historian who tells the story of New Orleans through its iconic beverages. She was named a “2017 Person to Watch” by New Orleans magazine.

Pearce is the host of the Drink & Learn podcast, the author of Drink Dat New Orleans, a guide to bars across New Orleans and a co-author of The French Quarter Drinking Companion, a narrative guide to 100 notable bars in America’s most eclectic neighborhood. She is the Education Specialist for the Sazerac liquor company.

Prior to creating Drink & Learn, Pearce was the original Senior Curator of the Southern Food and Beverage Museum and was responsible for creating its original exhibits including Toast of New Orleans: The Drinks of the City and its featured local exhibit, Louisiana Eats. Her exhibit Restaurant Restorative was commissioned by the James Beard Awards to honor the role New Orleans restaurants played in the city’s recovery.

She keeps her desk messy and her whiskey neat.