Get ready for a weekend of cocktail-centric events brought to you by The Expat, ASW Distillery and Graduate Athens. The inaugural Athens Cocktail Classic is a chance to educate and celebrate, for professional bartenders and amateur cocktail aficionados alike. Plan to spend your weekend or just a class or two at at Graduate Athens from August 16 to 19.

Here's just a few things you'll find yourself experiencing on this weekend of cocktail exploration:

  • Learn how to craft your favorite cocktails from industry experts
  • Build your knowledge by sampling ASW's finest liquors
  • Savor the finest libations in Athens on the first Classic City Cocktail Tour
  • Fuel your mixology obsession with unique bar accessories at the Cocktail Classic Marketplace
  • Witness an epic showdown as Athens' best battle it out to be crowned the best mixologist in The Classic City
  • Come for the show, stay for the party with surprise guest entertainment
  • Learn how to craft your favorite cocktails from industry experts
  • Build your knowledge by sampling ASW's finest liquors
  • Savor the finest libations in Athens on the first Classic City Cocktail Tour
  • Fuel your mixology obsession with unique bar accessories at the Cocktail Classic Marketplace

Class Instructors Include:  ASW Distillery, The Expat, 18.21 Bitters, The Old Pal, Cathead Spirits, SeaBear Oyster Bar, The Bar at The National, Donna Chang's, Ticonderoga Club, Staplehouse, Cocktail Commons, Empire State South, 5 & 10, Kimball House, and more!