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Island Spirit Cocktail Night

This will be a special one. Longtime Islanders and cocktail enthusiasts Alec Farquhar and Kathleen McDonnell have been barrel-aging drinks and creating new liquors that feature ingredients harvested from right here on the Island. On Aug 31st, they are teaming up with the Island Cafe to present a special night of tasty cocktails and learning. Let's imbibe some of their creations accompanied by delicious treats courtesy of the Island Cafe kitchen!

Tickets are $35 per person. Ticket includes:

- 5 unique Island-made Drinks (3/4 oz each)
Barrel-aged Negroni, Birch Shnapps, Barrel-aged Manhattan, Spruce Gin, Sumach-infused White Wine and Vodka

- 4 accompanying appetizers including:
Chicken Liver Pate w/rhubarb compote and crostini, Polenta w/ House made Italian Sausage and Tomato Chutney, Homemade Ontario Jam Squares, Assorted Island Cafe Pickle Plate

- Informative talk about liquor making and barrel aging process led by Alec and Kath

*PLEASE email to reserve your ticket. Only 26 tickets available. Cheques or cash can be dropped off at the Island Cafe.

Earlier Event: August 30
The Ice Cubes Play Johnny Mercer