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Join us for a free live-stream with Warren Bobrow as he demonstrates a few cocktails from his new book: Cannabis Cocktails, Mocktails, & Tonics: The Art of Spirited Drinks and Buzz-Worthy Libations

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Bobrow will explain how the cannabis-driven apothecary of the past has suddenly become very relevant with Cannabis legalization on the periphery.

Demonstration Includes:
• A basic decarbing using the microwave
• How to infuse decarbed Cannabis into Bourbon Whiskey using heat in a double boiler
• A Moscow Mule with Q-Ginger Beer and explain why you shouldn’t have more than one cocktail per hour and what to do if you have too much
• A Gin and Tonic with Barr Hill Gin and Tonic from Q-Drinks finished with bitters made with Cannabis Tincture for scent and color

The original apothecarians and many country medicine/folk healers used cannabis tinctures as part of their healing regiment. From the inactive forms of THCA and CBDA used for medicinal purposes to fully decarbed versions, strains in both the Indica (night time) and Sativa (day time) have become more mainstream. Individual strains of Cannabis may actually alleviate many ills that force people to their doctors in the first place. It’s “high” time for this essential healing ingredient to be embraced once again.

As we have seen the explosion of hand-crafted bitters behind the bar and the use of syrups, infusions, tinctures and tonics- along with craft sodas and even Colonial techniques like punches and cobblers, the use of Cannabis extracts in Craft Cocktails has become an important trend that is only just beginning.

Warren Bobrow is a mixologist, chef, and writer known as the Cocktail Whisperer. Bobrow has published three books on mixology and written articles for Saveur magazine, Voda magazine, Whole Foods-Dark Rye, Distiller, Beverage Media, DrinkupNY and other periodicals. He has written for SoFAB Magazine at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum and has written restaurant reviews for New Jersey Monthly. He has also contributed to the Sage Encyclopedia of Food Issues and the Oxford Encyclopedia edition named Savoring Gotham: A Food Lover’s Companion to New York City

Previous books include:
Apothecary Cocktails: Restorative Drinks from Yesterday and Today
Whiskey Cocktails: Rediscovered Classics and Contemporary Craft Drinks
Bitters and Shrub Syrup Cocktails: Restorative Vintage Cocktails, Mocktails & Elixirs