Here are some drink-related things going on in San Francisco for Valentine's Day.
First up, a club partnering with a hotel to rent rooms by the hour. Scandalous!
Infusion Lounge and Hotel Fusion are turning the couples only holiday into a celebration of the single life. For one night only, Hotel Fusion offers a special $69 rate for guests who are looking for a short-term intimate setting. The special rate includes a standard room for up to three hours so guests can get to know each other a little better in privacy. Also included in the package are two drink tokens to use at the Infusion Lounge.
Next up, cocktail classes for couples at Elixir.
Wed, Feb 10th ,
7pm to 9pm – Drinks Guys Like – A class to teach you a bit about what
the man in your life probably wants to drink in different scenarios.
You’ll learn about brown spirits like whisk(e)y, aged rum and anejo
tequila and why men like these. We’ll look at the masculine side of
cocktails and the flavors that abound within and you’ll have a chance
to buy him something special for his bar. Your sure to surprise him
this year when you’ve learned a bit more about how to please him…at the
bar. $85 per person includes 4 cocktails and class; Cocktail Tools and
Books available for purchase
Thursday, Feb 11th ,
7pm to 9pm – Woo Her with Cocktails - In this look into the cocktail
psyche of women, we’ll learn a bit about the flavors, aromas and
textures of cocktails and spirits that women tend to order. Like
anything with your girl, you need to know when to offer her what and
why that will work. See if you can touch her the right way with
cocktails and you might just find yourself having the best Valentine’s
Day of your life…$85 per person includes 4 cocktails and class;
Cocktail Tools and Books available for purchase
Feb 14th -
Cocktails for Couples – Bring your Sweetheart in for a side-by-side
cocktail class where you’ll make and drink cocktails together. We’ll
cover drinks he likes, and drinks she likes, as we explore some of the
more fun and frivolous side of cocktails. You’ll be welcomed with a
champagne cocktail for each of you and a surprise Valentine’s. We’ll
cover romantic cocktails as a theme, as well as aphrodisiac ingredients
and even a playful cocktail that you can (oh, scandal) bring into your
bed… Tickets sold in pairs for $170 and include 3 drinks each, class
And a big beer party in Berkeley:
Trumer Brauerei Hosts Closing Party for San Francisco Beer Week
San Francisco’s Beer Week closing party at Trumer Brauerei in Berkeley, California. 20 local breweries sampling their brews, BBQ, music, silent auction and FREE shuttles from the downtown Berkeley BART to the Brauerei.
Over 20 other breweries will pour favorite brews as well. Meet Celebrator writers and beer industry luminaries, including pioneer figures in the craft beer movement. Catering by Emergency BBQ and beer are included! Breweries pouring include 21st Amendment, Anchor Brewery, Anderson Valley, Beach Chalet, Bear Republic, BridgePort, Lagunitas, Marin, Moylan’s, New Belgium, North Coast, Ommegang, Pacific Coast, Pyramid, Rubicon, Russian River, Sierra Nevada, Triple Rock, Trumer Pils, Valley Brewing, Widmer/Redhook and more.
Another Class in SF:
“Love Mixology” Cocktail Class
Saturday, February 13
4 – 5 p.m.
The Westin St. Francis
Caruso’s (Tower Lobby)
335 Powell Street
San Francisco, CA
$50 per couple
To make reservations for the “Love Mixology” class call (415) 774-0264.
Getting just the right balance of ingredients to complement each other is important for any relationship, and certainly the best drinks! Guests will shake, stir and blend as they learn how to make romantic cocktails at the “Love Mixology” cocktail class. At this specialty cocktail-making course, lead by The Westin St. Francis “Love Mixologist,” couples will learn how to make three cocktails (with tastes of each) and will then choose their favorite cocktail to create together in the class. Cocktails include “Agave Kiss,” “Cupid’s Arrow” and “Love Potion #9.” Guests will snack on “love bites” (tasty edible treats) and will depart with a copy of all three drink recipes to recreate at home.