By Josie Roman
Market Fresh Mixology at Hotel Casa del Mar with Aidan Demarest
Santa Monica, CA (Spiritsman)9/21/12/–Hotel Casa del Mar hosted an exclusive tasting party hosted by Master Mixologist Aidan Demarest, where guests had the chance to sample from the newest Market Fresh Mixology menu available at Hotel Casa del Mar while enjoying music by the Robert Perkins Trio, which includes Michael Buble’s drummer.
The hotel recently launched Market Fresh Mixology Tuesday through Friday from 6pm to 11pm in the Lobby Lounge. Each week, the house mixologist prepares a new menu full of innovative cocktails created with ingredients straight from the Santa Monica Farmers Market, in addition to a variety of spirits.
On Thursday, September 13th, guests enjoyed the following market fresh cocktails:
Market Fresh Cocktails
Stoli Elit Vodka, Solerno, Fresh Blackberries, Lemon Juice, Simple Syrup, Lemon Basil Spring
Nonino Amaro, Glenfiddich, Benedictine, Fresh Grapefruit Peel
Stoli Elite Vodka, Sage Liquor, Apple and Lemon Juices, Maple Syrup, Sage Sprig
Milagro Reposado, Sugar Cube, Lemon Juice, Fresh Plum Slice, Cinnamon
The Perfect Pair
Hendricks Gin, Muddled Pear, Lemon and Pear, Thyme Garnish
Meyers Dark Rum and Oronoco Light Rum, St. Vincent Orgeat Syrup, Solerno, Fresh Lemon Juice, Chipotle
Buffalo Trace Bourbon, Solerno, Lemon Juice, Lemon Twist
Stoli Elit Vodka, Hendricks Gin, Lillet, Lemon Peel
Anejo or Rye Old Fashioned
Choose Herradura Anejo Tequila or Hudson Manhattan Rye Whiskey Angostura Bitters, Orange Bitters, Sugar Cube, Orange Peel, Luxardo Cherry
Legendary Aidan Demarest, Hotel Casa del Mar’s guest mixologist, was the opening General Manager of Seven Grand before opening The Doheny private club and cocktail lounge in Downtown Los Angeles. Next, Aidan took his team to the Edison Downtown and created the national bartender exchange. He currently judges the San Francisco Worlds Spirits Competition and is a board member of The Sporting Life. He was the opening Bev Director of The Spare Room at The Roosevelt Hotel and is currently judge, board member, elit by Stoli Brand Ambassador and the owner of Neat Spirits Bar Glendale.
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