Have you purchased your ticket to our second annual Holiday Spirits tasting event? Not only will you sip spirits from New York and beyond at this party, you’ll cruise around the harbor on the Hornblower Infinity Cruise Ship while you listen to live music. So secure your entrance quickly — as further temptation, we’re announcing a new batch of distilleries that have been confirmed to participate, bringing the total number up to 30.
Here’s who you already know is coming:
Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, Barrow’s Intense Ginger Liqueur, Brooklyn Winery, Mount Gay Rum, Sorel Artisanal Liqueur, Van Brunt Stillhouse, Widow Jane, Art in the Age Craft Spirits, Atsby Vermouth, Breuckelen Distilling, Cooperstown Distillery, Greenhook Ginsmiths, Owney’s Rum, and White Pike Whiskey.
Here’s who we’ve added to the lineup:
Catskill Distilling Company
Death’s Door Spirits
Nahmias et Fils
Slow & Low Rock and Rye
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates
Dulce Vida Organic Tequila
Woody Creek Distillers
The party ship sets sail from Pier 40 at West Houston Street at 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 20, and returns to port at 9. You can choose from two tiers of ticket options — general admission ($50) and VIP ($70). Both include unlimited sampling from all distilleries, a souvenir tasting glass, live music, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, and the cruise; the VIP ticket gets you access to the Captain’s Lounge, a private VIP deck located on the top level of the ship, which will include a private bar. You’ll also take home a VIP gift bag.
Each level of the ship will feature live entertainment; look for sets from the jazz quartet the Blue Vipers of Brooklyn and local New York City DJ Tim Martell.
Tickets are on sale now; head on over to the website to buy.