Check Out the Additional Distilleries Participating in the Village Voice’s Holiday Spirits Cruise


Tickets are on sale now for the Village Voice’s third annual Holiday Spirits Cocktail Cruise, coming up on Thursday, November 19, from 6 to 10 p.m. Today, we are announcing twelve new distilleries participating in the event:

  • Asahi Beer
  • Barefoot Wine & Bubbly
  • Barrow’s Intense Ginger Liqueur
  • Denning’s Point Distillery
  • Hood River Distillers
  • Iron Smoke Whiskey
  • Kings County Distillery
  • Prohibition Distillery
  • Rums of Puerto Rico
  • Sag Harbor Rum
  • Tuthilltown Spirits
  • Van Brunt Stillhouse

The previously announced distilleries are: Atsby Vermouth, Breuckelen Distilling, Brooklyn Gin, Brooklyn Winery, Jack From Brooklyn, Queens Courage Gin, Port Morris Distillery, Prairie Organic Vodka, Scorpion Mezcal, and Tanteo Spirits.

Attendees will climb aboard the Hornblower Infinity (Pier 40 at West Houston Street), a cruise ship outfitted with two indoor-outdoor decks. Set sail for a cruise around Manhattan and New York Harbor and enjoy dazzling views of the sparkling city skyline and Statue of Liberty, along with a complimentary buffet dinner, cocktails, and entertainment.

Entertainment will be provided on all three decks, with a live salsa band on the top deck, a Rums of Puerto Rico Lounge, and DJ sets all night by Tim Martell.

This year’s Holiday Spirits event will feature two tiers of ticket options — general admission tickets ($55) and V.I.P. tickets ($70), which include unlimited sampling from 25-plus distilleries, wineries, and more, plus a souvenir tasting glass. The V.I.P. ticket will also grant access to an exclusive deck located on the top level of the ship, which will include a private lounge and bar, as well as V.I.P. gift bags.

Click here for more details on this year’s two ticket options.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 27, 2015

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