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Virtual Craft Cocktail Techniques Class (Resilience During Turbulence #4)

A home bar, virtual workshop! Are you in the mood for a Mojito? How about a Daiquiri?

We are excited to have Lonnie Newburn, from The Boston Shaker Cocktail Supply Shop, lead a virtual home mixology course which includes:

  • A demonstration on how to make a Daiquiri and Mojito. (A list of ingredients will be included in a follow-up email).
  • An in depth look at the history and uses of essential bar tools.
  • Proper craft cocktail techniques of measuring, shaking, stirring, straining and garnishing classic cocktails will be demonstrated.
  • Discuss how to create flavor pairings and balanced drinks at home.

Class participants receive a 10% discount on purchases from The Boston Shaker online store ( The promo code is "mitsloan".

Wednesday, June 30 from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.


History/Bio of The Boston Shaker Cocktail Supply Shop and Lonnie Newburn

The Boston Shaker Cocktail Supply Shop was founded in 2008 to help savvy sippers make craft cocktails! In 2007, founder, Adam Lantheaume, was fully immersed in the modern renaissance of the craft cocktail scene. A regular at the infamous B-Side Lounge in Cambridge, MA.  In 2010, The Boston Shaker opened its flagship store on Holland Street in Davis Square, Somerville, MA where it continues to this day! It is now owned and operated by Lonnie Newburn of Somerville, MA. After becoming the Store Manager in 2016 and mentoring with Adam; Lonnie purchased the business in 2018 with the same mission: To help professionals and home bartenders make delicious craft cocktails!

With a background in small business management & craft distilling; Lonnie has brought a renewed passion for modern mixology and expanded the shop's product and educational offerings. The Boston Shaker's team of cocktail consultants remains dedicated to reviewing and bringing the best cocktail tools, ingredients, books and glassware to our savvy sipping customers.

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This event is brought to you in partnership with the MIT Club of Boston's Fine Spirits Academy and sponsored by the MITSBAA.

Here is the link to the recording:

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