Annual Thirst Boston returns Nov. 7-10

Thirst Boston returns to Boston Nov. 7-10, hosted by founders and industry professionals Brandy Rand, Andrew Deitz and Maureen Hautaniemi.
Three big parties, 24 seminars and a host of tastings will being together major mixologists from around the country to celebrate cocktails.
On Nov. 7, events get underway with “The Thing” gala at The Fairmont Copley Plaza with craft cocktails in the “grande old Boston” tradition.
Other highlights include a Nov. 8 Portland-Providence Pop-Up featuring eight bartenders from those cities shaking it up at the Fairmont Copley Plaza.
New this year is Roadhouse, a new event on the 8th with Southern-style drinks, rockabilly, BBQ and more, Nov. 8. The 9th brings the New England Craft Showcase, three hours of tastings with 12 confirmed brands and more to come.
Wrapping up Thirst Boston is the grand finale, Blender Bnder, at Chau Chow City in Chinatown when 12 top Boston bartenders battle to create the best blended beverage as voted on by attendees.The 80’s style Tiki party takes place Sunday, Nov. 9.
A “last hurrah” is the Bartender Brunch on the 10th at The Hawthorne as a sendoff for participants and attendees.
Most of this year’s events plus accommodations at a special attendee rate are at the Copley Plaza.
Don’t forget to check back for more info on seminars and other programs. For more information about Thirst Boston, please visit, follow @ThirstBoston on Twitter, and become a Facebook fan


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