New York Cocktail Expo Week

Official Event Schedule:

Book your tickets now to ensure you may attend classes, panels and special events!

Melrose Ballroom, LIC, NY

The Premier Cocktail Festival of New York Returns to Melrose Ballroom. Featuring the Aviary, Death & Co, Mother of Pearl & other NY titans competing for Best Cocktail of the Year. The biggest cocktail competition under one roof, showcases over 50 tastings from modern craft spirits, top cocktail trends, craft beer, cider an expanded Rum Room and "the now legendary, TIKI Throw Down" - Rum Reader. Collect your favorite spirits at NYCE by visiting the new Duke's Liquor Box Portal. Purchase now, tickets are selling out!

Bartenders and beverage brands!

Register as a bartender, bar, spirit or beverage brand, please send info to nycocktailexpo@gmail.com or Register here to participate!

New York Cocktail Expo 2019

The Tiki Throw Down 2019

Melrose Ballroom, LIC, NY

3pm - 9pm

The Official Tiki Throw Down Cocktail event returns to New York Cocktail Expo on Aug 18th in LIC, NY! It's a cocktail festival within a cocktail festival! (Mind = Blown) The Top Tiki Bars are facing off and you get to drink the results with your Tiki Tribe!

See more at @nycocktailexpo on Instagram

See a video preview of New York Cocktail Expo!

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Melrose Ballroom, LIC, NY

3pm - 9pm

The Official Tiki Throw Down Cocktail event returns to New York Cocktail Expo on Aug 18th in LIC, NY! It's a cocktail festival within a cocktail festival! (Mind = Blown) The Top Tiki Bars are facing off and you get to drink the results with your Tiki Tribe!

See more at @nycocktailexpo on Instagram

See a video preview of New York Cocktail Expo!

Sous-Vide Technique in Bars - NYCE Bar Education

Black Tail at Pier A, New York, NY

11am - 12:30pm

Presenter: Eamon Rockey of "Rockey's"
Veteran Beverage Director at the Michelin starred Betony.

 

Use sous vide techniques to bring out new depths and nuances of flavor in your beverages, guided by Eamon Rockey — Founder of Rockey’s Milk Punch. He'll teach you all about how rapid and extended infusions can be both fun and delicious. First we'll make rapid-infused bases, including crème de cacao; rapid-infused botanicals; and spiced and spicy syrups. We'll then use these as a starting point for mixing up an assortment of remarkable and unique cocktails featuring Koval Distillery and Balcones Distilling & Copper & King's Brandy!

Milk Punch Technique and History: Let’s Clarify Together!

Black Tail at Pier A, New York, NY

1:30pm -3pm

Instructor: Eamon Rockey of "Rockey's"
Veteran Beverage Director at the Michelin starred Betony.

Clarified Milk Punch is in the midst of its second historical revival, and most of the world has yet to experience it in either technique or spirit. Known to have been the preferred tipple of diplomats, royals and the everyday drinker alike, Milk Punch dates back to 17th century England. Now, with access to more diverse ingredients and advanced technology, the quality of Milk Punch is better than ever! Centered on a demonstration of the entire clarification process that makes Milk Punch possible, you will not only learn this unique beverage’s historical relevance, but also taste true to form examples of it featuring Plantation RumEmpress 1908 Gin, and leave empowered with techniques to make your own!

Listen Bar Good AF Awards

3 Bleeker St., NY

7pm - 11pm

Use discount code NYCE for 15% off admission!

The coolest bars and bartenders who have been innovating the alcohol-free game get together to raise the collective bar and crown the Best Alcohol-Free Cocktail of 2019.

 

Come taste some next-level AF mixology 

and cast your vote for Crowd Fave.

Rum Academy - NYCE Bar Education

Sisters, Brooklyn, NY

2pm - 6pm

Update Rum Academy Kick Off text: Less than 10 seats available!

Instructor Shannon Mustipher is the Best Selling Author of "TIKI Modern Tropical Cocktails", a seasoned spirits educator and has been featured in IMBIBE Magazine, Liquor.com & Punch Magazine.

Application of Rum for the Modern Inspired Bartender

Students Will Enjoy Learning and Putting Knowledge to Use From this Highly Anticipated & Engaging Class!

CURRICULUM HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Learn about Rum & Rhum, History and Classification in a focused environment 

  • Taste a variety of Rum styles

  • Make a TIKI Cocktail 

  • Be Tested and Graded on your Knowledge

  • Receive Certification in area of Study!

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