Touring the Cocktail: MOTAC

December 8, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone
Museum of the American Cocktail
929 South Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
$40/Per Person $50 at the door

museumThe Museum of the American Cocktail (MOTAC) presents “A Complete History of Drinking (Abridged),” the next edition of Touring the Cocktail: MOTAC Los Angeles. The seminar will take place Monday, December 8 at 6:30 PM at the Ace Hotel’s Upstairs Rooftop Lounge (929 S. Broadway Los Angeles, CA).

Celebrate Repeal Day Weekend in Los Angeles with The Museum of the American Cocktail. Observe a singular event in American political history in a singular setting, the rooftop lounge of the Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles, offering unparalleled views of one of the world’s great cityscapes.

SoFAB Institute President and MOTAC Managing Director Liz Williams, author of the forthcoming Lift Your Spirits, a history of drinking in New Orleans, will present a concise and colorful history of drinking, from the ancient roots of alcoholic beverages to the modern craft cocktail revolution. Acclaimed bartender and Ace Hotel Beverage Manager Dan Sabo will deliver a menu of classic libations surveying the history of mixed drinks, and guests will enjoy gourmet appetizers courtesy Executive Chef Ken Addington of Five Leaves and L.A. Chapter.

There is limited space, and advance booking is recommended. Tickets are $40 in advance and $50 at the door. SoFAB-MOTAC, Craft in America, and USBG Members can purchase discounted admission at $35. Purchase in advance at

SoFAB-MOTAC membership is available to all at

The seminar caps an event-filled Repeal Day weekend in Los Angeles. On Saturday, December 6, the Craft in America Center and MOTAC open “Crafting the Cocktail,” an exciting collaboration between two of the country’s leading craft institutions and a landmark exhibition of one-of-a-kind, handmade barware that showcases innovative designs inspired by the ways in which we enjoy distilled spirits, both neat and well-mixed. For more information, visit

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