Electric Moon at PRD Announces “Mix It Up at the Moon” Mixology Classes Featuring BACARDÍ Rum, Buffalo Trace Distillery

Electric Moon’s interactive cocktail classes feature master mixologists and brand ambassadors from across the region and around the globe.

Electric Moon Skytop Lounge, a popular rooftop bar at Plant Riverside District, recently announced the line-up for the monthly Mix It Up at the Moon mixology series for July and August 2023.

Electric Moon’s interactive cocktail classes feature master mixologists and brand ambassadors from across the region and around the globe. Attendees also enjoy the opportunity to learn how to make signature appetizers designed to pair with featured Mix It Up at the Moon cocktails from the acclaimed culinary team at Plant Riverside District.

“Our Mix It Up at the Moon series has become a favorite among local residents and visitors who are interested in learning how to craft world-class cocktails and delicious small bites,” said Mark Lehman, Food and Beverage Director at JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District. “This summer, we’re thrilled to welcome ambassadors from top international brands like BACARDÍ as well as domestic favorites like Buffalo Trace Distillery.”

Electric Moon’s Mix It Up at the Moon summer mixology class schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, July 12  — 5:30 p.m.
Iconic BACARDÍ rums will be the focus of the July Mix It Up at the Moon class, with Reuben Gibson and Will Sprewell from Bacardi USA leading guests through interactive cocktail demonstrations incorporating BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho and BACARDÍ Superior. Created in 1862, BACARDÍ Reserva is one of the oldest private rum blends in the world. Each batch is made from a special selection of barrel-aged reserve rums and aged for a minimum of eight years, giving it a refined flavor with notes of apricot, nutmeg and vanilla. BACARDÍ Superior stands apart one of the world’s leading rums and is ideal for a wide range of handcrafted cocktails.

  • Featured BACARDÍ Cocktails: Hotel Nacional and Old Cuban

Wednesday, August 16  — 5:30 p.m.
Buffalo Trace Distillery, the oldest continuously operating distillery in America, will showcase cocktails crafted with the award-winning Wheatley Vodka as well as signature Buffalo Trace bourbons at the August Mix It Up at the Moon class, which will be led by Sazerac brand ambassador Eric Heine. Wheatley Vodka is an artisanal vodka that is made in small batches at Buffalo Trace’s Frankfort, Ky. distillery using a one-of-a-kind micro-still and a special blend of wheat and other grains. Triple filtered and bottled at 82 proof, Buffalo Trace Distillery’s Wheatley Vodka is widely acclaimed and won Best in Show at the 2022 TAG Global Spirits Awards and a bronze medal at the 2022 World Vodka Awards. Buffalo Trace has won more than 40 distillery titles from such notable publications as Whisky Magazine, Whisky Advocate Magazine and Wine Enthusiast and has earned more than 500 awards for a wide range of premium whiskeys and bourbons.

  • Featured Wheatley Vodka Cocktails: Hibiscus Sour and Peach Basil Smash
  • Featured Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cocktails: Gold Rush and Chocolate Old Fashioned

“Mix It Up at the Moon” mixology classes are $40 per person.

Reservations and additional information are available HERE or at plantriverside.com.

A Kessler Collection property, Plant Riverside District is an award-winning destination in Savannah, Ga. developed by visionary and hotelier Richard C. Kessler, the Chairman and CEO of Kessler Enterprise, Inc. Plant Riverside District originally opened in 2020 and attracts visitors from across the country and around the world.

Plant Riverside District, located at 400 W. River Street, is a vibrant entertainment destination and Savannah’s Entertainment District. From incredible dining and high-end shopping to live music and spectacular performances, Plant Riverside District creates elegantly curated experiences, stripping away the unnecessary to reveal the exceptional. Once an iconic power plant in Georgia, Plant Riverside District now represents the beauty of progress. Whether seeking a romantic getaway or a work hard/play hard business trip, Plant Riverside District provides a setting suited to your needs, blending timeless sophistication with eye-catching details. Experience three unique buildings for a customized atmosphere to match your style: bold, contemporary maritime details in the Atlantic; romantic, elegant styling in the Three Muses; and chic historic architecture in the Power Plant. Complete your experience with numerous dining options, rooftop bars, a concert venue, art gallery, riverfront park and even natural science exhibits to spark your imagination. For more information, please visit plantriverside.com and follow @plantriversidedistrict on Facebook and Instagram.

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