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Cocktails: From Prohibition to Art!

cocktail tasting

Cocktails: From Prohibition to Art!

11 reviews
Paused through April 30. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks
Hosted in
English
cocktail tasting

Cocktails: From Prohibition to Art!

cocktail tasting

Cocktails: From Prohibition to Art!

11 reviews
Paused through April 30. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

I am a master story teller and I’ll unveil my love of Victoria and how our current lounge scene is amongst the best in the world. Starting on the waterfront, we're headed to 4 cocktail bars just waiting to show off their immagination. Starting with the gold rush, we'll hear the stories and re-imagine the day that the very first ship unloaded a huge cargo of men who were heading for the Yukon gold rush and how 30,000 MORE came in 4 months. There were NOT enough beds for the miners on their layover to equip themselves, but there sure were enough bar stools in the 24/7 all day alcohol service that Victoria offered. My guess? Sleeping was in shifts broken up by drinking! Slipping through alleys and narrow streets we will at the same time be in and out of the best bars and cocktail lounges in the city. We’ll learn the secrets of what is cool in the competitive mixology scene here - and you’ll be able to taste the best of the best as well. Please enjoy the 4 distinct cocktails I've lined up while you hear about corruption and greed and murder! We are going to have a wonderful happy time so come prepared to have fun and be entertained while spending time with really nice people!

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Robert

Jump back in time to a very NON quaint town! Our rough & tumble scandalous and murderous past, mixed up in a brew of excitement, mayhem, and alcohol! This tour does not require drinking alcohol at all though we'll slip through a number of the best and most interesting cocktail lounges that bubbled up from our illustrious past. No harm learning while drinking is there?! That’s how we move the story from saloons and murders to prohibition and rum running to Cocktail Art. I'm immersed in the extraordinary cocktail culture in Victoria because of the depth and skill of legendary artists pouring to their competitive best.

What's included

Drinks
You will be served a cocktail names Poetic Justice our first bar. It is extremely imaginative and fresh. We will learn about…

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Where you'll be

We'll be stopping in 4 different bar/lounges that offers the best! We’ll learn what is cool in the competitive mixology scene here, and what cocktail put each venue on the map.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 19 and up can attend. Credit cards, debit cards, and ID if you're you're young!

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

What to bring

Cash or a credit card! These outstanding cocktails average $13 plus tip plus taxes.

More tips

After introductions promptly at 2:30 pm we'll be moving quite quickly to meet our scheduled appointments in 4 establishments. So this is a fast paced tour...except for the drinking!

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Robert
Cocktails: From Prohibition to Art!
11 reviews
$59/person
11 reviews
$59/person