What is “A Drink For You” and Where is it Happening in Louisville

It is the 2nd Annual “A Drink For You” event in Louisville, KY. This event celebrates the mixology’s role in creating safer and more inclusive social settings. When is this event? Where in Louisville is it going to be held?

drink for you: a light brown cocktail on a black napkin and wooden tableThis event is on Tuesday, March 12 at 6:30 pm and will be held at the Frazier History Museum. The program features music, signature mocktails and cocktails, food from local chefs, and a live mocktail competition. it’s a social gathering where people can choose to either have a cocktail or a mocktail with no judgement.

“Everyone deserves the option to enjoy a crafted beverage, whether they choose to consume alcohol or not,” said Jesse Hawkins, founder of The Mocktail Project. “This event moves beyond a traditional fundraising model to engage the community in eliminating social barriers.”

Otis Junior & The Jesse Lee’s will perform live in the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® speakeasy. Chef Bobby Benjamin of Butchertown Grocery will prepare tapas style dishes in collaboration with other Louisville chefs.

The mocktail competition will feature contestants from drink for you: a man creating 3 cocktailsCopper & Kings, Cooper’s Craft, and Rabbit Hole Distillery. The judges are Bourbon Women’s Cocktail Contessa, Heather Wibbels; lifestyle and food blogger, J.C Phelps; and local lifestyle blogger and Kentucky gent, Josh Johnson.

“Our industry believes alcohol should be a choice, not an expectation,” said KDA President Eric Gregory. “Making signature mocktails available alongside classic Bourbon cocktails is an essential step to creating world-class hospitality experiences in Kentucky.”

Funds raised during the evening will support local recovery efforts and provide access to high-quality non-alcoholic drink options in Kentucky’s most vibrant social settings.

Click here to purchase your tickets.

drink for you: 4 colorful cocktails on a wooden bar


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