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Libation Love: Three Fun Ways to Enjoy Cocktails at Mountain Shadows

Craving a drink or two? In honor of National Cocktail Day on March 24, we’re sharing three ways to get your sip on at Mountain Shadows this year.

The Bold Botanist (Photo: Mountain Shadows)

New Cocktail Menu

Grand Canyon National Park recently celebrated its centennial birthday February 26 and in honor of it, Hearth ’61 is pouring up a special cocktail all year long. The Bold Botanist is named after Joseph Christmas Ives, a U.S. soldier, botanist and explorer, who was the first American to set out into the Grand Canyon. The cocktail features Tanqueray shaken with fresh lime juice, simple syrup, egg white and mint, then topped with angostura bitters. The cocktail has notes of juniper, a plant found in abundance in the canyon. In addition to The Bold Botanist, the bar has unveiled a new menu of signature cocktails, along with the return of the popular Paradise Lost cocktail.

Photo: Mountain Shadows

Snap, Sip and Savor

Ever wanted to get that perfect food shot? Now you can with Photography Essentials: Composition and Cocktails, a fun class led by photo pro Joanie Simon. Taking place on select Saturdays at 2 p.m., the class will feature tips and tricks for shooting and editing with both a phone or camera. Guests will get to snap shots of architectural detail, food and drinks. After, enjoy cocktails and appetizers. Tickets are $50 per person and include one appetizer and cocktail. The next class is May 11.

Photo: Mountain Shadows

Learning & Libations

Sharpen your spirits knowledge during the Spirited Sipping Seminars at Hearth ’61. Select Saturdays from 3 to 4 p.m., learn the ins and outs of wine, beer and spirits from the bar’s experts. Each seminar has a different theme so you can indulge in your fave or try something new. Tickets are $30. Upcoming classes include:

  • March 23: Rye: Bourbon’s Smarter, Cooler Cousin
  • April 6: Pacific Northwest Pinot Noirs
  • April 20: The Wondrous World of Scotch
  • May 4: Top-Notch Tequilas
  • May 18: Choosing the Right Bourbon
  • June 1: Perfect Poolside Cocktails

For more information, visit: mountainshadows.com

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