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Raise Your Glass Social: A Virtual Whiskey Experience!

Bay Area Heart Walk

Raise Your Glass Social: A Virtual Whiskey Experience!

Co-hosted by the UHCL Alumni Association and Gulf Coast Distillers
Wednesday, Feb. 10
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
21+ Only

This live demonstration event will teach you some fun features about whiskey as well as show you how to make two New Orleans-themed cocktails, perfect for Mardi Gras! Gulf Coast Distillers experts, Mike and Julian, will be the featured speakers. Even though this is a virtual event, you must be 21+ years old to attend. Ingredients can be purchased at a local Spec’s or Total Wine. Note: If you would like to purchase your Rye Whiskey and Gin at Gulf Coast Distillers tasting room, there is a 2-bottle per person per 30 days limit due to TABC regulations.


Featured Drinks and Ingredients

Sazerac Giant Rye

  • 1 1/2oz Giant Rye Whiskey (available at the GCD tasting room and Total Wine),
  • 4 dashes bitters
  • 1 sugar cube or 1oz of simple syrup
  • Absinthe spray
  • Lemon (for garnish)

Bluebonnet Pimm

  • 2oz Bluebonnet Gin (available at our GCD tasting room)
  • 3oz lemonade
  • Top off with 7up
  • Garnish - Mint, orange slice, cucumber slice and strawberry

Gulf Coast Distillers Tasting Room Hours

Thursdays – Fridays, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m, Saturdays, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.


  • Alumni Association

    Phone: 281-283-2021
    Fax: 281-283-2017

    Bayou Building B2508
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 318
    Houston, TX 77058-1002