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Mixology 101 at Jade Bar: Bartending Basics With a Double Shot of History

So you want to be a mixologist, huh? Well, Jade Bar's bartenders are all pitching in to teach weekend classes for the resort's Mixology 101 series. Each week is separated by spirit with a different instructor showing you what you need to know to get started as a home mixologist. We've already clarified our strong gin bias when we showed you the best gin cocktails in town, so it was a no-brainer to pop in for the first class of this series featuring gin. While we expected intro-level muddling and pouring, what we gained was insight into the history of the botanical spirit and a few great drinks to accompany it.

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Heather Hoch is a music, food, and arts writer based in Tucson. She enjoys soup, scotch, Electric Light Orchestra, and walking her dog, Frodo.
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