Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced that 24 New York state distilleries will participate in the Manhattan Cocktail Classic's Opening Night Gala on Friday. One of those selected is Mayville's own Dutch's Spirits.
This year will mark the first time the state's distilleries have participated together under the banner of New York state at the Manhattan Cocktail Classic.
The announcement comes after the state's Wine, Beer, and Spirits Summit where the governor pledged to work to ensure that alcoholic beverages produced in New York state are featured at major consumer events.
At the Manhattan Cocktail Classic, two dozen spirits producers from across the state will pour their handcrafted beverages at the prestigious black-tie cocktail event that attracts more than 3,000 cocktail enthusiasts annually.
The distilleries' representatives will showcase their products, and the spirits will be prepared for the attendees by some of New York City's top bartenders.
The 24 New York state producers include: Dutch's Spirits, Mayville; Adirondack Distilling, Utica; Albany Distilling, Albany; Atsby Vermouth, Mattituck; Barrows Intense, Brooklyn; Breuckelen Distilling, Brooklyn; Brooklyn Gin, Brooklyn; Catskill Distilling, Bethel; Coppersea, West Park; Finger Lakes Distilling, Burdett; Greenhook Ginsmiths, Brooklyn; Harvest Spirits, Valatie, Columbia County; Hillrock Estate Distillery, Ancram; Industry City Distillery, Brooklyn; Jack From Brooklyn Distillery, Brooklyn; Kings County Distillery, Brooklyn; New York Distilling Company, Brooklyn; Prohibition Distillery, Roscoe; Still The One Distillery, Port Chester; The Noble Experiment, Brooklyn; Tuthilltown Spirits, Gardiner; Uncouth Vermouth, Brooklyn; Van Brunt Stillhouse, Brooklyn; Warwick Valley Winery and Distillery, Warwick, Orange County.