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Get in the Craft Spirit at the Spirits Stroll in Downtown Alameda Tonight!

By |November 2nd, 2018|

WHEN: Friday, November 2 – 6pm to 9pm.

WHERE: Historic Downtown Alameda Park St. District

WHAT:

  • Taste a variety of artisanal hand crafted spirits – Gin, Vodka, Whiskey & Rye – from Bay Area distilleries paired with small bites at ten different locations in Downtown Alameda
  • Enjoy the sights and sounds of art installations and live music brought to you by Rhythmix Cultural Works – Alameda monthly Love Our Island Art Walk is happening at the same time
  • Find an After Stroll Restaurant offering specials and discounts
  • Admission includes a collector’s glass, tastings and treats at ten pouring stations, and a commemorative guide
  • Tickets are on sale now for $50 (must be 21 or older)
  • Proceeds benefit programs that are intended to keep Downtown Alameda clean, green and safe
  • Purchase your tickets here

Downtown Alameda Business Association invites you to an evening out where you can learn the subtleties of these hand-crafted spirits as you have fun strolling up and down Park St. “We are a grain-to-glass distillery,” says Earl Brown, co-founder, Wright & Brown Distilling Co. “ We make small batch whiskey and rum in Oakland and started production in 2015 as Oakland’s first distillery since before Prohibition!”

Wright & Brown Distilling Co. continues to participate in the stroll this year. “We are very excited to be participating in the Alameda Spirits Stroll again. It’s a great way to get out and meet local fans of Craft Spirits. We love building community around locally made spirits and the Spirits Stroll is just a great party!”

Plan your stroll – see who is hosting and pouring spirits.

About the distilleries

The “grain to glass” distilleries represented at the event come from different regions of the Bay Area including local Alameda distiller Hangar 1 Vodka, Wright & Brown Distilling Co. from Oakland and TreeCraft Distillery from Treasure Island. Other artisan distilleries are Seven Stills, Distillery No. 209, Raff Distillerie, Griffo Distillery, Spirit Works Distillery and Alley 6 Craft Distillery.

2017 Spirits Stroll at Auto Body Fine Art

Sponsors & Pouring Hosts

This event is sponsored by Common Networks and CRAFT Beer & Wine along with the ten downtown pouring host locations: RE/MAX Tribute; Tootsies Alameda; Honey Salon; PHOENIX; L.F. Cochrane & Associates; ATMs Unlimited; Beanery of Alameda; Natural Mystics/AirLoom; OMM, Inc. with Cerda Zein; and Project Burger.

About Downtown Alameda

Downtown Alameda is the commercial, cultural, and civic center of Alameda, California and is centrally located in the San Francisco Bay Area. Over 400 businesses are located in the historic shopping district, including a unique variety of locally owned restaurants, shops, professional and personal services, family entertainment venues, and the historic Alameda Theatre & Cineplex. Parking is available in the Civic Center Parking Garage located near the corner of Central Ave and Oak Street, and on nearby streets. Public transportation is available via AC Transit.

About the Downtown Alameda Business Association

The Downtown Alameda Business Association was formed in 1981 to serve as a support network for the 400+ businesses located within the Park Street Business Improvement Area. The Downtown Association’s goal is to develop a vibrant and economically prosperous business district through a united effort of its members.

About the Art Walk

On Friday, November 2nd from 6-9pm, Park Street will come alive with Radical Beauty Part 6 featuring art and music from all corners of the world…and the East Bay. Rhythmix Cultural Works, the California Arts Council, the City of Alameda and the Downtown Alameda Business Association partner to present the sixth Love Our Island Art Walk.

Swirling planets, a miniature Victorian building and looming charcoal figures will occupy vacant storefront windows while sounds of the Bay Area Music Project’s youth orchestra and choir fill the night air. Intentionally scheduled in tandem with Downtown Alameda’s Spirits Stroll, attendees wandering along upper Park Street to Lincoln Avenue will be enchanted by music from Appalachia to the Middle East, with Bluegrass, West Coast Americana plus Latin and Brazilian jazz.

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