Thurs 1/9 – As we ring in 2020 we thought a review of our best sellers for 2019 would be fun. The Brandy Bar + Cocktails is now up to 2,500 members and will be celebrating its 2nd year in May 2020. Wow has time flown and the most interesting folks we have met and stories we have heard.
5 Best cocktail sellers for 2019
1. Old Fashioned (hands down)
3. Brandy Alexander
4. Pit Stop or Cherry Bomb tied
5. Brandy Martini
a) French 75, b) Jack Rose, c) Bermuda Rose, d) Applejack Rabbit, e) B & B
Most popular Brandies:
1. Cardenal Mendoza
4. Clear Creek Pear
5. DeLord 25 Year Armagnac
So we offer for you a vote on your favorite cocktail from the 5 listed above at ½ price; or a vote on the runners’ up at 25% off; and 25% off on the 5 most popular brandies. What a way to celebrate the beginning of 2020!!
Wed 1/8 – 7-9 PM – In the Company of Writers presents a series of personal and conversational dialogues featuring guest writers/poets followed by an open mic forum. The Chicago blues music of “Mr. Jimmy” welcomes you, continues during intermission and closes the evening. These inspirational gatherings will elucidate and entertain those attending. The second in the series, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 8, features Seasoned Poets of the Blue Ridge Helen Palmer, Gwyneth Owens Noble, and Elda Lepak, reading from their newest anthology, Embers, is available on Amazon.com. What began as a poetry class in 1994 grew to be a lifelong journey into studying, writing, and presenting readings and workshops. Following their entertaining reading and discussion there will be an open mic for those wishing to share their stories, with sign-ups from 6:30 until 6:50 p.m. Co-Sponsored by The Brandy Bar + Cocktails & North Carolina Writers Network. There will also be a sign-up link on The Brandy Bar + Cocktails web-sitehttps://thebrandybar.com/writers-open-mic/