Greek Herbs, Spirits & Cocktail making

Ρόδος, Grécko

Zážitok s hostiteľom Zafiris Dimitris

2 hodiny, Hostiteľ hovorí jazykmi: angličtina a gréčtina
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Čo budete robiť

Getting to know the herbs and spirits of Greece. We will then explore modern cocktail production, techniques and tricks, equipment and materials. Finally we will create tailor made cocktails based on the available herbs and spirits.

Herbs: recognising and collecting. Uses in traditional and ancient medicine, historical background, preparation techniques, infusion, reverse pressure, bitters and more. Oregano, Basil, Thyme, Sage, Glyfon, Lavender.

Greek spirits and their origins. Similarities and comparison to other Mediterranean countries. Ouzo and its history, Suma, Tsipouro, Raki and other distillations. Tendura and Mastiha, Almond liquors, lemon, mandarin and other citrus trees, vermouth making. Rakomelo and the use of thyme honey in cocktails and other alcoholic beverages.

Cocktail techniques, stirring, blending, building, shaking. Use of ice. Fruits, herbs and bitters. Elements of taste, balance, creativity, decoration.

A notebook will be provided so you can write down recipes that you like or any info that was interesting!
Other things to note
Please avoid driving after this experience due to the levels of alcohol that are to be consumed. ( more or less like 3 drinks per person)
Getting to know the herbs and spirits of Greece. We will then explore modern cocktail production, techniques and tricks, equipment and materials. Finally we will create tailor made cocktails based on the available herbs and spirits.

Herbs: recognising and collecting. Uses in traditional and ancient medicine, historical background, preparation techniques, infusion, reverse pressure, bitters and more. Oregano, Basil, Thyme, Sage, Glyfon…

Čo je zahrnuté

  • Food
    during the seminar snacks will be provided so that the alcohol of the tasti...
  • Nápoje
    The whole experience will show you how to make 6 cocktails based on local s...

Bezbariérové vybavenie

Bezplatný vstup pre osoby, ktoré pomáhajú hosťom so zdravotným postihnutím

Vaším hostiteľom je Zafiris Dimitris

Hostiteľom na Airbnb od roku 2010
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I am a bartender, for almost 30 years. I have studied classic history and archaeology (BA Deree College and MA in Durham UK). I am interested in organic agriculture, beer and wine making , spirits and their production. I have also worked as an arts curator at the Museum of Modern Greek Art and I am an active singer with blues band PAPA LEGBA and rock BLUE ORANGE, where I play guitar and bass. Organising beer and wine tasting events, creating cocktails and exploring the qualities and tastes of Greek herbs. I am also co-organising Rhodes Jazz Festival for the last 5 years! This year I will be exploring my culinary interests, trying to present modern greek tapas in a bar environment!
I am a bartender, for almost 30 years. I have studied classic history and archaeology (BA Deree College and MA in Durham UK). I am interested in organic agriculture, beer and wine making , spirits and their production. I have also worked as an arts curator at the Museum of Modern Greek Art and I am an active singer with blues band PAPA LEGBA and rock BLUE ORANGE, where I play guitar and bass. Organising beer and wine tasting events, creating cocktails and exploring the qualities and tastes of Gr…
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Kde budete

The experience will take place in Boheme Bar, afternoon hours. Due to the recent coronavirus measures, limited seating in or outside of the bar will be available.

Ohodnotenie 4,97 z 5 pri 31 hodnoteniach.

Melissa
október 2021
A unique experience. We learned about local cocktails in a cool way. Thanks for the great time and the amazing tips for Kos 😉 We would definitely recommend the course.
Kevin
september 2021
We had a fantastic and really interesting and informative afternoon at café Boheme! Lovely to see the array and breadth of Greek liquors and spirits. Would highly recommend!
Johanna
september 2021
Great way to spend an afternoon learning about Greek spirits and history. We had brilliant time throughout the experience, learned lots about the spirits but Zafiris goes way beyond that and you end up having discussions on all kinds of topics. We got to taste way more than we thought we would and throughly enjoyed every drink as well as the pizza. The only shame is that not more bars celebrate the produce they have. Thank you for a fantastic afternoon!
Alice
september 2021
This was an amazing experience. I would 100% recommend booking this. I did this experience as a solo traveller but would thoroughly recommend it to groups too. Zafaris was a welcoming host and very knowledgable. He has great credentials and fascinating stories to tell. The drinks are unique to Greece and he uses local ingredients. He explains the whole process, providing you with a special appreciation for what you are served. The bar is trendy and easy to find. I would gladly come back again when I am in Rhodes and will let all my family and friends know too.
Andrea Spinks
september 2021
We simply cannot rate this experience highly enough ! It was simply fantastic-amazing cocktails, cool music, a brilliant, funny, informative host and wonderful food - just do it ! We will be talking about this for years to come
Kendall
september 2021
Excellent experience. We enjoyed learning not only about the cocktails, but the specific alcohol used to make the cocktail special. We tasted seven total drinks - far more than expected. While we all had our favorites, each was delicious and unique. Definitely recommend.

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Na čo treba pamätať

Storno podmienky

Akýkoľvek zážitok môže byť zrušený a peniaze zaň vrátené v plnej výške do 24 hodín od zakúpenia alebo aspoň 7 dní pred začiatkom zážitku.

Požiadavky na hostí

Zúčastniť sa môžu najviac 4 hostia s minimálnym vekom 18 r. Rodičia si môžu priviesť aj deti do 2 rokov.

Alkohol

Tento zážitok zahŕňa alkohol. Alkoholické nápoje sa budú podávať len hosťom, ktorí dovŕšili zákonom stanovený vek, kedy môžu piť alkohol.