Artist in Residence

April

 
 

COCKTAIL & SONS

APRIL 1-6

Max Messier and Lauren Myerscough
New Orleans, Louisiana

Cocktail & Sons is a line of all-natural handcrafted cocktail syrups for the home and commercial bar, built by bartenders with Louisiana produce and sugarcane. Founded in 2015 by husband and wife team Max Messier and Lauren Myerscough, they utilize their twenty-two years of collective bartending experience to make these complex syrups for simple drinks.

Gallery Hours
Stop by the Artist Cottage between 10AM–12PM Tuesday–Friday to chat with the artist and learn the process of their craft.

 
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Be Your Own Bartender
Apr
4
5:00 PM17:00

Be Your Own Bartender

With a little help from Max Messier and Lauren Myerscough, founders of the New Orleans–based mixer company Cocktail & Sons, guests can hone their skills with a cocktail shaker. The pair will break down the basics of blending custom simple syrups. Then, they’ll demonstrate using the syrups in single servings of classic cocktails such as the old-fashioned and the Tom Collins as well as how to scale up to punches when hosting a crowd.

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 Baking with Cocktail & Sons
Apr
5
1:00 PM13:00

Baking with Cocktail & Sons

Mixed drinks aren’t the only application for the masterful simple syrups bottled by the folks at Cocktail & Sons. Learn to use Cocktail & Sons signature flavors to make a traditional orange cake with spiced Italian meringue icing and chase the result with a classic New Orleans milk punch. Serve the sweet duo at your next get-together for bonus hospitality points.

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