Best Masterclasses for Cocktail Making Birmingham – are you looking for a fun night out at a cocktail masterclass? Have a look at our list of cocktail classes in Birmingham. Also have a look at our list of the best places for Gin Tasting in Birmingham.
The Gin Vault
Canal Edge (off, Gas St, Birmingham B1 2DS
The Gin Vault is an independent bar in the heart of Birmingham’s historic Canal area. “We offer 350+ gins, personal service, relaxed atmosphere and the expertise of our Gin Vault Team who can advise you on our huge range of gins. Every Gin we serve is created with flair and passion and made perfect just for you. Don’t forget we also serve beer, cider and wine as well as our tapas menu.” The Cocktail Masterclass lasts two hours, and includes a glass of bubbly on arrival. You then try three different gin cocktails and finish with two tapas dishes and dessert.
7 Bennetts Hill, Birmingham B2 5ST
Dirty Martini are stylish cocktail bars with venues across London, Birmingham, Cardiff, Leeds & Manchester. “With glamorous interiors, bespoke cocktails and late night DJs, Dirty Martini is the perfect venue for any celebration or just after work cocktails. Plus get ready for the best happy hour in town.” They offer cocktail making classes – enjoy a Bellini on arrival and then make and drink two fabulous cocktails each and enjoy some of our delicious sharing platters. The class will take an hour and a half and needs to be booked in advance. (They also do an Espresso Martini Masterclass if you fancy that instead!)
12 Bennetts Hill, Birmingham B2 5RS
At Bodega Cantina Birmingham, “we’re very proud of our cocktail menu (and sometimes sad we can’t try it more ourselves)… Seeing how great it is, we thought it’d be a service to humanity if we could teach our craft – so we’re offering cocktail making classes where you can learn all that you need to know. Our cocktail masterclasses would be a great idea for a work party or team building exercise, an evening with your friends or a hen-do or stag do.”
182 Broad St, Birmingham B15 1DA
Pryzm do cocktail making classes. “Learning to make cocktails at one of our masterclasses means mixing up delicious premium spirits with tasty mixers, juicy fruit and adding fun garnishes while learning the tips, tricks and techniques to shaking up the perfect cocktail. During your lesson you’ll create three delicious cocktails and finish with a vodka train. Once you’ve mixed, muddled and shaken to your hearts content to create your amazing cocktails, you and your party get to taste them all before heading off onto the dance floor for an amazing night out. It’s the perfect idea for any birthday party, hen & stag do, celebrating with friends or a work night out and you get to leave with all your new cocktail making skills in hand so you can throw the best cocktail parties ever!”
Be At One
Piccadilly Arcade, Birmingham B2 4BJ
With over 40 locations of Be At One across the U.K, “we’re here to get the party started no matter the occasion.” Their cocktail making masterclasses last 90 minutes with each guest getting to mix up at least 2 cocktails each. The cocktail making masterclass includes entertainment like games from being “blindfolded whilst making a Martini to creating a cocktail tower, our fun team games are guaranteed to get you and your mates laughing.”
10F-12F The Water’s Edge, Brindley Pl, Birmingham B1 2HL
At The Alchemist you can “Learn our secrets of molecular mixology & become a true cocktail master. Think you have what it takes? Grab a shaker and deliver your own dash of theatre. Each masterclass will have a dedicated bartender who will talk you through each cocktail step-by-step in a private area of the venue – all served up with a distinctly theatrical flavour, by staff dedicated to giving you the best, most entertaining service you’ll ever enjoy.” There are two different packages that last around 60-90 minutes. Package One – Enjoy a Peaches and Cream on arrival. Then, grab a shaker and deliver a dash of theatre with The Legal One and Screwball. Package Two – This is the same as Package One, but upgraded with glorious eats. Indulge in social sharing platters & bar nibbles.
Fiveways Leisure Complex, Broad St, Birmingham B15 1AY
At Revolution Bar you can “get hands-on behind the bar to mix the best premium spirits with fresh, fruity ingredients as you master the tricks of the trade. With your own dedicated bartender to guide you, you’ll learn, you’ll party, and you’ll never experience anything else like it. The original and the best!” The cocktail masterclasses include 90 minutes of cocktail making, you can then choose to add on a two or three course meal, a buffet, bar snacks or an afternoon tea!
33 Bennetts Hill, Birmingham B2 5SN
Cosy Club have lots of different options for cocktail making classes. You can choose from the basic package – “Exclusive use of our private room either between 12-5pm or 6pm- late. An ice-breaker shot to get your shake on. 3 cocktails of your choice that our bartender will teach your party how to make. The chance to get behind the bar and create our wonderful cocktails on your own. Enjoying the fruits of your labour by sipping on those beautiful cocktails you’ve made” Or you can add on further, well, add ons! Such as a selection of tapas, or a two course or three course meal.
House, 39, Somerset, 40 Temple St, Birmingham B2 5DP (and two other locations in Birmingham)
At Las Iguanas you can “take the hassle out of party planning with our guided cocktail masterclasses. Perfect for combining delicious food and drink with entertainment for any large group. Whether you’re planning a hen do, stag, or office party, we’ve got options for all budgets. We have beautifully designed Latin American restaurants across the country with expert mixologists & delicious food with plenty of vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options. Each of our cocktail masterclasses includes 4 drinks and cocktail-making games. Packages available for 6- 20 people.” You’ll be handed a Caipirinha on arrival, then during the class you’ll each get to make 2 cocktails from the following selection: Mojito, Mango Collins, Malibu Swizzle, Tutti Frutti and Watermelon Margarita, Finally, enjoy a classic Mojito to finish your Latin American experience.
14-16 Temple St, Birmingham B2 5BG
At The Botanist, you can learn to make an English Mojito ,Thai Chilli Crush, an Apricot Mai Tai and a Pornstar Martini. “On their adventures of cocktail experimentation & ale exploration, our experts discovered all there is to know about their craft. Truth be told, extracts from their travels have been cherished and can be discovered in our marvellous masterclasses. If there’s one thing our botanists know, it’s how to make a cocktail! And now you can too… Shake, stir and sip your way through a cocktail masterclass, hosted by an expert botanist, as you learn how to make a selection of our very best cocktails in your own private area.”
Jekyll and Hyde
28 Steelhouse Lane, City Centre, Birmingham B4 6BJ
Jekyll and Hyde’s gin cocktail making classes in Birmingham “last around 2 hours. Our expert mixologists, or ‘gin gurus’, will take you through the murky and mysterious history of gin. More importantly, you’ll have the chance to savour an impressive range of delicious gin cocktails – scrummy! Then it’s your turn. We’ll place our mixological equipment in your hands so you can have a go making some classic gin cocktails. There’s also an option for some friendly competition with ‘Cocktail Chemistry’, our invent-your-own cocktail judging competition and a blind gin cocktail taste-test. Despite the competition, we promise they’re team building exercises though…”
Revolución de Cuba
8 Temple St, Birmingham B2 5BN
Revolución de Cuba have four different grades of cocktail masterclasses. Firstly, they have the Classic Masterclass which is a cocktail masterclass in all the classics plus Cuban inspired bar snacks. Secondly you could choose to add a Mostrador buffet, which includes beef chilli or Caribbean curry, sides like zesty rice and patatas bravas. Thirdly, the Masterclass and Tapas includes authentic tapas dishes. Lastly, you could choose to accompany your masterclass with a two course meal. “The Mojito, The Daiquiri and The Cuba Libre all originated in Cuba, alongside some serious rums. This humble island has been doing it right for years, and now? We want to share its cocktail making secrets with you. Simply pick a cocktail masterclass option to become a master of rum. You’ll laugh. You’ll learn. And you’ll live the life of a true Cuban Cantinero – including getting to know all that wonderful rum.”
All Bar One – Cocktail Masterclass
Eleven Brindley Place, Units 12G-13G Waters Edge, Birmingham B1 2HL (and other Birmingham locations)
All Bar One is a “stylish space for spirited people to meet with friends. We’re all about celebrating life and sharing food, drink and experiences together.” With their ‘Classic Cocktail Masterclass’ you make three cocktails each, with their ‘Cocktail Masterclass and Bellinis’ you make three cocktails each, plus your choice of Bellini on arrival (white peach, mango, strawberry, or raspberry). Or you could go for their top tier offering of a ‘Cocktail Masterclass with Bellinis & Bites’ – make three cocktails each, while you enjoy your choice of Bellini alongside a selection of delicious canapés for your group. Have a look on their site for the full menu.
Slug and Lettuce – Cocktail Making
Water’s Edge, Birmingham B1 2HL
You can really make a night of it with Slug and Lettuce’s Cocktail Masterclass offering. You get 90- minutes of competitive cocktail making, this includes a glass of fizz, two cocktails and a Jägerbomb rally. The class also includes nibbles. Cocktail making choices are a Pornstar Martini, Espresso Martini, Classic Mojito or a Bramble. You can spend a little more and have a buffet served alongside, or a bit more again to get a two or three course site down meal, so soak up some of the fun! Book online or give them a ring.
Also have a look at our list of the best places for Gin Tasting in Birmingham.