ZAFA Wines, CO Cellars and Butch Judy’s present "The Queeries" a libation event and speaker series to celebrate and highlight the achievements and contributions of queer-identifying tastemakers in the spirits and food industry.
Join us on June 3rd to meet Shannon, enjoy cocktails straight from TIKI featuring Mad River Distillers, and hear from a panel of queer women innovating in the beverage industry.
5:30 - 6:30 PM: Cocktails with Shannon*
6:30 - 7:30 PM: Panel Discussion with Shannon Mustipher, Krista Scruggs (ZAFA Wines), and Cassidy Gardner (Butch Judy's)
7:30 - 8:30 PM: Book Signing, Meet + Greet, and Networking
*Tickets include a complimentary cocktail for those 21+.
Copies of TIKI: Modern Tropical Cocktails will be available for purchase and signing at the event. Please reserve your copies when you purchase tickets.
Shannon Mustipher is an author, spirits educator, and expert on the topic of rum and cane spirits. Since 2014, she has helmed the bar program at Glady’s Caribbean in Brooklyn, and has poured cocktails in settings ranging from neighborhood pubs to Michelin restaurants.
In addition to working with spirits brands across a range of categories, she is one of the founding members of Women Leading Rum, as well as Women Who Tiki, a roving tropical cocktail-centric pop up that features the talents of women bartenders in venues across the US.
Shannon's writing, cocktail recipes, and opinions have been featured in a number of publications, including The LA Times, Punch.com, GQ.com, Liqu