Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Laird’s Applejack Tasting with Baked’s Apple Upside-Down Cake December 4th, 2010

Baked and dry dock wine + spirits are celebrating apple season! We’re serving Baked’s Apple Upside-Down Cake made with Laird’s Applejack and will be serving the spirit both straight up and in a cocktail. The pairing of pie and spirits will be at dry dock wine + spirits on Saturday, December 4th from 4 to 7 pm, free to the public. Customers will receive a 10% discount toward the purchase of any Laird’s product and can enter a raffle to win an Apple Upside-Down Cake from Baked. This offer is only valid on Saturday, December 4th.

Applejack has been a staple of American drinking tradition since colonial times. The Laird family has been making the “cider spirit” for over 300 years and became the first commercial American distillery in 1780. Everyone from George Washington to Abraham Lincoln and Johnny Appleseed help spread Applejack throughout the country. 

dry dock wine + spirits, located at 424 Van Brunt Street in Brooklyn, is Red Hook's neighborhood wine & spirits store, offering outstanding value and high quality from smaller vintners, producers and importers from around the world. We offer over 400 hand-picked wines with 50 choices priced $12 and under, as well as a beautifully edited selection of spirits. dry dock has been featured in both Imbibe and Out magazines as a destination shop with an eclectic collection of craft-distilled spirits including over 75 whisk(e)y choices. Wine & spirits tasting weekly; open m-w 12-9, th-sat 12-11, sun 12-8.

Baked, located at 359 Van Brunt Street in Brooklyn, is both a neighborhood spot and nationally recognized bakery. Baked has been featured on the Martha Stewart Show, Today Show, Food Network and the Style Network. Baked has also received awards from Time Out, French Culinary Institute, Citysearch and America’s Test Kitchen for their outstanding creations.

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