San Francisco Cocktail Week 2012

SAN FRANCISCO COCKTAIL WEEK is upon us; we just can’t help but feel giddy about the line-up of events and a week full of mixology. As fantastic dinners and an incredible array of events are held throughout the week, unique cocktails and craft beers will generously flow.

From September 17th through Sept. 23rd, the 6th annual San Francisco Cocktail Week promises to be a culinary adventure and fabulous fete. Prepare to be wowed by Bay Area bar tenders as you attend cocktail parties, and partake in the late-night revelry. See the full list of San Francisco Cocktail Week events here.

Not located in the San Francisco Bay Area? Fear not, cocktail connoisseur— you can create the signature drink of San Francisco Cocktail Week at home. Crafted by Remy-Cointreau mixologist Kyle Ford, the Black Lily is a nod to San Francisco history and style, complex and fascinating.

Black Lily


1 1/2 oz Cointreau
1 oz Fernet Branca
3/4 oz fresh lime juice

Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a rocks glass. Garnish with an orange peel.