Teetotalers, get out of the way! Today marks the start of the fifth annual S.F. Cocktail Week, where our city’s finest mixologists (and boy, are there a lot of them!) come together and serve the thirsty masses their best artisanal creations. With nearly 45 events spread out over the week, there’s a little something for every booze lover—from seminars on how to set up your home bar and taste-test challenges, to exclusive dining experiences and cocktail-themed trivia nights. (Get your tickets here!) To keep your palette whetted all week—and way after the event ends!—we’ve rounded up recipes for five of the tastiest creations that’ll be showcased starting today. Get your shakers ready and get to drinkin’.
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