Mixologist Dan Hamm

“As opening bartender of “1 Tippling Place” in center city Philadelphia, I built a rock-solid foundation in craft bartending and spirits knowledge. During my 3 years there I was an active competitor in local competitions and was awarded 3rd place in Hendrick’s first ever Philadelphia Boozy Bar crawl competition, 1st place in W/N W/N coffee’s latte/coffee cocktail throw down, was sent to Mexico as the winner of the Patron Aficionado Cocktail showcase (2015), 1st place in Monkey Shoulder’s “Ultimate Bartender Throwdown (2016) and competed nationally as “Philadelphia’s Most Imaginative Bartender” by Bombay Sapphire and GQ magazine (2014).

I am the beer cocktail specialist for Origlio beverage here in Philadelphia, Vice President of the Philadelphia Chapter of the United States Bartender’s Guild and I am an instructor/cocktail specialist for Drink Philly and The Drink Nation.

I currently am the Bar Manager at “A.Bar” in Rittenhouse square which was just voted #3 best bar in the Philadelphia by Foobooz and Philly Mag and I am the Founder/Owner of “Spirit Forward”, a craft bar catering and events company here in Philadelphia.”


“BETTER COCKTAILS AT HOME” DEMO with Mixologist Dan Hamm**

Appearing at TASTE! PHILADELPHIA. One demonstration held each Festival session.

Have you ever been sitting at the bar and asked yourself, “…how do they do that and make it taste so good.” Well, here’s your chance.

Watch and learn from award-winning mixologist, Dan Hamm—from Cocktails by Spirit Forward—as he demonstrates how easy it is to make some of the best cocktails you’ve ever tasted. He definitely knows how to mix, muddle, and shake with the best of ‘em.

There will be one twenty-minute demonstration per session each day of the show. Demonstrations will feature Manatawny Still Works award-winning, locally distilled, craft gins, whiskeys, rum, and vodka. You’ll be shown how to balance flavor to make the cocktails the way they were intended to be made.

You’ll learn some great tips, get to taste some amazing creations and leave with secret cocktail making powers.

**A separate ticket must be purchased for these demonstrations, in addition to a GA ticket.