North Park’s newly opened 619 Spirits (3015 Lincoln Avenue) gets in the spirit of National Vodka Day today with happy hour from 4 – 7 p.m. and a variety of cocktails that includes local ingredients:
– Blood of the Scorpion: 619 Scorpion Pepper Vodka, Blood Orange, Grapefruit Juice (Fallbrook scorpion peppers)
– Princess Cosmo: 619 Rose Petal Vodka, Lime, Cranberry (Fresh Origins rose petals)
– Blood Orange Mule: 619 Vodka, Ginger Beer, Blood Orange Puree, Bitters
– White Russian: 619 Coffee Vodka, Simple Syrup, Heavy Cream (Coffee from Bird Rock Coffee Roasters)
Plus, there’s a menu section for cocktails made with spirits from other local and regional producers.
Guests can also buy up to three bottles of 619 Vodka at the tasting room: one for $30, two for $55, or three for $75.
Upcoming events for 619 include a fundraiser for the political action committee of Association of Cannabis Professionals (tonight from 7 – 9 p.m.), Succulent Sunday (October 21), and bottomless mimosa brunch Saturdays and Sundays.