Wed Jun 12-31

Locals Night Out: Mix, Mingle & More!

Do Napa Presents
Locals Night Out
Mix, Mingle and More

Do Napa’s new summer series take outdoor events to a whole new level, and makes locals part of the fun! Each Wednesday night from June 12 through July 31, Locals Night Out offers a chance to mix and mingle with your friends while you take in local, hand-made arts and crafts, savor appetizers from downtown restaurants and enjoy a craft-brewed beer or glass of wine; all while listening to music from local artists. Additionally, each week from 7-8 p.m. three of Napa’s favorite bartenders will compete in the Mix Masters Cocktail Competition presented by Charlie Palmer, where 200 guests can sample their entries for $1 and pick the People’s Choice award winner for that week.

Wednesday Nights | June 12th through July 31st 
5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
First Street Napa

Mixology  Competition
Presented by Charlie Palmer
7 to 8 p.m. Every Wednesday

People’s Choice and Judges Choice of the Mix Master’s Cocktail Competition

Week Eight – July 31st

Judges Award – TIE: Joel Pfiefle from Charlie Palmer Steak Napa & Alison Barstad from La Taberna

Joel Pfiefle’s Winning Drink – Argonaut Entertained!

Drink Recipe:

  • 1.5oz Argonaut Saloon Strength Brandy
  • .5 oz Monarch Pistachio Cherry Syrup
  • .25 oz Benedictine
  • .25 oz Cherry Heering
  • .75 oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • Topped with Caramelized Pineapple and Coconut Foam Garnished with a Cherry Reduction

Alison Barstad’s Winning Drink – Purple Rain

Drink Recipe:

  • 1.5oz Argonaut Brandy (brandy infused with Butterfly Pea Flower)
  • 1oz Amaretto
  • 1oz Lemon Juice
  • 0.5oz Simple Syrup 
  • *Shake all ingredients together and pour over crushed ice in a tall Collins glass.
  • *Glass sprayed with Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur and equal parts lemon infused olive oil and CBD oil
  • *Rim glass with roasted ground pistachio and cane sugar combination


Week Seven – July 24th

Judges Award – Wayne Hardy – Napa Palisades Saloon
Winning Drink – Smokin’ Bandit

Drink Recipe:

  • Mi Campo Blanco (steeped with sundried Arbol Chili)
  • Del Vida Maguey Mezcal
  • House-made Sangria-Shrub (red wine, grapefruit, hibiscus, orange, lemon & lime juice, sugar, apple cider vinegar)
  • House-made Pineapple Gum Syrup (fresh cut pineapple simmered in sugar and water for 30 minutes. Cooled down and then added gum arabic, blended and strained)
  • Lime juice
  • Topped with house brews Pacific Pilsner


Week Six – July 17th

Judges Award – Joel Pfiele – Charlie Palmer Steak Napa
Winning Drink – Luigi’s Girl

Drink Recipe:

  • 1.5 oz Napa Valley Distillery Vodka
  • .33 oz Rumhaven Coconut Rum
  • .33 oz Lo-Fi Gentian Amaro
  • 1 oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • .5 oz Charred Pineapple Syrup
  • Topped with Coconut and Peach Foam


Week Five – July 10th

Judges Award – Brian Albright from Sky & Vine
Winning Drink – Midsummers Night Delight

Drink Recipe:

  • 1.5 oz savage and cook burning chair bourbon
  • .5 oz aperol
  • .5 oz amaro nonino
  • .5 oz lemon juice
  • .5 oz blackberry syrup
  • Topped with a house barrel aged maple syrup, peanut butter and coconut milk foam
  • House-made bacon atop the foam


Week Four – July 3rd

Judges Award – Cody Carney from Goose & Gander
Winning Drink – Town Business

Drink Recipe:

  • 2 oz ginny’s Gin
  • .75 oz fresh lime juice
  • .75 oz honey syrup
  • 2 dashes orange bitters
  • Hard shake/ double strain up/ Calabrian chili oil garnish

Week Three – June 26th
Judges Award – Vince Lundeen from Andaz
Winning Drink – Mr. Feeney

Drink Recipe:

  • 1.5 oz Elijah Craig Bourbon
  • 1 oz Pineapple Ginger Shrub
  • 1 oz Lemon Juice
  • .5 oz Aperol
  • Add all ingredients into cocktail shaker, add ice and shake
  • Double strain into a small rocks glass and add ice
  • Garnish with a pineapple wedge soaked in ginger syrup


Week Two – June 19th
Judges Award – Cornelia Mathis from La Toque
Winning Drink – Sultan’s Zenana

Drink Recipe:

  • 2.0 Apricot Infused Agnesi 1799 Brandy
  • (Infused for 72 hours with fresh Apricots, Vanilla, Simple Syrup & Rothman & Winter Apricot Liqueur)
  • 1.0 Lemon

Housemade Basil Foam Recipe:

  • Fresh basil
  • Egg whites
  • Simple syrup
  • Lemon

Garnished with Apricot Sugar
(made from the leftover strain from the infused Apricot Brandy)

Week One – June 12th
Judges Award – Allison Barstad from Carneros Resort
Winning Drink: Bad Girl

Drink Recipe:

  • 1.5oz Charbay Meyer Lemon Vodka
  • 1/2 teaspoon activated Charcoal
  • .5oz Lillet Rosa
  • 1oz St. Germain
  • .5oz lemon juice
    (All shaken and poured over ice)

Bitters Recipe:

  • 3oz Lavender bitters combine with 3 drops CBD oil in a small spray container
  • (Shake and spray glass)

Rosé Foam Recipe:

  • 1/2 cup choice rose
  • 1/2 cup simple syrup
  • 4 egg whites
  • (All in an ISI gun aka whip cream gun)
  • *Alternative foam if no ISI Gun
Dry Shake Recipe:
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1oz simple syrup
  • 1oz rose
  • (Top on drink)

Presented In Part By Napa Lodging Partners


June 12 - Jul 31

5:30 pm 8:30 pm


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