Urgent Museum Notice


Brews and Views

Event Details

Event Date and Time

Thu, Oct 21, 2021
5:30 to 6:30 pm

Tickets and Reservations

Free. Reserve online.



Two women engage in discussion at a table.
Join us for a monthly happy hour to discuss beer making, the restaurant industry, art, politics, culture, and more.

Event Description

Brews and Views with Celeste Beatty

Celeste Beatty, founder of the Harlem Brewing Company, hosts a monthly happy hour to highlight topics in beer making, the restaurant industry, art, politics, culture, and more. In the inaugural virtual conversation, Beatty will be joined by Dr. J Jackson-Beckham, principal at Crafted for All and executive director of Craft X EDU, and artist, educator, and curator Kibibi Ajanku. They will discuss diversity, equity, and inclusion in the beer industry.

Before the conversation, bartenders from Chocolate City’s Best will demonstrate how to make a signature cocktail, mocktail, and offer a beer pairing for the conversation.

Signature Cocktails

Honey Crisp

  • .75 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 oz Honey
  • 1 Apple
  • 1 bottle/can of Beer (Harlem Brewery Lager)

Chocolate City

  • 1.5 oz Blackleaf Vodka
  • .5 oz St. Germain or any elderflower liqueur
  • .75 oz homemade cocoa mint simple syrup
  • .75 oz Fresh Lemon Juice

Fall in Love

  • 1 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 oz Charismatic Creations Apple CinnaMint NA mixer
  • 1 bottle/can of ginger beer

Simple Syrup Recipe

  • Add 2 cups of water to a pot.
  • Add 1 packet of hot cocoa mix to boiling water.
  • Add 2 mint sprig.
  • Let boil for 5 min.
  • Strain in a bowl.
  • Add 2 cups of sugar. Stir until dissolved


  • Cocktail shaker
  • Muddler
  • Jigger/measuring cup
  • 3 glasses for each drink
  • Ice

Brews and Views will be livestreamed on NMWA’s Facebook page and at nmwa.org/livestream.