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Businesses kick off Cocktail Week GR

November 9, 2016
| By Pat Evans |
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Long Road Distillers Lower Westside cocktail
The Lower Westside cocktail by Grand Rapids-based Long Road Distillers features Long Road vodka, Michigan raspberries, orange cordial and lime. Photo via

A celebration of the area’s cocktails begins today.

The second-annual Cocktail Week GR runs until Nov. 20.

The event is being produced by Experience Grand Rapids, or EXGR, the area's destination marketing organization.

Cocktail Week GR coincides with the Grand Rapids Wine, Beer & Food Festival on Nov. 17-19 at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids.

Cocktail offers

More than 30 restaurants and bars across the area are offering a “Pair and Share” promotion.

Customers at participating locations can order two Michigan cocktails and a shared-plate appetizer for $25 or less.

Several businesses also are offering cocktail specials throughout the event: Long Road Distillers, Gray Skies Distillery, Artesian Distillers at the Hemingway Lounge, Bier Distillery and Sidebar.

The list of businesses participating in Cocktail Week GR is online.

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