Merit Badge cares about education and we'd love to share our secrets with you.

Learn about techniques, tools, ingredients, history, and how to make some delicious drinks! Classes are available for all levels and occasions. 

We offer craft cocktail classes, spirit tastings, as well as classes about infusions, bitters, and more. We can do classes and tastings for up to 25 people at a time. We’re happy to come to you, or can book a location for your event.

For more information and pricing, please contact us!


Upcoming Events:


Cocktail Class in Opal Creek May 5th

Join us for our 3rd annual rainforest mixology class in the Opal Creek Wilderness on May 5th. This is an overnight adventure with hiking, foraging, and cocktail-making.

(If you haven't been, Opal Creek is a magical and beautiful place!) There are a few spots left, we'd love for you to join us! For more info, visit: 


Cocktail Class & Cocktail Photography Class May 19th

Cocktails are delightful to drink, but can present challenges to photograph! Join photographer Kimberley Hasselbrink and cocktail expert Matt Mount of Merit Badge for a fun 3-hour workshop that explores the anatomy of a cocktail, and working with light, composition, and color to up your beverage photo game! We’ll be working together in Tendue’s absolutely gorgeous studio. We won’t leave you thirsty, either. Welcome drink, light snacks, and goody bag provided! Please come with a DSLR camera and basic knowledge of manual functions.

We’ll provide: cocktails, garnishes, glassware, fancy ice, snacks, and good times!

Monday May 19th 1-4pm


Coming Soon....


Wine Based Cocktail Class

With co-host Meredith Mortensen

June 7th

Cocktail Class with Smith Tea Maker

June 9th