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Tickets for the 5th Annual Helado Borracho are now live!

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Our annual ice cream social is back!

Dorćol Distilling + Brewing Co. hosts its annual Kinsman-soaked ice cream desserts celebration featuring local pastry chefs and restaurants from across San Antonio. There will be two awards for the night: People’s Choice – voted on by guests at the event and Critic’s Choice – a panel of judges will decide who will be named this year’s Helado Borracho!

The winner of the Helado Borracho will also have the option to ‘pop-up’ at SA Cocktail Conference 2020 with an exclusive tasting for SACC attendees!

Who (so far): Liberty Bar, Maverick Texas Brasserie, Piatti, Hoppy Monk, Il Forno, Rosella Coffee Co., Bohanan’s Prime Seafood & Steakhouse. Stay tuned for more!

Admission, $10, includes samples from all participating restaurants. Click here for tickets!

A portion of proceeds of the event benefit Contemporary Art Month San Antonio, a 501(c) 3 non profit that presents the best our community has to offer at galleries, museums, performing arts spaces, schools, artist studios and various unconventional locations around the city each March.



Kinsman Rakia 2018 Brandy Alexander Tour: Piatti


There’s two very different chances to try a Brandy Alexander at Piatti. Beverage Supervisor Matt Collett created a pair of wintry cocktails with unique twists. Visit the Quarry for a Wonderland, that uses a Nocino liqueur to add a depth of flavor; or visit Eilan for The Santa Clause, which pairs Kinsman with a holiday simple syrup of nutmeg, sage, orange peel, clove and star anise) in a Collins glass for a refreshing holiday cocktail.

Piatti Quarry // Wonderland

1 1/2 oz. Kinsman Rakia

1/2 oz. Nocino walnut liqueur

3/4 oz. Heavy Cream

1/2 oz. Cinnamon Simple Syrup

Combine ingredients in a shaking tin. Add ice. Shake. Strain into coupe. Garnish with cinnamon.

Piatti Eilan // The Santa Clause

1 1/2 oz. Kinsman Rakia

1/4 oz. Branca Menta

1/2 oz. Holiday Simple Syrup (Collett makes his using nutmeg, sage, orange peel, clove and star anise)

1/2 oz. Heavy Cream

Topo Chico

Combine Kinsman, Branca Menta, simple and heavy cream in a shaking tin. Add ice. Shake vigorously. Top with Topo Chico.