San Francisco Bars Celebrate Negroni Week and Raise Funds for Oklahoma Tornado Relief

Comstock Saloon Owner Jonny Raglin, born and raised in Oklahoma, is partnering with bars around the Bay Area, Campari America, Martini-Barcardi USA, Beefeater, Fernet Branca, Carpano Antica, Punt e Mes, and Plymouth Gin to raise funds for the victims of the tragic tornados in Oklahoma.

In conjunction with Imbibe magazine’s Negroni Week, held Monday, May 27, through Sunday, June 2, 2013, Comstock Saloon and participating bars will donate $1.00 of every Negroni sold to the Oklahoma chapter of the American Red Cross. Current participating bars include:

A16 Rockridge, Absinthe Brasserie, Acme Bar (Berkeley), Alchemist, The Alembic, A.Q., Bar Agricole, Beretta, Blackbird, Bourbon & Branch, Churchill, Elixir, Local Edition, Lolinda, Mission Bowling Club, Momo’s, Prizefighter, Redwood Room, Rickhouse, Rock Bar, Romolo, Rye, Tradition, and Trick Dog. PDT in New York is also participating.

Additionally, sippers in search of a good drink for a great cause will find “Negroni Happy Hours” around town where 100% of Negroni sales will be donated on the following nights:

  • Monday, May 27 – Comstock Saloon from 5:00-9:00pm
  • Tuesday, May 28 – Alchemist from 5:00-7:00pm
  • Wednesday, May 29 – Rye from 5:00-7:00pm
  • Thursday, May 30 – Elixir from 5:00-9:00pm
  • Friday, May 31 – Trick Dog from 5:00-7:00pm
  • Saturday, June 1 – Romolo & A16 Rockridge from 5:00-7:00p

Then on Sunday, June 2, from 5:00-9:00pm, Local Edition is partnering with the Northern California Chapter of the USBG to host a huge honky-tonk themed Negroni party where bartenders will craft delicious variations of the Negroni and honky-tonk DJ Blaze Orange will spin old country vinyl.  Comstock Saloon’s notorious whiskey boots of Four Roses will waltz down Kearny to join the party!  $25 donation at the door gets your first drink. * ALL PROCEEDS WILL BE DONATED AT THIS PARTY

WHEN:  Monday, May 27, through Sunday, June 2, 2013