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Join Rhode Island’s own Foolproof Brewing Company of Pawtucket, Garrison Confections of Central Falls and Walrus and Carpenter Oysters of Charlestown for Aphrodisia, a pre-Valentine’s Day sampling at The Drawing Room in Providence on Thursday, February 12th from 7 – 10 p.m.
UPDATE: Due to repeated snowstorms and rescheduling events, we regretfully have to cancel Thursday’s Aphrodisia event. We appreciate your interest. Check the Events page for information on the February 13th Shuckolate event at Bottles in Providence. Join Rhode Island’s own Foolproof Brewing Company of Pawtucket, Garrison Confections of Central Falls and Walrus and Carpenter Oysters of Charlestown for Aphrodisia, a pre-Valentine’s Day sampling at The Drawing Room in Providence on Thursday, February 12th from 7 – 10 p.m. These three local food and drink companies recently collaborated on a limited edition, seasonal beer release called Shuckolate, a chocolate oyster stout that they’ll be sampling at the event along with other items. Your $20 admission to the event ($25 admission at the door) will include:
three freshly shucked oysters from Walrus and Carpenter
a flight of your choice of three Foolproof Brewing Company beers: Shuckolate, Backyahd IPA and La Ferme Urbaine (flight is three 4 oz. pours)
two-piece box of Garrison Confections chocolate
There will also be music, a create-your-own handmade Valentine’s Station and a Valentine’s Day Photo Booth. In addition to the samples available with your admission, guests will be able to additionally purchase the following for $5 each: three freshly-shucked oysters, or a flight of 3 bonbons, or handcrafted hot chocolate. Also at the event, Walrus and Carpenter Oysters will be offering oysters harvested that day for sale to take home for your Valentine’s Day (or otherwise) pleasure: 25 for $30, 50 for $60, or 100 for $100. Garrison Confections will be selling boxes of chocolates from the 14th Annual Legendary Lovers Collection: 12 for $25 and 24 for $45.