Cocktail Kit


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*Cocktail kits come with 750ml of alcohol. They are available for pick-up only.*

Our cocktail kits are here and available for purchase! These kits are created with the current exhibitions in mind and grounded in the themes of the art on view. Thoughtfully crafted but never decadent, we hope these drinks offer an extension of the MCA Denver Cafe and Bar experience; we hope they take you to the MCA Denver galleries, to the origins and feelings of the artwork that inspired them.

Each cocktail kit includes (good news: it’s everything in this kit and a few things you’re sure to have in your kitchen cabinet or refrigerator): 

  • Ingredients to create 2-4 specialized cocktails
  • Curated liquor (750ml)
  • Recipe card with instructions, bartender tips, and alcohol suggestions
  • MCA-branded gifts – MCA sticker, OI pin
  • Exhibition-related collectible art items
    • 2 x collectable Haring coasters
    • 2 x Maia Ruth Lee postcards  (artist from Colorado in the Present Tense)

Pick one, or get all 3:

Grace House Cocktail Kit: The Grace House cocktail kit will transport you to 1983/4 Manhattan. In your mind’s eye, Keith Haring’s pictorial forms unfold before you. Your only wish is that you had a drink in hand...insert Grace House cocktail kit. The cocktail is a well-balanced, playful combination of harmonious yet distinct flavor notes: lemony citrus, rich honey, the striking aroma of cardamom and clove, a generous splash of sour-meets-sweet grapefruit, the unapologetic kick of ginger beer and Espolon Tequila

Waiting to Bloom Cocktail Kit: You don’t need to be a formally trained botanist to enjoy the herbaceous offerings of the Waiting to Bloom cocktail kit. Inspired by the life cycle and natural resources available to us, this drink can be enjoyed in the form of a martini or on the rocks. Relish in the silky mouthfeel of chamomile, the citrusy goodness of dried lemon, the penetrating floral aroma of lavender, a hint of sweet sugar on the rim, and Mile High Denver Dry botanical gin.

Ascension Cocktail Kit: This cocktail kit calls to mind Keith Haring’s iconic dancing figures ascending the staircase, figures that extend beyond the confines of the walls they were painted on. Ascension is the perfect combination of sweet and spice: the sweet-tart taste of dried orange, luscious honey, the punchy flavor of ginger beer, the smoky spiciness of chile simple syrup, the undeniable refreshing quality of soda water, and Fireside Peach Bourbon.