Herbal Mixology 101

A three-part series focusing on blending botanicals into tasty tonics

With Glen Nagel ND, Herbal Mixologist

Blending the ancient world of botanical medicine with that of the modern bar mixologist, this class develops a flavorful and healing balance between the nasty tasting tinctures of the past and cocktails loaded with sugar at your local bar. All sessions include lectures and hands-on projects with recipes and samples to take home.

All sessions will be held at the Spaulding House on the NCNM campus and are limited to 25 participants.

ce_logomarkb3.0 general CEUs pending OBNM approval for each class. 

Bitters, Digestives and Aperitifs | Saturday, April 4, 1 – 4 p.m. This class is full.
Bitter herbs have a long history of being used as a stimulating digestive aid. In this class we will focus on the rebirth of bitters, and work to create several delicious modern bitters. 3.0 hours of general CEUs pending OBNM approval. 

Shrubs, Vinegar Extracts | Saturday, April 25, 1 – 4 p.m. This class is full.
Looking for a lively, nonalcoholic drinks for summer and year round use? Shrubs, also known as drinking vinegars, are becoming very popular for the sour/ sweet refreshment. These become especially tasty when enhanced by the use of super fruits such as elderberry, blackberry, blueberry and pomegranate. 3.0 hours of general CEUs pending OBNM approval. 

Liqueurs and Cordials | Saturday, May 9, 1 – 4 p.m.
Cordials are a tasty blend of sweet and alcoholic, a blend of classic tonic herbs for wellness. They are traditionally combined with brandy to create a warming, and relaxing tonic. 3.0 hours of general CEUs pending OBNM approval. This class is full.


Individual classes: $85 medical professionals, $70 general public, $25 full-time students with ID.

About the presenter

Glen Nagel ND, RH (AHG)
Glen Nagel ND, RH (AHG)

Dr. Glen Nagel has spent 25 years studying medicinal and edible plants. He is a naturopathic physician and master herbal mixologist focusing on the creative flavor combinations, as well as the healing properties of his medicinally inspired drinks and creations. His goal is to make herbal medicine tasty, fun, and part of your everyday life.