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ACHE of Georgia Virtual Happy Hour and Networking

June 24, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join Us for Virtual Happy Hour and Networking with ACHE of Georgia’s Board

Join us via Zoom for what’s sure to be a fun virtual networking event. The format is a round-robin where four ACHE of Georgia board members will share their favorite mixed drink recipes and participants can choose which drink they want to mix and follow along. Webinar information will be emailed to you once you register.

Each moderator will walk through two drink recipes, shown below. Be sure to have ingredients for drinks you want to mix on hand.

Moderator 1: Doug Gregory

Perfect Gin Martini

1 dash orange bitters
1 ounce Dolin dry vermouth
2 1/2 ounces Plymouth gin
lemon twist

Place a mixing glass and a coupe in the freezer to chill at least thirty minutes ahead of time.

In the chilled mixing glass, combine orange bitters, dry vermouth, and gin. Add ice to fill the mixing glass and stir quickly until well chilled, about 20 seconds.

Strain into the chilled coupe and garnish with the lemon twist.

Tom Collins Cocktail

1 1/2 cups ice

2 fluid ounces gin

3/4 fluid ounce lemon juice

1/2 fluid ounce simple syrup

1 cup ice

2 fluid ounces club soda

1 lemon wedge

 Fill a Collins glass with 1 1/2 cups ice, set aside in the freezer. Combine gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker. Add 1 cup ice, cover and shake until chilled. Strain into the chilled Collins glass.

Top with club soda and garnish with a lemon wedge.


Moderator 2: Sonja McClendon

 Blackberry Mojito (makes 2)

 ½ cup blackberries

A handful of fresh mint leaves

Juice of 2 limes

1 tsp sugar

½ cup light rum

Crushed ice

Club soda

Extra blackberries & mint for garnish

Place mint leaves in the bottom of glasses.

In a small bowl, muddle blackberries. Spoon on top of mint leaves.

Stir rum, sugar, & lime juice together. Add crushed ice and club soda. Pour over blackberries and mint. Garnish with blackberries and mint leaves.

Cuba Libre (makes 2)

3 oz spiced rum

8 oz Coke

Juice of 1 lime

Lime wedges for garnish

Stir rum, Coke, & lime juice together. Pour over ice. Garnish with lime wedges.

Moderator 3: John Kueven

Modified Old Fashioned

1 Sugar Cube (white) or one spoonful of simple sugar

2 Dash Bitters

1 bourbon soaked cherry (available at most liquor stores) if you can’t find then use orange peel for garnish

1.5 ounce of bourbon

 Muddle the sugar cube, bitters, and cherry in a rock glass (sometimes called a low ball or whisky glass)

Fill with Ice Cubes

Add Bourbon


Kentucky Mule

2 ounces of bourbon

½ ounce fresh lime juice

Ginger Beer

Mint leaf top garnish

Mix bourbon and fresh squeezed lime juice in copper cup

Add ice

Top with Ginger Beer

Place Mint leaf on top to garnish

Concluding Moderator: Larry Tyler

Nelson’s Blood Cocktail #1

1 1/2 fl oz Cognac VSOP
1 1/2 fl oz Ruby Port
Lemon zest twist

Stir all ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled Coupe glass.



Nelson’s Blood Cocktail #2

1 1/2 fl oz Navy rum
1 1/2 fl oz Cranberry juice
3/4 fl oz Freshly squeezed orange juice
3/4 fl oz Freshly squeezed lime juice
2/5 fl oz Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup
2 dash Angostura or other aromatic bitters
Lime wedge

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into iced-filled Collins glass.


Nelson’s Blood Cocktail #3

1 fl oz of Tawny Port
5 fl oz of Champagne
Lime wedge

Pour the champagne and port into a champagne flute. Stir well, and serve.


Trent Lind, FACHE
ACHE of Georgia President

Chief Executive Officer
Eastside Medical Center

ACHE of Georgia Board Members/Mixologists:

John Kueven, FACHE, MHA, RN
ACHE of Georgia Vice President

WellStar Paulding Hospital

Doug Gregory, FACHE
ACHE of Georgia Board Member at Large and
Membership Growth and Satisfaction Committee Chair

Executive Director of Cardiology
Wellstar Kennestone Hospital

Sonja McLendon, FACHE
ACHE of Georgia Career Development Committee Chair

Chief of Operational Excellence
Northeast Georgia Health System

Larry Tyler

J. Larry Tyler, FACHE, FHFMA, CMPE
ACHE of Georgia Board Advisor

Chairman & CEO
Practical Governance Group
Chairman Emeritus, Tyler & Company

ACHE Member $5 / Non-Member $10
Student ACHE Member $5 / Student Non-Member $5



June 24, 2020
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Virtual Program
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