LADIES UNITED FOR THE PRESERVATION OF ENDANGERED COCKTAILS
Denver, Colorado •||• Chapters One and Two.
We are dedicated to the Gin Fizz,
the Widow’s Kiss and the
… the drinks our mothers and grandmothers drank, the drinks we strive to save from extinction, as a small measure of remembering those great women and their great cocktail parties.
In a post-millenium world of beer and prepackaged Chex Mix, LUPEC works tirelessly to breed, raise and release cocktails that are endangered or even believed to be extinct.
The original LUPEC was created in 2001 in Pittsburgh. The Denver Chapter soon followed in February 2003. LUPEC has spread quickly and has chapters all across the nation. Currently LUPEC Denver boasts two unique chapters.
= LUPEC Denver Mission =
We strive to continue the 150 year old American tradition of dangerous women calling themselves Ladies and getting together in groups to work undercover while they chipped away at the patriarchy.
We aim to protect the collective Joie de Vivre of LUPEC members by assuring them at least one good party a month, featuring delicious handmade cocktails made by our talented members.
We encourage the accumulation and use of vintage serving and barware, as well as the implementation of vintage cocktail recipes into our monthly meetings, as well as LUPEC hosted events.
We use our talents and resources to give back to the community – via fundraising events and volunteerism – focusing on organizations that provide services to women and children.
UP IN ‘YA!