Heading into their sixth year, the Miracle family of Christmas-themed pop-up bars will expand in 2019 to over 100 Miracle and Beachbum Berry Presents:Sippin’ Santa locations including Austin, TX. What has become a global phenomenon started as a suggestion from owner Greg Boehm’s mother, who encouraged him to halt construction of his bar Mace in 2014 and transform the unfinished space into a winter wonderland for the few weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Miracle on Ninth Street was born, and in the years that followed, industry friends from other cities began reaching out to Boehm and GM Joann Spiegel to see how they could recreate the holiday magic in their own bars—and the rest is history.

This year, from November 25th to December 31st, each Miracle and Sippin’ Santa location will celebrate the season with a festive menu of signature cocktails, décor of lights, garlands, ribbons, and tchotchkes inspired by nostalgic vintage Christmas decorations, and a soundtrack of holiday songs. Joann Spiegel, General Manager, is the mastermind behind the brand’s cocktails and will once again roll out a menu of surprising Christmas concoctions. Expect unique and unusual cocktails that play on classic holiday flavors in playful mugs and glassware, fromSnowball Old-Fashioned and Run Run Rudolph, to the Christmapolitan and now classic Yippie Ki Yay Mother F****r!, created by mixologist Nico de Soto.

Fueled by the success of cornerstone locations in New York City and New Orleans, Sippin Santa has dramatically expanded with partner and Tiki expert Jeff “Beachbum” Berry, described as one of Imbibe magazine’s “25 most Influential Cocktail Personalities of the Past Century.” Sippin’ locations will expand from a dozen to over 20 nationwide in 2019, and Beachbum has crafted an updated menu of Tiki-themed holiday cocktails, including the Christmas Eve of Destruction and Papa Noel. Beachbum Berry is the author of six books on vintage Tiki drinks and cuisine, as well as owner of Beachbum Berry’s Latitude 29 in New Orleans. His original cocktail recipes have been printed in publications around the world and he has spent years lecturing about Tiki drinks across the U.S., Europe, and Latin America.

New for 2019, Miracle will invite all locations around the world to host popular “Ugly Sweater” parties on Monday, December 2nd, 2019, with the goal of having the largest combined ugly sweater gathering the world has ever seen. Guests are encouraged to don their best (i.e. tackiest) garb and join in the revelry of the Christmas season at their neighborhood Miracle location and of course, post the ugly sweater evidence on social media. Guests at both Miracle and Sippin’ Santa will also see brand new intricate and holiday themed Cocktail Kingdom® custom glassware that will be available for purchase exclusively at many locations during the duration of the pop-ups, making it the gift that keeps on giving.

2019 Miracle Partners (As of 7.8.19 / List subject to change)

  1. Anaheim, CA – Miracle at The Blind Rabbit
  2. Asheville, NC – Miracle on Wall Street (at MG Road)
  3. Atlanta, GA – Miracle on Monroe (at Tapa Tapa)
  4. Atlanta, GA – Miracle on Parish (at The Brasserie and Neighborhood Café at Parish)
  5. Atlanta, GA – Miracle at Seven Lamps
  6. Austin, TX – Miracle on 5th Street (at The Eleanor by The Roosevelt Room)
  7. Baltimore, MD – Miracle on Magothy Beach (at Mutiny Pirate Bar & Island Grille)
  8. Bellingham, WA – Miracle at Swim Club Wet Bar
  9. Biloxi, MS – Miracle at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi 
  10. Birmingham, AL – Miracle on 24th Street (at Queen’s Park)
  11. Boston / Cambridge, MA – Miracle at The Marlowe (at The Kimpton Hotel Marlowe Lobby Bar)
  12. Boulder, CO – Miracle at Avanti F&B
  13. Bucharest, Romania – Location to be announced
  14. Calgary, Canada – Miracle on 1st Street YYC (at Proof)
  15. Chicago, IL – Miracle by Sable Kitchen & Bar (Kimpton Hotel Palomar)
  16. Cincinnati, OH – Miracle at The Overlook Lodge
  17. Cleveland, OH – Miracle at Society Lounge
  18. Columbus, OH – Miracle at The Citizens Trust
  19. Colorado Springs, CO – Miracle at Allusion Speakeasy
  20. Dallas, TX – Miracle at Hide
  21. Delray Beach, FL – Miracle on Delray Beach (at Death or Glory)
  22. Denver, CO – Miracle at Avanti Wolf Bar
  23. Denver, CO – TBA
  24. Detroit, MI – Miracle at The Oakland
  25. Fort Lauderdale, FL – Location to be announced
  26. Fort Worth, TX – Location to be announced
  27. Fulton, MD – Miracle at Libs Grill
  28. Gainesville, FL – Miracle on University (at Madrina’s)
  29. Galveston, TX – Miracle at Daiquiri Time Out
  30. Hamilton, New Zealand – Miracle at The Keg Room
  31. Houston, TX – Miracle at Johnny’s Gold Brick
  32. Indianapolis, IN – Miracle on South Street at Plat 99 (at The Alexander Hotel)
  33. Jacksonville, FL – Miracle on the Square (at Grape & Grain Exchange)
  34. Jersey City, NJ – Miracle on Mercer (at Franklin Social)
  35. Kamloops, Canada – Miracle at Terra Restaurant
  36. Kansas City, MO – Miracle at The Rockhill Grille (Presented by J Rieger & Co)
  37. Karlsruhe, Germany – Miracle at Electric Eel Café
  38. Knoxville, TN – Miracle on Gay Street (at Sapphire Fine Food & Fancy Drinks)
  39. Lafayette, LA – Miracle at Pamplona Tapas Bar & Restaurant
  40. Las Vegas, NV – Miracle at the SandDollar Lounge
  41. Lincoln, RI – Miracle at Twin River Casino Hotel 
  42. London, England – Miracle at Henrietta Hotel
  43. London Ontario, Canada – Miracle at Union Ten Distilling
  44. Long Island, NY – Miracle at Cork & Kerry
  45. Los Angeles, CA – Location to be announced
  46. Louisville, KY – Miracle on Market (at Galaxie Bar) 
  47. Ludlow, VT – Miracle at Main + Mountain
  48. Madison, WI – Miracle on King Street (at Lucille)
  49. Malden, MA – Miracle at Mystic Station
  50. Mexico City, Mexico – Miracle at Limantour Roma
  51. Mexico City, Mexico – Miracle at Limantour Polanco
  52. Miami, FL – Miracle by Drink Miami (Shirley’s at Gramp’s)
  53. Miami, FL – Miracle by Drink Miami (To be announced)
  54. Milwaukee, WI – Miracle on 2nd Street (at The Tin Widow)
  55. Minneapolis, MN – Miracle at Lawless (by Lawless Distilling Company)
  56. Montreal, Canada – Miracle by The Coldroom
  57. Morganton, NC – Miracle on Union Street (at Homer’s)
  58. Morristown, NJ – Miracle at Iron Bar
  59. Nashville, TN – Miracle at Hidden Bar
  60. New Haven, CT – Miracle at Ordinary
  61. New Orleans, LA – Location to be announced
  62. New York, NY – Miracle at 9th Street
  63. New York, NY – Miracle at 12th Street
  64. Nutley, NJ – Miracle on Centre (at Cowan’s Public)
  65. Olympia, WA – Miracle at Dillinger’s
  66. Omaha, NE – Miracle at Mercury
  67. Orlando, FL – Miracle on Orange (at The Courtesy Bar)
  68. Panama City, Panama – Miracle at aMano
  69. Pensacola, FL – Miracle on Palafox (at Old Hickory Whiskey Bar)
  70. Perry Hall, MD – Miracle at Libs Grill
  71. Petaluma, CA – Miracle at Brewsters Beer Garden
  72. Philadelphia, PA – Miracle at In the Valley (at ITV)
  73. Phoenix, AZ – Miracle by Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails (at Kimpton Hotel Palomar)
  74. Pittsburgh, PA – Miracle on Liberty Street
  75. Pittsburgh, PA – Miracle on Carson Street
  76. Portland, OR – Miracle at Bacchus Bar (at Kimpton Hotel Vintage Portland)
  77. Québec, Canada – Miracle at Maelstrom Café
  78. Raleigh, NC – Miracle at The Haymaker
  79. Richmond, VA – Miracle on Cary Street (at The Jasper)
  80. Sacramento, CA – Miracle on J Street (at The Red Rabbit Kitchen and Bar)
  81. Salt Lake City, UT – Miracle on 2nd Street (at The Vault in Kimpton Hotel Monaco)
  82. San Diego, CA – Miracle on 30th Street (at Polite Provisions
  83. San Francisco, CA – Miracle at PCH (at Pacific Cocktail Haven)
  84. San Jose, CA – Miracle on 1st Street (at Paper Plane)
  85. Savannah, GA – Miracle on Bay Street (at PACCI Italian Kitchen + Bar in Kimpton Brice Hotel)
  86. Seattle, WA – Miracle on 2nd (at Rob Roy)
  87. South Bend, IN – Miracle on the Ave. (at Remedy)
  88. St. Louis, MO – Miracle at Small Change
  89. St. Petersburg, FL – Miracle at Mezzo (at Intermezzo Coffee & Cocktails)
  90. Topeka, KS – Location to be announced
  91. Toronto, Canada – Miracle by Civil Liberties
  92. Tucson, AZ – Miracle at Elvira’s (at Elvira’s Tequila, Cocina, Vino) 
  93. Washington, D.C. – Miracle on Seventh Street (by Drink Company)
  94. Waterbury, CT – Miracle at Highland Brass Co.
  95. West Palm Beach, FL – Location to be announced
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Hayden Walker is the Editor in Chief and Director of Operations for Austin Food Magazine

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