Thirst Boston, a cocktail and drinking festival, will take place NOVEMBER 9 to 11 at the Hotel Commonwealth. The 3-day event will offer a variety of drink-filled seminars from mixology experts and industry professionals, as well as a host of tastings and theme parties celebrating the past, present and future of libations. This inaugural cocktail and beverage extravaganza was founded by local industry professionals TJ Connelly, Andrew Deitz, Maureen Hautaniemi, and Brandy Rand to showcase the fine beverages, bar knowledge and unique liquid experiences the city of Boston has to offer for locals and visitors alike. Accommodations at the Hotel Commonwealth will include exclusive attendee rates during the event. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit ThirstBoston.com or follow on Twitter@ThirstBoston or Facebook.com/ThirstBoston.