Thursday, January 18, 2018

Bacon & Bourbon is next month, February 10th

If you are a bourbonista, you happen to be planning to would like to seize tickets to this year's Bacon & Bourbon scheduled for Feb. 10. The annual brown water fete is back and this time it's bringing in the big guns - a rare bourbon bar pouring with everything from The Boss Hog IV "Black Prince"? to 15-year Pappy.

All of the VIP tickets - the ones that get you in the gate an hour early for primo rare bourbon access - are sold out, but don't fret. Bacon & Bourbon's organizers assure us that the rare bar is open for all throughout the rest of the night.

That means you have the opportunity to try over 50 of the most hard to find bourbons on the market such as George T. Stagg Sr., Elijah Craig 18-Year, Jefferson's Presidential Select 16 year, Old Forester Birthday Bourbon, the aforementioned Pappy Van Winkle 15 year, and Parker's Heritage 24 year.

"The collection has doubled in size since last year so even those who were not lucky enough to scoop up VIP tickets back in September will have good options. Don’t be intimidated if you are new to bourbon, a skilled bar staff will advise you on what to taste and guide you through some experimentation," a fact sheet explains.

Imbibers are asked to purchase chips to trade for half ounce sips at the rare bourbon bar. Chips range from $10-$50 depending on the pour. For instance, that 15-year Pappy will likely cost you an additional $50, but you can try the 10-Year for $30."

"We have people coming in who all they need to do is taste the rarest of the rare and it's a great opportunity to do that," says Denise Boles of Bacon & Bourbon organizer GOCO Events. "But we have a lot of people who are knew to the bourbon experience and they can plop down $10 and taste something and see if they really like it before they go out and spend $100 on it."

In addition to the rare bar, the $75 general admission ticket will give you unlimited samples of bacon dishes and bourbon while you listen to live music from the likes of the Low Hills, in addition to laser skeet shooting and a mechanical bull riding championship.

Bacon & Bourbon takes place at the Charleston Area Convention Center on Feb. 10 from 7:30 - 11 p.m.

Monday, January 15, 2018

Flaviar offers Pappy Van Winkle and other rare samples via vials

Flaviar is a membership liquor assistance that claims to show your front room in to the finest bar in city. The business, which initial released in Europe, has put in the earlier 5 several years compiling a formidable library of greater than fifteen,000 scarce bottles for its associates. Think about having access to a vault crammed with exceptional Japanese whiskies, Pappy Van Winkle flights along with other hard-to-find vintages just like a 1967 Macallan. You could even appear residence to check vials of certain liquors with your doorstep, so that you can provide them with a test just before shelling out for your complete bottle.

You are going to even have the chance to participate in what Flaviar phone calls "crowdtastings," in which distillers build one-of-a-kind products and solutions precisely for users. At this moment, the business is sending out samples of its incredibly have cognacs for at-home connoisseurs to vote on which a single need to help it become into output.

But identical to any superior speakeasy, you can find a line to have into Flaviar: It grants memberships on the gradual foundation to make sure anyone receives VIP assistance on the bar

You can visit Flaviar at for more information.