Check out the full calendar here, and take a look at our picks for the week below.
Monday: Meet Your Local Distillers
Open only to industry professionals, the distillers from FEW, Koval, Letherbee, North Shore, Quincy Street and Tailwinds will teach the ins and out of whiskey, gin, rum and agave-spirits at Jerry’s Sandwiches from 7-10 PM.
Tuesday: Left Coast vs. Third Coast - American Gin Smackdown
Which gin will be the last standing the Midwest’s own North Shore, Letherbee and Death’s Door or the West Coast’s St. George, Anchor and Ransom? The Whistler’s mixologists will offer six cocktails all night using these special gins from 6-9 PMand live music will keep the party going after the throwdown.
Wednesday: Independent Spirits Expo
Taking over a larger space than last year, the expo showcases independent distillers through their methods and their cocktails. VIP entry starts at 5 PM in Charmichael’s Warehouse and general admission is at 6:30 PM. Tickets are available here.
Thursday: A New Orleans Riverboat Soirée, ca. 1930
At 7 PM, Big Jones transforms into ole’ New Orleans. Chef Paul Fehribach will serve a four-course menu with cocktails pairings by mixologist David Devaney and North Shore’s own Sonja Kassebaum. Tickets cost $50 and including tax and tip. Reservations can be made by calling 773-275-5725.
Friday: Fall Flavor Festival Dinner
North Shore Distillery is back for a second pairing, this time at 2 Sparrows with a focus on fall flavors at 7 PM. Tickets for the four-course meal cost $50. Reserve seats by calling 773-234-2320.