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Price: $15.00/person




When: Saturday, May 12 From 2:00 - 3:30 PM

Theme: Whiskeys From Beam Suntory

Host: Harrison Love of Jim Beam Distillers



Basil Hayden's Kentucky Straight Bourbon $49.99/bottle

Complex and balanced, this go-to Bourbon features vanilla aromatics with a touch of fresh apple. On the palate, it's light at first, showing vanilla and honey, and winds into deeper, rounded notes of cocoa and hazelnut. Splash in ginger ale for a highball and sip all night long.






Maker's Mark 46 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky $42.99/bottle

Finished in the barrel with specially seared oak staves, this Bourbon is a new classic. In the glass, it sports a bright maple color, and lively, spicy aromas and flavors of oaky vanilla and tropical fruit touched with clove, ginger and allspice.










Booker's True Barrel Small Batch Straight Bourbon Whiskey $69.99/bottle

This uncut, barrel-strength Bourbon is bold and flavorful. The caramel aroma is rich and luxe. On the palate, it's quite tannic and drying, but the flavor shines through, showing toffee, caramel and dried cherry, with a spicy finish of clove, dried fig and date. The alcohol feels remarkably balanced despite the high proof. It needs no adornment: just add a chunk of ice and enjoy.











Knob Creek Single Barrel Reserve 9 Year Old Straight Bourbon Whiskey $49.99/bottle
92 Points Whiskey Advocate

Though complex and flavorful, the extremely high proof of this nine-year-old small-batch Bourbon means it won't be for everyone. Dose it with plenty of water (or your mixer of choice) to enjoy the dry character with notes of vanilla, leather, orange peel, clove, red-hot cinnamon and a long caramel finish.






Knob Creek Smoked Maple Straight Bourbon Whiskey $37.99/bottle

Whiskey first, flavoring second in this bottle. The alcohol presence comes through early on the nose and palate (it's 90 proof, after all), followed by undercurrents of maple and vanilla. It finishes with flourishes of spice and heat, with a welcome orange-peel note. If you're seeking a quality flavored Bourbon that will stand up to mixing, here it is.