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Private Event – Corporate Function
September 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Distilled Living is providing:
- Certified Bourbon Steward bourbon educator
- 4-Part Bourbon Presentation
- Bourbon 101
Brief explanation of what bourbon is, how it’s made, what makes it unique compared to other spirits and why most of it comes from Kentucky. Incorporates limestone water, bourbon grains, new spirit and barrel staves for guests to see, touch, taste and smell.
- Bourbon Palate Training
Starting with how to nose and taste bourbon like a professional, then introducing food pairings like toasted nut, dried cherries, dark chocolate and sorghum to learn to taste deep nuanced flavors in bourbon.
- Styles of Bourbon Flight
Building on the palate training, compare 3 to 4 bourbons in different styles (wheated vs. rye, big batch vs. small batch vs. single barrel, heritage vs. craft distilleries, etc.).
- Bourbon Cocktails: Mastering the Manhattan
Overview of craft cocktail theory and background on the Manhattan then demonstration of proper technique plus common and uncommon variations including different vermouths, bitters and accent ingredients.