Technically, it only takes a few days to make a barrel of whisky, but it takes time for that golden beverage’s taste to mature. Although you could drink it straight away, it wouldn’t be the peaty, rich liquor that whiskey fans typically relish. So what transpires in the months, years or even decades that a whiskey is left to age?
When whisky is first distilled and sealed up in its barrel, it’s more like moonshine than what you’d expect from a spirit like scotch or bourbon. Instead of golden-brown, brand-new whisky is perfectly clear and tastes a lot like the malted barley it’s made from. But as soon as it goes into a wooden barrel, things start getting interesting. Continue reading
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Ironroot Republic Distillery Dinner Oct. 29, 6:30pm
Join Local Yocal BBQ & Grill for their last spirited dinner of the year, in partnership with award-winning Ironroot Republic Distillery, a grain to glass distillery located in Denison, TX. This very special event will showcase an Ironroot Republic Barrel, carefully handpicked by the team at Local Yocal. Continue reading
Haywire is hosting a complimentary Cigar and Whiskey Social on Friday, October 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. Guests are invited to the restaurant’s third-level, rooftop patio to sip on some great Texas Whiskey from Garrison Brothers while enjoying puffs of the Haywire Signature Cigar, crafted by famed Cuban master blender Noel Rojas from Rojas Cigars.
Dennis Todd, master distiller from Garrison Brothers will be in attendance offering guests various whiskey tastings. Continue reading
Looking for your next sophisticated Sunday Funday outing? Look no further than Fine China’s Chef’s Dinner on Sunday, June 23. Fine China, located at The Statler, offers an elevated and dynamic menu made of traditional Chinese dishes accented by modern American cuisine and flavors. Continue reading
Haywire is hosting a complimentary Cigar and Whiskey Social on Friday, May 31 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Guests are invited to the restaurant’s third-level, rooftop patio to sip on some great TX Whiskey while enjoying puffs of the new Haywire Signature Cigar, crafted by famed Cuban master blender Noel Rojas from Rojas Cigars. Continue reading
Uchibā is hosting a one-night-only special Whisky & Wagyu event featuring cocktails and a six-course dinner paired with spirits selected by spirits expert Rashidi Barrett of Beam Suntory Cocktails, who will educate attendees on the history and flavors of Japanese Whisky. The event will be hosted April 7 from 6 to 9pm and costs $175, plus tax and tip, per guest. Continue reading