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Minnesota Monthly Fine Spirits Classic 2015

When: Thursday, July 30, 2015; 6:30-9 p.m.
Where: Minneapolis Event Centers (Map)
Tickets:
General Admission: $45 in advance online or $55 at the door
Designated Driver Ticket: $10
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All attendees must be 21 years of age or older. Legal ID required. No children or strollers.

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Join us for the 4th annual Minnesota Monthly Fine Spirits Classic! Sample high-end spirits from around the world, enjoy gourmet bites, and be entertained by local bartenders.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS:

+ Multiple mixology stations presented by Bittercube, featuring local bartenders from the North Star Bartender’s Guild

+ Cocktail tasting and high-end spirits sampling from around the world

+ Heavy hors d’oeuvres from local restaurants including La Grolla, Bloomington Chop House, Eat Street Social, Bonefish Grill, and Fogo de Chao 

+ Education from top Spirits representatives and Mixologists

FEATURED MIXOLOGISTS:

Nicholas Kosevich and Ira Koplowitz

Marco Zappia

TASTING NOTES:

SPIRITS

2 Gingers Irish Whiskey | 2gingerswhiskey.com

35 Maple Street | 35maplestreet.com

  • Uncle Val's Botanical Gin
  • Uncle Val's Restorative Gin
  • Uncle Val's Peppered Gin
  • Kirk & Sweeney Rum 12 yr
  • Kirk & Sweeney Rum 18 yr
  • Kirk & Sweeney Rum 23 yr
  • Bib & Tucker Bourbon 6 yr
  • Masterson's Rye Whisky 10 yr
  • Masterson's Barley Whisky 10 yr
  • Masterson's Wheat Whisky 12 yr

45th Parallel Distillery | 45thparalleldistillery.com

  • 45th Parallel Vodka
  • Border Bourbon
  • New Richmond Rye
  • 1507 Madison Avenue Limoncello
  • 1507 Madison Avenue Orangecello
  • Midwest Gin
  • Midwest Vodka
  • Gamle Ode Dill Aquavit
  • Gamle Ode Celebration Aquavit
  • Gamle Ode Holiday Aquavit
  • Referent Horseradish Vodka

Anheuser-Busch | anheuser-busch.com

  • Bud Light Mixxtails (Firewalker, Hurricane & Long Island Ice Tea)
  • Goose Island Summer Ale
  • Goose Island Goose IPA
  • Goose Island 312 Urban Wheat

Bent Brewstillery | bentbrewstillery.com

  • Gunner Ghost- Navy Strenght Gin
  • Bent Anchor- Irish-Style Poitín

Bittercube | bittercube.com

Blackeye Roasting Co.| blackeyeroasting.co

Bombay Spirits Companys, USA | bombaysapphire.com

Brown-Forman| brown-forman.com

Crispin | crispincider.com

  • Crispin Original
  • Crispin Honey Crisp
  • Crispin Blackberry Pear
  • Crispin Pacific Pear

DIAGEO North America Inc. | diageo.com

  • George Dickel #12
  • Bulleit Bourbon
  • Crown Royal Rye
  • Bulleit 10 Year

Edrington | edrington.com

  • Brugal Rum
  • Black Grouse
  • Cutty Sark Prohibition

Far North Spirits | farnorthspirits.com

  • Solveig Gin
  • Gustaf Navy Strength Gin
  • Syvä Vodka
  • Ålander Spiced Rum

Maison Ferrand USA | maisonferrand.com

Midwest Davos Brands | davosbrands.com

  • Aviation Gin
  • Tonic (Fever Tree)

MS Walker | mswalker.com

  • St. Elder Elderflower Liquor
  • West Cork Irish Whisky

Niche Import Co. | ourniche.com

  • Mezan XO
  • Stroh 40
  • Old St. Andrews Liter
  • Old St. Andrews Tumbler Pack
  • Calvados Coquerel Fine
  • Calvados Coquerel Fine 375ml
  • Schonauer
  • Schladerer Kirschwasser
  • Schladerer Kirschwasser 375ml
  • Schladerer Williams Birne
  • Schladerer Williams Birne 375ml
  • Schladerer Himbeer Liqueur
  • Kleiner Feigling
  • Amaro Tosolini
  • Stroh Jagertee

North Star Craft Soda | whistlersoda.com

Platinka Vodka | platinka.com

Phillips Distilling Company | phillipsdistilling.com

  • Prairie Organic Vodka
  • Prairie Organic Cucumber Vodka
  • Prairie Organic Gin
  • Centinela Blanco Tequila
  • Revel Stoke Pecan

Prestige Wine and Spirits | prestigewsg.com

  • Table 1
  • Kinky Pink Liqueur
  • Kinky Gold Liqueur
  • Kinky Blue Liqueur
  • Opulent Vodka
  • Ricura Horchata Liqueur
  • Bison RIDGE 8YO Canadian
  • Tomatin Dualchas Single Malt
  • Tomatin 12YO Single Malt
  • Tomatin 14YO Portwood Finish Single Malt
  • Tomatin 18YO Single Malt
  • Table 2
  • Bloom Gin
  • Greenall's Gin
  • Ophir Gin
  • Glen Moray Classic Single Malt
  • Glen Moray Classic Port Finish Single Malt
  • Glen Moray 12YO Single Malt
  • Glen Moray 16YO Single Malt

Sidney Frank Importing Co. | sidneyfrank.com

  • Casamigos Tequila
  • Monkey 47 Schwarzwald Dry Gin
  • Jägermeister Spice
  • Sortilege Maple Liqueur

Sportsman’s Redneck Juice, LLC | sportsmansredneckjuice.com

  • Original Bloody Mary Mix
  • Spicy Bloody Mary Mix
  • Original Margarita Mix
  • Mango Margarita Mix

Tenth and Blake Brands | tenthandblake.com

  • Crispin Original
  • Crispin Honey Crisp
  • Crispin Blackberry Pear
  • Crispin Pacific Pear

Trinchero Family Estates | tfewines.com

  • Double Barrel Bourbon
  • Sugar Island Coconut Rum
  • Sugar Island Spiced Rum
  • Tres Agaves Blanco Tequila
  • Tres Agaves Reposado Tequila
  • Tres Agaves Margarita Mix
  • Tres Agaves Agave Nectar
  • Tres Agaves Strawberry Margarita Mix
  • Menage a Trois Berry Vodka
  • Menage a Trois Citrus Vodka

Vikre Distillery | vikredistillery.com

  • Vikre Boreal Juniper Gin
  • Vikre Boreal Cedar Gin
  • Vikre Boreal Spruce gin
  • Vikre Boreal Lake Superior Vodka
  • Vikre Øvrevann Aquavit
  • Vikre Voyageur Aquavit (Cognac Barrel Aged)

Vinocopia | vinocopia.com

  • 5 Infused Vodka Lemon/Ginger
  • 5 Infused Vodka Cranberry/Orange
  • Square One Vodka Basil
  • Square One Vodka Cucumber
  • Square One Vodka Bergamot
  • J. Carver Distillery Lake House Vodka
  • J. Carver Distillery Grimm Farm Gin
  • J. Carver Distillery Barrel Gin
  • Skaalvenn Distillery Rum
  • Wander North Distillery Outpost Vodka
  • Wander North Distillery Frontier Applejack
  • Ocean Vodka
  • Fair Quinoa Vodka
  • El Nivel Blanco Tequila
  • Vizcaya Crystal Rum
  • Vizcaya VXOP Rum
  • Jefferson's Bourbon VSB Reserve
  • Jefferson's Bourbon Ocean Bourbon
  • Brown Jug Spirits Bourbon Cream Liqueur

FOOD

Bloomington Chop House | bloomingtonchophouse.com

  • Lobster Mac and Cheese
  • Artisan Cheese with Crackers and Breads
  • Sliced Tenderloin Sandwiches with Creamy Horseradish

Bonefish Grill | bonefishgrill.com

  • Tuna Sashimi
  • Fresh Ceviche

Drew’s Concessions | drewspopcorn.com

  • Carmel Corn

Eat Street Social | eatstreetsocial.com

  • Herb-Buttered Poached White Fish
  • Bacon-corn Waffle
  • Truffle Sweet Corn Puree with Maître d' Butter

Fogo De Chao Brazilian Steakhouse | fogodechao.com

  • House Special Steak
  • Pork Sausage

La Grolla | lagrollastpaul.com

  • Queen Olives with Italian seasoned breading stuffed with gorgonzola
  • Puget Sound Mediterranean mussels sautéed in a fresh lobster cream sauce
  • House made focaccia with aged olive oil and Carne Salada

SPONSORS

Arc’teryx | arcteryx.com

Hockenberg’s Equipment & Supply Company | hockenbergs.com

Minneapolis Event Centers

212 2nd St. SE, Minneapolis, 55414

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