by Nancy Stiles
We are hosting our first-ever Holiday Spirits Tasting Event this December, and we've got the final lineup of distilleries and restaurants. Prepare to feel warm in your belly.
See also: Riverfront Times Holiday Spirits Presale
On December 4 at the Third Degree Glass Factory (5200 Delmar Boulevard; 314-367-4527), you'll get to sample from eighteen different local, regional and national distilleries. There will be food tastings from Evangeline's, Cleveland-Heath, Las Palmas and Legacy Chutney, plus an exclusive craft-beer sampling from Morgan Street Brewery and live music from Miss Jubliee and the Humdingers.
Distilleries & More: Augusta Winery Barefoot Wine & Bubbly Canadian Club Whisky Cardinal Sin Vodka Coulter & Payne Farm Distillery Dark Horse Distillery Defiance Whiskey Dr. McGillicuddy's Fireball Cinnamon Whisky Lion's Tooth Dandelion Liqueur Mastermind Vodka Montelle Winery Pinckney Bend Distillery Square One Brewery & Distillery Still 630 StillJoy Spirits The Big O Ginger Liqueur Wood Hat Spirits
General admission tickets are $35 and include a commemorative glass, spirit samplings and complimentary hors d'oeuvres. VIP tickets are $50 and get you early entry at 6 p.m., a commemorative tasting glass, a specialty entrance cocktail, spirit samplings, hors d'oeuvres, food from Whole Foods catering and a VIP gift bag. You can purchase tickets here.
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