Join us for some fun and (COVID-safe) socializing! Guests receive a complimentary branded tasting glass with their ticket, small bites, and their choice of tasting pours from multiple national and local bourbon and wine brands. Please drink responsibly.
At 7:00pm, the party begins! Enjoy tasty appetizers from Nameless Catering while sampling bourbon and wine and enjoying the musical stylings of the one and only Brent Marty*.
Featured bourbon and whisky: Hotel Tango, Boone County Distilling Co., Noble Oak, Wyoming Whiskey, Jeptha Creed, Cooper Spirits' Slow & Low Rock and Rye, Widow Jane, New Riff,
and Brenne French Whisky.
Featured wine: Cakebread Cellars, Sip & Share Winery, and B Legendary Wine
Tickets are $35. Must be 21 to attend. IDs checked at the door. Dry tickets available for $15.
Join us early at 6:00pm to enjoy a live broadcast of our Raise a Glass webinar featuring expert panelists from the spirits industry discussing the industry and the great resurgence of bourbon in the last decade. Featuring Hilary Barnes, Becky Harris, Sherrie Moore, Dani Smith, Christy Pope and Amber Woods.
*Brent E. Marty has been actively involved in the Indianapolis arts community for over 20 years working with several local organizations as a director, musical director, performer, instructor and accompanist. He currently serves as Director of Music and Education for Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre where he has music directed and supervised over 80 productions and administrates the state’s largest classroom-based theatre education program. Brent was named a 2015 Creative Arts Renewal Fellow by the Arts Council of Indianapolis and attended the Music Directing Intensive at the Goodspeed Opera House in Connecticut as part of his fellowship. He is a proud graduate of the Ball State University Department of Theatre & Dance.
Featured Brands & Where to Buy
In 1833 in Kentucky’s Boone County, a region of proud limestone hills that gradually fell to their knees at the banks of the Ohio River, a man named William Snyder made a decision that would impact the region 182 years later: He decided to buy a flour mill.
And within three years he had begun operating a distillery in conjunction with the mill. Soon, his whiskey business was one of the largest in the nation, and far exceeded his profits in flour. And while we might consider Snyder an extraordinary man, he was typical of those with a pioneering spirit back in the day. They saw opportunity, and took risks. For them, the biggest risk was in doing nothing.
It’s in a similar pioneering spirit that Boone County Distilling Company is now making authentic bourbon whiskey in the northern hills of Kentucky. Their brand is a living tribute to those that came before, men like Snyder and others, including Col William Appleton, J.C. Jenkins and James Gaff. Julius Freiberg and Levi Workum. Their stories infuse the Boone County brand with truth and determination. They are all part of the story.
Brenne is the world’s first single malt aged exclusively in both new French Limousin Oak barrels and Cognac casks. Founded by former ballerina turned whisky entrepreneur, Allison Parc, Brenne was started with Allison's small life savings and a big dream to show terroir (a sense of place in the smell and taste) is possible when making great single malt whisky. She created Brenne from seed to spirit, with a third-generation Cognac maker at this family farm-distillery in the heart of Cognac, France. First released in New York City in 2012, the award-winning whisky embodies the elegant nature of its French terroir and brings a completely new style of French single malt whisky to the rapidly emerging world whisky segment.
Allison self-distributed the first bottles of Brenne via Citi Bike in Manhattan, placing the product on the shelves of the city’s top establishments and retailers. The flagship Brenne Estate Cask sold out within two months and Allison expanded distribution to 35 states, and France, over the next few years. Her second expression, Brenne Ten, was introduced in October 2015; only about 300 cases of the limited-edition 10-year-old single malt whisky are available each year.
On March 8, 2017, International Women’s Day, Allison signed a partnership deal to align the brand with distributor groups across the country. Today, Brenne is sold in all major markets and in top bars around the world.
The story of Hotel Tango starts on April 14, 2002, when Travis Barnes, profoundly affected by the terrorist attacks of September 11, enlists in the U.S. Marine Corps. At Boot Camp, Travis quickly learns that there is only one acceptable way of doing things: the right way. Travis serves three tours in Operation Iraqi Freedom. He sees extensive combat, his missions including knock-and-talks, IED interdiction, ambush/counter-ambush, and direct-action raids on High Value Targets. He learns the importance of surrounding yourself with people you can depend on.
Travis attends and graduates law school. He meets Hilary and marries her in August 2012. He begins making whiskey, applying the same rigor, precision, and unwavering commitment he learned during his time serving his country. His whiskey is a resounding success.
With plenty of encouragement, Travis, Hilary, and some friends start Hotel Tango in 2014. To honor Travis’ military service, they it based on the NATO phonetic alphabet: Hotel for Hilary, Tango for Travis. Surrounding themselves with exceptional people at every level, they focus on crafting equally exceptional spirits—spirits that reflect Travis’ exacting standards, spirits that are fit to serve, and made to share.
Jeptha Creed Distillery uses old fashioned methods to meet today’s demanding modern tastes. We use only the finest ingredients, locally grown and sourced (when possible) to ensure our products meet the highest expectations for quality and flavor. You could say we’re history in the making, but really we’re making old fashion new.
Owned and operated by dynamic mother-and-daughter duo Joyce and Autumn Nethery, Jeptha Creed sits on 64 acres of farmland, where we grow the Bloody Butcher Corn we use for all of our products. One of the things we’re most proud of here at Jeptha Creed is our commitment to the ground to glass concept. Whenever we can, we grow the ingredients that we use in our spirits.
What we don’t produce ourselves, we get from other farms in the area so we can do our part to support local agriculture. These are things that have been ingrained into our family’s way of doing things for centuries—and will continue to be as we grow and expand. Since its inception, Jeptha Creed has been proud to serve its customers unmatched spirits and unforgettable experiences. With an unwavering commitment to honoring our heritage, we make old fashion new by giving it just a little kick.
We are a new riff on the old tradition: Kentucky Bourbon. Founded in 2014 by Ken Lewis, a visionary Kentucky liquor retailer and entrepreneur, New Riff is led by a team of corporate refugees ranging from craft beer to politics and more. New Riff crafts a range of whiskeys—Bourbon, Rye, and eventually Malted Rye and a host of specialty recipes—as well as Kentucky Wild Gin. Our mission is simple: to someday be counted among the world’s great small distilleries. Becoming one of the great small distilleries of the world is a long term play, with no exact ring to win, or title to be declared.
We are independently owned by one family, and that independence, the freedom from outside pressures and interests, has allowed us to make an unforeseen declaration for quality: for perhaps the first time since the inception of the Bottled in Bond Act in 1897, a Kentucky sour mash whiskey distillery has committed itself exclusively to that quality standard, the world’s highest. And we proudly lift that bar even higher by bottling without chill filtration.
We are inspired by the great Bourbon makers of the past and the wider tradition in Kentucky—but we will play our own riff, on the Sour Mash Kentucky Regimen, both with our standard of Bottled in Bond Without Chill Filtration, and through applying that production regimen to wholly new styles of Kentucky whiskey. At the end of the day, despite playing a free hand to improvise and create Kentucky whiskey anew, we uphold above all else the time-honored Sour Mash Kentucky Regimen: we believe it’s a fantastic way to make whiskey, fully the equal of the traditions of the world’s great whiskeys.
We are on a mission to revitalize the earth by planting trees, building communities, and of course, enjoying great whiskey. Noble Oak was created with a goal of offering a great whiskey that gives back. It's simple - every bottle plants a tree. For three years now, we have worked with our partners at One Tree Planted to plant trees in areas of need around the country. Our efforts have spanned from the Redwood Forest in California to Detroit, Michigan, to the Finger Lakes in New York, and everywhere in between.
First, we traditionally rest our whiskey in charred new American White Oak barrels for a minimum of one year, developing sweet vanilla notes and a deep caramel tone.
Then, we finish our whiskey using either sherry or port wine cask staves to impart additional complexity.
The result? Unique flavors that are elegantly balanced and bold.
Every bottle plants a tree. In Mendocino County, we're protecting the water quality for future generations. In Detroit, we're building the city's urban forest to create stronger neighborhoods and healthier homes. In New York, we're reducing potential for erosion.
Slow & Low is a modern update to the historic category of Rock and Rye. A combination of straight rye whiskey, a pinch of rock candy + the additions of raw honey, navel oranges, and importantly, Angostura bitters, Slow & Low is a proper bottled Old-Fashioned.
About Slow & Low
Slow & Low is more than a whiskey—more than a bottled cocktail—it is a state of being; a lifestyle. Rebellious and free spirited, Slow & Low takes the path less traveled for the reward of personal discovery. Slow & Low celebrates the journey and provides the “spirit” to roll wherever you go & share with whomever you are with. Slow & Low Rock & Rye is available in 750ml bottles and 100ml cans.
Use code Drinkslowandlow on DRIZLY for $5 off for first time purchases.
Simply stated, we are hell-bent on creating great whiskey and paying homage to Indiana’s rich
As three Indiana natives, we brought West Fork Whiskey Co. to life to share our interpretation of America's native spirit with the world.
We create sippable, smooth whiskeys our way — always 100% Indiana from grain to glass. We toast to hard work and uncompromising dedication by paying respect to one of the best grain-producing states in America.
At the end of the day, what matters most to us is being an Indiana distillery that produces whiskey that tastes great to you.
Join us at our tasting room.Whether you try our wheat-centric bourbon, our earthy and spicy rye, or any of our other whiskeys, our goal is to create high quality, affordable spirits, that simply taste great. Visit us and see how we do whiskey differently.
We work each day within this city, over these cobblestone streets, in Red Hook at the juncture of old and new New York City. Where things get done in their own way—a place that defines itself.
Widow Jane scours the country for the finest barrels of Straight Bourbon & Rye Whiskeys. Hand assembled right here in the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, we bring these to you with non chill-filtration, and proofed with a hard-yet-sweet pure limestone water. When the Widow Jane team set out to produce our own whiskey, we wanted to offer something that was bold and rich with character, but most importantly had the intense taste of New York in each sip. All Widow Jane whiskeys are proofed with pure limestone mineral water from the legendary Rosendale Mines of NY, just 100 miles north of our home in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
We also distill every week in Red Hook using the finest non-GMO ingredients, including corn varietals such as Baby Jane that are unique to us and that we have nurtured over many years.
We make bourbon in small batches at our distillery in Kirby, Wyoming. From day one, every drop of Wyoming Whiskey was made in Kirby and aged in one of our six rick houses. That’s not true of every whiskey you run into. We don’t pass judgment, but it means a lot to us and we hope it means something to you.
Our family first came to Wyoming as ranchers in 1890. In the ensuing 125 years, our family has continued to work raising cattle and hay at our ranches in Spring Gulch and in Kirby. We’ve also had our share of U.S. Senators, lawyers, extreme skiers, two Wyoming Governors and now whiskey makers.
The Big Horn Basin has everything we need to make great bourbon, and it is important to us to source our ingredients locally. The consistency and uniqueness of these whiskey elements make for a better bourbon that stands apart. It’s the Whiskey of the West.
B Legendary Wine Boutique is a Female and Veteran-Owned company. We passionately produce creative, refreshing, and fearless combinations of cocktail wines and candles. At B Legendary Wine Boutique, we promote a relaxed and professional atmosphere, where fun and laughter is encouraged, creativity is embraced, ideas are valued, purpose and passions are pursued, and excellence is produced. B Legendary Wine Boutique is a perfect place to enjoy wine by the tasting, glass, or bottle, purchase gifts for any occasion, and enjoy gatherings in a public or private setting. Come visit us for a different wine tasting experience. We offer a 15% discount to our fellow Veterans.
Our story begins with a piece of land, a family passionate about wine, and a community of friends who helped bring Cakebread Cellars to life. Founded in 1973 by Jack and Dolores Cakebread, the winery is still family owned by their sons Bruce and Dennis Cakebread. For nearly 50 years, we’ve set out to create quality wines that pair best with good food and good company. Located in the heart of Napa Valley, our wines reflect the personalities of our estate vineyards as well as the spirit of our entire team. We’re proud to share these wines – from our family to yours.
Sip & Share Wines is a boutique winery producing a diversity of handcrafted vegan wines. We're passionate about creating community with wine, especially for wine lovers often overlooked and underrepresented by the wine industry. Our wines are approachable to all palates, fun and made to sip and share. Purchase a bottle or join the wine club at sipandsharewines.com.
In January 2019, Sip & Share Wines released the 7 Words Wine Collection, all of the wines are vegan. In January 2020, we released the Gem Collection of limited production wines.
Sip & Share Wines Conjure Zinfandel was featured in Forbes Magazine as one of the 10 drinks for the summer. Nicole Kearney, Sip & Share Wines' Winemaker/Founder was named one of 40 African American Tastemakers (Under/Over 40) by Sabrina Jackson.
We've participated in The Hue Society’s The Black Wine Experience wine tasting and Roses & Rose’ Brunch at Essence Fest in 2019 and 2018 in New Orleans. Being there lead to being named by Kiarra Sylvester as one of “5 Black- Owned Wines You Should Be Sipping Right Now” published on Xonecole.com.