Whiskey, like a beautiful woman, demands appreciation. You gaze first, then it’s time to drink.”
-Haruki Murakami

NEWS

Seven Grand DTLA Whiskey Society: Cedar Ridge & Charbay Master Distillers, Wednesday, January, 29th, 7pm

January 28th, 2014 — 1:08pm

Cedar Ridge
If you haven’t heard, Golden State Cocktail Week is rocking Downtown right now, and with so many Master Distillers and Brand Ambassadors in town, we couldn’t resist booking another event this week.

This Wednesday, Jan. 29th, we will be hosting 2 Master Distillers at once! Marko Karakasevic from Charbay Distillery here in California, and Kolin Brighton from Cedar Ridge Distillery in Iowa. Both of these gentleman are making some unique whiskies, two true champions of the Craft Distilling movement here in America. A Welcome Punch will be served at 6:30pm, with the tasting/education starting at 7pm. Latecomers will not be sat but can wait at the bar to meet Marko and Kolin after the event. Come early and get cozy with your neighbors!

RSVP on the link below, we look forward to seeing you Wednesday.

Register Here!

For more information on the Seven Grand Whiskey Society, hit the link beneath my signature. Memberships are $120 per year, can be purchased at the bar, and allow you to bring a guest to any event. First-timers can pay a one-time $15 fee for admittance.

Be sure to come check out BAR JACKALOPE, the new sipping lounge and tasting library in the back of Seven Grand L.A. Here we will strive to provide ongoing educations of all the events we host with the Whiskey Society. Get your own bottle in the cabinet!

We look forward to seeing you Wednesday, feel free to forward this invite to a friend!

Pedro, currently sipping Redbreast 21yr. Thank you Brian Nation!

Pedro Shanahan, Spirit Guide,
Seven Grand Whiskey Bar L.A.
Co-curator, Whiskey Society

Check out some cool vids:

Seven Grand DTLA Whiskey Society: Smooth Ambler w/ John Foster & Bar Jacklope Opening Monday, 1/27 @ 7pm

January 21st, 2014 — 11:20am

Smooth Ambler Vert
In our continuing efforts to champion the craft distilling movement in the U.S., we are hosting John Foster from Smooth Ambler on Monday, January 27th at 7pm. John will educate and taste us on the full line of whiskies they offer. A Welcome Punch will be served at 6:30pm, so come early and get cozy with your neighbors. Latecomers will not be seated but can wait at the bar and enjoy Smooth Ambler drink specials with their paid-up membership card.

Monday the 27th will also be the opening of Bar Jacklope, a new sipping lounge and tasting library in the back of Seven Grand. Bar Jackalope will be where you can explore the world of whiskies, 5 nights a week, and deepen your understanding of the whiskies you learn about through the Whiskey Society.

RSVP now on the below to meet John and learn more about this amazing West Virginia Distillery:

Register Here!

Memberships for the 7GWS can be purchased at the bar, dues are $120 per year and allow you to bring a guest to any event. First-timers can pay a $15 fee.

I’m doing another event at the Kirk Douglas Theater in Culver City next weekend, for all Samuel Beckett fans out there, check this link: Beckett and Jameson at the Kirk Douglas Theater 

Check out the great distillery video about Smooth Ambler below. Don’t miss out on this one.

Pedro, still sipping Four Roses 7G Single Barrel. Can’t get enough of the good stuff.

Pedro Shanahan
Spirit Guide, Seven Grand Whiskey Bar
Co-curator, Whiskey Society

Smooth Ambler, A West Virginia Distillery: A Greenhouse Film from Southern Foodways on Vimeo.

For more information on the 7GWS: http://213nightlife.com/whiskeysociety

For more information on Private Tastings: http://sevengrandbars.com/seven-grand-dtla-flight-menus/

Our travels to Ireland: 7G Boys Tour Ireland!

Seven Grand DTLA Whiskey Society: Balcones Whiskey w/ Chip Tate, Tuesday, 1/21, 7pm

January 16th, 2014 — 5:07pm

Balcones_Whiskey
This coming Tuesday January 21st, at 7pm, we will be hosting Balcones Whiskey from Waco, Texas. Master Distiller Chip Tate will taste and educate us on his full line of Craft Distilled spirits. We hope to champion the growing Craft Distillery movement in America, and Chip is on the cutting edge! Balcones is making some of the most unique whiskies on the market.

Latecomers will not be seated, but can wait at the bar (and receive Balcones drink specials with their paid-up membership card,) to meet Chip after the event. A Welcome Punch will be served at 6:30pm, so come early and get a good seat.

Don’t miss this chance to meet a whiskey legend in the making! RSVP now on the link below:

Register Here!

For more information on the Seven Grand Whiskey Society in Los Angeles, hit the link beneath my signature. Memberships are $120 a year, and allow you to bring a guest to any event. Last year we hosted more than 30 events!

Feel free to forward this email to friends- first timers can pay a $15 fee to check it out, but seating preference will be given to paid-up members.

We hope to see you Tuesday!

Big love and Thanks from all of us here at Seven Grand L.A.

Pedro, currently sipping Four Roses Seven Grand Single Barrel. Cask Strength. Yes.

Pedro Shanahan
Spirit Guide, Seven Grand Whiskey Bar L.A.
Co-Curator, Whiskey Society

For more Info on 7GWS:
http://213nightlife.com/whiskeysociety

To learn more about Private Tastings:
http://213nightlife.com/seven-grand-flight-menu

Our tour to Ireland last year:
Seven Grand Bouys hit Ireland!

Check out this cool video about Balcones Distilery!

Balcones Whiskey Distillery from Dark Rye on Vimeo.

Seven Grand San Diego Whiskey Society Featuring Jon Trainer with Glenmorangie, Fri, 1/17 @ 6pm!

January 16th, 2014 — 11:13am

Glenorangie Vert
This Friday the 17th at 6pm we will have Jon Trainer with Glenmorangie.  Jon will be here to display, taste, and educate us on what in my opinion some of the greatest whiskies available.  Jon is the brand ambassador for Glenmorangie and if we all keep our fingers crossed we shall be offered Jim Murray’s 2014 #1 whiskey!!  I know it has been quite some time since we have all gotten together and I wanted to start the New Year off with something special.  I look forward to seeing all of you this Friday for a mouth watering tasting.

Register Here!

If you have any questions about the event or how to register my contact information is below.  We provide annual memberships for $120 or charge a $15 fee per tasting.  For questions in regard to setting up a private tasting contact me.

Sincerely,

Josh Judd
Seven Grand Whiskey Bars
Currently sipping on Ardbog…
Email:   Josh@213downtown.la
Phone:  858-361-4423

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