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NYE With Seven Grand DTLA & SD

December 26th, 2013 — 12:05pm

Seven Grand DTLA Bring in the New Year at Seven Grand’s Masquerade Ball! Not only will all the bartenders/barbacks be dressed in tuxedos but there will be no line for those with a Masquerade mask. We will be featuring mobile champagne cocktail bar carts with shot bar, free New Years hear and masquerades if you add your resolution to our Resolution Wall, a 9pm New York Manhattan dropping of the ball toast, Midnight champagne toast, special New Years Cocktail Menu, confetti and ribbon decorations and seating for those who are Cabinet Members of Bar Jackalope. Come celebrate with your favorite Whiskey bar!

Seven Grand SD San Diego is partying in style with two local legend bands Wild Wild Wets and Barbarian and DJ Barry Thomas. No cover, a Midnight Whiskey toast and Wild Turkey Whiskey specials all night! https://www.facebook.com/events/236741539835136/

Seven Grand DTLA Whiskey Society: Nikka Whisky w/ Maurice Chevalier IV, Wed. 12/18, 7pm

December 16th, 2013 — 12:10pm

Nikka Whiskey Vert
This coming Wednesday, December 18th at 7pm, we will be hosting Maurice Chevalier IV from Nikka Whisky. Maurice will be tasting and educating us on six marks from the Nikka line, and we will be toasting Roberta Cowan a.k.a. Rita Taketsuru (The Mother of Japanese Whisky) whose birthday would have been this week.

A Welcome Punch will be served at 6:30pm, so come early and get a good seat. Late-comers will not be seated, but can wait at the bar (enjoying Nikka specials with your paid-up membership card,) and meet Maurice after the event. First-timers can pay a $15 fee to check it out.

Maurice is a great presenter, and these Nikka whiskies are absolutely amazing, this will be a rare treat for the Whiskey Society as the year draws to a close. Don’t miss out- RSVP now on the link below:

Register here!

For more information on the Seven Grand Whiskey Society L.A., hit the link beneath my signature. Feel free to forward this invite to a friend, they can join our email list below.

We also offer private tastings, hit the flight-menu link for more info.

Memberships can be purchased at the bar, dues are $120 a year and allow the bearer to bring a guest to any event. Tastings/educations occur monthly, based upon the travel schedule of our guests, this year we hosted over 40 events.

If you haven’t been down to try our Seasonal Cocktail list, you’re really missing out. We make some of the best Hot Toddies that I have ever tasted in my life. Our Happy Hour was voted Best in L.A. by the L.A. Weekly- Come check it!

We do not take our success for granted, we are all very grateful for your continued support. Bring some friends and come toast the Holiday Season with us before the end of the year!

We look forward to seeing you. A Merry Holiday and Happy New Year to all of you from all of us here at Seven Grand L.A.

Pedro, currently sipping coffee.

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



Read the photo/video account of our recent trip to Ireland (Scotland story coming soon!)
White-Knuckle Driving: Seven Grand crew tours Ireland 

Mentor Monday with Johnnie Mundel at Seven Grand San Diego

December 9th, 2013 — 12:38pm

Pick your glassware, know your nose, it’s all about the right taste!

Check out the article here!

Seven Grand DTLA Whiskey Society: Whisky & Poetry Salon 1st Anniversary, Sat. 11/23, 6pm

November 21st, 2013 — 5:39pm

Poetry Saloon Vert
Thank you so much to those who came out for our Parker Beam “Promise of Hope” ALS Foundation Benefit. Big Love to all the Seven Grand L.A. crew for working for free and donating their tips. I think they bought the most raffle tickets too. Thank you to Andie Brokaw from Heaven Hill, and all the folks from the ALs Foundation for making it happen. A great time, for a good cause:

Parker Beam’s “Promise of Hope” ALS Foundation

We’re keeping this goodwill flowing. This coming Saturday, November 23rd, at 6p.m. we will be hosting the Whisky & Poetry First Anniversary Bash. Kim Ohonneson met Johnnie the Scot at a 7G whiskey society event, and started the Whisky & Poetry Salon a year ago. They have been lighting up the Downtown Nightlife scene for a year now. We will be tasting and experiencing whisky and poetry from 6pm-9pm, to celebrate this wonderful new tradition.

RSVP now on the link below:

Register Here!

This event is free for paid-up members, first timers can pay a one-time fee at the door.

We love to combine Whisk(e)y-tasting with Poetry. There is no better pairing, and Johnnie is one of the best in the business. Don’t miss this event. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the WriteGirl Foundation, check out our cause here:

Local Poet Iris Berry will be featured:

Seven Grand Whiskey Society memberships are $120 a year, and can be purchased at the bar. Paid-up members can bring a guest to any event. Tell your friends!

We hope to see you Saturday.

Pedro, currently sipping Larceny on the rocks. Thank you Andie Brokaw!

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

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