LAMag’s Premiere DTLA Whiskey Festival is Coming

The Aug. 19 festival held at The Bloc features tastings, live music, and food

Your whiskey Wednesday might have to wait until Friday (Aug. 19, that is) because whether you like it neat or on the rocks, you’re not going to want to miss LAMag’s premiere Whiskey Festival on Aug. 19, from 7 pm – 9 pm.

Held at the Bloc in DTLA, the eclectic event will have lively DJ music and hors d’oeuvres accompanying tastings of over a dozen unique whiskeys. Participating brands include Corbin Cash, Wyoming Whiskey, Noble Oak, Uncle Nearest, Bardstown Bourbon, Basil Hayden, Broken Barrel, CALI Whiskey, Maker’s Mark, Old Hillside Bourbon Co., Sagamore Spirit, Teeling Whiskey, Westward Whiskey, Four Roses Bourbon, Bacardi – Single Malts – Aberfeldy & Craigellachie, and Shinobu Whisky, Kujira Whisky and Masahiro Okinawa Gin. Additional whiskey brands will be announced soon.

LAMag’s Whiskey Festival 2021

Along with the opportunity to meet the distillers themselves, you’ll have the chance to schmooze with a vibrant scene of L.A.’s whiskey lovers, LAMag’s savvy readers and a variety of other curious fans. Sipping on the finest selections and learning about new labels, the festival will be an experience to remember (even if your memory ends up being a little fuzzy).

And if you’ve ever hoped to impress guests with the perfect Whiskey Sour, Old Fashioned, or (neat) Manhattan, you’ll also be walking away with some exclusive recipes. Beyond just Friday night, those fresh cocktails are sure to carry you through the weekend.

LAMag’s Whiskey Festival 2021

Finally, no cocktail hour would be complete without some delicious food as a complement. For a bite between whiskey swigs or sips, Tacos AF, Little Llama Peruvian Tacos, and Poppy + Rose will be serving tasty bites throughout the evening.

To spend two hours immersed in the world of whiskey at this special tasting, be sure to get your tickets for the upcoming festival here.

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