Whiskey lovers: Tower Events + Chicago Mag Launch Barrel Night

Whiskey lovers: Tower Events + Chicago Mag Launch Barrel Night
Barrel Night is an event for whiskey lovers.

By Claire LeBlanc, the lovely intern 

Hey Whiskey lovers, this invite landed in my inbox and I’m compelled to share it with you:

A celebration of fine whiskey and fine spirits, Chicago magazine is delighted to host its inaugural Barrel Night.

The event will be held at Montgomery Club in the River North neighborhood on Thursday, Feb. 25, and will present the best reserves for discerning Midwest taste-makers with an intimate sampling of top-shelf whiskey, bourbon, rye and more.

“We’ve been eagerly anticipating the debut of this event,” says Tom Conradi, Publisher and General Manager of Chicago magazine. “Chicago is home to some of the most astute whiskey ambassadors and connoisseurs, and this event will punctuate the city’s elevated presence while honoring some of the leading whiskey brands in the country. We’re honored to host all in one place for a spirited evening.”

In addition to the spirits tastings and passed hors d’oeuvres, guests will have the opportunity to gather intel and pick the brains of some of the industry’s most respected distillers, spirits ambassadors and whiskey brands. From neat to on the rocks, the event will entice the palates of those deeply invested in Chicago’s rich whiskey, bourbon and rye culture.

The newest addition to Gibsons Restaurant Group and situated on the Chicago River, Montgomery Club is known for its highly personalized experiences. The swanky urban backdrop paired with its unmatched level of exclusive service and cuisine will set the tone for the evening and serve as the ideal setting for the curated soiree.

Screen shot from the BUZZFEED viral video,Why You Should Drink More Whiskey.

Screen shot from the BUZZFEED viral video, Why You Should Drink More Whiskey.

Confirmed participants include 90+ Cellars, Agricole, Anchor Distilling, Bulleit, CH Distillery, Collingwood/Old Forester, Crown Royal, Doualough, George Dickle, Green Brierd Distillery, Jack Daniels, Journeyman Distillery, Parce Rums, Pig Rye Whiskey, Remy – Bruichladdich, Two James and Woodford Reserve.

The event will be produced by Tower Events Group and will be held on Thursday, Feb. 25 at Montgomery Club, located at 500 W. Superior St. from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $85. Mercedes-Benz will serve as the event’s sponsor. For more information, please visit: https://towertix.com/e/barrel-night.

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