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Upper West & Heaven Hill Distilleries Presents An Evening of American Whiskey with a Food Pairing Menu created by Upper West Executive Chef Nick Shipp

 

 

 

Upper West & Heaven Hill Distilleries Presents An Evening of American Whiskey with a Food Pairing Menu created by Upper West Executive Chef Nick Shipp

When: Wednesday Oct 26, 2011

Cost: $55

 

Please join us for a unique opportunity to taste all types of American whiskeys from the Heaven Hill Distilleries’ award-winning American Whiskey Collection and learn more about history, production, laws and standards of the products in the Heaven Hill portfolio.

Heaven Hill Distilleries is America’s largest independent, family owned and operated producer and marketer of distilled spirits. It is America’s seventh largest supplier of distilled spirits and has the second largest inventory of aging American Whiskey in the world, with approximately 900,000 barrels in it’s 40+ rickhouses. Having filled over 6 million barrels of Kentucky Bourbon since it was founded in 1934 after the repeal of Prohibition, Heaven Hill’s Whiskey portfolio enjoys many accolades, including three major “Distillery of the Year” awards in the past 6 years, most recently being announced the 17th Annual Malt Advocate Whiskey Awards “Distillery of the Year” this past March.

“Smart whiskey lovers know their [Heaven Hill] reputation for delivering great value in their whiskey brands. They just celebrated their 75th anniversary in a big way, by filling their six-millionth barrel of whiskey. They’ve been pioneers with their Evan Williams Single Barrel Vintage series and the Bernheim Original wheat whiskey. (Master Distiller) Parker Beam’s skills are celebrated with the eponymous and often stupendous Parker’s Heritage Collection…They have been at the spearhead of the rye resurgence, maintaining availability of their value brands (Rittenhouse and Pikesville) and also rolling out an amazing trio of ultra-aged ryes. Heaven Hill takes whiskey seriously. They deserve nothing less.”

 

— John Hansell, Publisher and Editor of Malt Advocate Magazine

Tasting Menu

(Evan Williams Single Barrel )

White Corn Chowder

lump crab/cilantro/bourboned apricots/bacon “grease”

(Elijah Craig 12 YR )

Chicken & Waffle

pretzel crusted jidori chicken/ coffee spiced waffle/ lemon creme fraiche/ sweet tea syrup/ paquillo puree

(Elijah Craig 18 YR )

Crispy Oyster “Po Boy”

green apple tartar sauce/ tomato-peeper relish/ mizuna marinated jalapeño

Bernheim Wheat Whiskey

BBQ Pork Lion

(817) sauce/ cider braised collard greens/ fried ham consomme poached farm egg

Rittenhouse Rye

Fennel-Apple Cobbler

toasted almond ice cream