Whiskey Washback

Friday Oct. 19, 2018 @ 8pm - 11pm

The Bowery Hotel · 335 Bowery, NYC · 2nd Floor

Celebrating the remarkable + rebellious legacy of whiskey & the people that keep it alive today.


Partial proceeds from this event will be donated to Rethink Food NYC


*All Sales are Final


This was Whiskey Washback 2017

  • Over 75 types of premium Whiskey, Bourbon, Rye, Scotch and more from Hudson, Finger Lakes, Tennessee, Kentucky, Scotland and other regions... including 15-year and older premiums.

  • Oysters shucked on site presented by Ardbeg, Glenmorangie and Billion Oyster Project, fresh local oysters from Fishers Island and Atlantic Capes oyster farms

  • Savory tastings and light bites from local culinary favorites

    • Distilled-House made glazed Wings

    • Gemma-Pan seared LI duck

    • Arrogant Swine-Old Forester baby back ribs

  • Whiskey infused prohibition truffles by Baseema Chocolatier

  • Sip on a Smoked cocktail created by the masterminds of Fine & Rare

  • Create a custom Manhattan with your favorite Woodford Reserve

  • WIN a Regional Whiskey Cocktail Kit from Bowery Collective, find the Whiskey Washback jugs and post your pic on Instagram and Twitter #whiskeywashback #bocoexperience

  • Photo booth to capture all the whiskey fueled fun!

  • Live Music by The Whiskey Treaty

  • Outdoor terrace cigar lounge with LIVE Cigar Roller from La Rosa Cubana Cigars

And it all takes place in the Bowery Hotel's stunning 2nd floor event space.

That's how the whiskey rebels would've wanted it.

Please tip ye hat to our special partners and sponsors.

We're deeply grateful to each of the partners who've joined us to make this journey possible.

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