Digest MiamiÂ continues its commitment to culinary exploration with these intimate and unique experiences and launched of Bureau of Spirits, Â a series of rotating craft spirits and culinary events bringing together local and national small batch distilleries, craft breweries and South Floridaâ€™s best local chefs. Each Bureau of Spirits event features a meet and greet with master distillers and brewers, unique cocktails and tastings, chefsâ€™ selected pairings and an intimate opportunity to learn about the people and processes that make up the craft movement.
Bureau of Spirits launch party took place Thursday, September 25th at the A.I.R. (Artists in Residence) on Miami Beach. This initial event highlighted three Florida distilleries includingÂ Wicked Dolphin,Â Miami Club RumÂ andÂ Alchemist DistilleriesÂ with a complimentary tasting and cocktail selection. Kris Wessel of Oolite created a delectable menu of passed hors dâ€™oeuvres to complement the evening. All of the refreshments will be made with local produce from our friend and expert forager, Nick Bernal of Seasons Farm Fresh,Â a group of foragers that provide sustainably grown and harvested produce from Florida’s local farms.
TheÂ Bureau of SpiritsÂ launch also celebrated the official kickoff of the 2nd AnnualÂ CRAFT: Spirits & BeerÂ to be held in January 2015.
Photos byÂ Hedonist Shedonist