The Craft Spirits Fest Grand Tasting Main Event
NEW DATE Thursday, October 6th, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.
3157 Commodore Plaza
Tickets for Grand Tasting are $75 and are extremely limited.
Hurricane Flash Sale: $50
Tickets available at: CraftSpiritsFest.MixStir.com
This event brings together 30+ spirit producers from across the country/world for a comprehensive, large-scale tasting event. Over 120+ different Spirits and Cocktails will be available to sample. At bars throughout the building, Miamiâ€™s best bartenders from the U.S. Bartendersâ€™ Guild will serve amazing craft cocktails. Special guest Joaquin Simo from Pouring Ribbons New York – Tales of the Cocktail American Bartender of the Year 2012, will be joined by local bartenders to bring a little New York cocktail flavor to Miami. Brown-Forman and William Grant are both presenting amazing bar experiences featuring their spirits on the 2nd and 3rd floor bars. Pair a cocktail with free food samples from local restaurants and top it off with Relentless Roasterâ€™s Coffee on our terrace.
The Craft Spirits Festâ„¢, the original exhibition of artisanal, boutique, craft, premium, small-batch spirits and cocktails returns for its 4th year from September 27th through October 6th, 2016. The CSF showcases spirit producers, bartenders and beverage industry leaders who are influencing todayâ€™s resurgent craft spirits and craft cocktail movement. While the ten-day celebration will peak with the Grand Tasting at the Cruz Building in Coconut Grove, the preceding days are packed with many events.
The Craft Spirits Fest Week:
Tuesday, September 27th, from 8-11pm
Rock, Smoke & Barrel
Prime Cigar Brickell
1100 SW S. Miami Ave.
Rock music will be playing while we enjoy cigars and fine whiskey. Come meet Jonathan Drew, Founder of Drew Estate Cigars and John Drew Spirits. Enjoy Drew Estate cigars, a welcome cocktail and preview samplings of John Drew Rye – a 100% Canadian Rye aged 4 years in toasted oak barrels. Light bites provided all night. Availability is very limited. Contact Prime Cigar Brickell at (786) 522-2220 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, September 28th, from 6-9pm
The 3rd Annual Women, Whiskey & Wieners
2224 Coral Way
This Ultimate Whiskey Wednesday will benefit our beloved industry pro Cesar Diazâ€™s family (his wife lost her battle to breast cancer this year) in honor of the upcoming Breast Cancer Awareness month. Featuring the finest women in the spirits industry representing: High West Distillery, Michterâ€™s American Whiskey, Tullamore DEW Irish Whiskey, Concrete Beach Brewery and more. Whiskey specials all night long, whiskey cocktails and house-made wieners. Open to the public.
Saturday, October 1st
WallBrawl and El Jimador Tequila
1717 Collins Ave
An amazing night of â€œlive art competitionâ€ and tequila cocktails. Vote for your favorite artists and watch â€œArt Happenâ€. Open to the public. Details at www.Wall-Brawl.com
Monday, October 3rd, at 8pm
BareKnuckle Bartender presented by Casa Noble Tequila
206 Miracle Mile
Top bartenders will compete to make their best cocktails to earn the coveted title of Craft Spirits Festâ€™s BareKnuckle Bartender Champ. Free punch will be served and this event is open to the public.
Friday, October 6-7, 10pm and will continue until 2am
The CSF Beer Chaser After Party
Taurus: Beer & Whisk(e)y House
3524 Main Hwy
Any great Party needs a great â€œAfter Partyâ€. After imbibing all those great spirits; nothing is better than a nice cold brew. Attendees of the Grand Tasting receive a complimentary brew plus other food and drink specials throughout the night!
Ancho Reyes Chile Licor, Amaro Lucano, Barrow’s Intense Ginger Liqueur, Benromach Scotch, Berentzen Liqueurs, Bernheim Whiskey, Boodles British Gin, Brenne Whisky, Caliche Rum, Casa Noble Tequila, Collingwood Canadian Whisky, Crop Organic Vodkas, Cutty Sark Scotch, Death’s Door Gin, Vodka & White Whiskey, Diplomatico Rum, Don Q AÃ±ejo Rum, Elijah Craig Bourbon, Evan Williams Bourbon, Farmer’s Botanical Gin, Gordon & McPhail Scotch, Grander Rum, Gubba Rum, Herradura Tequila, High West Distillery Whiskies, Highland Park Scotch, Jack Daniels Signature Whiskies, Koloa Rums, Lucas Bols, Maestro Dobel Tequila, Mandarine Napoleon Liqueur, Martin Miller’s Gin, Mezcal Mayalen, Michter’s American Whiskies, Monkey Shoulder Scotch, Montelobos Mezcal, Old Forester Signature Bourbons, Rutte Spirits, Rittenhouse Rye, Sailor Jerry Rum, Snow Leopard Vodka, St. Petersburg Distillery, Stranahan’s Whiskey, Suze Liqueur, Tincup Whiskey, Triibe Celtic Liqueur, Tullamore Dew Whiskey, Vicomte Whisky, WhistlePig Rye Whiskies, Wicked Dolphin Rum, Woodford Reserve Bourbons, Xellent Vodka