Our colleagues at the Pacific Food & Beverage Museum are at it again. There’s a lot of interest in fine whiskey here IN California, but do you know about the fine whiskeys FROM California? Though the state’s been producing whiskey since at least the 1860s, there’s never been such a selection of styles at such high quality as there is now. And you probably haven’t had the chance to experience the range for yourself, but with the latest edition of “The Thoughtful Feast: A California Whiskey Dinner,” all that’s changed.
Joining us with all the spirited details are PacFAB Curator Richard Foss and Master Distiller Steve Gertman of Ascendant Spirits in Buellton.
On October 11, the Pacific Food & Beverage Museum (PacFAB), in collaboration with Women Who Whiskey – Los Angeles, will host a dinner featuring five highly distinctive styles of California whiskey, each paired with a sumptuous dish from the kitchen of 1212 Santa Monica, the newest culinary star on Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade. Diners will enjoy the five whiskeys listed below, both neat and cocktailed, and a diverse five-course menu featuring lamb, pork belly, roasted root vegetables, and much more.
Dinner is $85 for all NatFAB, Women Who Whiskey, and Culinary Historians of Southern California members, or $95 for non-members, and includes tax and gratuity. NatFAB membership is available to all right here. Space is limited to 50 diners and reservations are required. Visit their website for more information and to purchase tickets now.
1212 Santa Monica is located at 1212 Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401.
- Barley, Slow Hand Six Woods, Greenbar Distillery, Los Angeles
- Beer Schnapps, Whiskey R5/Release III/S, Charbay Spirits, St. Helen
- Bourbon, 33 Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Cutler’s Artisan Spirits, Santa Barbara
- Corn, Silver Lightning, Ascendant Spirits, Buellton
- Rye, Corbin Cash Merced Rye Whiskey, Sweet Potato Spirits, Atwater