The creators of one of Time Out’s top ten 2016 beer festivals, Bacon and Beer Classic, are bringing their latest grub and booze fest to Greenpoint. Cannonball Productions introduces their newest all-inclusive food and beverage festival, Whiskey Fried, set for Saturday, July 9th at Brooklyn Expo Center.
The mid-summer extravaganza will pair over 100 different whiskies and handcrafted cocktails with fried and Southern-inspired dishes from over 20 New York City restaurants including Brooklyn-born restaurant Bareburger, Jacob’s Pickles, Sweet Chili, Burnside Biscuits and The Donutologist. The event will also offer live music, games, a barber bar, photo booth and more.
“It’s hard to imagine a combination as mouthwatering as bacon and beer, but we’ve found it,” said Kate Levenstien, founder of Cannonball Productions and the Bacon and Beer Classic, about Whiskey Fried coming to Brooklyn. “There will be something for everyone: whiskey samples, refreshing cocktails, craft beer and of course delicious dishes like fried oysters and Irish whiskey-drizzled donuts. I can’t wait to launch this new concept in our own backyard and the ultimate foodie city!”
Whiskey Fried will host two sessions: afternoon (1:30-4pm) or evening (6:30-9pm). VIP ticket holders can enter the festival a half an hour earlier as well as have access to the specialty Prohibition lounge; samples of rare, top shelf spirits; and a digital event bag. General Admission tickets are currently selling at $85 and VIP tickets are selling at $125, but prices will increase over the next few weeks. All tickets include a souvenir tasting glass. Purchase tickets here.
Whiskey Fried is also set to stop in Chicago, Denver, Seattle and Silicon Valley.