Well this should be sober. The Idle Rich Pub on McKinney is hosting its annual Irish Whiskey Tasting on Monday, January 16, from 6 to 8 p.m.
This is a casual, free-flowing event with no formal presentations or lectures. They'll provide an information packet and a tasting guide. Smell, swirl, sip, do whatever it is that Irish whiskey drinkers do at your own leisure.
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Reservations are strongly suggested, since the event typically sells out (call them at 214.965.9926). The $25 cost per person covers the whiskey, cheese and some gratuitous giveaways such as glassware, books, and t-shirts from the distilleries.
Here's the whiskey line-up:
Paddy Connemara 12 Year Peated Powers 12 Year Bushmills Malt 10 Year Midleton Very Rare Jameson 18 Year
The cheese tray will include a whiskey cheddar, cashel blue, Irish smoked salmon and a mature Irish cheddar.