June 2nd, 2014 — 11:13am
The Golden Gopher Beer Society is taking our first field trip to Angel City Brewery
Join us Monday June 9th for the first Beer Society Field trip to Angel City Brewery. Lets go hang with our beer bros in the Arts district and taste what they’ve been up to. We will be taking an exclusive tour of the brewery and get a peak and maybe a taste of the secret cellar beer. And incase you get hungry there will be a food truck on site. Also joining us at Angel City our beer besties LA Beer Tender.
We Look Forward to seeing you and sharing some good times good beers and creating a strong Beer Society with you on June 9th 7pm at Angel City Brewery 216S Alameda St LA
Sign in from 6:30 to 7:00pm invite your friends 5$ sign up!
The Golden Gopher
May 29th, 2014 — 6:08pm
This coming Tuesday, June 3rd, we will be hosting Kolin Brighton, Master Distiller from Cedar Ridge Distillery in Iowa in to taste us one his line of whiskies. Kolin will also be tastings us on the newly arrived Seven Grand Single Barrel Select! Don’t miss this one.
A Welcome Punch will be served at 6:30, come early and get cozy. Tasting and education will start at 7pm, or when the room reaches capacity, whichever comes first.
RSVP now on the link below:
Memberships in the Seven Grand Whiskey Society can be purchased at the bar, dues are $120 a year and allow you to bring a guest to any event. First-timers can pay a $15 fee for admittance. For more info, hit the link beneath my signature.
Be sure to come down and check out our Happy Hour, and the Bar Jackalope, fun is waiting for you.
I’m going to be out of town for a month, so please be gentle with the hosts in my absence.
We look forward to seeing you.
Pedro, currently sipping Gentleman Jack.
Pedro Shanahan, Spirit Guide
Seven Grand Whiskey Bar
Co-curator, Whiskey Society
Check out this cool video about Cedar Ridge Distillery:
May 19th, 2014 — 5:32pm
Top 10 Mixologists of the Last 10 Years, 5/1/14 – Food and Wine
To celebrate the 10th edition of our outstanding annual book F&W Cocktails, we salute America’s mixology madness. Here are ten brilliant bartenders who’ve shaped the way we drink over then last decade.
Eric Alperin (The Varnish, L.A.)
Alperin’s outstanding bar and inspired drinks helped revitalize a whole neighborhood: downtown L.A. 118 E. Sixth St.; thevarnishbar.com.
Jamie Boudreau (Canon, Seattle)
The Pacific Northwest cocktail pioneer has amassed perhaps the world’s largest spirits selection—some 2,800 bottles with over 200 kinds of vintage whiskey. 928 12th Ave.; canonseattle.com.
Julian Cox (Rivera, L.A.)
Cox has made L.A.—a city known for Red Bull and vodka—care about craft cocktails. His Barbacoa, a mix of mezcal, chipotle and ginger syrup, is a modern classic. 1050 S. Flower St.; riverarestaurant.com.\
Read the full list here!
May 12th, 2014 — 1:00pm
I would like to welcome you to Seven Grand San Diego on Tuesday the 13th at 7:30pm or 9:30pm for another journey with Johnnie Mundell of Morrison Bowmore. Last time we discussed the reasons, factors, and differences that are involved with distilling. Part 2 of this three part series with Johnnie will discuss the geographical regions of Scotland and how they have shaped the Scottish people and our favorite product Scotch. Join us for another educationally awesome experience, choose between the two times 7:30 and 9:30.
If you have any questions about the event or how to register my contact information is below. We provide annual memberships for $120 or charge a $15 fee per tasting. Also if you RSVP for an event and are unable to attend, you must contact me. This opens the event up for people who can make it. For questions in regard to setting up a private tasting please contact me.
Seven Grand Whiskey Bars
Currently enjoying some coffee…