Negroni Day @ Cole’s…And It’s For Charity! Saturday, June 1st, All Day!

May 30th, 2013 — 12:10pm

That’s right! This week is Imbibe Magazine’s Negroni Week (celebrating the bittersweet Italian classic, but also helping to raise money for some great causes/charities).  On Saturday, June 1st, all day, we will be donating $1 from each Negroni sold to the Oklahoma Disaster Relief Fund. Help us help Oklahoma and purchase a Cole’s Southern Negroni this Saturday. Check out the recipe for our Negroni below:

Southern Negroni by Brent Falco
- 1oz Aviation Gin
- 1oz Salers
- 1oz Dolin Blanco infused with watermelon
- Served up in Coupe with salted watermelon garnish

Check out more info on Imbibe Magazines Negroni Week here!


Seven Grand DTLA Whiskey Society: Smooth Ambler w/ John Little, Monday, June 3rd, 7pm

May 30th, 2013 — 10:59am

This coming Monday, June 3rd, we will be welcoming John Little from Smooth Ambler Spirits. John is Head Distiller and Vice-President of Smooth Ambler Distillery in West Virginia. He will be tasting and educating us on the Smooth Ambler and Old Scout line of Whiskeys: The Smooth Ambler Yearling, the Old Scout 6yr High Rye Bourbon & Old Scout 7yr Rye. This will also be the official release of the Old Scout 10yr Bourbon!

Tasting starts at 7pm, a Welcome Punch will be served at 6:30, so come early and get a good seat in the Jackalope Room.

Attendance will be capped at 35 people, with priority given to paid-up members. First-timers can pay a one-time $15 admittance to get in, come early to get on the list.

RSVP on the link below, don’t miss this chance to the first people in California to taste this whiskey!

Register Here!

For more information on the Seven Grand Whiskey Society hit the link beneath my signature.

Memberships are $120 a year and allow you to bring a guest to any event. Your completed RSVP gains you entrance, not necessarily a seat.

We also offer Private Tastings, for more info on that, hit this link:

We just finished a new little promo video for the bar, let us know what you think:

“Whiskey for the People” video

Also, you can get a video tour of the Smooth Ambler Distillery before you come to the event, so you can be sharp with your list of questions for John. Check it out:

As it will be a Monday, be sure to stick around and catch some free jazz after the tasting, or come early and try our new Happy Hour Menu, featuring $5 Hand-crafted Cocktails and $6 Pizza until 8pm, Monday- Friday. It’s going to be a great summer, we look forward to seeing you.

Big Love and thanks!

Pedro, currently sipping Henry Weinhard’s Private Reserve. Seriously.

Pedro Shanahan
Spirit Guide, Seven Grand Whiskey Bar
Co-curator, Whiskey Society

For more info on the Seven Grand Whiskey Society:

213 Video Series: “Whiskey For The People” Featuring Seven Grand DTLA’s Own Pedro Shanahan

May 28th, 2013 — 12:31pm

“Whiskey for the People”

Seven Grand is a Whiskey Bar. We strive to be an institution of whiskey learning, with a wide offering of flight menus, and barkeeps who can help guide our guests through explorations of their tastes. Classic cocktails, hand-crafted by our staff, bring other entries into the rich history of Whisk(e)y.

We hope to make the world of whiskies accessible to everyone, providing a community hub for people to come together, talk, listen, dance and savor.

Honest hospitality. Free live music four nights a week. Classic Cocktails handcrafted with fresh-squeezed juices and house-made syrups, and one of the best Whiskey Walls in America.

Come enjoy the experience with us.

Pedro Shanahan
Spirit Guide, Seven Grand Whiskey Bar L.A.
Co-curator, Whiskey Society

For more info on the Seven Grand Whiskey Society:

To see some of our flight menus, or to learn about Private Tastings and Parties: