September 15th: Bourbon!
September is National Bourbon Heritage Month: a chance to celebrate an American classic. But do you know the Brooklyn story of bourbon and whiskey? Or have you ever wondered where the word “bourbon” even comes from? (Hint: France) Join us on September 15th for a fun evening of French music, Brooklyn drinks, and far-reaching talks, all in the name of bourbon!
The evening’s schedule:
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Drink-n-Draw: color inside and outside the lines with adult coloring books!
5:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Collection highlights on display in the Othmer Library
6:15 pm – 6:45 pm
Performance by Brooklyn Art Song Society
6:45 pm – 7:15 pm
You Know Bourbon, But Do You Know the Bourbons? A lecture on the Bourbon Dynasty by Brett Lazer
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Masters of Social Gastronomy talk on bourbon battles and the secrets of moonshine!
8:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Bourbon tasting hosted by Kings County Distillery