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Inaugural Oxford Bourbon Festival

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March 30, 2018 @ 8:00 am - March 31, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2018 – SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Bourbon Dinner featuring Chef Corby King

Enjoy a Four (4) Course Bourbon Dinner paired with some of the finest flavorful bourbons in the South.

Where: King’s Steakhouse

Time:  7:00 pm to 8:45 pm

What’s on the Menu:

1st Course:  Bourbon infused Pork Belly served with a Pomegranate Bourbon Glaze. (With Old Dominick High Rye Bourbon)

2nd Course: Bourbon Poached Lobster Tail served with Polenta Cake topped with Bourbon Brown Butter Sauce. (Rich Grain Bourbon Whiskey)

3rd Course: Bourbon Marinated Heart of Ribeye served with Sweet potato Gratin and Cold Smoked Bourbon Gouda Cheese. (Knob Creek Single Barrel)

4th Course: Fresh Grilled Peaches topped with Homemade Vanilla Bean Ice Cream & Smoked Bourbon Butter Scotch Sauce. (WithPennington’s Rye Whiskey

After Dinner Bourbon Jam:  Concert with Grammy Nominated Bluesman, R. L. Boyce & Lightnin’ Malcolm

This concert features North Mississippi Hill Country Bluesmen who have been recognized for their hard work and dedication to their craft of music performance.

Where:  Tallahatchie Gourmet

When:  9:30 pm to 12:30 am

SATURDAY, MARCH 31, 2018 –  SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

Come out and enjoy a day dedicated to all things Bourbon. There will be lots of food and entertainment centered around this Great American Spirit.

BourbonTalk Seminars & Sessions

Where:  The Lyric Theater

11:00 am -11:45 am – Keynote Address:  Alex Castle, Head Distiller – Old Dominick Distillery

12:00 pm -1:15 pm – Bourbon:  How it is made.  A Crash Course in the Past and present Manufacturing Methods of America’s Favorite Spirit – featuring David Rich, owner of Rich Grain Distillery .

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – Bourbon Cocktail Creations: How to influence friends and family with mixed drinks. – Mixologists, Nick Spiller & Jeff Callaway.

2:45pm-4:15 pm – Explore the Bourbon Flavor Map with Award-winning writer and Bourbon expert, Susan Reigler.  She will help to reveal the intriguing layers of flavors in bourbon with an expertly guided tasting of a trio of bourbons, each with its own unique flavor profile. Fruit, spice, nuts, candy, grains, and more will be well-represented. At the end of the session, participate in a blind tasting to find out if women and men have different or similar tastes in bourbon whiskey.

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm – Bourbon Bootleg & Blues featuring Greg Johnson, Director of the Blues Archives at the University of Mississippi.

6:30 pm – 10:30 pm  – GRAND TASTING – Sample Bourbons and taste small bites of delicious food prepared by local restaurants and chefs from the surrounding area

CHARITABLE GIVING:
It is the Mission of the Oxford Bourbon Festival to give back to our community. 100% of the net proceeds will benefit the Exchange Club Family Center of Oxford.

Details

Start:
March 30, 2018 @ 8:00 am
End:
March 31, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.OxfordBourBonFestival.com

Venue

The Lyric Theater
1006 Van Buren Ave
Oxford, MS 38655 United States
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Phone:
662-234-5333
Website:
https://www.thelyricoxford.com/

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