Drinking small-batch whiskey is a great way to support local artisans, who are generally much nicer than the cold, distant artisans that came from outer space. Check out earthbound spirits with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $29 for one general-admission ticket (a $60 value)
- $37 for one VIP ticket (a $75 value)
General-admission entry includes 20 sampling vouchers and lets ticketholders explore a range of spirits from indie distilleries around the world during the expo's normal hours of 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. VIPs are given 30 sampling vouchers and can start roaming early at 5 p.m. along with a complimentary tasting glass.
Independent Spirits Expo
On Wednesday, September 25, independent distillers set up shop at the Warehouse at Carmichael's Chicago Steak House to display and sample their small-batch, artisanal wares for the third annual Independent Spirits Expo. The exhibitors come from all over the world, and include Dragon Bleu Vodka of France alongside Indiana's Redemption Rye Bourbon. Meanwhile, Benromach will show off its small batch single malt scotches as Traverse City Whiskey Company struts its stuff with its eponymous spirit.