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
- $32 for a general-admission ticket ($65 value)
- $42 for a VIP ticket ($85 value)
On Tuesday, September 30 at the downtown Hilton, general-admission entry 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 p.m. VIPs can start roaming early at 5 p.m.
Independent Spirits Expo
On Tuesday, September 30, independent distillers set up shop at the Hilton hotel 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 Grappa Candolini of Italy alongside Indiana's Redemption Rye bourbon. Meanwhile, Uncouth Vermouth will show off its Brooklyn-based martini companions as Traverse City Whiskey Company struts its stuff with its eponymous spirit.
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