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$10 for a Saint Patty’s Day Pub Crawl on Saturday, March 15 from My Drink On ($22.75 Value)

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Celebrate Saint Patty’s Day with included drink tickets while exploring different bars; portion of proceeds go to a local charity

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Mar 15, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Limit 4 per person. Limit 1 per visit. Must be 21 or older. Online registration required. Must sign waiver. Must be present to pick up event packet on day of event. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • $10 for the St. Patty's Pub Crawl ($22.75 value)

My Drink On’s St. Patty’s pub crawl takes place Saturday, March 15, from noon to 6 p.m. Customers much resister online prior to the event, and checkin registration is March 15 from noon to 2 p.m. at Brothers to pick up two drink tickets, a St. Patty's Medallion, and no cover charge at Warehouse District local bars.

Whiskeys come by their different flavors in several ways, but aging plays a major part. Taste the maturity in your manhattan with Groupon’s exploration of the aging process.

Like any spirit fresh from the still, whiskey begins life as a clear liquid. The golden color and ambrosial aroma most enthusiasts associate with the liquor only comes with years of barrel aging, and more specifically, years spent in contact with the nearly magical properties of oak. Early coopers, or barrel makers, used oak simply because it made good barrels: its cellular structure makes it ideal for creating a liquid-tight seal. But, in fact, it’s also uniquely suited for subtly flavoring spirits due to its low resin and bounty of delicious organic chemicals.

Traditionally, coopering began by leaving freshly chopped wood outside to season, which helped the wood dry out and lowered the flavor-spoiling tannin content, among other benefits, and then it was held over a small fire to bend it into shape and purge it of moisture. Today's scientifically informed coopers know that the fire also improves whiskey’s flavor, breaking down the wood’s hemicellulose into simple sugars that caramelize in the heat. That’s why in addition to seasoning and heating the wood, they go a step further by setting the inside of the barrel on fire for a few seconds, which not only boosts the amount of caramelized sugar but also creates a thin charcoal layer that filters whiskey’s harsher flavors. But the barrel doesn’t have to be brand new to be useful. In fact, scotch is overwhelmingly aged in barrels previously used for American bourbon.

Once the whiskey is in the barrel, it’s left to sit in a warehouse for years—at least two for American whiskey and three for its Scotch and Canadian counterparts, although many age for a decade or more. Temperature and humidity play a large role in the aging process, making a barrel in the fickle, seasonal Tennessee weather age nearly four times as fast as one in temperate Scotland. This phenomenon is why many manufacturers move their barrels around the warehouse every few years. During the aging process, distillers constantly sample their whiskeys to determine the perfect time for bottling, and when the oak has imparted all the flavor it can, the whiskey is ready to be tapped, shipped, and savored.

My Drink On

Parties are always better with friends—especially brand-new ones. In eight cities throughout the US, My Drink On creates occasions for people to meet, mingle, safely imbibe, and responsibly return their pint glasses to the table in one piece. Pub crawls and whiskey tastings, holiday and yacht parties, private fetes and trolley crawls—the group works to create and promote festive, fun events. The fun isn't the only draw, however; many of its parties also raise money for a designated local charity.


79% of 38 customers recommend

  • “Had lots of fun Would be better with larger group though”

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    Warehouse District

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    Minneapolis, MN 55401

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