Metro Times presents
Hall of Whiskey
Friday, November 30, 2018 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Fisher Building, 3011 W. Grand Ave., Detroit, MI
Metro Times returns to the beautiful lobby of Detroit's historic Fisher building for this next-level one-of-a-kind scotch, bourbon and whiskey tasting.
Attendees will be wowed as this years' version expands to take over the entire lobby of the Fisher Building, known as “Detroit’s largest art object”, while tasting your favorites and finding new and rare whiskeys. Enjoy great music, whiskey paired bites, and many more finely distilled surprises.
Last years' inaugural Hall of Whiskey sold out, so ACT NOW!
General Admission: $85 at the door / $75 in advance - includes entry into Hall of Whiskey at The Fisher Building on Friday, November 30, 2018. Enjoy dozens of different whiskies, bourbons and scotches from around the world with your 10 drink tickets plus whiskey-paired bites from Bistro82.
Limited VIP: $100 in advance only - in addition to everything included with General Admission, includes tasting glass, access to premium whiskies, bourbons and scotches and hors d'oeuvres in the exclusive VIP area, valet parking, VIP entrance and early entry at 6:30pm.
About Hall of Whiskey
WHAT: Guests will sample their way across continents to discover the best in scotches, bourbons and whiskeys. Attendees will learn all that there is to know about enjoying whiskey, Bistro82 will serve gourmet appetizers, and music rounds out the evening.
WHERE: Fisher Building Lobby
WHEN: Friday, November 30, 7-10PM
WHY: For the love of whiskey!
Hall of Whiskey will feature a variety of whiskeys, Scotches, ryes and bourbon samples—from locally produced bourbons to single malts and everything in between. Top city bartenders will serve up whiskey cocktails while Bistro82 offer gourmet appetizers inspired by the event theme. For the whiskey novice to the connoisseur, guests will enjoy samples and insights from industry experts.
More whiskeys are added every day...check back regularly.
Planet D Nonet feat. Tbone Paxton
Lifelong buddy's RJ Spangler & Tbone Paxton started working together in 1980 with a very popular band around Detroit called the Sun Messengers. They toured the east coast, Midwest and deep south for a number of years. Back then Tbone was awarded a Motor City Music Award for best trombonist. Since that time, he has also become quite an engaging vocalist. In fact, he has been nominated the last two years as best jazz vocalist at the Detroit Music Awards. The two are cornerstone members of the 9 pc Planet D Nonet, and as such, have toured to 11 states, released as many CDs and garnered 6 Detroit Music Awards.
The building known as “Detroit’s largest art object” has been dropping jaws in New Center for more than 80 years.
The Fisher — built by the Fisher brothers of “Body by Fisher” fame — opened Sept. 1, 1928, at Second Avenue and Grand Boulevard. Once known as the Cathedral to Commerce, the 441-foot tower is decked to the nines in fancy marbles, mosaics, soaring, painted ceilings and a whole lot of brass and bronze. This world of shops, theater, art and architectural beauty is renowned architect Albert Kahn’s masterpiece, “a superbly designed complex which displays some of the finest craftsmanship in any Art Deco style building constructed in the U.S. in the 1920s,” the National Park Service says.
Unquestionably, the golden tower of the Fisher Building is one of the most recognizable sights in Detroit’s skyline.
When is Hall of Whiskey?
Friday, November 30, 2018, 7-10PM
Where is Hall of Whiskey?
Fisher Building Lobby, 3011 W. Grand Ave., Detroit
What time is Hall of Whiskey?
The fun will begin at 7PM. Last pour is at 9:30 pm, and the event ends promptly at 10:00 pm.
How much do tickets to Hall of Whiskey cost?
General admission ticket prices are $75 in advance, and $85 at the door, if available. NEW for 2018, limited VIP tickets are $100 in advance only.
What do I get for the price of a general admission ticket?
You'll receive ten drink tickets, unlimited food tastings, live music and entertainment and access to whiskey ambassadors.
Do you sell tickets at the door?
Unless the event sells out in advance, there will be General Admission tickets sold at the door.
Is there parking?
There is a parking garage & lot located at The Fisher Building. First come, first serve.
What should I wear to Hall of Whiskey?
This will be a cocktail attire event; blazers and cocktail dresses are highly recommend.
Do I need to bring a glass with me?
There is no need to bring a glass with you. Each tastings and cocktail will be served in its own cup.
How can I get the most up-to-date information about the event?
For the most up-to-date information about Hall of Whiskey, please visit us on Facebook
If I promise not to drink, can I come to the event if I m under 21 years of age?
No one under the age of 21 is permitted inside of the event. There will be no exceptions, and security will be carding ticket holders as they come into the event.
May I bring my briefcase with me?
Backpacks, briefcases, tote bags, or any other such items, are not permitted inside of Hall of Whiskey.
When I discover a new whiskey that I love at Hall of Whiskey, can I buy a bottle of it right there?
Hall of Whiskey is a tasting-event only. We do not offer bottles for sale, however distilleries will provide you with details on how and where you can purchase their product(s).