FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Pictured L to R: Emporium Arcade Bar’s San Francisco Location; Emporium’s Metallica Pinball Machine.
(Photos Courtesy of Emporium Arcade Bar)
DRINK METALLICA’S SIGNATURE BLACKENED WHISKEY, PLAY FREE
METALLICA PINBALL AT EMPORIUM ARCADE BAR, THURSDAY, SEPT. 16
SAN FRANCISCO (September 15, 2021) – Emporium Arcade Bar, the dynamic venue known for its classic arcade games, colorful, fun-loving atmosphere and renowned drink menu, invites music fans to enjoy free play on its Metallica pinball machines from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16. In addition, the venue will offer drink specials featuring the band’s signature BLACKENED Whiskey.
For $12, guests can savor Emporium’s Shot and Beer Special including a Modelo and a shot of Metallica’s BLACKENED Whiskey. The venue will also be offering a Blackberry BLACKENED Whiskey Sour Slushie for $10.
“Metallica’s BLACKENED Whiskey is a fantastic combination of the finest bourbons and ryes, so we are excited to offer several drink specials incorporating this spirit,” said Steve Funkhouser, regional general manager, Emporium Arcade Bar. “In addition, music fans can enjoy free play on our classic Metallica-themed pinball machines all night long.”
Emporium Arcade Bar is open for guests 21 years or older and is located at 616 Divisadero St. in San Francisco. For more information on the venue, visit www.emporiumarcadebar.com.
ABOUT BLACKENED WHISKEY
BLACKENED began as a collaborative effort between Metallica and Master Distiller & Blender Dave Pickerell. Sadly, Dave passed away in late 2018, shortly after the launch of BLACKENED. In 2019, Master Distiller Rob Dietrich joined the team as Master Distiller & Blender, and guardian of Dave’s legacy blend. As unapologetic masters of craft in their respective fields, they’ve built world-renowned legacies by carving out new spaces and bringing their singular, incendiary perspectives to everything they touch. Unlikely collaborators on the surface, their shared creative fire and dedication to craft make them anything but. Together, they’ve created BLACKENED – an unconventional whiskey of uncompromising quality.
ABOUT EMPORIUM ARCADE BAR
Emporium Arcade Bar is the quintessentially cool place to hang out and have a good time. Originally launched in Chicago in 2012, Emporium now has six locations: three in Chicago (Wicker Park, Fulton Market and Logan Square), two in the Bay Area (San Francisco and Oakland) and one in Las Vegas (AREA15). Emporium Arcade Bar offers unparalleled destinations for all types of games, including classic arcade favorites, pool tables, pinball, foosball and many more. Its passionately curated bar purveys the choicest craft beer selections, an innovative cocktail program and expansive liquor list. In addition, Emporium Arcade Bar showcases vibrant murals by local artists and an ongoing, robust calendar of live shows, DJs and game tournaments. For more information, visit www.emporiumarcadebar.com, as well as its San Francisco Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages and its Oakland Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages.
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