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Whiskey Tasting Flight offered in The Underground speakeasy inside The Mob Museum.
(Courtesy of The Mob Museum)
THE UNDERGROUND AT THE MOB MUSEUM ANNOUNCES “THE WHISKEY CLUB” TASTING EVENT, WEDNESDAY, DEC. 2
The Underground, the Prohibition history exhibition at The Mob Museum featuring a fully operational distillery and speakeasy, will do a deep dive into the flavor profile, history and nuances of whiskey by offering a presentation and tasting of one of its two new a-la-carte whiskey flights at “The Whiskey Club” event on Dec. 2. The two distinct flights are also available now inside The Underground.
Spirit enthusiasts are invited to expand their palates, as well as their understanding of global whiskeys, at “The Whiskey Club,” an Underground tasting curated to stimulate all the senses. Attendees will explore the distinctive characteristics of Irish whiskey, scotch, bourbon and Japanese whisky. This 45-minute tasting will spotlight The Underground’s new “Whiskeys of the World” flight, which will be paired with thoughtfully selected small bites.
Limited seating is available for this inaugural event, which will be conducted in an intimate setting led by a Museum representative and Beam Suntory’s award-winning master mixologist, Bobby “G” Gleason. Beam Suntory is the third largest premium spirits company in the world, the leading spirits company in Japan and the largest United States-based spirits company. Tickets are $49 each and guests must be 21 years or older to participate.
In addition to the Dec. 2 event, all visitors to The Underground’s speakeasy will be able to partake in one of two whiskey flight options, which are available daily during operating hours. Details on the two flights follow:
American Influence – A flight of four distinctive bourbons. Bourbon is known as “America’s spirit,” influenced by immigrant groups’ cultural traditions. With this flight, guests will experience the complexity and diversity of this corn-based whiskey known for its sweet and oaky flavor notes. This flight may be purchased at The Underground for $35.
Whiskeys of the World – A flight of four international whiskeys reflecting the spirit’s global appeal. With this tasting flight, guests will explore the spirit’s diversity around the world and sample the variations present in Irish whiskey, scotch, bourbon, and Japanese whisky. This flight may be purchased at The Underground for $45.
“The Whiskey Club” Launch Event
Wednesday, Dec. 2
8 to 8:45 p.m.
The Underground Operating Hours
Sunday – Thursday, noon – 9 p.m.
Friday and Saturday, noon – midnight
The Underground at The Mob Museum
300 Stewart Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Tickets to The Whiskey Club are $49 per person. To purchase tickets, please contact the Museum at (702) 229-2713 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Must be 21 or older to participate.
PUBLIC HEALTH NOTICE:
To ensure the safety of staff and visitors, all guests are required to wear face coverings. All personnel of The Mob Museum have a comprehensive public health operational plan to follow which can be found here.
For more information, please call (702) 229-2734 or visit themobmuseum.org.
ABOUT THE UNDERGROUND
The Underground is an immersive Prohibition history experiential exhibition, featuring a distillery, speakeasy and private VIP room located in the basement of The Mob Museum and sponsored by Zappos. Its custom-made, copper-pot still, dubbed “Virginia Still” after mobster Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel’s notorious girlfriend Virginia Hill, has a capacity of 60 gallons and can serve up to 250 750-mL jars of moonshine per week. The Underground also brews and serves craft beer onsite. Artifacts from the 1920s and 1930s on display tell the intriguing story of the Prohibition era, which not only saw a proliferation of bootlegged booze and the meteoric growth of organized crime outfits, but also had a profound, lasting impact on society and culture. Complimentary entrance to The Underground is granted at the secret side entrance to visitors who know the correct password, which is published daily on Instagram Stories @MobMuseum_Underground.
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