The Little District Roadhouse aims to make over the bad boy of booze with Beasts of Bourbon
The Little District Roadhouse has a message for Metro Vancouver imbibers: keep calm and drink bourbon. Guests at the popular North Vancouver diner will be able to give the notoriously bold spirit a chance at redemption with Beasts of Bourbon, a celebration of 13 top-shelf bourbons from across the United States. Starting on Sunday, June 1, 2014, the event will feature a daily bourbon at $2 off, leading up to the weekend of June 14 & 15, 2014 when all 13 brands will be available at the feature price.
â€œOur mission is to change peopleâ€™s fear of this sorely misunderstood spirit,â€ said Paul Mon-Kau, owner of The Little. â€œWeâ€™re out to prove that bourbon can be enjoyed by all without burnt tongues, watering eyes or next-day regret.â€
Coinciding with National Bourbon Day on Saturday, June 14, and Fatherâ€™s Day on Sunday, June 15, Beasts of Bourbon will wind up over the weekend with a two-day barbeque bash helmed by Mon-Kau and Dustyn Harvey, chef de cuisine for The District Restaurant Group.
â€œWeâ€™ll be house-smoking and serving up more than 40 pounds of classic North Carolina pulled pork, paired with premium bourbon and great company,â€ added Mon-Kau. â€œBoth Dustyn and I have competed in barbeque competitions including the Bulls Eye BBQ Nationals, and weâ€™re stoked to bring a little of that flavour and fun to the surrounding community.â€
Uniting the best that the United States has to offer, featured bourbons will range from familiar names like Makerâ€™s Mark and Jim Beam to lesser-known brands including Bookerâ€™s True Barrel Small Batch and Blantonâ€™s Single Barrel. Meet the Beasts:
1 – Booker’s True Barrel Small Batch Bourbon Whiskey
2 – Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
3 – Bulleit Bourbon Frontier Whiskey
4 – Eagle Rare Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey
5 – Jim Beam Kentucky Bourbon
6 – Knob Creek 9 Year Old Small Batch Bourbon
7 – Maker’s Mark Kentucky Bourbon
8 – Maker’s Mark 46 Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey
9 – Jim Beam Devilâ€™s Cut Bourbon Whiskey
10 – Woodford Reserve Distillerâ€™s Select Bourbon
11 – Four Roses Yellow Label Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
12 – Hancock’s Presidentâ€™s Reserve Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey
13 – Blanton’s Single Barrel Bourbon
With a line-up like that, thereâ€™s every reason to tame the Beast â€“ for bourbon virgins and lovers alike.