Whiskey Bonanza at The Twisted Tail
Whiskey Bonanza happened for its fourth year. Guests taste over 70 different types of whiskey, bourbon, scotch and brandy. Located in Philadelphia’s historic Society Hill, The Twisted Tail offers an eclectic mix of American Whiskey and gastronomic offerings from a Charcoal Grill. The interior is limitless stretching across two floors, downstairs is the main dining are and bar, upstairs there's the juke joint and club room.
Through out the evening of Whiskey Bonanza you have a shot glass and visit small stations with different types of whiskey. There are two pig roast stations and a bartender cocktail contest. Over 5 different competitors spread out behind the two bars, the winner this year is from The Upstairs Bar , he's the one with the great mustache, Hawaiian shirt and captain hat.
The Best New Whiskeys from Whiskey Bonanza
- Red Brick Craft Distillery: Located in Kensington they offer tours on the weekends. Their whiskey is high quality and made in small batch spirits. It's sweet and will appeal to anyone, not just whiskey drinkers.
- Butchertown Brandy: Who even drinks brandy? Once you taste this stuff that'll be you. This small batch brandy is 75% aged in Kentucky bourbon barrels and 25% in new American oak. It has a taste of Blackberry fruit, with hints of cherry.
- Suntory Whisky Toki: Toki means 'time' in Japanese. When you try this you want to make sure you take your time enjoying it. This whisky is almost refreshing with tastes of grapefruit, green grapes, peppermint and thyme.
- Bluebird Distilling Rye Whiskey: Made locally in Phonexville, Rye Whiskey is made from 100% American rye grain and it's distilled just once to keep its full flavor. It has sweet notes of Caramel, Vanilla.
509 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19147