The menu for the Whiskey Dinner at the Arboretum looks epic

morton arboretum park bench

After looking through the Morton Arboretum’s website I happened to see this whiskey dinner as their next upcoming event so I clicked on through…and was so blown away by the menu that I don’t think I have a choice, I have to go to this:

2017 Whiskey Dinner Menu

First Course
Crispy Jumbo Shrimp
Grilled colossal asparagus topped with bourbon butter tomato sauce
Paired with Hudson Baby Bourbon Whiskey

Second Course
Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
Whiskey caramelized apples and crème fraiche
Paired with Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey Crock

Third Course
Whisky Braised Short Rib

Celery root cheddar mash, roasted vegetables and scotch herb jus
Paired with Glenfiddich 14 yr Single Malt Scotch Whisky – Bourbon Barrel Reserve

Fourth Course
Apple Walnut and Brioche Bread Pudding
Scotch crème anglaise and salted caramel
Paired with Balvenie Caribbean Cask Single Malt Scotch Whisky

If that sounds as delicious to you as it does to me, here are the rest of the details:


January 20 & 21, 2017

6:00 p.m.
Ginkgo Restaurant

Warm up this winter with whiskey in our beautiful Ginkgo Restaurant overlooking Meadow Lake!  Enjoy a four-course meal and whiskey pairings. Listen to a whiskey discussion with a guest speaker from William Grant and Sons distillery.

So who wants to go?

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