This Saturday night at Keystone’s Warren Station in River Run is the Distilled Spirits and Speaker Series Event, ‘Backcountry and Bourbon’. This series brings together educational topics related to the mountain community with spirits tastings! This weekend’s event brings in Jason Konigsberg from the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC) to talk about backcountry safety and travel, along with avalanche awareness. Whiskey expert Chris Galante from Jim Beam, will also be presenting on small batch bourbons including: Basil Hayden, Jim Beam Black, Makers Mark 46, and Knob Creek Rye. Additionally, the Keystone Ski Patrol will be giving a short talk on their avalanche dog program.
Your $15 ticket purchase includes samples of all of the bourbons and a raffle ticket, a portion of the proceeds will go to benefit the CAIC. Raffle items for the evening include various merchandise from Phunkshun, Weston Snowboards, Rahmen + Co, and more! There will even be a snowboard from Weston Snowboards available for guests to win! Not a drinker? There is a non-alcohol ticket purchase for you too, for just $5! Doors for the event open at 6:30 and the event kicks off a 7pm on January 27, 2018. Where else can you learn about the Colorado Backcountry WHILE you taste samples of fine bourbon and probably get to pet some really cute avalanche dogs? In Keystone, this weekend! Don’t miss it!