Learn the history of Pennsylvania whiskey and sample a few at the Everhart Museum in Scranton on Oct. 22
From a press release:
The Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art in Scranton has announced that Lew Bryson, the managing editor of Whisky Advocate, is bringing his expertise and delicious whiskey to the museum for everyone to experience.
On Thursday, Oct. 22 starting at 6:30 p.m., attendees will hear a presentation about whiskey in Pennsylvania, the history of distilling, the Whiskey Rebellion, prohibition, and much more. Patrons 21 and older will even have the opportunity to sample six traditional Pennsylvania whiskeys.
Bryson has been writing about beer and spirits since 1995. He is the managing editor of Whisky Advocate magazine and the author of six books, the most recent of which is “Tasting Whiskey: An Insider’s Guide to the Unique Pleasures of the World’s Finest Spirits,” a synthesis of almost 20 years of learning, visiting, and writing about this amazing drink, the places where it’s made, and the people who make it.
Tickets are $10, and pre-registration is encouraged, as space is limited. To purchase tickets and for more details, visit everhart-museum.org or call 570-346-7186.
The Everhart Museum (1901 Mulberry St., Scranton) was founded in 1908 by Dr. Isaiah Fawkes Everhart, a Scranton physician and businessman with a keen interest in natural history. Through the museum’s collections, exhibits, and programs, it strives to integrate natural history, science, and art into the lives of people and spark their imaginations, challenge thought, and provide enjoyment.