National Bootlegger’s Day Party in The Underground
Get ready to party like it’s 1929. Join us as we celebrate National Bootlegger’s Day in The Underground speakeasy at The Mob Museum on January 17 from 7 to 11 p.m. Enjoy drink specials, spirit samplings, presentations and live music by the Old Fashions. Sponsored by Iowa Legendary Rye, John L. Sullivan and Black Bull.
Free entry through speakeasy side door with password “Bootlegger.”
Iowa Legendary Rye Whiskey: “A spirit with a rich legacy—Born on a small farm in Iowa during the Prohibition era of the 1920s, Iowa Legendary Rye was originally distilled by a local grandmother and clandestine bootlegger. This is her recipe for a truly legendary 100% Rye Whiskey using rye grain grown locally in Carroll County, Iowa. Made in Carroll, Iowa, it is distilled in small batches of 26 gallon stills. These stills have been custom built, giving the whiskey its authentic, 100% rye whiskey taste—the real deal!”
John L. Sullivan Irish Whiskey: John L. Sullivan was known as the Boston Strong Boy. He was the last Bare-Knuckle Boxing Heavyweight Champion of the world and the first Gloved Boxing Heavyweight Champion of the World. Similar to his boxing persona, John L. Sullivan was larger than life outside of the ring. A regular in pubs across the country, he enjoyed his whiskey the same way he enjoyed his women, gambling, and other vices – in excess. John L. Sullivan is a small batch Irish whiskey that is named in the honor of the man who created the sport of boxing as it is known today.
Black Bull Blended Scotch Whiskey: Black Bull was first produced as a blend by the Dundee based blenders George Wilsher & Co in the 1860s and came to prominence after the repeal of Prohibition in the U.S. in the 1930s. It came to fame during and after Prohibition. By the end of the 1980s, Black Bull was a very well-known name in the U.S. Flavor is hugely important to Black Bull along with enjoying the good times, so with each of their blends they set out to create something new and different – whilst keeping in mind 150 years of Black Bull blending values and philosophies. They had created each Black Bull blend with its own flavor and character, from the vibrant, untamed Kyloe to the big, bold 12 year old to the definitive, refined 40 year old, there is a Black Bull to suit your personality and palate.