Beam Brands Whiskey Dinner
Maxie’s is back with another Whiskey Dinner, this time featuring Jim Beam and Beam brands, including Jim Beam Black, Baker’s, Basil Hayden’s, Knob Creek Rye & Bourbon, and Jim Beam Single Barrel for a five-course pairing dinner.
Some bottling will be showcased neat or on the rocks, and some will be crafted into cocktails by Maxie’s talented bartenders, to be paired with four plated courses, and a cocktail and appetizer reception.
Booker’s, Booker’s Rye, Basil Hayden’ Rye, and Knob Creek Single Barrel will also be on offer for tasting at an additional price.
Beam Brands Whiskey Dinner, Monday, October 2; 6 p.m.; $90; includes 5 coures, cocktail reception, beverage pairings, tax and gratuity. Here’s a working draft of the menu:
Mini Tomato Pies • Housemade Braunschweiger • Red Wattle Headcheese • Natchitoches Meat Pie
Apple Ginger Smash with Jim Beam Black
Sweet Pickled Beet Salad
Watercress, Goat Cheese, Cane Syrup-Glazed Georgia Peaches
Baker’s Bourbon neat or on the rocks
Potato-Crusted Halibut Cheek
Housemade Sausage, Wild Seasonal Mushroom, Fennel, Greens, Minneola Beurre Blanc
Knob Creek Rye vs. Knob Creek Bourbon
Chicken-Fried “Hot” Cornish Hen
Johnny Cakes, Smoked Ham Hock Collard Greens, Bourbon & Maple Syrup
Maple Port Old Fashioned featuring Jim Beam Single Barrel
Sweet Potato Tart
Gingersnap Crust, Toasted Brown Sugar Meringue, Pecan Praline & Bourbon Ice Cream
Bourbon Milk Punch featuring Basil Hayden’s Bourbon