Heaven Hill Whiskey Dinner

Join us on May 22 for a 5-course dinner paired with drinks made with the whiskeys of Heaven Hill. Heaven Hill Brands is the largest independent, family-owned distilled spirits company in the country, and produces such iconic Heaven Hill Distillery brands as Elijah Craig, Evan Williams Bourbon, Henry McKenna, Bernheim Wheat Whiskey, and Rittenhouse Rye.

Heaven Hill Whiskey Dinner, Monday, May 22; 6 p.m.; $80; includes 5 coures, cocktail reception, and beverage pairings. Gratuity and tax not included. Call Maxie’s at 414-292-3969 to reserve. Click here for more info and to see the event on Facebook.  Here’s the menu we’re working on; subject to change:

1st

Foie Gras Crème Brûlée • Pâté Grand-mère • Apple Rösti Raclette • Eggplant Tahini Flatbread

Old Man, a Manhattan hybrid featuring Elijah Craig Bourbon and Weiss High Ball, featuring Bernheim Wheat Whiskey

2nd

Chilled Wild Ramp Bisque

Green Oil, Toasted Pine Nuts, Crispy Ramp Bulb

Evan Williams Single Barrel Bourbon, neat or on the rocks

3rd

Cornmeal Fried Soft-Shell Crab

Hominy Croquette, Sweet Corn Velour, Tossed Watercress Salad, Pimento and Green Onion Coulis

Roasted Pineapple Julep, with Larceny Bourbon

4th

Blackened Beef Coulotte

Crispy Mushroom Cake, Asparagus and English Pea Salad, Bourbon Demi Glace, Rye Syrup

Tobacco-Smoked Manhattan, featuring Rittenhouse Rye

5th

“Chicken & Waffles”

Sweet Potato Waffle, Sorghum Ice Cream, Sweet & Spicy Chicken Debris, Warm Bourbon Syrup

Henry McKenna 10-year Bourbon, neat or on the rocks



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Wild Turkey Whiskey Dinner

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Join us for a dinner featuring the whiskies of Wild Turkey Distillery on Monday, February 13. 
Wild Turkey makes “real bourbon with no apologies,” under the care of father-and-son Master Distillers Jimmy & Eddie Russell.

Get your sweetheart a seat at the table for a pre-Valentine’s Day date! Check out the menu below, and some of the blowout meals we’ve served here. $75 includes four courses plus reception and drink pairings (tax and gratuity not included). Call Maxie’s at 414-292-3969 to reserve. Reservations required.

Arrival

Pâté en Croûte • Ceviche • “Memphis Dipped” Crispy Turkey Tails • Muffuletta Hushpuppies, Olive Salad, Aioli

Rye Mule, Wild Turkey 101 Rye, honey syrup, lime juice, ginger beer

1st Course

Wild Turkey Onion Soup

Gruyere Cheese, Pretzel Rye Crouton, Bone Marrow

Boiler Maker, shot of Russell’s Reserve 6-year Rye with Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale

2nd Course

Duck Fat-Fried Monkfish Cheek

Turkey Liver Dirty Rice, Frisée Salad, Citrus Salsa, Chili Mayo, Roe

Blood Orange Sour, Wild Turkey 101 Bourbon, European syrup, Cointreau, fresh blood orange juice

3rd Course

Strauss Grass-fed Beef Cheek

House-Milled Sorghum Grits, Beef Bacon & Raisin Brussels Sprouts, Wild Turkey Braising Jus

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4th Course

Whiskey Caramelized Pear

Smoked Piloncillo Ice Cream, Almond Crumble

Russell’s Reserve 10-year Bourbon

Buffalo Trace at Maxie’s, Oct. 17, 2016

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We enjoyed a fantastic meal on Monday, with the added bonus of pairing each course with the iconic whiskies of Buffalo Trace Distillery. Take a peak at the menu. Executive Chef Jacob Schick brought out some Southern classics, riffed on fine dining, and showed Maxie’s whiskey inspiration with help from Sous Chef Drew Ladwig. 

Arrival

Crawfish Cheesecake • Liver Mousse Tart • Clam, Jalapeño & Potato Fritter

Buffalo Trace Formal Manhattan

1st Course

Smoked Mussel Lyonnaise

Roasted Local Squash, Poached Egg, Frisée, Mustard Dressing

Eagle Rare 10 Year

2nd Course

Roasted Pork Belly Roulade

Parisian Gnocchi, Roasted Fennel, Herb Salad, Sorghum Rye Pan Sauce

The Original Sazerac with Sazerac Rye

3rd Course

Bourbon Braised Buffalo Short Rib

Johnny Cake, Root Vegetable Puree, Braising Jus, Micro Green Salad

E.H. Taylor Bourbon, Small Batch 

4th Course

Banana Brûlée Tart

Chocolate Mousse, Caramelized Bananas, Chantilly Cream

Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream



Buffalo Trace Whiskey Dinner

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Whooooa, whiskey! We’re cooking up courses to match with the whiskies of Buffalo Trace Distillery on Monday, October 17.


The distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky has been an epicenter of American whiskey since 1775. We’re making drinks from some of the properties iconic brands, including Sazerac Rye, E.H. Taylor Small Batch Bourbon, Eagle Rare 10yr Bourbon, and, of course, Buffalo Trace.



$75 includes four courses plus reception and drink pairings (tax and gratuity not included). Call us at 414-292-3969 to reserve. Reservations required.

High West Whiskey Dinner – Menu!

We have a working menu for our big dinner coming up with High West Whiskey! Executive Chef Jacob Schick, along with Sous Chefs Elgin Harris and Drew Ladwig, with Chef/Co-owner Joe Muench have put together an epic, epicurean feast. There may be some tweaks, but here’s what they’re thinking… 

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1st Course Arrival

Bologna Jalapeño Cheddar Fritters, Maxie’s Bologna served with Smoked Ketchup • Lake View Buffalo Farm Liver Pâté, High West Bourbon Mustard, Pickles • Whipped Ricotta Spread, Housemade Ricotta Cheese, Blackberry Jam, Grilled French Bread • Scotch Quail Eggs, Housemade Andouille Sausage-Wrapped Quail Egg, Chicken Fried, Creole Mustard

2nd

Baby Romaine & Cornmeal-Fried Smelt Salad

Creamy Whiskey Dressing, Charred Ramp Greens, Pickled Grape Tomatoes & Anchovy Relish, Fried Grit Croutons

3rd

Pine Bark Stew

Sea Bass, Little Neck Clams, PEI Mussels, Oysters, Maryland Lump Crab, Charred Corn and Chilies, Smoked Morels

4th

Smoke-Roasted Niman Ranch Lamb Rack & Crispy Braised Lamb Belly

Grilled Asparagus Salad • Whiskey Demi • Curried Rhubarb Compote

5th

Bourbon Caramel Ice Cream

Fig and Apricot Compote

$75 includes four courses plus reception tasting and beverage pairings (tax and gratuity not included). Call Maxie’s at 414-292-3969 to reserve. Reservations required. 

We did the math on all the beverage pairings, and if you ordered the cocktails as standalone drinks… it would be less than the cost of the dinner! You’re getting the food for free!

 

High West Whiskey Dinner

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It’s time for whiskey! Join us for an elevated dining experience featuring High West Distillery on Monday, June 6.

High West has made whiskey out West in Park City, Utah since 2007, putting together some of the most intriguing and exciting products on the market. We’re putting together equally enjoyable cocktails and dishes featuring these excellent spirits!

$75 includes four courses plus reception tasting and beverage pairings (tax and gratuity not included). Call Maxie’s at 414-292-3969 to reserve. Reservations required.

Michter’s Whiskey Dinner 2/22/2016

MichtersPoster-01We hosted a great crowd on Feb. 22 for a special dinner with Michter’s Distillery of Louisville, Kentucky. Michter’s regional director Lisa Frost told us about the history, craft and techniques Michter’s uses to distinguish their excellent whiskey.

Executive Chef Jacob Schick collaborated with Chef/Co-owner Joe Muench and Sous Chef Elgin Harris, to create an epic Maxie’s meal. Each course was paired with cocktails crafted by Maxie’s Mick Laughran, and set a high bar for future collaborations. Look for info on our next dinner – probably in late May after Derby Day!



 

Michter’s Whiskey Dinner
Monday, Feb. 22, 2016

Arrival

Quail Egg Shooter • Flounder Crudo • Hot Chicken Snack • Smoked Hock & Green Terrine

1st

Hearts of Palm & Citrus Salad

Lump Crab & Laughing Bird Shrimp • Pomegranate Molasses

2nd

Pulled Pork Scallops

Pimento Midlands • Balsamic Braised Leeks & Wilted Frisée

3rd

Oyster Stuffed Fried Quail

Sweet Potato Waffle • Fresh Greens • Bourbon Maple Syrup

4th

Moon Pie Torte

Graham Cracker Ice Cream

Michter’s Whiskey Dinner at Maxie’s

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Our next whiskey dinner here at Maxie’s is set for Monday, Feb. 22, featuring Michter’s Distillery of Louisville, Kentucky.

Michter’s continues a history that harkens to America’s first whiskey company, reborn in the 1990s to create exceptional whiskey. Enjoy original Maxie’s dishes paired with cocktails crafted from some of Michter’s best stuff.

$75 includes four courses plus reception and beverage pairings (tax and gratuity not included). Call 414-292-3969 to reserve. Reservations required. Our most recent whiskey dinner, featuring KOVAL Distillery of Chicago in December, was a blast. 

Michter’s Whiskey Dinner at Maxie‘s

Monday, Feb. 22, 6 PM

$75

includes four courses plus reception, beverage pairings (tax and gratuity not included). Reservations required.

Call 414-292-3969 to reserve

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Michter's Whiskey Dinner at Maxie's

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