Get ready to whet your appetite and celebrate two of the most important B's in America - Bacon and Bourbon! On Saturday, March 5th, Denver is one of the 4 cities across the country that will be hosting the Annual Bourbon and Bacon Festival, brought to you by the delicious Buffalo Trace Bourbon, and sponsored by The Colorado Pork Producers Council and 99.5 The Mountain. The event will be held from 2 - 5 p.m. at the McNichols Civic Center in the Downtown district, just a quick cab ride from the Holiday Inn at Cherry Creek!
Festival goers will be given some incredibly mouthwatering options of different varieties of locally produced bacon coming in a multitude of forms. From good old regular bacon to special treats like bacon mac and cheese and bacon cupcakes, there will certainly be no shortage of everyone's favorite cured meat so you and your friends or family can go hog wild all day!
Few drinks and spirits really go better with bacon than American Bourbon! A full but sharp flavor with a hint of sweetness, bourbon is the perfect beverage to wash down that salty delicious bacon with. And what's stopping you from combining them? At this festival you'll find all sorts of Frankenstein mixtures, such as bacon infused bourbon even bourbon and bacon milkshakes!
There are 3 different tiers of tickets on sale now ranging from $55 - $95 that allow you different levels of entry to the event, such as extended time and first tasting. Once 5 p.m. rolls around and you're all bourbon-baconed out, hop in a cab and head back down to the Holiday Inn for a rest!