Cackalacky Cocktail Dinner

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March 19, 2019 (Tue)
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Local 22 Kitchen & Bar
2200 W. Main St.
Durham, NC 27705

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Cost: $55 per guest (plus tax & gratuity)

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Tasting (sit down)     Food     Dinner     Cocktails    
Well Locals, it’s finally time to break out the shakers and get down to our first craft cocktail dinner! For years you’ve come to enjoy our collabs on a series of monthly beer dinners featuring NC & East Coast brewers and now it’s time to shine the light on some of our favorite North Carolina distilleries. That’s right, on Tuesday, March 19thwe’ll be partnering up with Durham DistilleryOuter Banks DistillingGraybeard Distillery, and Great Wagon Road Distilling Co.to bring you a craft cocktail showdown like no other. 
 
This 5-course feast will be a celebration of Spring Southern flavors and NC spirits and will feature a taste of each of our star stills alongside a cocktail pairing and Local 22 dish! Our star studded cast includes: 
 
• Conniption Ginof Durham Distillery, voted #1 Gin Distiller of 2018 by USA Today
• R.U.A. American Single-Malt Whiskeyof Great Wagon Road Distilling Co., gold-medal winner of Garden & Gun’s “Made in the South” Drinks Category in 2016
• Bedlam Vodkaof Graybeard Distillery, voted #6 Best Craft Vodka Distillery of 2018 by USA Today
Kill Devil Silver Rumof Outer Banks Distilling, placed Silver in the 2017 San Francisco Spirits Competition
 
We are also honored to host Lee Katrincic(Owner & Distiller at Durham Distillery), Scott Smith(Owner of Outer Banks Distilling), Jesse Cortez(Brand Ambassador for Graybeard Distillery), and Nicole Heyder(Sales Director for Great Wagon Road Distilling Co.) at our Cackalacky Cocktail dinner table. See full menu details below, and don't delay, our seating for this one-night only event is limited!

1st • GRAYBEARD DISTILLERY

BedNalGroni Bedlam Vodka, Bonal Gentiane Quina, Cappelletti Vino Apertivo, Peychauds Bitters
Bedlam vodka paired with 2 appertiff wines opening the appetite
Southern Charcuterie Smoked Wings, Liver Mousse, Pimento Cheese, Pickled Okra, Bread, and Garnishes

2nd • DURHAM DISTILLERY

Cucumber Collins Conniption American Dry, Lime, Cucumber Syrup, Soda
Crisp clean and classic; light, and refreshing
Blackened Catfish Minted Spring Succotash and Grilled Tomato Coulis

3rd • GREAT WAGON ROAD DISTILLING Co.

R.U.A. Ol’ Fashioned R.U.A. Single Malt, Rich Demerara, Black Walnut Bitters, Orange Bitters
Modern take on the most classic cocktail of all. Spirit, sugar, water, Bitters: the definition of Cocktail
Pork Belly BLT Sweet Tea Brined Pork Belly, Green Tomatoes, and Local Lettuces on Toasted Focaccia

4th • OUTER BANKS DISTILLING

Devil & Cinn Kill Devil Silver Rum, Gran Gala, Cinnamon Pickle Syrup, Citrus, Burlesque Bitters
A Daquiri for the New Age of Cocktails. Smooth and tart. Silver Rum and Orange Brandy Pair with a hint of cinnamon, citrus, and açaí hibiscus Bitters 
Barbacoa Hanger Steak Sweet Corn Grits, Spiced Apple Relish

Dessert • Collab

A Collabrative Dessert Cocktail to Finish the Evening
Chocolate-Honey Mousse Cake Honeycomb Brittle

Reservations are $55 per guest (plus tax & gratuity). Call (919) 286-9755 or visit our reservations page and request “cocktail dinner” in the notes. 
 
Due to the limited available seating for this event we will be requiring credit cards (placed into our secure vault) for all reservations. Adjustments or cancellations to your reservation must be made 48hrs in advance of the event. Cancellations or no shows within the 48 hour window will be subject to the full event charge of $55 per person.

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