Bacon and Bourbon Returns this February

10616306_776852532396319_4623808057208353054_nIt's back! Bacon and Bourbon, a celebration of two of America’s most sought after flavors, will return to the Memminger Auditorium for its second edition on Saturday, February 7th from 6 pm to 11:30 pm.

Admission to the event includes unlimited bacon-centric bites and bourbon from 25 different distilleries. Some of last year’s most interesting offerings included bacon-flavored cotton candy, pork belly lollypops, and spiced chocolate-bourbon truffles.

Participating distilleries include Buffalo Trace, Heaven Hill, Striped Pig, and Virgil Kaine, while restaurants will include Burwell’s, Graze, Lana, Southerly, Poogan’s Porch, The Granary, Swig & Swine, and Barsa.

Guests will have the option of two ticketing packages:

  • Bacon Lovers
    • Admission at 7:30 pm
    • Unlimited samples of bacon dishes and bourbon tastings
    • Live Music
    • Bull Riding Championship
    • Laser Skeet Shooting
    • Cigar Cabana
    • $70
  • VIP Preview
    • Early access from 6 pm to 7:30 pm
    • Everything mentioned above
    • Extra 1.5 hours to eat, drink, and converse with chef's about their bacon creations
    • One free pour from the rare bourbon bar
    • $90

Plus, all attendees will have the unique opportunity to sample Pappy Van Winkle, the Buffalo Trace Antiques Collection, Elijah Craig 21 and 23, Parker’s Heritage, and more.

The Junior League of Charleston is the official non-profit partner for Bacon and Bourbon. A portion of the proceeds will benefit their hunger and homelessness initiatives.

To purchase tickets and see a complete listing of chefs and distilleries, visit the official website. For a more visual preview, enjoy this video from last year's event:

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