James Beard-Winning Author Visits Charleston for Two Events

image001On Thursday, October 20th, James Beard Award-winning author Brad Thomas Parsons will visit both High Wire Distilling Co. and Edmund’s Oast to celebrate the release of his latest book, Amaro: The Spirited World of Bittersweet, Herbal Liqueurs with Cocktails, Recipes, and Formulas.

Here's a look at each of the events:

  • High Wire Distilling
    • Noon to 2 pm
    • Parsons will lead a Talk and Guided Tasting of at least 8 different amari
    • Tickets also include cocktails, small bites, and a signed copy of the book
    • More information, and tickets, available here
  • Edmund’s Oast
    • 6 pm to 9 pm
    • "Amaro Power Hour"
    • Special a la carte menu
    • A selection of cocktails from the book
    • A barrel of Underberg
    • Small bites
    • Parsons will be on hand pouring samples and signing books
    • Click here for more information

Amaro explores the world of bittersweet liqueurs (called amari in Italian) – from familiar favorites like Averna and Fernet-Branca, to the growing category of regional, American-made amaro.

Parsons is the author of Bitters: A Spirited History of a Classic Cure-All, which was the winner of the James Beard and IACP Cookbook Awards.

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