Winter is in full effect here in Montreal but that doesn’t mean that you should stay at home bundled up like a little burrito. On the contrary, we live in Montreal which means that there is something happening every single night. Yeah it might be cold out but there are a lot of events happening this month... one of which combines some fineeee whiskey, local beer and some seriously delicious food! Oh, and did I mention live shows and good music to keep you partying all night?
If there ever was a drink to keep you warm during the cold winter months, it's alcohol! And what's better than alcohol, well drinking and socializing with your friends of course!
Back for a fifth year, La Cuvée is taking over Salon 1861 for 3 full days of drinking, eating and socializing!
For all you whiskey and beer lovers out there, this is the even that you don’t want to miss. So what exactly is La Cuvée?
La Cuvée is a tasting event that features the best whiskeys and cocktails in town. Oh and did I mention beer? La Cuvée will also have the best beer from local microbreweries - That’s right, you can still come out to the event if you’re not exactly on best friend terms with whiskey.
And because La Cuvée knows how to throw the most epic party ever, the entire event is going to be 50’s themed complete with swing dancers, a barber from Emporium, and other shows that will leave you wanting more.
And back by popular demand, THURSDAY WHISKEY is now a thing - An evening where whiskey lovers all around Montreal can gather for some fun activities and of course, some delicious tastings. On top of the tastings already in place for the three days. I mean, you really gotta love whiskey if you’re planning on coming out to this one.
The fun doesn’t stop there! During the three days of the event, there will be several different workshops that focus on brewing and spirits for those curious about the art.
If you’re still not sold then get this - for the first time ever, the 2nd floor is going to be animated thanks to ZONE LUDIQUE. This includes table games and life-sized games, all animated by Randolph Pub Ludique and Colonel Moutarde.
INVASION COCKTAIL team will also be there with a pop-up bar to celebrate cocktail culture featuring unpublished drinks and renowned bartenders.
Here’s the full schedule:
Thursday March 2 - 5pm to midnight
Friday March 3 – 4pm to 1am
Saturday March 4 – 4pm to 2am (Nuit Blanche)
You can also buy your tickets online to avoid line-ups and score some sweet discounts. Who doesn’t love discounts?
So get ready to drink to your heart's content and make sure to check out La Cuvée at Le Salon 1861 (550 rue Richmond) and visit them online or on their Facebook page for more info!