Barrel Night 2016

Chicago Magazine

Chicago Magazine Rolls Out Barrel Night

Debut Event Elevates Whiskey and Spirits Presence in Chicago

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CHICAGO (Feb. 12, 2016) – A celebration of fine whiskey and fine spirits, Chicagomagazine is delighted to host its inaugural Barrel Night. The event will be held at Montgomery Club in the River North neighborhood on Thursday, Feb. 25, and will present the best reserves for discerning Midwest taste-makers with an intimate sampling of top-shelf whiskey, bourbon, rye and more.

“We’ve been eagerly anticipating the debut of this event,” says Tom Conradi, Publisher and General Manager of Chicago magazine. “Chicago is home to some of the most astute whiskey ambassadors and connoisseurs, and this event will punctuate the city’s elevated presence while honoring some of the leading whiskey brands in the country. We’re honored to host all in one place for a spirited evening.”

In addition to the spirits tastings and passed hors d’oeuvres, guests will have the opportunity to gather intel and pick the brains of some of the industry’s most respected distillers, spirits ambassadors and whiskey brands. From neat to on the rocks, the event will entice the palates of those deeply invested in Chicago’s rich whiskey, bourbon and rye culture.

The newest addition to Gibsons Restaurant Group and situated on the Chicago River, Montgomery Club is known for its highly personalized experiences. The swanky urban backdrop paired with its unmatched level of exclusive service and cuisine will set the tone for the evening and serve as the ideal setting for the curated soiree.


Confirmed participants include 90+ Cellars, Agricole, Anchor Distilling, Bulleit, CH Distillery, Collingwood/Old Forester, Crown Royal, Doualough, George Dickle, Green Brierd Distillery, Jack Daniels, Journeyman Distillery, Parce Rums, Pig Rye Whiskey, Remy – Bruichladdich, Two James and Woodford Reserve.

The event will be produced by Tower Events Group and will be held on Thursday, Feb. 25at Montgomery Club, located at 500 W. Superior St. from 6 – 9 p.m. Tickets are $85. Mercedes-Benz will serve as the event’s sponsor. For more information, please visit:


About Chicago magazine

The nation’s largest city monthly, Chicago magazine produces both award-winning, in-depth journalism and authoritative coverage of food, culture, and other lifestyle issues. Together with its website, Chicago spurs intelligent conversations about the city’s influencers, zeitgeist-defining trends, and civic controversies across all platforms. Chicagomagazine is published by Tribune Publishing and is part of the Chicago Tribune Media Group portfolio of product offerings. In 2015, Chicago was awarded the John Bartlow Martin Award for Best Public Service in Journalism in a U.S. Magazine and the Sigma Delta Chi Award for Best Investigative Reporting in a City or Regional Magazine by the Society of Professional Journalists.


About Tower Events Group

Tower Events Group (TEG), formerly known as Tribune Events Group, is the Chicago Tribune Media Group’s (CTMG) in-house events marketing team that specializes in the production and management of custom small- and large-scale events. TEG helps build awareness and better connect CTMG and external clients with their consumers in a more meaningful way. By customizing each event, TEG is able to accomplish its clients’ marketing needs by offering an organic approach to events and promotions that create momentum in the marketplace and achieve maximum results. TEG is proud to have produced various events throughout the city including Printer’s Row Lit Fest, Culture Festival, Best of Chicago, Battle of the Burger, Celebra Mujer and Big Idea Awards.


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