Hog and Barrel

Events at Judson Mill

Indulge in an unforgettable evening of culinary mastery and bourbon brilliance with "Taste of the Barrel: A Bourbon Dinner Soirée," curated by renowned chef and South Carolina Chef Ambassador, Michael Sibert of White Wine & Butter. Embark on a tantalizing taste journey as Chef Sibert expertly crafts a five-course menu that pays homage to the rich flavors of bourbon-infused cuisine. Each dish is meticulously designed to complement and elevate the complex notes of carefully selected bourbons, creating a symphony of taste sensations that will delight the palate and ignite the senses. Complementing Chef Sibert's culinary creations are bourbon cocktail pairings curated by Tammy Johnson, CEO & Chief Mixologist for High Spirits Hospitality. Elevate your meal with premium spirits and homemade, hand-selected ingredients, artfully combined to harmonize perfectly with each course. From the first pour to the final bite, "Taste of the Barrel" promises an evening of culinary enchantment and unparalleled indulgence.

Spend an hour exploring the bourbon portfolios of more than a dozen distilleries. Sip on premium spirits selected by experts who will guide you through their unique flavor notes. Timed sessions start at 11:30 a.m. and are one hour long. Tickets to the Bourbon Experience are included for Super VIPs and sold separately for all others.

The headlining event of the weekend, Bourbonpalooza will showcase the Upstate’s best culinary minds as chefs face off with their most inspired BBQ or bourbon dishes and bartenders battle it out with their most creative bourbon cocktails. Entertainment options will include a mechanical bull, an artisan craft market, and live music, plus a tailgate area streaming live college football games. This event is all-you-can-eat and all-you-can responsibly drink. If bourbon isn’t your thing, there will be plenty of beer, wine, and spiritless beverages available so that everyone can enjoy the festivities. Add on a Bourbon Experience ticket (included with Super VIP) to sample of dozens of different bourbons in a special hour-long tasting session!

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