Events / Dinner

James Beard Speakeasy: A Repeal Day Cocktail Party 2019

Fri, December 06, 2019

6:30 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $140 Public Price: $180 Click here for tickets.
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy

Michael Carrino

Mike's Pasta & Sandwich Shoppe, Nutley, NJ and Pig & Prince Restaurant & Gastrolounge, Montclair, NJ

Matt Griffin

Simon & The Whale, NYC

Jack Harris

Fairfax, NYC

Claire Sprouse

Hunky Dory, Brooklyn, NY

Emily Lock

Hunky Dory, Brooklyn, NY

Nickolas Martinez

Intersect by Lexus, NYC

Kimberly Plafke

Grand Army Bar, Brooklyn, NY

Jessica Leonard

Miss Maude's Bar of Chocolates, Richmond, VA

Rob Barcelo

Simon & The Whale, NYC

Damon Boelte

Grand Army Bar, Brooklyn, NY

Brendan Biggins

Grand Army Bar, Brooklyn, NY

Chris Buglisi

Misunderstood Whiskey Co., New Jersey

Akil Marshall

Fairfax, NYC

Andrea Morris

Intersect by Lexus, NYC

JD Recobs

Misunderstood Whiskey Co., New Jersey

Toast the end of Prohibition at our annual Repeal Day celebration, whatever your preferred libation. A top-notch team of local chefs and spirit-savvy mixologists will craft flavorful bites and delectable cocktails to match—just keep it hush-hush.

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Lobster Thermidor Crispy Deviled Eggs with Smoked Caviar 

Savory Miniature Cannoli with Wild Mushroom Pâté, Carrot Gelée, and Chive Flowers

Golden Beets with Horseradish, Dill, and Rye Crumble

Peruvian Meatballs with Crispy Yuca and Ají Verde

Lièvre à la Royale 

Mushroom–Leek Strudel

Trout Conserva with Amaranth Crackers

Qatayef with Braised Lamb, Harissa, Date Sauce, Tahini, and Pickled Coleslaw

Phyllo Cigars with Arctic Char, Olive Tapenade, and Matbucha

Smoked Steelhead Trout with Sesame Crackers, Dill Cream, and American Caviar

Shrimp Aguachile with Yuzu, Crispy Shallots, and Shiso

Koginut Squash Soup with Fennel and Fermented Chiles

Assorted Boozy Truffles > Bathtub Gin Gimlet; Kir Royale; Moonshine Mule; and Whiskey Caramel


The Roper > J. Rieger Co. Kansas City Whiskey with Amontillado Sherry, Punt e Mes Vermouth, and The Bitter Truth Jerry Thomas’ Own Decanter Bitters

Mary Lou > J. Rieger Co. Midwestern Dry Gin with Lemon, Honey, Bergamot Liqueur, and Sparkling Wine

Whoop, Pear It Is! > Misunderstood Ginger Spiced Whiskey with Pear Nectar, Lemon, Cinnamon, and Rosemary

The Smokin' Ginger Old Fashioned > Misunderstood Ginger Spiced Whiskey with Maple, Bitters, Fresh Orange, and a Hickory-Smoked Glass

Doctor’s Orders > Applewood-Infused Gin with Dubonnet, Maraschino Liqueur, and Housemade Dr. Gibbs’s Bitters

Expatriate > Rum with Batavia Arak, Lapsang Souchong, Turmeric, and Coconut Milk 

Crossing Delancey Whiskey Cocktail 

The Dr. is Gin > Cel-Ray Soda with Gin and Lavender

The Little Lie > Blackstrap Rum with El Dorado Three-Year-Old Cask-Aged Rum, Averna, Amaro Montenegro, Agave, and Lime Juice

More Than Just a Good Time > La Quintinye Royal Blanc Vermouth with Greenhook Ginsmiths Old Tom Gin, Licor 43, Luxardo Maraschino Originale, Orange Bitters, and Tiki Bitters

Bamboozled > Neversink Spirits Apple Aperitif with Fino Sherry, Dry Vermouth, and Angostura Bitters

Bathtub Gin > Neversink Spirits Gin with Grapefruit Cordial, Lemon, and Black Peppercorn

Sunday Beer Company Light+Tight Anytime Lager