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Friday, July 22 • 5:00pm - 7:00pm
The British Are Coming!

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The Battle of New Orleans announced to the European powers that America deserved a permanent place at the table of global diplomacy. Now we play out the drama of that crucial historical moment in a glass: Liam Deegan of local cocktail haven Barrel Proof teams up with Mony Bunni of Chicago's British Navy-inspired Queen Mary Tavern to explore the flavors of the War of 1812. Barrel Proof's focus on American whiskey collides with Queen Mary's gin, rum, and punch theme. The epic showdown takes place on July 22nd at 5:00 PM. The British are coming! Get ready. Presented by Encanto Pisco.

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Liam Deegan

Managing Partner, Barrel Proof
Liam Deegan is the managing partner at Barrel Proof in the Lower Garden District. After running the bar program at Sylvain, he and Sylvain owner Robert LeBlanc teamed up to open a place that displayed their love for beer, whiskey, and simple, classic cocktails. He stocked up on as much whiskey as the shelves could fit, plus a little extra Old Grand Dad, and opened Barrel Proof in May 2014.
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Mony Bunni

Bar Manager and Co-Beverage Director, Queen Mary Tavern
Mony Bunni started in the hospitality industry as a hostess in Arlington Heights, Illinois. She worked at various restaurants in the Chicagoland Suburbs before moving into the city of Chicago at the age of 19. She graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a BFA in Illustration and has a background in fine art. She was at Morton’s the Steakhouse for years before opening Sable Kitchen and Bar as a cocktail server, in... Read More →

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Friday July 22, 2016 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Barrel Proof 1201 Magazine Street New Orleans, LA 70130


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