<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=617285351786426&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">

Top Whiskey Events In And Around Minneapolis [July, August And September 2018]


Dubbed as the largest city in Minnesota, Minneapolis is one of the most anticipated places for food fests and architectural sightseeing. However, it cannot be denied that it has become a great party and drinking hub as well. From classic whiskeys to delicious craft beers, the City of Lakes has now upgraded its alcohol experience to one that guests can cherish. Join us as we give you an exclusive view to the Top Whiskey Events in Minneapolis where you can drink the finest and exceptional flavors of bourbons.


Also Read: The World's Top Whiskey Destinations


Attend our upcoming whiskey event and get discount on regular ticket prices! Click below!



2019 Minneapolis Winter Whiskey Tasting Festival

Saturday, January 26, 2019, 4PM – 6PM CST

The Pourhouse, (10 S 5th St #11), Minneapolis, MN 55402



Party with your friends at the Minneapolis Winter Whiskey Festival


Gather your friends and head on over to The Pourhouse  to experience a one-of-a-kind bourbon party with the 2019 Minneapolis Winter Whiskey Festival. A two-hour whiskey tasting of top featured brands like Old Elk Distillery, Bentbrew Distillery, 11 Wells and Isanti Spirits are ready to warm the guests in this very cold season. Fifteen tasting tickets will be provided to each attendee and will be complemented by fun giveaways and souvenirs. There will be an extra thirty minutes of whiskey tastings for VIP ticket holders as an additional perk.


Happy Hours at The Whiskey Junction

Wednesdays, 7PM to 10PM

901 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404



Whiskey Night at The Whiskey Junction


Happy Hours at The Whiskey Junction is a great combo of whiskey tasting, electrifying music and good food. Wednesday nights at this place are definitely not tedious as guests will be entertained by live performances of artists such as Insane Clown Posse and Stringdingers and Bigfoot County. In this way, visitors can enjoy sipping their whiskey drinks while having some good music in the background.


How To Build Million Dollar Wealth

Thursday, February 7, 2019, 5:30PM – 8PM CST

Brother Justus Whiskey Company, 451 Taft Street Northeast, #l13 Minneapolis, MN 55413


Brother Justus’ whiskey delight



The “How to Build Million Dollar Wealth” is one of the best avenues for an investment and financial education and whiskey tour. During this seminar, participants will be given valuable lessons on how to efficiently save and retain money as well as tips on how to successfully invest your hard-earned cash. After the lecture, whiskey beverages and appetizing meals will be served to calm hungry stomachs. There will also be distillery tours around the Brother Justus Whiskey Company to know more about the “water of life”.


Join our giveaway and Win A Bourbon Trail Trip for 2, all expenses paid! Enter To Win!

Bourbon Trail Giveaway


Robert Burns Night

Saturday, January 26, 2019, 7 PM to 9 PM

Merlins Rest Pub, 3601 E. Lake St., Minneapolis, MN 55406



The Great Robert Burns


Come and experience a magical night of whiskey, mouth-watering cuisines and haggis by attending the Robert Burns Night in Minneapolis. At exactly seven in the evening, the whole place will be filled with bagpipers, Scottish readings and an ode to the haggis. Of course, the commemoration of Robert Burns’ life will not be complete without an authentic shot of whiskey and Scottish food delights.


Happy Hours at the Merlins Rest Pub

Mondays to Thursdays – 4PM to 6PM; Fridays to Sundays – 3PM to 6PM

3601 E. Lake St., Minneapolis, MN 55406



Laidback vibes at the Merlins Rest Pub


Experience an authentic British Isle’s local pub scenario by taking a visit to the Happy Hours at the Merlins Rest Pub. Known as having the widest selection of single malt scotches and Irish whiskeys in Minnesota, guests can have a taste of their drink specials and appetizers at affordable prices. If you opt to extend your time after the happy hour, there will be live music and performances from superb musicians such as The Island Seas Band and Northerly Gales.


Scotch Tastings at the Merlins Rest Pub

Thursday, February 7, 2019, 7:30PM to 9:30PM

3601 E. Lake St., Minneapolis, MN 55406



Scotch Tastings at the Merlins Rest Pub



If you’re looking for an authentic Scotch experience, the Scotch Tastings at the Merlins Rest Pub is the best option for you. Four favorite scotches will be offered to guests from Merlins Rest Pubs, which is an extensive list of malt scotches and whiskeys. It will be presented by Dennis Skrade, a whiskey enthusiast who has traveled thoroughly in Ireland and Scotland to meet the experts and to tour around well-known distilleries. There will also be two supportive servers to assist you in tasting and enjoying the whiskey beverages being offered.


Parlour Minneapolis Cocktail Class

Saturday, February 23, 2019, 1PM to 3PM

730 Washington Ave N., Minneapolis, MN 55401



Create your own cocktail


Interested in mixing and creating your own whiskey cocktail drink? Then going to the Parlour Minneapolis Cocktail Class is the perfect option for you. Learn how to build your desired blend of cocktail by listening to their lectures and discussions with their Bar Manager, Scott Weller. The class will start at one in the afternoon and will be limited to only sixteen guests. Light meals and appetizers will also be served to pair your cocktail outputs.


Sign up for future whiskey events and get access to a 1 time 30% off code! Click below.



Happy Hours at Morrissey’s Irish Pub

Mondays to Sundays, 4PM to 7PM

913 W. Lake St., Minneapolis MN 55408


Wide Whiskey Choices

With over 160 selections of bourbons, whiskeys and Scotches, the Happy Hour at Morrissey’s Irish Pub is a good choice for some chill and alcohol time. At $4 to $5, guests can have a sip of their Irish taps, rail cocktails, tap beers and house wines. You can also try their delicious food servings and listen to their live music performances to have the complete “chill” experience.


Happy Hours at Constantine

Monday to Friday, 5PM to 9PM

1115 2nd Avenue, South, Minneapolis MN 55403



Whiskey Room at Constantine



Situated inside the cool indoors of Hotel Ivy, the Happy Hours at Constantine is an excellent choice for some good shots of whiskey and cocktails. For less than $13, guests can try their delightful set of drinks – short old fashioned, beers and wines. Pair it with their happy hour appetizers such as burgers and tater balls and sweet desserts, gelato and sorbet.

They also have a Whiskey Room for private parties and gatherings where you can have an intimate time with your friends and loved ones.


For more information and upcoming events, visit our website at BeSocialScene.com.

Attend our upcoming whiskey event and get discount on regular ticket prices! Click below!



About Social Scene

Social Scene creates a “scene” an environment to connect people, create memories and build relationships through online and on-premise social campaigns; focusing on providing exposure to partnering brands, venues and clients to connect with a great social audience - Experiential Marketing.

Social Scene builds brand awareness for partnering venues and brands, connecting them with a targeted audience to build relationships and create memories. Visit BeSocialScene.com for the most up to date events and to partner on an upcoming experience.


Want to build a live or online experience around your company’s brand or venue, email connect@besocialscene.com or send a message directly at BeSocialScene.com. Be Social. Be Seen.


Sign up for future whiskey events and get access to a 1 time 30% off code! Click below.














Ernest Benz Davila

Professional Content Writer

Social Scene


Topics: Minneapolis, top whiskey events, whiskey content, Minneapolis Whiskey, Minneapolis Whiskey Tasting, summer whiskey