"Distilled" A Speaker and Spirits Series- "Backcountry and Bourbon"
A Small Batch Bourbon Tasting and Avalanche Awareness presentation with Friends of the CAIC (Colorado Avalanche Information Center), Keystone Ski Patrol, and Jim Beam.
Dates:
Saturday: Jan 11 - Jan 11
Time:
Doors: 6:30 p.m. | Speaker and Tasting: 7 p.m.
Warren Station at Keystone, River Run Village
Cost:
General Admission Ticket - $20 In Advance; $25 Day of Event
“Backcountry and Bourbon” – A Small Batch Bourbon Tasting and Avalanche Awareness presentation with Friends of the CAIC (Colorado Avalanche Information Center), Keystone Ski Patrol, and Jim Beam. A portion of proceeds will benefit Friends of the CAIC, and Keystone Ski Patrol. Raffle ticket included with purchased ticket. Join us for the fourth annual Distilled Speaker and Spirits Series on Saturday, January 11th! We kick off the Warren Station Distilled Series with Backcountry and Bourbon. Friends of the CAIC will enlighten the audience on backcountry safety and travel/avalanche awareness. Additionally, a Jim Beam whiskey expert will lead a presentation and tasting of a series of small batch bourbons. Explore the delicate balance of backcountry safety along with the history, aging process and recipes of these unique small batch bourbons. In addition Keystone Ski Patrol will also have a short presentation on their avalanche dog program. Tickets include samples of all the bourbons, and a raffle ticket. There will be swag giveaways from some of the industry’s premier backcountry companies. Come out for a night of spirited education and help us kick off Distilled at Warren Station on Saturday, January 11th.

Event Details

Aaron Parmet (Know Before You Go Instructor) – Aaron will be giving a themed talked on Human Factors and decision making in the backcountry. 

Joe Larson (Keystone Ski Patrol)- Joe is in his 11th season with Keystone Ski Patrol with previous experience in New Zealand and 4 years as volunteer patroller in Minnesota. He is a Colorado Avalanche Deployment certified dog handler and avalanche technician, an avalanche route leader, and Avalanche 2 certified.

Oleg Shikverg (Jim Beam Whiskey and Spirits Expert)

  • Presented by: The Keystone Neighbourhood Company, Jim Beam and Keystone Ski Patrol
  • Sponsors: New Belgium Brewing Company, Coors Light, Jim Beam, Slifer, Smith and Frampton Real Estate, Keystone Resort, SummitCove.com and the Keystone Neighbourhood Company
  • Parking: Free parking will be available at the River Run Lots, located just off Gondola Road.
  • Directions: From I-70, take Highway 6 East towards Keystone (7 miles).  Turn right onto Gondola Road and follow signs to free parking lots.