Whiskey and Woodworking: The Perfect Fall Activity

Test your crafting skills while sipping on unique spirits at the DISTILLED Spirits Series in Keystone, Colorado. Sat, Nov 21 at Warren Station.

The leaves are falling, and that means there’s never a better time for some crafting and cocktails on a crisp fall evening.

This year has been rough for all of us, and social gatherings have been few and far between. But this shouldn’t stop you from safely celebrating your favorite season with the event of a lifetime.

Join us for a whiskey tasting event to write home about, while trying your hand at what’s sure to be your newest hobby: boozy woodworking!

What is the Distilled Spirits Series? 

DISTILLED Spirits and Speaker Series is an event like none other, bringing you a unique setting to explore local spirits and your own inner artist.

Presenting: Whiskey & Woodworking, a night of exquisite spirits and do-it-yourself crafting.

The series takes place at Warren Station a venue thrilled to safely welcome back a fall event like none other.  

The Frosted Flamingo mobile art studio is providing one-of-a-kind woodworking projects to pair with flavorful whiskey tastings.

Brand, burnish, or paint a unique gift or souvenir while sipping on 3 unique samples of local bourbon. Come out for a night of spirited, hands-on fun, and continue to make the DISTILLED Series at Warren Station a success.

When is the Distilled Spirits Series?

The Distilled Spirits Series takes place on Sat, November 21, 2020. Below is the seating schedule for the night, which will be in two waves:

1st Seating 

5:00PM Doors, crafting begins upon arrival

5:30PM Whiskey Chat & Tasting

Ends 6:30PM

2nd Seating 

7:30PM Doors, crafting begins upon arrival

8:00PM Whiskey Chat and Tasting

Ends 9:00PM

Where is Warren Station? 

Nestled in the foothills of beautiful Keystone, Colorado, Warren Station provides a beautiful get-away for weddings, concerts, and live events. You can find a map and directions to the venue here. 

COVID Safety Precautions for the Distilled Spirits Series 

They will be observing safety precautions and social distancing protocol during this year’s event. That includes preselling the crafts to go along with your ticket purchase. 

When you arrive, your chosen craft will be waiting for you at your reserved table. Simply head to the bar for a drink or settle yourself in for the night of crafting. Please be sure to wear your mask when not at your table and to remain at a safe social distance from others when moving about the venue. 

You’ll also find 3 whiskey samples poured and ready for you at your table! After everyone is settled, a whiskey expert will join everyone to tell you all about these unique spirits. They just ask that you refrain from crafting during the brief presentation, but after that, you can hammer away to your heart’s desire!

This Year’s Spirits!

Curious about what’s in store for your taste buds? Have a sneak-peak at the spirit selections for this year’s event!

Stranahan's Blue Peak Single Malt – This single malt whiskey is distilled at mile high, giving it an elevated flavor. Aged and distilled in Denver, Colorado in all-American oak barrels, this rich and mellow sipper is sure to make you feel right at home! 

Deerhammer - Straight Bourbon 4 Grain – Feeling hoppy? Delight your senses in 4 Colorado grains married with a special Bourbon flare for this delicious blend courtesy of our friendly neighbors down in Buena Vista, Colorado.

Tin Cup - Mountain Whiskey – It doesn’t get any more classic than this! Straight from the crisp spring waters of the Rocky Mountains, TINCUP brings bold to a whole new level. Note the spicy finish as well, a genius hot-take from the founders out in Woody Creek, Colorado. 

Featured Woodworking Crafts

Not a carpenter? Not a problem! 

The evening’s projects have easy-to-follow guidelines so you can create a masterpiece (or color outside the lines!)

Test your creativity with the following crafts!

  • Wood Burned Coasters 

  • Colorado String Art 

  • Whiskey Painted Wood Sign 

  • Painted Trucker Hat 

  • Etched Whiskey Glass

  • and more!

 

How to Get Tickets for the Distilled Spirits Series

You won’t want to miss this once-in-a-lifetime event! 

Your ticket will include one pre-selected woodworking craft and 3  whiskey samples for just $30 per person. 

Seating and table reservations must be made ahead of time, so please be sure to purchase tickets for your whole party (2-8 people). All persons attending the event must be 21 years or older.

You can get your tickets here on Eventbrite >

Where to Stay in Keystone

If you plan on making the most of the event, skip organizing a DD and book a room at any of these nearby accommodations:

Hyatt Place Keystone

23044 US Hwy 6 PO Box 38 (K-66)

Keystone, Colorado, 80435

+1 970 455 8631

 

The Dakota

150 Dercum Square

Dillon, CO 80435

+1 970 368 7023

 

Arapahoe Lodge

91 River Run Rd

Keystone, CO 80435

+1 303 420 9963

 

Other Activities in Keystone to Enjoy

Want to take the Distilled event to the next level? Make a weekend out of it! 

Keystone has a variety of spectacular things to see and do, from premier restaurants to primetime skiing and snowboarding. See all that this mountain town has to offer:

Keystone Skiing and Snowboarding

  • Grab your gear and hit the slopes! There’s never a better time to hone your skills with daily lift passes for the whole family. 

 

Take a Spa Day

  • Let those pores open and the relaxation flow.

  • Book a professional facial, massage, or simply pamper yourself with a cozy hot tub at Keystone Lodge and Spa.

 

Shop Til’ You Drop

  • Looking for a perfect holiday gift for that special someone? Or maybe you’re looking to revamp your wardrobe.

  • Either way, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for at a variety of nearby outlets and specialty shops.

 

Unleash Your Inner Foodie

  • You don’t have to travel far for international flavors this time.

  • Take a stroll down the city center and discover old school tap houses, Asian fusion, and local hideaways that will leave your tastebuds wanting more. 

 

Whether you’re ready to hammer out your next masterpiece or take a much-needed weekend getaway, the Distilled Spirits Series is looking forward to seeing you there.

And if you’re looking to get your whiskey fix in the meantime, we’ve got a specially-curated selection of wine, craft beer, and fine spirits. Stop by Boulder Wine Merchant for unique collections of spirits, wines and more >