In the News: Pappy van Winkle Tasting at Iron Monkey; 5-Course Dinner & Beer Tasting at Orale


**The Iron Monkey is holding a Bacon & Bourbon night on Wednesday, September 30th from 7pm till 9pm. The bar will offer 5 original bacon recipes paired with 5 high-end bourbons. The $85 ticket includes a tasting of the Elijah Craig Single Barrel Straight Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey 21-yr, whereas the $95 ticket includes a tasting of Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 15-yr. —Iron Monkey

**Orale Mexican Kitchen is celebrating “Oktoberfiesta” on Wednesday, September 30th at 7.30pm. The five-course dinner ($55 per person) is paired with five unique beers from Brutón. –Orale via Instagram

**Today, Tuesday, is national coffee day. Consumerist has a list of national coffee chains that will be giving out free or discounted cups of coffee. Locally, that should include Dunkin’ Donuts and Panera Bread. —Consumerist

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