Old Fashioned Fest 2019

Thursday, October 10th | VIP 5-9 p.m. | GA 6-9 p.m.

Online ticket sales have ended. VIP and GA tickets are available at the door, credit card only.

Join Shepherd Express Thursday, Oct. 10 at The Cooperage for a toast to a Milwaukee classic—the Old Fashioned! You won't want to miss this Whiskey vs. Brandy showdown. Sample both classic and re-imagined Old Fashioneds, vote on your favorite Bulleit whiskey and Copper & Kings brandy version, and we’ll crown winners at the end of the night.


$28 General Admission ⎮ 6-9 p.m.
$43 VIP ⎮ 5-9 p.m.
(VIP includes UNLIMITED sampling 5-6 p.m. followed by general admission.)

***NEW! Buy 5 tickets, get 1 FREE! (online only)***
Add 6 tickets to your cart and use promo code: SIXFORFIVE (GA) or SIXFORFIVEVIP (VIP) at checkout to take advantage of this offer.


$35 General Admission
$50 VIP


Bar Louie • Bibinger's • Bittercube Bar & Bazaar • Black Sheep MKE • Boone & Crockett • Gary's Old Fashioned Mix • Meyer Brothers Old Fashioned Mix • Oak Barrel Public House • The Original • The Packing House • Station No. 6

Do you think your bar or restaurant has what it takes to take the title of Best Old Fashioned home? We're currently recruiting restaurants and bars for this event. Email eventreg@shepex.com for more information!


Join us as JC Cunningham from Lost Whale takes the stage to demonstrate how to make your very own Old Fashioned. He will be breaking down how you can customize your very own Wisconsin Classic, using the right tools and ingredients—right in your own home! Demonstrations will be throughout the night, covering all of the different versions of an Old Fashioned, AND are included in your ticket!

Ticket includes sampling of old fashioned cocktails from local bars and restaurants, food samples, live music with pianist Anthony Deutsch and more! VIP tickets include an extra hour of UNLIMITED sampling, socializing with vendors, and a muffin tin to hold all of your delicious drinks!


Tapuat Kombucha • FM106.1 • Bulleit Bourbon • Taco Moto food truck • Press Waffles

The Cooperage

822 S Water St
Milwaukee, WI 53204

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