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Council Oak Steaks & Seafood To Host Exclusive Pappy Van Winkle Pairing Dinner

When bourbon lovers hear the name "Pappy Van Winkle," their eyes start to glow.

For those who don’t know, Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve is the flagship brand of bourbon whiskey owned by the Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery company. The spirit, known for high-quality taste, is also hard to come by.

The distillery only releases around 7,000 cases a year (approximately 84,000 bottles). Want a taste of rarity? Here it is: Council Oak Steaks & Seafood at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino will host an exclusive Pappy Van Winkle Dinner on May 24.

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The pairing dinner will include a four-course meal prepared by Council Oak’s culinary team, with a Pappy Van Winkle flight for each guest, featuring one-ounce pours of 12-year, 15-year, 20-year and 23-year reserves.

Maine lobster and jumbo sea scallop, duck breast, dry-aged lamb rack, Wagyu rib-eye and pecan frangipane are highlights on the menu.

The event will be hosted by Buffalo Trace Distillery’s Pappy Van Winkle ambassador Randy Palmer. A welcome reception will begin at 6:30 p.m. with passed hors d’oeuvres and specialty cocktails, followed by the dinner at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $450 per person. Call 954.316.2900 to reserve your seat.

1 Seminole Way, Fort Lauderdale; 954.316.2900; seminolehardrockhollywood.com/pappy-van-winkle.htm

Photos courtesy of Council Oak Steaks & Seafood

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