Suits & Cowboy Boots at Motor Supply Company Bistro. Photo by Jonathan Sharpe
what: Suits & Cowboy Boots
where: Motor Supply Company Bistro, 920 Gervais St., 256-6687
This week’s Drink was one of many delicious seasonal cocktails at Motor Supply Company’s Harvest Week, held a couple weeks ago. But if you missed out on that event, you can console yourself with this tasty concoction, held over for an encore on the fall cocktail menu. The foundation of the drink is High West’s Son of Bourye, a blend of two whiskeys: a 5-year-old bourbon with a mashbill of 75 percent corn, 20 percent rye and 5 percent barley malt; and a 3-year old straight rye that’s made with 95 percent rye and 5 percent barley malt. (Utah’s High West Distillery was one of the most popular vendors at the Great American Whiskey Fair on Oct. 17, judging by the steady line at its tasting table.) To that, Motor Supply Company head bar man Joshua Streetman adds Noilly Prat dry vermouth infused with jalapeño; sweet potato syrup; and a dash of Angostura bitters. The most understated part of the drink, though, might be the sweet potato syrup. Streetman simmers sweet potatoes with the skins on, then blends them up and presses them out to make rich syrup, thick with natural pectins that give the autumnal drink a delightfully silky texture.
Ice Skate on Main Street
Columbia’s famously hot skating rink is now open! Additional information and discounts can be found here.
New Year’s Eve at Social
Don’t miss this Black and White Affair featuring Kap Slap. Tickets available online!
Hickory Tavern Is Now Open!
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Relaxation, Pain Management, and Stress Relief
Licensed massage therapist Allison Morris of AMR Massage offers 50% off your first session and every 5th session free of charge. Click here for location, hours, and more information.
A Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Carnival
From 6-11 PM on December 31st on Main Street, enjoy rides, games, karaoke, food, drinks and more! More information here.
Great Gifts for the Whole Family
Don’t miss Half Moon Outfitters’ holiday sale! Up to 30% off Prana, Patagonia, The North Face, and other great brands. Location and hours here.
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