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The Culture Buzz Launch events

Two highlights in week-long cultural exchange with Pennsylvania artist/author/catalyst

Friday, March 6, 2020 - 5:00-8:00 PM. The Culture Buzz will be featured at this monthly cultural happening at Mainframe Studios, 900 Keo Way, Des Moines. Free and open to the public. Details below.

Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 2:00-5:00 PM. "Whiskey in Daylight: A Whiskey Tasting + Book Event at Iowa Taproom, 215 East Third Street, Des Moines East Village. Tickets thru

MOONSHINE IN DAYLIGHT is a fine whiskey tasting, spirits-infused food sampling, and book event. Award-winning author John Schlimm ("Moonshine," "Extraordinary Dogs: Stories from Search and Rescue Dogs, Comfort Dogs and Other Canine Heroes") will provide stories about the history of moonshine and whiskey as well as stories from his other book about dogs. The Puppy Jake Foundation and The Culture Buzz are community nonprofits who will benefit from this event’s proceeds

Five whiskeys featured at this event are:

1.     Cedar Ridge Single Malt Whiskey;

2.     Cedar Ridge Wheat Whiskey;

3.     1792 Limited Edition Full Proof;

4.     Steeple Ridge Bourbon;

5.     Templeton Rye Four Year.

The Iowa Taproom executive chef is planning on presenting three food samplings (recipes will be included in the event swag bag):  

1.     Seared scallop with a whiskey-roasted pear sauce;

2.     Honey-braised brussel sprouts and mushrooms stuffed in a roasted Roma tomato with a whiskey carrot puree;

3.     Bourbon soft caramel candy.

Both books are included with the ticket price and will be part of an exceptional swag bag for attendees. This is a fundraiser for the Puppy Jake Foundation and The Culture Buzz, both nonprofits benefiting Central Iowa.  Tickets for the event (two books, five whiskeys, food samplings, expert insights) thru