THE GOLDEN

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A good drink is hard to find.

Cocktails are a central piece of the American culture. It's gone through multiple iterations. From the sazerac, to the old fashioned, to the cosmopolitan, to appletinis, back to the old fashioned, and then the science of mixology.

Renowned farm-to-fork Chef Aaron Butts had an idea. Take the craft and creativity of the award winning restaurant Joseph Decuis and apply it to local cocktail culture. Butts and his team created a series of cocktails just crazy enough to work.

Muddled jalapenos? Why not?
Barrel aged negroni? Go fot it.
Egg white margaritas? Sure!
Beet infused bourbon? Yes, please.

Aaron hit me up to take photos for the pop-up. I missed the first showing, so I was excited at the offer.

Plus, it's pretty hard to turn down free drinks and wood-fired pizza.

The whole event took place at Dream Maker's Automotive, a group that specializes in hard-to-find "supercars". Partnering with incredibly delicious hand-tossed, wood-fired pizza from 800 degrees, it was set up for greatness. With a large attendance from local celebrities and characters, the event was a clear success. Make sure to get your tickets for the next event early. This is going places.

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Thanks for viewing. To learn more about The Golden, Joseph Decuis, or 800 Degrees please visit their respective pages. They're all wonderful people.

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Adam Garland

West Central, 835 W. Wayne St., Fort Wayne, Indiana, The United States