A Scotch Dinner

February 19, 2014 @ 6:30 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone
Tam O'Shanter (The) - Los Angeles
2980 Los Feliz Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90039
(323) 664-0228

Tam O’Shanter, a member of the Lawry’s family of restaurants and one of the oldest restaurants in Los Angeles, has put together a Mid-Winter Scotch dinner featuring unique pairings and amazing single malt scotches. While L.A.’s winter might not reach frigid, or even really cold temperatures, this special and fun event at the Tam promises to warm up hearts and melt away the blues. The event will occur on Wednesday, February 19 at 6:30 p.m.; cost is $80 per person plus tax and gratuity, and reservations are available immediately by calling the Tam at (323) 664-0228.

The Mid-Winter Scotch Dinner will include a five-course dinner with five select single malt scotches. The pairings-created by the Tam’s executive chef Mark Kalenderian and in-house whiskey expert John Maraffi-will be:

Spirit 1: Glenmorangie Nectar D’oro
Tasting Notes: Aged in sauterne casks, this is a light perfumed scotch with sauterne notes and a light spice finish
Food Pairing: Malpeque and kumamoto oysters, spiced mignonette, sweet pickled shallot

Spirit 2: Arran Port Cask
Tasting Notes: Rich warm oak mid palate. Light port wood influences slight pepper finish
Food Pairing: Cedar planked wild salmon, dill potato gratin, port reduction

Spirit 3: Kilkerran Sherry wood
Tasting Notes: Sweet hazelnut, chocolate honey, ginger spice finish
Food Pairing: House-made candy bar with almond butter, chocolate wafer, ginger mango coulis

Spirit 4: Springbank 9 yr old Gaja Barolo wood finish
Tasting Notes: Jammy red wine with earthy undertone slight peat finish
Food Pairing: Forfar bridie, a traditional Scottish meat pie

Spirit 5: Cutty Sark Tam O’Shanter 25 yr
Tasting Notes: Rich dark fruit notes, rich and nutty long spicy cocoa finish
Food Pairing: Assorted cheese and charcuterie to highlight the pronounced notes of this fine spirit, of which we’ve acquired our namesake

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