Tastings of local and regional whiskeys at Bristol Seafood Grill and J. Gilbert’s, Nov. 10

Tasting menu includes thoughtfully-selected appetizers for $45 per person

KANSAS CITY, MO. (Nov. 5, 2015) – Bristol Seafood Grill (downtown Kansas City location only) and J. Gilbert’s Wood-Fired Steaks & Seafood will host whiskey and bourbon tastings on Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. Local and regional whiskey selections will be available for tasting, including Dark Horse Rye Whiskey, J. Rieger’s Whiskey and Elijah Craig among others. The tastings celebrate the 226th anniversary of the first distilled bourbon in Woodford County, Kentucky by Elijah Craig.

Both tastings will feature paired appetizers, selected by Bristol Kansas City’s Executive Chef Travis Napier and J. Gilbert’s Executive Chef Ruben Rosales to accompany the featured whiskeys and bourbons. Full menu details are as follows:

Whiskey Tasting Selections
Elijah Craig Small Batch Bourbon 12 Year

Rittenhouse Rye Whiskey

Henry McKenna Single Barrel Bourbon

Dark Horse Rye Whiskey at Bristol Kansas City / J. Rieger’s Whiskey at J. Gilbert’s

Passed Appetizers
Corn Fritters with parmesan garlic aioli

Bourbon Glazed Shrimp

Grilled Goat Cheese and Bacon Sandwich

Beef Satay

Each tasting is $45 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required, and seating is limited at both locations. Reservations can be made my calling The Bristol Kansas City at (816) 448-6007 and J. Gilbert’s at (913) 642-8070. In addition, all guests are invited to stay after each tasting for $25 off a food purchase of $75 or more at both locations. 

About Bristol Seafood Grill
Bristol Seafood Grill has been an icon in the city since 1980, offering the area’s freshest premium seafood & steaks, an impressive selection of wines and handcrafted signature cocktails.

Located Downtown in Kansas City Power & Light District, Bristol Seafood Grill works with quality fishmongers, water men, ranchers & artisan producers to create dishes that are excellent from the start, using fine ingredients that separate the good from the great. Enjoy their seamless service in a classic, upscale atmosphere that truly sets them apart from other local restaurants.    

About J. Gilbert’s Wood-Fired Steaks & Seafood
J. Gilbert’s Wood-Fired Steaks & Seafood is an upscale restaurant in Overland Park, Kansas, known for its impeccable service, cozy bar scene and quality cuts of beef and seafood preparations. While competing in the fine dining category, J. Gilbert’s has carved a unique niche in offering an upscale experience with down-to-earth value — where dishes always include sides. The restaurant’s wood-fired grill lends unrivaled flavor to menu selections, adding authenticity to its exceptional steakhouse experience. Hours of operation are Monday through Thursday, 4 – 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 4 – 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, 4 – 9 p.m. For additional information, call (913) 642-8070, visit or “like” J. Gilbert’s on Facebook at