The fun and educational tasting series, “The Art of” will begin its second year on Thursday, Oct. 20, with “The Art of Jack Daniel’s." During “The Art of” series, local experts will guide an informative and educational tasting highlighting the history, use and unique flavors of each featured product.

The series includes “The Art of Jack Daniel’s” on Thursday, Oct. 20, “The Art of Yazoo Brewery” on Thursday, Feb. 23, and “The Art of Corsair Distillery” on Thursday, Apr. 5. 

The first event of the series, “The Art of Jack Daniel’s," will take place on Thursday, Oct. 20, and includes tastings of the world-famous Tennessee distillery’s family of brands: Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, Gentleman Jack, Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel and the new Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey. The tasting experience will be led by Jeff Norman, the distillery’s Master Taster. 

“The Art of Yazoo Brewery” is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 23, and highlight the local Nashville brewery, which was founded by Linus Hall in 2003. Those in attendance will learn about the art of making beer, the inspiration behind each unique and delicious flavor, and taste everything from the even-bodied Pale Ale to the dark, smokey porter called Sue. This tasting will be lead by Yazoo Brew Master, Linus Hall. 

During the last tasting of the series, "The Art of Corsair Distillery,” on Thursday, Apr. 5, patrons will learn more about the Corsair Artisan Distillery, a small craft sprits company with distilleries in Bowling Green, Kentucky and Nashville, Tennessee founded by Nashville natives Darek Bell and Andrew Webber. 

Held on Thursdays in historic War Memorial Auditorium, “The Art of” series is the perfect way to learn more about spirits and beer in a casual, non-intimidating environment. Attend all three events for $75 and become an Artful Taster, which includes a discount and premium seating at each event, or buy individual tasting events for $30 each. 

Purchase online at, at the TPAC Box Office or by calling 615-782-4040.

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