Kirsch and Tess at The Great Bourbon Affair
Sat, 26. August 2023, 5:00PM - 9:00PM
East Market - Columbus, OH
Blitz Events


Join our very own Kirsch and Tess for the biggest bourbon toast in Ohio - sponsored by Buffalo Trace! There will be over 20 vendors, drink sampling, cigar rolling, axe throwing and a ticketed VIP tasting where you can taste highly rare and unique bourbons!

So come toast with us on Saturday, August 26th from 5 to 9pm in the Historic Trolley District! 

Details and Ticket Options - Check in 4pm, event start 5pm

Switch Yard Party Pass: STARTING AT 5PM (Check-in starting at 4)- Whether you're a little more Rock OR Country, it doesn't matter how you show up. Just be ready to party. This pass gets you access to a variety of vendors with product samples. Including: Buffalo Trace Bourbon, Wild Turkey Bourbon, Watershed Distillery, Widow Jane Distillery, White Claw, The Long Drink, Green Leaf Bourbon, Cooper's Craft/Finlandia, Simple Times Mixers, WhistlePig, Garage Beer, Sazerac & Fireball, Columbus Barrel Company, Hammer & Nails, Arturo Gonzalez (cigar rolling), Governors Cigar Lounge, Mobile Axe Throwing, Old Salts Leatherworks, Katie's Premium Jerky & Snacks, & more to come. This is where Kirsch and Tess along with the rest of 99.7 The Blitz and Country 103.9 street team will be blasting tunes and passing out some perks of their own.

At 8PM we'll raise our glasses for the Biggest Bourbon Toast in Ohio with the toast sponsored and poured by Buffalo Trace!

The outdoor party continues until 9PM before moving inside to The Railhouse.

VIP Experience Pass: Lands you all of the perks of the Switch Yard Party Pass + entry into the exclusive VIP Tasting.

At 8:30PM head upstairs in the East Market to the privately hosted bourbon tasting by 99.7 The Blitz and Country 103.9's Kirsch. You will receive a randomized Passport featuring 4 pours from a diverse selection of the best bourbons that can be acquired. Bourbon education throughout. Snacks included. Other gifts and perks to be announced soon.

The passports include the following with some confirmations yet to come (CHECK BACK SOON): Old Forester Birthday Bourbon, King of Kentucky, Elmer T. Lee, William Larue Weller, Thomas Handy, Eagle Rare 17-Year, Rip Van Winkle 10-Year, Rip Van Winkle 12-Year, Weller 12-Year, Weller CYPB, EH Taylor Barrel Proof, Blanton's Gold, Old Fitzgerald 17-Year, Michter's 10-Year Rye, Little Book Whiskey, Forager's Keep Orphan Barrel.


Tickets and Details


East Market
212 Kelton Ave
United States