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Summer BBQ Showcases WhistlePig Whiskey

By September 1, 2023Rhode Island, Top News

Newport’s Castle Hill Inn hosted a summer wood-fired BBQ on its grounds featuring whiskeys from WhistlePig Distillery on Aug. 2. Guests enjoyed a feast of smoked pork shoulder from Blackbird Farm, a rack of grilled swordfish and honey-glazed chicken prepared by the venue’s grill masters, sides of fingerling potato salad and cast iron mac and cheese, and concluding with fruit cobbler and a mango white chocolate torte for dessert. Guests sipped cocktails created by Beverage Manager Amy Chappelle featuring the WhistlePig Whiskey line, including WhistlePig PiggyBack 100 Proof Bourbon, Small Batch Rye, Old World Rye and Estate Oak Rye while taking in the ocean views on Castle Hill Inn’s lawn. Produced at a farmhouse distillery in rural Vermont, WhistlePig Whiskey is the world’s most awarded rye whiskey. The brand is distributed in the state by Horizon Beverage Co. of Rhode Island – Copley Division.

Photos by Laura Widness.


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