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Antifreeze Outdoor Cocktail Party

January 25, 2018

Join us on Saturday, January 27 from 2-6 PM for Antifreeze 2018!  This outdoor cocktail party is for those of us who are just crazy enough to party on the rocks.

We’re so excited to help you put your winter blues on the rocks at AntiFreeze! This Saturday, January 27 from 2-6 pm. Looks like the weather is going to be warmer than we expected, but that’s not problem!

This outdoor cocktail party is for those of us just crazy enough to enjoy it. You are one of the lucky 120 people who purchased an advance “Bundle Up” ticket. We wanted to reach out and let you know what to expect when you arrive.


Your friends don’t need a ticket to come and there is no cover. Bring your friends with! But wait? Did you hear tickets were sold out? Tickets were a bundled discount for advance sales.  But all items are available a la carte.


We will be serving two hot cocktails out on the patio. We’ll have our Iowish Coffee which is hot coffee with Cody Road Bourbon and Iowish Cream Liqueur. We’ll also have Cody’s Spiced Lemonade which is made with Cody Road Rye, Lemonade and rich winter spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, clove and vanilla.

Right next to that is the ice luge. We will have “antifreeze” and “motor oil” for you to choose from on the shot. Antifreeze is our Big Peach Liqueur with a green fruit drink. Motor oil is our Iowa Coffee Company Liqueur with chocolate. Each time you try the ice luge, you’ll get a chance to play “quarter corn hole” for a shot at a prize. Bounce a quarter into the middle of our mini cornhole game and win a ticket for $2 off your next cocktail for the day.


Yes this is an outdoor party, but we will have the indoor bar fully staffed and ready to make any of our 30 showcase cocktails for you. You’re encouraged to come back outside and enjoy your drinks there.


Faithful Pilot will be keeping you belly warm with a delicious mac & cheese bar. You fill your bowl with super cheesy mac and cheese and then head down the line to top it off with a wide array of delicious toppings like bacon, bacon or even bacon! (Don’t worry, there will be other toppings) There will also be S’mores stations and fire pits for you to roast a few marshmallows and make your own S’mores free of charge.


This is going to be a hoot! We welcome Elvis, Frank Sinatra and Neil Diamond to the stage as portrayed by Jerry Armstrong. Is it going to be corny? Hell yeah! We knew we needed something wacky and we know that Jerry is going to bring it. So get out there and cut a rug!


Our emcee Bobby Ray Bunch will have opportunities for you to play games and win great prizes. We will have distillery schwag, gift certificates to the distillery and Faithful Pilot and more. Don’t forget to dress up! We’ll have prizes for: BEST SNUGGIE and BEST HAT during the event. Stay to the end for a shot at a special door prize.


We have a very special limited edition Cody Road Bourbon release at AntiFreeze!

Last year, we worked with Empty Nest Winery in Waukon, Iowa. They took a used bourbon barrel and filled it with an elderberry port dessert wine. Once they finished aging their port in it, they gave it back to us. We filled it with aged Cody Road Bourbon to finish in.

The result is a crazy berry flavored bourbon that is unlike anything you’ve ever tried! We will have 110 bottles of this special Cody Road Bourbon for sale by the bottle for $40 each during the event. We will also have a bit of it in for you to try in the bar. It makes a killer whiskey sour or old a crazy old fashioned. You won’t believe all the elderberry flavor the whiskey picked up! Releases at 2 pm for AntiFreeze!

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