Bourbon Chronicles J. Henry Expressions at Racine Zoo

Fri, Jul 9, 2021 at 5:30pm

Online ticket sales have ended.


Join Bourbon Chronicles and Ayra’s Liquor & Cigar on Friday, July 9, 2021 at 5:30 pm to sample unique J. Henry expressions with the beautiful Lake Michigan as the backdrop and the amazing Racine Zoo as the host. There will be a special guest appearance by Joe Henry, founder of J. Henry & Sons bourbon!

The food pairings presented by Doug Nicholson of The Ivanhoe Pub & Eatery will cleverly complement each bourbon! Included will be two theme-based raffle baskets plus some lucky guests will go home with a select bottle of bourbon just for attending! We will also give away 1 Bourbon Chronicles Exclusive Cigar Stave with a Glen Cairn glass and 1 exclusive tasting stave with 3 Glen Cairn glasses. There is limited seating for this experience so buy your tickets before they are sold out!

J. Henry expressions for the night will be:

  • J Henry 5-year Small Batch

  • J Henry Patton Road Reserve

  • J Henry Bellefontaine Reserve


The Ivanhoe Pub & Eatery is a restaurant located in downtown Racine near Lake Michigan. They specialize in serving homemade American cuisine with an Irish flair.

Racine Zoo is located just north of downtown Racine. This location is like no other you have been to for any bourbon tasting. Nestled on the shores of Lake Michigan, the view is a front row seat to beautiful blue waters and boaters enjoying the lake.

Our events are a unique experience that bring people together from all over to share a common interest of their love for bourbon while organically creating new relationships and fostering existing ones.

The event runs from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm, we will begin sampling the expressions at 6:30 pm.


Additional info about the event:

  • There will be a bar with beer, wine and other bourbon selections for purchase.
  • Tables will be spread apart to maintain appropriate distance between guests.


We are unable to offer any refunds or otherwise compensate attendees that cannot attend this event due to food and beverage advance purchases. If one of your paid guests is unable to attend with you, his/her sample is available for your consumption.


Please email to advise of any food allergies before the event.

Ticket sales end Monday, July 5, 2021 at 12PM.

Must be 21 or older to attend.