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Bourbon 101: History of the American Spirit

  • Class Type: Cooking and Entertaining
  • Location: Hastings
  • Start Date: September 21, 2022
  • Time: 7 - 8:30 p.m.

Bourbon, a truly American spirit, is at the center of the current whiskey craze. Certified bourbon steward John Silvester and Paul Hamelink, owner of Paul’s Cigar Lounge, will help you understand and appreciate this special and highly sought-after spirit. Journey through the history of America’s native spirit by tasting different bourbons side by side.

Participants must be 21 or older. Cigar smoking will be limited during the class, which is limited to 12 students.


Class Details

  • Instructor: John Silvester and Paul Hamelink
  • Cost: $29
  • Address:
    201 N. Lincoln Ave.
  • Location: Paul's Cigar Lounge


For more information, contact Lorna Pritchard at 402-461-2431; toll-free in Nebraska at 1-877-222-0780, ext. 2431; or She also will take your registration if you prefer not to register online.

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