On Tap: Enjoy BBQ, Bourbon, Beer at Ballpark Village’s Pig & Swig

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Kathy Kuper and Bill Foster, the husband and wife team behind STL’s Big O Ginger Liqueur, have been recognized internationally. The five-year-old business recently won the gold medal at the prestigious Denver International Spirits Competition (DISC) in the Herbal Botanical Liqueur category. The company also took home the silver award for the herbal category at the Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition. The product can be found in stores and on cocktail menus around town.

Photo courtesy of Urban Chestnut Brewing Co.

Photo courtesy of Urban Chestnut Brewing Co.

July 8-9: Get your barbecue and drink on this weekend at Ballpark Village for Pig & Swig. Presented by Big Green Egg, there will be plenty of grilled delights from local spots such as Sugarfire Smoke House, Salt and Smoke, Doc’s Smokehouse, Iron Barley and more on Friday and Saturday, July 8 and 9. Enjoy more than 70 whiskeys from the Whiskey Village made from local spots like Gamlin Whiskey House along with rare beers and moonshine. Tickets start at $40. 601 Clark Ave., Downtown

July 9: Get your tiki on at Sasha’s on Shaw tomorrow for the debut of 4 Hands Brewing Co.’s Dakine. Starting at 7pm, get a specialty drink made with the new IPA by guest bartender Matt Seiter along wth some tasty tiki-inspired fare, a special tapping of Rubus Flux and music by local musician Ikaika Ronquillio. 4069 Shaw Blvd., Shaw

July 11-12: Take a break and join your friends for July’s Coloring Club with some local beer at Urban Chestnut. For $5, you’ll get your own coloring page designed by a local artist, with a portion of the proceeds going toward charities around town. 4465 Manchester Ave., The Grove

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