Village Whiskey Tale Of The Tape


We’ve got the details on Village Whiskey, Jose Garces’ indulgence to the whiskey lover within that is slated to open in June.

The Space

  • Corner of 20th and Sansom
  • Interior designed by Jun Aizaki of Creme Design Collective
  • Inspired by turn-of-the-century social clubs and old-fashioned liquor advertisements.
  • Black and white tiled floors, white tiled walls
  • Russet leather banquettes
  • Marble topped tables
  • Pewter bar
  • 30 seats

The Menu

  • The All-American menu will feature bar snacks, burgers and raw bar
  • All items from $4 to $20
  • Chef de Cuisine is Dave Conn
  • Highlights include:
    • Seasonal oysters and clams
    • Charcuterie and cheese plate
    • Housemade cheesy puffs
    • Spicy cheddar popcorn
    • Honey roasted Smokey Mountain Peanuts
    • House-cured pickles
    • Ground to order Angus beef burger
    • Veggie burger
    • Bison burger
    • Burgers topped with house-made thousand island dressing, Bibb letuce, beefsteak tomato and potato-beer bun
    • Optional toppings include bacon, caramelized onion, truffles, artichokes
    • Vienna all-beef hot dog
    • Duck fat French fries

The Drinks

  • Between 80 and 100 varieties of whiskey, bourbon, rye and scotch from:
    • Scotland
    • Canada
    • Ireland
    • United States
    • Japan
  • Prohibition Cocktails (Traditional)
    • Manhattan, mixed using house-made bitters
    • Old Fashioned, with Noah’s Mill bourbon, Boissiere Italian vermouth, Fee’s Brothers oak-aged bitters, cherry and orange
    • Sazerac, with Sazerac rye, Herbsaint absinthe, Peychaud’s bitters and lemon
    • Philadelphia Fish House Punch, in the style of the sangrias of Amada and Tinto, with rum, brandy, peach brandy, lemon, lime, orange and maraschino.
  • Repeal (Contemporary Cocktails)
    • Village Idiot, Fighting Cock Kentucky straight 108-proof whiskey with The Bruery Black Orchard seasonal black wheat beer and ginger
    • The Latin Quarter Club, Cazadores reposado tequila, Flor de Cana rum, Johnny Walker Red, grapefruit and grapefruit bitters
    • Sansom Street Flip, Charbay blood orange vodka, seasonal fruit and egg white.
  • Cocktails will range in price from $11 to $18
  • Exclusively American craft beers
  • Wine list will focus on sparkling wines

Village Whiskey [Official Site]