The Federal in Midtown will observe the 261st birthday of Scottish poet and lyricist Robert Burns with a memorial dinner and whisky tasting event on Friday, Jan. 24. Guests will experience "A Taste of Scotland" during the all-inclusive four-course dinner prepared by chefs Shaun Doty and Lance Gummere.
Hosted by Brown-Forman Corp., one of the largest spirits and wine companies in the U.S., the evening features tastings of six single malts from three of Scotland's top distilleries, a welcoming cocktail and delectable appetizers. Burns' legacy will be honored with celebratory bagpipes, a swordsman, readings from his famous poems and more. Kyle Rivera, Brown-Forman's Georgia executive in Atlanta, and Jack Smith, Keeper of the Quaich, Certified Specialist of Spirits, Council of Whiskey Masters and president of the Metro Atlanta Scotch Club also will be in attendance.