Soused—Vodka and BBQ! Coming July 8

Isn’t it about time that one of the hottest categories in food (BBQ) comes together with one of the hottest categories in drink (vodka)? Yes, it is.

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Capitalist Pig, located at the Mad Art Gallery, 2727 South 12th Street, just north of the A-B brewery, has a big event set for Wednesday, July 8, 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Sowsed (get it?), a vodka-themed barbecue dinner featuring Cardinal Sin vodka from St. Louis Distillery, will infuse vodka into every aspect of the meal, from smoking to sauces.

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Among the menu items  for Sowsed from Capitalist Pig chef Ron Buechele:

  • Barrel-smoked pork and pear with lemon vodka compote. (Smoked over wood from the vodka aging barrels.)
  • Vodka braised smoked brisket with with roasted grapes, carrots and garlic and more (pictured below).

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  • Black bean salad with corn, hominy, red peppers and avocado in a vodka-lime cilantro vinaigrette.
  • Stuffed conchiglie with pork belly bacon and vodka arribiata sauce.
  • Drunken summer vegetables.
  • And… a vodka-infused dessert!

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Of course, the meal will be accompanied by a flight of Cardinal Sin vodka cocktails.

Hot jazz/swing band Miss Jubilee will provide live music.

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But wait, there’s more! Each diner age 21 and over will take home a 375mL bottle of Cardinal Sin Starka.

Cost of the dinner is 49/person and tickets may be purchased from BrownPaperTickets.com or by clicking HERE.

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One more thing: If you’ve never been to the Mad Art Gallery and Capitalist Pig, you should know that the building has a big sign out front that reads “Police.” It’s there for a reason. The building is the former Third District St. Louis Police Station.

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