Chow Town

PopFest’s Washington Cup judging postponed

Updated: 2013-08-20T20:50:02Z

By ANNE BROCKHOFF

The final round of judging for the Washington Cup has been postponed after the the cancellation of Paris of the Plains Cocktail Festival’s gala, which was scheduled for Wednesday evening.

“Due to unforeseeable circumstances, we have had to cancel the KCPT Gala for this year,” said PopFest co-founder Doug Frost. “As frustrated as we are with this situation, we are still booked with fantastic events for the rest of the week.”

Ticket sales were lower than expected.

Those include seminars on distilling, beer, coffee, rum, mezcal and American whiskey; a session on opening your own bar at Google Fiber lounge; the one-of-a-kind Midwest Melee bar competition; the Midnight Callers at the Majestic; a tribute to Kansas City jazz at the Kill Devil Club and the PopFest Bartending Competition. For complete details and tickets, go to www.popfestkc.com.

For more on the PopFest’s founders, see The Star’s Eat + Drink.

As for the Washington Cup? We’ll keep you posted.

Anne Brockhoff is an award-winning spirits writer who writes a monthly column for The Star’s Food section, as well as food features. She blogs at food_drink_ life.wordpress.com .

Deal Saver Subscribe today!

Comments

The Kansas City Star is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

The Kansas City Star uses Facebook's commenting system. You need to log in with a Facebook account in order to comment. If you have questions about commenting with your Facebook account, click here