Great Gatsby Moonshine Ball & Cocktail Contest in Middletown Celebrates Prohibition Era

Amy Kundrat

The producers of Onyx Moonshine, a Connecticut liquor distillery, are hosting The Great Gatsby Moonshine Ball on September 27, 2013 from 8 pm to midnight at the Wadsworth Mansion in Middletown, CT. 

The prohibition era-inspired event will bring together 15 restaurants for a cocktail challenge. Each restaurant will compete by creating a custom jarred infusion using fruits, vegetables and herbs, with Onyx Moonshine 111, the company's higher proofed version of its moonshine. 

Participating restaurants includeEli Cannon'sKrustCugino's Restaurant of Farmington Market GrilleTuscany Grill Pond House Grille Front St Bistro and Wood N Tap. 

The event, black tie & flapper dress style encouraged, will be held at the Wadsworth Mansion at Long Hill Estate. Tickets for the evening include cocktails, food by Wood n Tap and dancing set to the sounds of Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox.

Tickets are $75 per person: Moonshine Ball Tickets