AL YOUNG: 50 YEARS A WHISKEY MAN
3pm-4pm in Classroom #2
Host: Al Young
Al will reach into his wealth of experience and knowledge of bourbon history to share what he knows with those who attend. They, in turn, will also get to experience a taste of the 2017 Limited Edition 50th Anniversary Small Batch and find out how this much sought after Four Roses Bourbon was put together.
GET TO KNOW JACK
3pm-4pm in Classroom #1
Host: Jacob Sherbrooke
With over 150 years in the whiskey making business, Jack Daniel’s sure has a legendary tale to tell. Be entertained by Jacob Sherbrooke, Jack Daniel's Brand Ambassador and discover the story of Jack Daniel’s and learn why the Jack products aren’t Bourbons and what makes a Tennessee Whiskey what it is. Guests will be invited to sample the three different taste profiles of whiskey and discover the craftsmanship behind the production process from grain to barrel.
1:30pm-2:30pm in Classroom #2
Host: Gardner Dunn
To many whiskey lovers, Suntory IS Japanese Whiskey. Founded in 1923, the Suntory Yamazaki Distillery released its first whiskey six years later, and has earned its place as one of the world's finest producers. Attendees to this Masterclass will learn the story of Suntory, as well as the history of Japanese whiskey making, all the while sampling some truly profound examples of Suntory's art.
Gardner Dunn is Suntory's East Coast Brand Ambassador, and well-known within the international cocktail community. Whiskeys to be sampled include Hibiki Harmony, Hakushu 12, Yamazaki 12, and Toki. This will be a great Masterclass!
THREE'S COMPANY - With Maggie Kimberl
1:30pm-2:30pm in Classroom #1
Host: Maggie Kimberl
Join world-renowned whiskey critic and writer, Maggie Kimberl as she hosts a conversational tasting with two of America's leaders in Whiskey. Joining Maggie for this discussion will be Pamela Heilmann, Master Distiller at Michter's, and Victoria Samuels, VP of Operations at Maker's Mark. The conversation will no doubt be as lively as the whiskeys these three will present!
Our Whiskey Masterclass series provides a great opportunity for you to learn - and taste! It is comprised of two sets of concurrently-running tasting seminars, conducted in a classroom-style setting. These seminars will be hosted by a master distiller or brand ambassador, and will feature unique offerings from the host distiller's portfolio.
Seating for each Whiskey Masterclasses is limited to 50. Tickets to our Masterclasses will NOT be sold at the door. Tickets may only be purchased by clicking here.
2018 WHISKEY MASTERCLASSES
2019 Classes to be announced soon!