2017 NY Master Classes (plus special Ardbeg VIP class below)
ARDBEG VIP – Three Cheers – Celebrating Mickey Heads’ 10 Year Anniversary as Ardbeg Distillery Manager
6:30 pm Upstairs Conference Room
Ardbeg’s beloved Distillery Manager – Mickey Heads – celebrates his 10 Year anniversary at the helm of The Ultimate Islay Single Malt. Making a rare U.S appearance and having brought along a few of his favorite Distillery Exclusives, let’s raise a dram and celebrate. Three Cheers for Mickey!
Classic Malts: Oban, Dalwhinnie, Talisker and Lagavulin
6:15 pm Room A
Treat your palate to whisky flavors of spice, malt, orange, pepper, sea salt and smoke on a Highlands and Islands Single Malts Tasting. You will be taken you on a whisky tasting armchair journey through the quaint seaside town of Oban on the West Coast of Scotland, to Dalwhinnie, the highest distillery in Scotland then on to Talisker on the misty Isle of Skye and finishing up on the enchanted Isle of Islay, the whisky Island.
Nothing Added, Nothing Taken Away: Cask Strength Whiskies
7:15 pm Room A
Every bottle of whisky holds exactly what came out of the aging cask, right? That depends. That’s why it’s important to know what goes into cask strength and non-chill filtered scotch whiskies: because these two factors give whisky its defining characteristics. Try it yourself with some of Pernod Ricard’s finest examples in the category from The Glenlivet and Aberlour.
Glenmorangie: Finishing Firsts. And Beyond!
8:15 pm Room A
Taste the multi-award winning Glenmorangie range of single malts, including the Extra Matured Range, Glenmorangie 18yr and Signet. A special opportunity to taste the 2017 Private Edition release, Glenmorangie Bacalta which is finished in Malmsey Madiera casks.