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WhiskyFest New York

The 14th annual WhiskyFest will hit New York City on November 1st. The Marriott Marquis Times Square will be hosting the event, that will feature a selection of more than 250 whiskies from around the world. Whisky enthusiasts will be treated to some of the rarest and most expensive whiskies you can find.

A ticket to the event will get you a Glencairn commemorative crystal nosing glass, an event program, the latest copy of Whisky Advocate magazine, a gift bag, entrance to all seminars on a first come first serve basis, a gourmet buffet throughout the evening and, a pass to sample over 250 Whiskies.

Some of the Whiskies that will be available for sampling include; Irish whiskies, single malt and blended Scotch, all types of bourbons, and Tennessee whiskies. Some of the whisky brands that will be available for sample are; Aberfeldy, Dewar’s, Koval Distillery, Laphroaig, Duncan Taylor, Angel’s Envy Kentucky Straight Bourbon, Four Roses, Auchentoshan, Macallan, George Dickel, Mackmyra, Bardstown Barrel Selections, Michael Collins Irish Whiskey, Bastille 1789 French Whiskey, GlenDronach, Old Potrero, Glenfiddich, Glenmorangie, Bruichladdich, The Glenrothes, Highland Park, Yamazaki, and The Dalmore.

Along with the whiskey sampling, there will be a variety of speakers that will be hosting whisky seminars.

Some of the speakers include: Parker Beam – Master Distiller at Heaven Hill Distilleries, David Blackmore – Master Brand Ambassador for Glenmorangie,  Anthony Caprale – U.S. Brand Ambassador for Drambuie, Garnder Dunn – National Suntory Ambassador for Suntory Yamazaki, Martin Daraz – Brand Ambassador for Highland Park, Ross Hendry – Brand Development Manager The Glenrothes, Willie Tait – Master Distiller for Isle of Juraand, and Heather Greene – Ambassador for Glenfiddich.

As part of WhiskyWeek New York 2011, there will be events and tastings at Park Avenue Liquor Shop, Anchor Distilling Tasting, and Nat Sherman. Check out Malt Advocate for more details.


WhiskyFest NYC
November 1,2011 | 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Regular admission: $135 | VIP admission: $185
Check the event site for tickets.
Marriott Marquis Times Square
1535 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
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By Subway: A, C, N, Q , 1, 2 to Times Square.