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Issue 37 - Londonhostswhiskyheroes

Whisky Magazine Issue 37
February 2004

 

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Londonhostswhiskyheroes

CometotheUnitedKingdom'spremierwhiskytastingeventandtaketheopportunitytoenjoyamasterclassortwo.Thisselectionoftutoredtastingsgivesyouaccesstorare–sometimesunique-expressionsandanunsurpassedwealthofknowledgefromblenders,distillersandindependentbottlers.

Friday

12.30to1.30pm

Masterclass:FrankMcHardy

JoinFrankMcHardy,distillerymanageratSpringbankasheintroducesGlengyle.Frankhasworkedintheindustryfor40yearsandinhismasterclassyouwilllearnallaboutthecreationofMitchell'sbrandnewdistilleryinCampbeltown,builtwithinthewallsoftheoldGlengyledistillery.

Masterclass:AndrewSymington&IainHenderson

Co-hostedbyAndrewSymingtonandbyIainHenderson,thismasterclasswillallowyoutheopportunitytotastesixspecialwhiskies.Includedinthelineupwillbethefollowingcaskstrengthwhiskies:Edradour1991SherryCask,Edradour1993Burgundyfinish,Edradour1993Portwoodfinish,Edradour1973VintageandaSignatory1992LaphroaigPortwoodfinish.

2.00to3.00pm

Masterclass:Bowmore

ColinDunnwillhostaBowmoreMasterclassfeaturingsomeunusualexpressionsfromthisIslayfavourite.

2.00to3.30pm

Masterclass:JewelsofSpeyside

ColinScott,masterblenderofChivasRegal,willbeoneofthehostsofthisextendedmasterclassatwhichyouwillbeabletotastedifferentexpressionsofAberlour,LongmornandTheGlenlivetinarelaxedandinformalenvironment.NBAsthismasterclassislongerthanother
classes,theentrypriceishigher.

3.30to4.30pm

Masterclass:Specialreleases

Thismasterclasswillincludeaselectionofnewexpressionsfromarangeofdistilleries.Conductedbydistillerymanagers,sampleswillincludeGlenElgin32yearold,Talisker20yearold,Dalwhinnie29yearoldandCragganmore29yearold.

5.00to6.00pm

Masterclass:WhiskywithoutthewaffleDavid“Robbo”RobertsonisaformermasterdistilleratTheMacallan.HehasjoinedupwithtwofriendstoformTheEasyDrinkingWhisky...

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