On the evening of October 4th, a host of distilling luminaries, small producers, bartenders and enthusiasts will descend on the Grand Hall at 701 Whaley St. for the LARGEST whiskey tasting in the United States. This is an evening of festive appreciation dedicated to America’s native spirit and its culture, as well as to whiskey from around the globe, from cask to glass.
Bulleit, Maker's Mark, Jim Beam, Knob Creek, Eagle Rare, Elijah Craig, Jack Daniels, Four Roses, Woodford Reserve, Buffalo Trace, Evan Williams, Jefferson's, George Dickel, Belle Meade, Willet, Angels Envy, Larceny, Wild Turkey, Old Forester, Weller, Bernheim's, Medley Bros, High West, Buffalo Trace, Bird Dog, Virgil Kane, Six & Twenty, Copper Horse, are ust a few who will represent for the US of A, while Jameson, Powers, Laphroig, Compass Box, Macallan, Balvenie, Nikka, Suntory and more will represent the rest of the whiskey world.
Food will be provided by Columbia's whiskey-centric restaurant, Bourbon.
The US Bartenders Guild of Columbia will be presenting cocktails featuring different whiskeys at this year's event, and the 6th Annual Cocktail Challenge will take place.
Tickets include access to the entire tasting, as well as food and access to the Cigar Veranda. VIP tickets include special VIP events prior to the Whiskey Fair, a GAWF t-shirt, goody bag, early entry, complimentary cigar and Whiskey Wood stir sticks!
Early Bird tickets are limited to only 100 General Admission and 30 VIP. When they're gone, they're gone. You can cry in your whiskey glass if you miss out.
Tickets will not be available at the door!