Whisky Advocate magazine presents
Presented by Whisky Advocate magazine, WhiskyFest is the leading whisky festival in North America. WhiskyFest Chicago, to be held on Friday, March 29, offers attendees the opportunity to taste from a selection of hundreds of whiskies from around the world—including Scotch, Irish, bourbon, rye, Tennessee, Japanese, Canadian, Taiwanese, Indian and craft-distilled whiskies—many of them poured by the master distillers who create them. The event includes educational seminars, featuring their own tastings, as well as an Experience Room.
Notable industry experts will be on hand at the pouring booths. Among them will be:
Stephen Beam – Limestone Branch Distillery Master Distiller
Rob Dietrich – Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey Master Distiller
Jess Graber – Tincup Mountain Whiskey Founder
Paul Hletko – FEW Spirits Founder & Master Distiller
Danny Kahn – Barton 1792 Master Distiller
Dr. Don Livermore – Hiram Walker Distillery Master Blender
John Lunn – Sazerac of Tennessee Master Distiller
Stephanie MacLeod – Dewar’s Fine Scotch Whisky Master Blender
Greg Metze – Old Elk Distillery Master Distiller
Conor O’Driscoll – Heaven Hill Distillery Master Distiller
Eddie Russell – Wild Turkey Distillery Master Distiller
Julian and Preston Van Winkle – Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery
Plus many more!
There are so many great features to this event: Ten seminars will be held during the event, at no additional charge. Each one is outstanding. A Jack Daniel’s Cooperage demonstration will be conducted in the Grand Ballroom. Attendees will want to visit the Experience Room – Johnnie Walker-The Rare Experience Room and “experience” some very old and extremely rare Johnnie Walker editions.
WhiskyFest Chicago is being held at the Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601 in the Grand Ballroom.
Friday, March 29, 2019
VIP Pre-Registration 2:30-4 pm
VIP Registration 5 pm
VIP Entrance 5:30 pm
General Admission Registration 6 pm
General Admission Entrance 6:30 pm
Seminars at 7, 7:45, and 8:30 pm
A very limited number of VIP tickets remain, as well as General Admission tickets. For more event details, including the full pouring list, or to purchase tickets, visit whiskyfest.com.
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