Whisky Live New York 2016

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Start Date
24 February 2016
VIP: 5.30-10pm General Admittance: 6-10pm
New York, United States
Whisky Live, the annual, internationally renowned whisky tasting event, touches down in New York City at Chelsea Piers on February 24th as part of a worldwide tour.

Organized in conjunction with Whisky Magazine, the show continues a decade-plus tradition of sharing over 300 of the world’s best whiskies side by side for guests to enjoy, along with the stories behind them as told by master distillers, brand ambassadors and industry experts.

VIP Access:
VIP Tickets to Whisky Live New York are US$189 and include early access at 5:30 PM, an exclusive VIP tasting room with select exclusive bottlings available throughout the night (many not readily available in the US market), a signature, cut crystal Glencairn tasting glass, event program and a one-year subscription to Whisky Magazine.

General Admission:
General admission tickets are priced at US$139 and for those ticket holders, doors open at 6 PM. The ticket price includes an event program and a souvenir Glencairn tasting glass.

For all attendees, the evening goes until 10 PM, with last pour at 9:40, and features unlimited tastings, a lavish dinner buffet and live entertainment.

Whether guests choose VIP or general admission tickets, whisky lovers are also welcome to:

• Dive deeper into Bourbon with the Stave & Thief Society in a hands-on bourbon workshop and premier education program that prepares participants to take the Certified Bourbon Steward Exam (program runs 2-5 PM).

• Stop by pop-ups from local bars Daddy-O, American Whiskey and others to sample signature cocktails and private label pours.

• Visit Authors' Row, a brand new experience curated by Greenlight Bookstore, featuring whisky experts Lew Bryson, Fred Minnick and more (complete list in formation) who are signing copies of their latest books which are available at the show.

• Secure a seat for a Master Class, the hour-long tutored tastings guided by international whiskies experts, ambassadors, and master distillers who provide a detailed exploration of whisky enjoyment in an intimate setting. Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.whiskyliveusa.com.

Titan brands like Ardbeg, Maker's Mark, Dalwhinnie, Glenmorangie, Elijah Craig, Oban, Talisker, Yamazaki and Lagavulin (in its 200th year), will be featured side by side with dozens of spirits from boutique distilleries, including Balcones, Usquaebach and New York’s own Van Brunt Stillhouse as well as other award-winning world whiskies from producers in the US, Scotland, Ireland, Australia and elsewhere. All will be poured by master distillers and global brand ambassadors ready to meet their fans.

Whisky Live New York is proud to team up with media sponsors Whisky Magazine, Celtic Life International Magazine, Artisan Spirit Magazine, Vinepair and Scotland Magazine as well as partners Cocktail Courier and Craft Spirits Exchange.
Pier 60 Chelsea Piers
New York
United States
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