On the evening of September 28th, 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 newest whiskey-centric restaurant, Bourbon.
The US Bartenders Guild of Columbia will be presenting cocktails featuring up to four different whiskeys at this year's event, and the Fourth Annual Cocktail Challenge will take place.
EARLY BIRD VIP - TICKETS $85
VIP - TICKETS $125
EARLY BIRD GENERAL ADMISSION - TICKETS $50
GENERAL ADMISSION - TICKETS $75
Tickets include access to the entire tasting, as well as food and access to the Cigar Veranda. VIP tickets include special VIP discounts to events prior to the Whiskey Fair, a GAWF t-shirt, goody bag, early entry, a chance to win a Private Bourbon Tasting for 10, complimentary cigar and Whiskey Wood stir sticks!