Auchentoshan Whisky Festival Saturday August 28th – Scotch Whisky News

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Saturday 28th August

Launching its inaugural festival in August 2009, Auchentoshan opened its doors to the connoisseurs and novices of the Single Malt Whisky world! Returning in 2010, the festival promises to build on last year’s success proudly presenting an array of entertainment including fantastic live music, comedy, cookery demonstrations and mixology shows plus much much more…

Whats On? Hosting a jam-packed programme this year, Auchentoshan is proud to welcome you to enjoy a wide variety of entertainment, locally produced food and most importantly single malt whisky.

Master Classes Don’t miss this rare chance to learn from the experts. Auchentoshan will be hosting a variety of master classes in the distillery.

Last Year The first ever Auchentoshan Whisky Festival took place last year on Saturday 29th August 2009 and the team were thrilled to welcome 2,600 visitors to the day.

The Auchentoshan Introduction to Whisky
with Tom Jones in the Kilpatrick Suite
Participants will have the chance to taste the Auchentoshan core range as well as being given a demonstration of the effect various casks selected have on the new make Auchentoshan spirit. Hosted by Auchentoshan’s European Brand Ambassador Tom Jones.

From 11.30am – 12.30pm and 4pm – 5pm
£20 per person

A Match Made in Heaven
Auchentoshan and Chocolate
with Martine Nouet in the Kilpatrick Suite
Hosted by Martine Nouet, the editor of the French edition of “Whisky Magazine”. Martine’s area of expertise lies in both food and whisky, making her the ideal tutor to take you through this Chocolate and Whisky pairing class. Participants will sample a selection of the Auchentoshan range, all matched individually with handmade Scottish chocolates from the Islay Chocolate Company.

From 1pm – 2pm
£35 per person

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Vintage Master Class
with Iain McCallum in the Blenders Room
A unique opportunity to sample some of the finest limited editions from Bowmore, Auchentoshan and Glen Garioch under the guidance of Morrison Bowmore’s highly acclaimed Senior Blender Iain McCallum. Such archive whiskies will include Gold Bowmore, Auchentoshan 1957 and the most recent edition to Auchentoshan’s limited edition collection, a Sherry Matured 1977 a rare release of only 240 bottles.

From 3pm – 4pm
£100 per personbuy tickets

2010 Festival Bottlings
 
1998 Limited Edition
£50.00
Auchentoshan’s Head Distiller Jeremy Stephens has hand selected the first two hundred bottles of this year’s limited edition release. A 1998 cask strength, Sherry Matured expression, bottled specially for the 2010 festival. Each bottle is hand numbered and comes with a certificate of authenticity signed by Jeremy.

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Bottle Your Own
£70.00
A visit to this year’s festival will offer you chance to bottle your own Auchentoshan straight from the cask. Your bottle will be filled from a cask which has been specifically selected due to its excellent quality, exceptional flavours and to commemorate this years festival. The ultimate souvenir.

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 Visit the Auchentoshan Festival at  http://www.auchentoshan.co.uk/festival/ 

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