Whisky Tasting, Burns Night Special, Colchester

Whisky Tasting, Burns Night Special, Colchester

Whether you are a whisky enthusiast, a newcomer or just want to learn a bit more about this fascinating tipple, this tasting is for you. A two hour evening course introducing you to the world's finest spirit.

This will be a special tasting to celebrate the forthcoming Burns night and we will be tasting only Scottish Whisky

Scotch whisky or the uisge beatha, the water of life, is a wonderful spirit with a charasmatic and absorbing past. The lengths and methods a distiller pursues incorporating the long-maturation periods (10, 12, 15, 18 years old etc) define whisky, especially single malt whisky, as a high and wonderful quality product. Some spirits have few flavour compounds (e.g. vodkas), others gain flavour from their distillation period (e.g. Cognacs) whilst others will gain additional flavour from maturation in oak casks. Malt Whisky gains flavour from both the distillation method and maturation producing a fabulously complex and flavoursome drink. Truly one of a kind.

In our whisky tastings you will:

  • learn how to taste whisky like a professional
  • sample atotal of 6 different drams from Scotland and elsewhere such as Ireland, America or Japan
  • taste a blended Scotch whisky, the most popular part of the industry, and learn how it's produced
  • learn the definitions of differing alcohol strengths, e.g. 'cask strength'
  • learn an overview on the detailed production methods and maturation types/lengths for malt whisky 


Why not buy a Gift Voucher to our whisky tasting as a perfect gift?

Please note that this event will take place at our NEW venue The North Hill Hotel, Colchester

Places remaining: 14

Course Date/Time: Wed 23rd Jan 2019 at 7pm - 9pm

Duration: 2 Hours

Venue: The North Hill Hotel, 51 North Hill, Colchester CO1 1PY

Event Price: £32.50







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