Whisky Tasting, Colchester

Whisky Tasting, 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.

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?

 

The North Hill Hotel have kindly offered guests of Essex Wine School 15% off food when they eat between 6pm and 7.30 pm on the evening of their tasting. Simply book with us and then let us know if you would like to take advantage of this fantastic offer and we will inform the hotel. Simple!

 

Places remaining: 4

Course Date/Time: Thu 21st Nov 2019 at 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Duration: 2 Hours

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

Event Price: £32.50

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