Thursday, September 15, 2016

Whiskies of the World®, The Ultimate Whiskey Experience, Comes to Austin

imageAUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 15, 2016  On Thursday, September 29, Whiskies of the World, one of the largest whisky tasting experiences in the US, will return to Austin for its fifth year. Designed for whisky lovers from the novice to the connoisseur, Whiskies of the World will offer guests the opportunity to explore more than 200 whisky expressions from around the globe. Joined by distillers and brand ambassadors, guests will nose and taste their way to an unforgettable experience.

"Whiskies of the World was created to foster a broader and deeper appreciation of whisky and all of its complexities," said Doug Smith, Executive Director.  "We're the perfect educational and palate-enriching evening for people who are either curious about whisky or die-hard aficionados."

The event, located at The Four Seasons Austin, will offer tastings of Scotch, Bourbon, Irish, Canadian and other whiskies from around the globe, food and whisky pairings and whisky and cigar pairings. Guests will also have the opportunity to participate in one of 6 Masterclasses, featuring whisky leaders Simon Brooking and John Campbell, Laphroaig; Jonathan Wingo, Balvenie;Bruce Russell, Russel's Reserve; David Perkins, High West Distillery; and Brandon McCarron, The Glenmorangie Company.

Tickets are $140 for general admission and guests must be 21 years or older to attend. Valid photo ID required. Guests should expect an entertaining, educational and delicious experience.

What: 2016 Whiskies of the World Austin
When: Thursday, September 29, 2016 7:00 – 10:00pm
Where: The Four Seasons, 98 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin, Texas 78701

Whiskies of the World Austin is sponsored by Twin Liquors and Austin Monthly. For more information and to purchase tickets visit


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