Black Tot

Coffee & Rum with Black Tot Rum & Special Guests!

Starts at 11.30am

Join Black Tot Rum Global Ambassador, Mitch Wilson, for your morning coffee and rum chat. Got a question about rum? Here’s your chance to join us and ask! Throughout the week, Mitch will be joined by special guests from the rum industry for a rum chat and to answer your questions!

Black Tot

Rum 101 with Black Tot Rum!

Starts at 12.00pm

Join Black Tot Rum Global Ambassador, Mitch Wilson, for a daily download of rum knowledge. Over the course of the week we’ll be tackling some of the rum industry’s common misconceptions, and giving you the basics you need to start your rum journey. Each day there will be different topics and look out for some very special rum guests joining throughout the week! Today we’ll be looking at esters, funk, dunder, and muck, and all the treasures within Jamaican rum – and how to find a rum for the PPM and hop junky in your life!

Chichibu

Live chat and the distillery tour from the Chichibu distillery #1-Yumi, Brand Amabssador and Soma, production dept.

Starts at 12.00pm

Nikka

A Journey through Nikka’s Heritage

Starts at 12.00pm

The Nikka Distilling Company has a long history of making top quality malts, grains and blends. Explore a range of these, including a discontinued pure malt.

Powers

Single Pot Still - Live from the Irish Whiskey Academy

Starts at 12.00pm

Discussing and exploring all things of making Irish Whiskey from grain to glass

Benriach

New Benriach portfolio tasting

Starts at 1.00pm

Join Stewart Buchanan to discover "A world of Flavour"

Laphroaig

Laphroaig Lore, 25 year old cask strength and our latest release…Ian Hunter Book 2 tasting with John Campbell

Starts at 1.00pm

The Whisky Exchange

Yield vs Flavour – Can we not have both?

Starts at 1.00pm

Maximum yield means minimum flavour, or does it?

Elixir Distillers

It’s All Fun & Games ‘Til Someone Bottles A Whisky…

Starts at 1.00pm

The trials and tribulations of an independent bottler! Join Ollie Chilton & Julie Hamilton and explore the Elixir Distillers tasting pack.

That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Boutique-y Afternoon Tea

Starts at 2.00pm

Take a break with Boutique-y Dave and Dr Whisky as they play their silly whisky games and give you the chance to win prizes!

Waterford

Q&A with Head Distiller Ned and Head Brewer Neil

Starts at 2.00pm

Q&A with Head Distiller Ned and Head Brewer Neil

Amrut

Q&A with Amrut’s Head of Distillation, Ashok Chokalingam

Starts at 2.00pm

A regular and much-loved face at the Whisky Show in past years, come and chat with Ashok about the Amrut range and their new distillery.

Angus Dundee - Tomintoul

LIVE Masterclass from Tomintoul Distillery

Starts at 3.00pm

Global Brand Ambassador Iain Forteath talks about Tomintoul Distillery, based in the heart of the stunning Cairngorms and home to “the gentle dram”. Iain will also be interviewing Tomintoul’s Master Distiller Robert Fleming, and tasting some superb drams with him. This tasting will be set outside our stunning Speyside distillery, with the Cromdale Hills in the background, a beautiful place to enjoy some whisky.

Deanston

Champions of the Industrious Spirit: Welcome to Deanston

Starts at 3.00pm

Master Distiller Stephen and Master Blender Julieann share the meaning of Deanston’s industrious spirit during this one hour session.

That Boutique-y Whisky Company

How The World Drinks Whisky with Dave Worthington & Kristiane Sherry

Starts at 3.00pm

Global Brand Ambassador, Dave Worthington invites you on a whizz around the whisky world with Kristiane Sherry, Editor at Master of Malt. Together, they’ll be uncovering the delights to be found in whisky cocktails and highball serves.

That Boutique-y Whisky Company

How The World Drinks Whisky with Dave Worthington & Kristiane Sherry

Starts at 3.00pm

Global Brand Ambassador, Dave Worthington invites you on a whizz around the whisky world with Kristiane Sherry, Editor at Master of Malt. Together, they’ll be uncovering the delights to be found in whisky cocktails and highball serves.

Elixir Distillers

MaltsterMind - Elixir Distillers Quiz

Starts at 4.00pm

Daily whisky quiz with a chance to win a bottle

The Whisky Exchange

Compass Box 20th Anniversary

Starts at 4.00pm

Celebrate this special 20th Anniversary with Compass Box whisky maker John Glaser and the people that made us re think what whisky can be.

The Whisky Exchange

The Four Pillars of Rum

Starts at 4.15pm

Yes, you may have long-since mastered the terroirs of your favourite whisky regions, but it’s time to branch further afield. The rum world is awash with misinformation and generic terminology that seems to be willingly keeping those who aren’t already in the know, firmly in the dark. In this tasting set, we look at some of the key rum pillars from the Caribbean – Trinidad, Barbados, Guyana, and Jamaica. We'll look at their individual characteristics and how The Whisky Exchange rum categorisation is helping to make sense of the vastly confusing world of rum.

Buffalo Trace Distillery

Bourbon Legends tasting pack

Starts at 5.00pm

Joe Gabbitas takes you through the Bourbon Legends tasting pack.

That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Meet the label Artist Emily Chappell

Starts at 5.00pm

Dave Worthington talks to Boutique-y label Artist Emily Chappell. Come listen to how Emily became our label illustrator.

The Whisky Exchange

Grain is Great

Starts at 5.30pm

This often neglected style of whisky can produce some of the world's best – find out why with TWE drinks ambassador Billy Abbott. 

The Whisky Exchange

Innovation and Scotch Whisky

Starts at 5.30pm

Is Scottish whisky standing still or is it moving forward? Take a look behind the scenes to see what is really happening with Inchdairnie's Ian Palmer, Diageo's Richard Cowley, Ardbeg's Brendan McCarron and whiksy writer Dave Broom.

Redbreast

Live History of Redbreast, Gilbey’s and Midleton followed by live Q&A

Starts at 6.00pm

Looking back through the years of Redbreast from the beginning with W&A Gilbey and their relationship with Bow Street right through to the re-birth of Redbreast and The new Mildeton Distillery.

The Whisky Exchange

What's in the Wood

Starts at 6.45pm

Distillers are experimenting more and more with wood that is not just oak. We'll be talking to Westland, WhistlePig and Ichiro's Malts to learn more about the types of wood they use – with TWE drinks ambassador Billy Abbott. 

Benriach

Journey of repack of Benriach with Rachel Barrie and Douglas Cook

Starts at 7.00pm

Buffalo Trace Distillery

Favourite Whiskeys from Buffalo Trace Distillery.

Starts at 7.00pm

Joe Gabbitas takes you through his Favourite Whiskeys from Buffalo Trace Distillery.

Glenturret

Scarcity: The Glenturret 25 & 30 year old

Starts at 7.00pm

The Glenturret whisky creates small batches of whisky across our whole range. Join Jamie as he talks through our 25 & 30 year old whiskies. Their scarcity, background and tasting.

Redbreast

Introduction to Redbreast Irish Whiskey- Triple Pack Tasting

Starts at 7.00pm

Ronan will bring guests through Redbreast 12, Lustau & 15 Year Old which guests can follow the tasting along if they have bought the Redbreast Triple Tasting Pack. Ronan will also include the Redbreast higher styles including The Whisky Exchange Redbreast Single Cask to keep focus on this amazing release.

That Boutique-y Whisky Company

That Boutique-y Rum-off

Starts at 7.00pm

Welcome to Boutique-y & welcome to The Whisky Show! Dave Worthington & Peter Holland discuss the world of rum

The Whisky Exchange

Good Sulphur v Bad Sulphur

Starts at 7.00pm

What is sulphur, what does it do and why do we love and hate it? Join Inver House's Stuart Harvey, Diageo's Emma Walker, Privateer Rum's Maggie Campbell and TWE Head Buyer Dawn Davies to geek out with a sulphur-heavy session.

Kavalan

Tasting and Q&A with Kavalan UK Ambassador, Nathan Shearer

Starts at 8.00pm

Old Pulteney

Old Pulteney Masterclass

Starts at 8.00pm

Join Global Brand Ambassador and Brand Outreach Manager Lukasz Dynowiak for a virtual journey through all things Old Pulteney, including a tasting of the core range.

Milk & Honey

New world distilleries from a private Bottler's perspective

Starts at 8.30pm

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