On the first floor of Old Billingsgate you’ll find a forest retreat dedicated to the weird and wonderful innovations distillers are employing to explore the boundaries of flavour creation.

Discover exclusive innovations you won’t find anywhere else at the show.

Learn more about how whisky’s flavour is derived from the cask.

Enjoy a series of free mini masterclasses designed to ignite your appreciation of the cask.

Featuring:

  • Unique single casks with Balcones
  • Solera ageing with Cardrona
  • Understanding sherry styles with Gonzalez Byass
  • Mezcal and Tequila maturation with JJ Corry
  • The Wood Finishing Series with Maker’s Mark Bourbon
  • Oak alternatives with Method and Madness
  • Ageing below sea level with Milk & Honey
  • Elemental maturation with Starward
  • Oak divergence with Teeling

Mini Masterclasses

Saturday

Whisky Works with Gregg Glass

An exploration of the latest releases from Whisky Works with a focus on unique, innovative cask finishes.

12.30-1pm
2.30-3pm
4.00-4.30pm
5.30-6pm

Sunday

JJ Corry with Niamh McMahon
12.30-1.00pm

Starward with David Vitale
2.30-3.00pm

Teeling with Rob Caldwell
4.00-4.30pm

Maker’s Mark with Amanda Humphrey
5.30-6.00pm

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