Why Whiskey? Education & Tasting Workshop

Sunday, September 15, 2018, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM - Meeting Room W208 C


Be the among the first ever to taste previously unreleased whiskeys in Florida and discover new Bourbons- here is the list for this epic tasting hosted by whiskey expert and educator Tom Fischer. This epic tasting is perfect for anyone who enjoys a good pour. For those who own establishments, bartenders, and anyone who regularly work with spirits, you'll learn how to enhance your Bourbon and whiskey program.

2019 Whiskey's Announced! 

Here is the tasting line up...

1. Jefferson's Ocean Aged at Sea Bourbon (from Kentucky, an  limited  release)

2. Port Cask Finished Breckenridge Bourbon, Colorado (from Colorado, limited release)

3. Peerless Rye Whiskey, Louisville Kentucky (Single Barrel Limited Edition and previously unreleased - one of the first tastings for this in Florida ) 

4. Noble Oak Double Oak Bourbon Whiskey (Finished with Sherry Oak Staves, this is very new on the market)

5.  Plantation Rum XO 20th Anniversary (yes, it is rum for dessert)

And more including a limited edition edition release from Macallan and more !

On occasion, whiskey line-up subject to change due to availability, but will be replaced something equally as delicious.


More about Tom Fischer
Whiskey expert Tom Fischer is the founder of BourbonBlog.com, the #1 online resource for American Whiskey and Bourbon. He is also the co-founder of the first of its kind Whisk(e)y Marketing School and Sommelier program, a 501(c) (3) non-profit in Austin Texas.

As a leading authority, presenter and writer in the spirits industry, Fischer is a reguarly interviewed by media outlets like CNN, Fox News National, NPR, The Times and the BBC. He hosts whiskey tastings across the globe, consults both major and craft brands, judges spirits competitions, and makes appearances as an expert speaker at festivals and events. Since creating BourbonBlog.com in 2005, Tom and his team have established relationships with the industry and consumers resulting in a strong following on social media including over 106,000 Twitter followers. Additionally, the team has produced hundreds of videos chronicling the rise of Bourbon and American whiskey with millions of views.

As a social media entrepreneur, Tom has taught media and marketing at college level in Oxford England and continues to teach at the Whisk(e)y Marketing School in Austin, Texas. Previously, he worked with Dawn Wells, "Mary Ann" from Gilligan's Island, Danny Glover, and Steve Martin to create SpudFest Family Film and Music Festival in Driggs, Idaho.

This led Fischer to create one of the first Bourbon documentaries of the era which grew into the birth of BourbonBlog.com.

Registration includes this 90 minute workshop, access to the Show Floor and 60+ addtional educational sessions. 

Early Bird Rate is $60 on or before August 2nd.
August 3rd rates will increase to $70. Register early and save!

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