Chicago

Dec 11, 2020 | Hyatt Regency GET TICKETS

Seminars and Experience Room

7:00 PM
Room: Columbus AB

Glenmorangie: From Tain to the World

Dan Crowell

National Brand Ambassador  |  Glenmorangie  |  BIO

A look at hyperlocal experimentation using various locally sourced ingredients.


7:00 PM
Room: Columbus EF

Ardbeg: For Discussion

Cameron George

National Brand Ambassador  |  Ardbeg  |  BIO

A selection of Ardbeg old and new, especially selected to encourage a healthy debate.


7:00 PM
Room: Columbus GH

Exploring Maturation: Wood Science 101

GREG BUTTERA

Diplomat  |  Makers Mark  |  BIO

Some experts contend that up to seventy percent of an aged spirit’s flavor profile can be attributed to oak barrel maturation. Maker’s Mark Diplomat Greg Buttera will lead a tasting that highlights how different maturation processes create specific flavors and aromas. The tasting will include unmatured new make distillate, Maker’s Mark Cask Strength, and three different wood-finished expressions of Maker’s that use innovative techniques to create unique flavor profiles.


7:45 PM
Room: Columbus CD

The Legacy of Dewar’s

IAN BUXTON

Spirits Writer & Commentator  |  BIO

GABE CARDARELLA

North America Brand Ambassador  |  John Dewar & Sons Ltd.  |  BIO

A spirited talk with writer Ian Buxton and Dewar’s North American brand ambassador about a pioneering whisky family, exploring the roots of Dewar’s history and the continued legacy today and beyond.


7:45 PM
Room: Columbus IJ

The History of Bottled-in-Bond by Heaven Hill Distillery

CONOR O’DRISCOLL

Master Distiller  |  Heaven Hill Distillery  |  BIO

Join Heaven Hill Distillery Master Distiller, Conor O’Driscoll as he takes you through the history of Bottled-in-Bond Whiskey. As the largest independent, family-owned distillery in America, Heaven Hill has a distinction as producing the most Bottled-in-Bond products available today. From how Bottled-in-Bond came to be, to how it almost was left to history, and now the resurrection of popularity among whiskey connoisseurs, Heaven Hill has been at the forefront of each historical moment within the category. Conor will guide you through samples of a wide variety of Heaven Hill’s Bottled-in-Bond portfolio.

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