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Monday, March 27 • 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Whiskey Tasting: Fundamentals & History of American Whiskey

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A spirit focused course guided by NY Mixologist Katie Stipe on the fundamentals & history of American whiskey.  Breaking down the technical terminology & variances so you can better build a diverse backbar & help your guests choose the ideal whiskey for what their palate & mood best suits.  Experience a comparative tasting from Bourbon, Rye, Tennessee, Blended & micro-distilled whiskeys to open your palate to the range of flavor profiles influenced by grain mash, distillation & ageing. 

The class will discuss:

  • Fundamentals & History of American Whiskey
  • Comparative tasting (brands to be determined but Bulleit & George Dickel will be included amongst a few others)
  • History of Whiskey Classics: some tastings will be distributed.  Touching on the Old Fashioned, Manhattan, Sazerac, Boulevardier, Sour & Highball.
  • Expanding on how to develop new cocktails by using classic templates
  • Integrate some hands on time if it can be properly organized, probably just a handful of attendees.
  • Open discussion

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Katie Stipe

Mixologist, Consultant & Educator, DIAGEO
Katie has worked in some of the world’s greatest cocktail bars and has had the pleasure of working alongside some of the industry’s leading palates, professors & personalities. Her experience has allowed her to pursue a consulting career where she can focus on education, recipe... Read More →

Monday March 27, 2017 3:00pm - 5:30pm PDT
Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits 8400 S. Jones Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89139
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