Women & Whisky

Chris Thompson of Campari presents: 6 Forty Creek whiskies

Women and Whisky 

Forty Creek Barrel Select, Copper Pot Reserve, Double Barrel Reserve, Confederation Oak Reserve, Forty Creek Spike and Forty Creek Cream

April 27, 2019

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Forty Creek Master Class

Grimsby Ontario’s Forty Creek Distillery is largely credited for reinvigorating the Canadian Whisky category that had been stagnant for decades. With a focus on innovation and above all flavour, Forty Creek whisky’s were soon making waves with both consumers and competitions and changing the perception of what Canadian whisky could be. Led by Forty Creek’s North American Brand Ambassador Chris Thompson, guests will take a deep dive into 7 award winning Forty Creek expressions and learn about the distilleries unique history and whisky making philosophy. Fun for novices and enthusiasts alike!

The Art of the Whisky Cocktail

Jeffrey is the house mixologist at Taproom 260 and owner/operator of Urban Barchef and the Urban Barrel Company based in Ottawa. Jeffrey has been a fixture in the Ottawa scene for the past 18 years creating unique hospitality experiences and stimulating cocktail innovations. His latest venture is the Urban Barrel Company, exploring the world barrel aged cocktails.

Whisky is the classic ingredient in some of the world’s best-known cocktails! Co-Hosted by Forty Creek Brand Ambassador and Ottawa mixologist Jeffery Roberts(www.urbanbarchef.com), guests will learn about how different styles of whisky bring out unique flavours and showcase whisky in ways you never imagined. In this session you will taste the individual whiskies and then learn how to use them in unique cocktail recipes. Fun for novices and enthusiasts!

Rye, Bourbon, Scotch

They are all whisk(e)y but born and raised in different parts of the world with their own unique style.  Although there are some similarities in how they are made, the differences in taste profile and were developed in their own way, completely independent of each other. In this session you will taste classics from each category and discover the differences that may surprise you! Perfect for the novice whisky drinker or for someone who is just getting into it for the first time! 


Forty Creek Confederation Oak & Forty Creek Copper Pot


Wild Turkey Long Branch & Wild Turkey 101


Glen Grant 12 Year Old

Cheers!  Chris  


April 27, 2019

Location: Kildare House, 323 Chapel St, Ottawa

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When and Where

Masterclass Series Alt Hotel, October 4th, 2019
VIP Exclusive Experience Canadian War Museum, Oct 5th 2019
Grand Tasting Hall
(main event) Canadian War Museum, Oct 5th 2019

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