WHO: WhiskyFest Chicago brought to Chicago by Malt Advocate Magazine
WHAT: America's largest whisky celebration comes back to Chicago for the 10th year. WhiskyFest Chicago will feature more than 200 of the world's finest, rarest, and most expensive single malt and blended Scotch, Irish, bourbon, American, Japanese, Canadian and other whiskies from around the world to sample in one Grand Ballroom. High-end rums, tequilas, beer, and other spirits will be represented as well.
WHEN: Friday, April 23, 2010 | 6:30-9:30 p.m.
WHERE: Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 East Wacker Drive | Chicago | Illinois | 60601
WHAT ELSE: Meet distinguished members of the whisky community, and learn first-hand how their brands are made. The focus is on education, and many distillery representatives will be on hand at the pouring booths to explain how the whiskies are made. Seminars, many featuring their own tastings, run throughout the evening.
Attendees will also enjoy an expansive gourmet buffet all evening, plus coffee, tea, water and soda. Each attendee receives a commemorative Glencairn crystal whisky glass for tastings.
TICKETS: Regular Admission: $110 (Includes a Glencairn commemorative crystal nosing glass, an event program, the latest copy of Malt Advocate magazine, entrance to all seminars on a first come first serve basis, a gourmet buffet throughout the evening and, of course, over 200 whiskies to sample.) Admission is at 6:30pm.
VIP Admission: $150 (Includes all of the above as well as a sturdy canvas tote bag and admission to the event one hour earlier with limited ticketing. Many exhibitors pour something extra special that's available only during the VIP hour.) Admission is at 5:30pm.
For more information on ticket sales or event information, call 1-800-610-MALT or visit www.maltadvocate.com.