Special guest, James Neil, a highly sought-after educator of whisky and spirits, took us on a World Whisky Whiskey journey, sharing stories about distilleries in Japan, Ireland and Scotland.
Also attending and contributing to the entertaining element of this event, was Bill Somerville, brand ambassador for Gordon & MacPhail, who recited the "Laphroaig Poem" by Elvis McGonagall.
Brands featured were Toki, Kilbeggan, Auchentoshan 12, Laphroaig Quarter Cask and Bowmore Vault Edition 2nd release.
Special guest, Mike "The Whisky Explorer" Brisebois, Distell Whisky Brand Ambassador, takes us on a virtual tour of the most northern distillery built on the majestic island of Islay.
This tasting show-cased the mystical flavours of six Bunnahabhain expressions;
Stuiradair, Bunna 12, 18, 25, Palo Cortado & Toiteach A Dha
Richard Urquhart is a 4th generation member of the Urquhart family, owners of Gordon and MacPhail, (independent bottler and distiller of Scotch Whisky) and the Benromach Distillery. Richard takes the BSWS through a tasting of Benromach Classic Speyside Vintage Cask Strength 2008 Batch 1.
Only 5,500 bottles were released worldwide. It was a fantastic event and an unforgettable tasting.