The BenRiach, Belgian Magnums and Stewart Buchanan
- Duration: 90 Minutes (approx.)
- Location: Melbourne, VIC
- Product code: PMAXTD
Come along for an evening of the best banter in the whisky industry with Stewart Buchanan as we welcome back our first Scottish guest since February 2020.
Given the celebrations for such an achievement we're cracking some amazing beers to accompany the evenings drams. MAGNUMS of 3 Fonteinen's Oude Krieke and Brasserie Dunhams (Quebec) barrel aged sour.
When BenRiach was re-opened for production in 2004 by Distillery Production Manager, Stewart Buchanan, they lauded a more experimental approach than before, and this can be seen in their current offerings which have now come to maturity. "I remember leaving Tobermory with its colourful buildings and quaint harbour side location, and opening the door of BenRiach and going ‘Holy cow!’ I thought, ‘What have I done?’" From still man, to Production Manager and now Global Brand Ambassador, Stewart Buchanan is more than qualified to speak on all facets of distillery life.
- 15ml x The BenRiach 10 year old 'The Original Ten' combo ex-bourbon and ex-sherry maturation - 43%
- 15ml x The BenRiach 10 year old 'The Smoky Ten' an evolution of BenRiach Curiositas. 1st fill and 2nd fill ex-bourbon, with a small proportion of ex-charred Jamaican rum casks 46%
- 15ml x The BenRiach 12 year old 'The Twelve' predominantly Pedro Ximenez sherry cask maturation with a proportion of ex-ruby port casks - 46%
- 15ml x The BenRiach 12 'The Smoky Twelve' 46%
- 15ml x The BenRiach Malting Season 2021. All floor malted grain at The BenRiach distillery - 48.7%
- 15ml x The BenRiach NEW 21 year old, aged in a combination of ex-bourbon, sherry, ex-Bordeaux wine casks. 46%
- 15ml x The BenRiach NEW 25 year old, aged in a combination of ex-bourbon, sherry, virgin oak and Madeira cask - 46%
Included in your ticket:
- 150ml x 3 Fonteinen brewery Oude Krieke beer from a Magnum!
- 150ml x Brasserie Dunham (Quebec) Jane Doe #12 Blended barrel aged tropical and vinous ales.
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6:30pm Doors Open
7:00pm Tasting begins
8:30pm Tasting concludes
10pm Whisky & Alement closes
What is an "In the Wings" seat?
Events have moved back downstairs to the heart of the bar, Whisky & Alement. The bar is cosy making our two central tasting tables hot property. Cheap seats are located in the wings of the bar and may be facing away from your presenter, but no more than 2-4m away. If you're happy to swivel around to face your presenter then these seats are for you!
What is a "Central Seat" ?
Central Seats are our two large tasting tables right in the action, located front and centre to your presenter. These seats are best for those wishing to engage with the chat, or looking for the best opportunity to hear.
After the event:
Check out our 'Last Chance' events cabinet. All past event bottles available at 50% of the bar cost, on pour by the dram before and after all events so you can take the opportunity to catch up with like minded whisky friends.
No returns, refunds, cancellations or exchanges on any tickets or tasting packs. If you're unable to attend a class or event, we recommend nominating a friend or family member to take your place! No notification is required for change of attendees name, simply quote the booking name on arrival.
Last minute cancellation due to exceptional circumstances
We understand that unexpected events can pop up at the last minute. In the case you are unable to make a class or event and are unable to give 14 days notice prior to your original booking date, please follow the details below:
~ Illness: In the case that the participant is unable to attend due to an illness, please email a medical certificate and your booking reference (beginning with ‘R’) to firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than 12pm on the day of your class or event booking. Our team will be in touch within 5 working days. All booking cancellations in the case of illness will be offered a full refund or change of booking date minus booking fees and administration fee of $15 per person.
~ Family emergency: In the case of a family emergency, please email your booking reference (beginning with ‘R’) and emergency details to email@example.com no later than 12pm on the day of your class or event booking. All booking cancellations in the case of a family emergency will be offered a full refund minus booking fees and administration fee of $15 per person.
~ Government enforced lockdown or isolation directive: In the case that the participant has been ordered into a government enforced lockdown or self isolation we are here to work with you.
a) In the case that your class or event date falls on a day of government enforced lockdown for the Victorian region, our events team will contact you as quickly as possible following the lockdown announcement. Effected participants will have the option to change their booking date to a future class or event date, or be issued with a cash voucher that can be used to book a future class, event, or at the bar and bottle shop (not available for online bottle shop purchases).
b) In the case that the class participant has been ordered into self isolation by order of the Victorian Government, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with details and our team will do their best to respond within 48 standard business hours. Effected participants will have the option to change their booking date to a future class or event date, or be issued with a cash voucher that can be used to book a future class, event, or at the bar and bottle shop (not available for online bottle shop purchases).
All participants must be over the legal age of 18 years in order to participate and consume alcohol.
Please note that the tasting room is located on level 1 and accessible only via a single staircase. If you are unable to climb stairs, it may be possible to move the tasting to a wheelchair accessible venue located on the ground level. Please email email@example.com to confirm if disabled access is available before booking.
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