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The NSLC Festival of Whisky 2017

Don’t miss your chance to swirl, sniff and sip your way through the world of whisky. This year’s Festival includes the highly anticipated Grand Tastings, featuring more than 170 whiskies, as well as two whisky and food pairing events. The NSLC Festival of Whisky 2017 will be held March 3&4, 2017 and includes the following events:

NEW! BBQ & BOURBON WHISKEY DINNER SOLD OUT!

Friday, March 3 | 6-9PM | The Barrington Steakhouse & Oyster Bar | $100 (taxes included)

Join Toronto’s World Class Whisky Chef and Whisk(e)y Ambassador Matt Jones for an intimate dining experience as he takes guests through a four-course dinner showcasing the versatility of this beloved brown spirit. Some of the finest Jim Beam bourbons will be mixed into cocktails, served neat, and of course, used in the preparation of each of the dinner courses.

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SMALL BATCH WHISKY LUNCHEON *includes ticket for GRAND TASTING NO. 1

Saturday, March 4 | 12-2PM | Casino Nova Scotia | $150 (taxes included)

Join a panel of industry experts for a guided luncheon with a Small Batch Whisky theme. Limited in quantities but big on full, sophisticated flavours, small batch whiskies have quickly become the most sought after drams in the world of whisky lovers. Discover the passion and craftsmanship behind some of the world’s finest small batch whiskies and learn the stories behind their labels, while sampling them along the way. 

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GRAND TASTING NO. 1

Saturday, March 4 | 2-5PM | Casino Nova Scotia | $95 (taxes included)

Swirl, sniff and sip your way through more than 170 whiskies from around the world. Meet and learn from master blenders and distillery representatives, all while sampling best-in-class whiskies. New for 2017, be sure to visit our Mixology Station to sample whisky cocktails crafted by some of Nova Scotia’s best bartenders. You'll also have the opportunity to shop at our on-site store and have your whisky order delivered to the store of your choice.

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GRAND TASTING NO. 2 SOLD OUT!

Saturday, March 4 | 7-10PM | Casino Nova Scotia | $95 (taxes included)

Swirl, sniff and sip your way through more than 170 whiskies from around the world. Meet and learn from master blenders and distillery representatives, all while sampling best-in-class whiskies. New for 2017, be sure to visit our Mixology Station to sample whisky cocktails crafted by some of Nova Scotia’s best bartenders. You'll also have the opportunity to shop at our on-site store and have your whisky order delivered to the store of your choice.

NO REFUNDS / NO EXCHANGES / NON TRANSFERABLE – No entry without ticket. Attendees must be 19 years of age or older and be prepared to present identification at the door. The NSLC reserves the right to refund the purchase price and refuse admission. Use of ticket constitutes acknowledgement of willingness to appear in photographs, motion pictures and videograms taken in public areas. No outside food or beverage allowed. This event will proceed as planned, despite weather conditions.

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Use our web app to learn more about the whiskies that will be at the Festival, create a list of the ones you want to try and plan your experience with the event map. 

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