WHISKEY OBSESSION SPIRITS FESTIVALThe Whiskey Obsession Spirits Festival is the first whiskey festival on the west coast of Florida, celebrating fine single malts, blended Scotch and Irish whiskey, as well as American Bourbon, rye, malt, and wheat whiskies.  This elegant tasting event will allow guests to sample over 150 premium spirits and interact with distillers, international brand ambassadors, and industry professionals.  Whiskey Obsession will kick-off at 7:00 pm on Thursday, April 18, 2013 with The Panel of Whiskey Experts in Michael’s Wine Cellar.  A panel of eight professional whiskey distillers and brand ambassadors will each present and discuss their favorite spirits.  Details can be found at http://whiskeyobsessionfestival.com/classes/.

WHISKEY OBSESSION SPIRITS FESTIVALOn Friday, April 19, 2013 over 150 whiskies will be served during the Grand Tasting in the ballroom at Michael’s on East. Five small group seminar classes are also included in the admission price, but seating is limited.  Package sales will be permitted on site during the festival allowing guests to have their favorite bottles autographed by the distiller or ambassador.

A few of the many brands being served include: Ardbeg, Balvenie, Bushmills, Compass Box, Crown Royal, Evan Williams, Famous Grouse, Four Roses, George Dickel, Glenfiddich, Glenmorangie, Johnnie Walker, Lagavulin, Laphroaig, Macallan, Michter’s, Oban, Reservoir, Smooth Ambler, Talisker, Tobermory, Tullamore Dew, Willett.

VIP tickets are sold out; General Admission tickets at $75 and Companion tickets at $35 (wine and buffet only) are available.  Tickets, schedule, and complete information are available at the Whisky Obsession Festival website.

165 Whiskies, including 16 VIP Hour premium pours

• 76 Brands

• 11 Professional Brand Ambassadors

• 3 American Bourbon Distillers

• 2 Nights


Whiskey Obsession, Sarasota’s Premium Spirits Festival

Thursday, April 18, 2013

The Panel of Whiskey Experts

Michael’s Wine Cellar, 1283 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL  34239

7:00 pm to 9:00pm

$45 reservations absolutely required.

Friday April 19th 2013, Grand Tasting

Michael’s on East Ballroom, 1212 East Avenue, Sarasota, Florida, 34239

VIP Admission 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm (VIP TICKETS HAVE SOLD OUT)

General Admission 7:30 – 10:30 pm

Advance ticket sales strongly recommended.

Guests must be 21 and over.

For more information, contact Turner C. Moore at (941) 400-9889 or [email protected]

Please visit www.whiskeyobsessionfestival.com for complete information.

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