Drink the whiskey! Meet the Distillers!
Sunday, January 13, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Come and enjoy some of the most rare, expensive, and exclusive whiskey in existence.
Meet the distillers at a relaxed intimate event. This is a select, casual event where you will be able to talk to the creators and distributors of these amazing products.
All whiskies will be paired with New Belgium's beers including their barrel aged Sour ales, La Folie and Chocolate Stout.
Hors d'oeuvres served.
Drew Kulsveen from KBD: KENTUCKY BOUBON DISTILLERY. Drew is the maker of many of the fine whiskies we will be pouring. He will be there to talk to you about the Michter's and Willett whiskies featured.
All of the Willett and Michter's products poured are unavailable and/or out of production. All products retail for $200-$500 or more per bottle.
Marko Karakasevic from CHARBAY WINE & DISTILLERY will be there to discuss his Charbay #2. Only 1500 bottles were released. It is now unavailable and if found retails for up to $500.
Dave Smith and Andie Ferman from ST. GEORGE DISTILLERY we be there to chat with you about the St. George 30th Anniversary whiskey featured.
St. George 30th Anniversary was released in extremely limited quantites. Nearly impossible to find it retails for over $400 a bottle.
Chris Fu from ANCHOR DISTILLING will be there to talk about the newly released line of Japanese whiskies, Nikka. We will also be pouring Anchor Distilling’s Old Potrero Hotalings whiskey which is no longer distributed. If found it retails for up to $300 a bottle.
There are currently only 2 expressions of Nikka whisky available in the US. We will be pouring those, as well as sampling few others that have yet to be released. All bottles retail for $100 or more.
Steve Kosach from NEW BELGIUM BREWERY will be there to talk about their beers and brewery.
Charbay #2 (Charbay Distillery) - Only 1495 bottles produced. Unavailable. Retails upwards $400-500
Michter's 20yr Bourbon (KBD) Unavailable. Retails upwards $500+ a bottle
Michter's 25yr Rye (KBD) Unavailable. Retails upwards $500-600 a bottle
Michter's 10yr Rye (KBD) Retails $125+ a bottle
Michter's 25yr Bourbon (KBD) Unavailable. Retails upwards $500 a bottle
Michter's 10yr Bourbon (KBD) Retails $125+ a bottle
Willett 19yr Bourbon (KBD) Unavailable. Retails upwards $300 a bottle
Willett 20yr Bourbon (KBD) Unavailable. Retails upwards $300 a bottle
Willett 21yr Bourbon (KBD) Unavailable. Retails upwards $300 a bottle
St. George 30yr Anniversary whiskey (St. George Distillery) Only 700 bottles produced. Retails $400+ a bottle
Old Potrero Hotalings (Anchor Distilling Company) Unavailable. Retails $150+ a bottle
Nikka line of whiskies (Anchor Distilling Company):
Nikka 12yr Pure Malt. Retails $60.00+ a bottle
Nikka 15yr Yoichi. Retails $100+ a bottle
Nikka 17yr Pure Malt. Unavailable in US market. Retails $250+ a bottle
Nikka 10yr Yoichi. Unavailable in US market. Retails $200+ a bottle
Nikka 15yr Miyagikyo. Unavailable in US market. Retails $200+ a bottle
A sneak peak at the Ichiro line which is yet to be released in the US; samples of the impossible to find
Ichiro Chichibu will be poured. Ichiro Chichibu is unavailable in both US and Japanese market. It sold out immediately in Japan after it's release. This is one of the few bottles in the US.