WhiskyFest New York

Photograph: Shannon Sturgis
Marriott Marquis Hotel, Midtown West Saturday October 12 2013 19:30 - 22:30
The brown-spirits bash from Whisky Advocate returns for its 17th year, offering nearly 400 pours from craft, local (Long Island Spirits, Pine Barrens) and international (Anchor Distilling) brands. Beginners and connoisseurs alike are encouraged to hear directly from legendary distillers like Johnny Walker and Turkey Hill about wood-barrel aging while sampling sips of rye, bourbon and whiskey (Scotch, Japanese, Canadian) from crystal nosing glasses. Learn to pair Highland Park hooch with Goose Island brews at one of a dozen seminars, or veer away from whiskey to guzzle Frapin cognac, Mount Gay rum and Hophead vodka.
Venue name: Marriott Marquis Hotel
Address: 1535 Broadway
New York

Cross street: between 45th and 46th Sts
Transport: Subway: N, Q, R, 42nd St S, 1, 2, 3, 7 to 42nd St–Times Sq
Event phone: 800-514-3849
Event website: http://whiskyfest.com