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Premier Drams 2018

March 25, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Premier Drams 2018
A Showcase of New, Limited & Rare Expressions
Whisk(e)y Enthusiasts of All Levels Come Enjoy:
Distillers Meet & Greet, Blind Tastings, Educational Seminars, Specialty Cocktails
and Creative Passed Bites
$80 per person
Jack Rose Dining Saloon is home to the largest whisk(e)y collection in
the Western Hemisphere, and on Sunday, March 25, this award-winning
Washington, DC whiskey mecca will host its very own whiskey festival:
“Premier Drams” – a celebration of new, limited and rare. Self-described
as “not your typical whisk(e)y festival,” this day-long tasting will feature
15+ curated stations of unique bourbons, ryes, scotches and international
whiskeys, plus new bottle unveilings, blind tastings, craft cocktails, distiller
meet-and- greets and more from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
All three floors of Jack Rose will play host to the massive festival, inviting
hundreds of whiskey lovers near and far to taste oddities reaching beyond
the basic bottles found on liquor store shelves. Distillers such as
Kentucky’s Willett and KY Peerless will bring special barrel picks and
Wilderness Trail will unveil its brand new, never-before- tasted rye; while
cask-strength single malts from Blackadder, Exclusive Malts, and
Single Cask Nation will take guests through some of Scotland’s best
distilleries. Attendees can also explore the world through whiskey, with
tastings of international expressions hailing from Japan and India.
Jack Rose’s award-winning bar team will create specially crafted whiskey
cocktails for guests, and hors d’oeuvres will be passed throughout the
afternoon. The underground whiskey cellar will also host mini
educational seminars with the makers and brand representatives.
“I’ve always wanted to host a whiskey festival at Jack Rose,” says owner
Bill Thomas. “I respect what other festivals here in DC and around the
country do every year, but we wanted our festival to be different. Beyond
the baseline tastings, we wanted to shine light on the hidden gems —
rarities you can’t try anywhere else, limited-edition releases, brand-new
products on the market, never-released barrel samples, you name it.”
Tickets to Jack Rose’s “Premier Drams” whisk(e)y festival are
$80/person, which includes tastings at each whiskey station, plus one
educational seminar, craft cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, a commemorative
Glencairn glass and more. Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite


March 25, 2018
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm