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WhiskyFest Plays To A Crowd Of Thousands In New York City

December 10, 2018

WhiskyFest New York, which took place at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square on December 4, saw a crowd of thousands enjoy the chance to taste from a range of over 475 different whiskies, poured by the world’s top distillers. Attendees sampled selections from Scotland, Ireland, Canada, Japan, Taiwan, India, France, and across the U.S., from states including Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana, Texas, California, Colorado, Illinois, and, of course, New York.

On offer at the event were selections from Whisky Advocate’s newly unveiled Top 20 whiskies of 2018 list, including Whisky of the Year Nikka From The Barrel, as well as labels including Knob Creek Cask Strength Rye, Port Charlotte 10 year old, Glendronach 15-year-old Revival, Laphroaig 10-year-old Cask Strength, 1792 Bottled in Bond, Little Book Chapter Two “Noe Simple Task,” and High West Double Rye!

Following on the success of this year’s WhiskyFest New York, the 2019 dates for the WhiskyFest events have been announced. WhiskyFest Chicago will be held on March 29, while WhiskyFest D.C. will take place in Washington on April 10. In the fall, WhiskyFest San Francisco is scheduled for October 4, and WhiskyFest New York returns on December 3. Tickets for the spring WhiskyFest events can be purchased now, and Whisky Advocate has all the details.—Ted Simmons

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