2nd Annual MS Calgary Whisky Festival – Thursday January 17th 2012 6-9PM

The second annual MS Calgary Whisky Festival is just days away, and there are still some tickets available. This year’s event has attracted the whiskies of more than 58 distilleries and independent bottlers, as well as more than a dozen Brand Ambassadors. More than 160 whiskies will be available for sampling during the 3 hour festival including some very old and rare. All of the proceeds from the event will be going to the MS Society of Calgary  http://mssociety.ca/chapters/calgary/default.htm .

Tickets for the event can be purchased through the EPCOR Center Box Office by following this link: http://www.epcorcentre.org/WhatsOn/ShowDetails.aspx?show_id=90A8C36F-658E-42A0-A891-ECD0B929F9A8 .

The three Master Classes on offer will feature whiskies not offered in the festival tasting. The Master Classes are $39 and can be booked by calling the EPCOR box office at 403-294-9494 . Please note you need to have a festival ticket to attend a Master Class. Some tickets for the Master Classes may be available at the door. The Master Classes:

1) Benromach vs. Tullibardine vs. Springbank vs. Kilchoman - The first Master Class features four brand ambassadors (Michael Urquhart, Ranald Watson, James Robertson and Peter Wills) going head to head in a game of oneupsmanship, featurings whiskies from their firms: Gordon & MacPhail, Springbank, Tullibardine, and Kilchoman!

2) Scotch Malt Whisky Society w/ Andrew Ferguson – The second Master Class is an initiation into the world of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society, the world’s largest whisky club, and will feature a range of their whiskies, some never before sampled in Canada!

3) Morrison Bowmore with Ian MacCallum Last but not least Ian MacCallum of Morrison Bowmore will lead a tasting including the new 1985 vintage (of which fewer than 40 bottles have come to Alberta!).

Brand Ambassadors Participating:

  1. Michael Urquhart – Benromach/Gordon & MacPhail
  2. Ranald Watson – Springbank
  3. Peter Wills - Kilchoman
  4. James Robertson – Tullibardine
  5. Ian MacCallum – Morrison Bowmore
  6. Alex Bruce – Adelphi
  7. Dan Volway – Highland Park/Macallan
  8. Joanne Brown- Bruichladdich
  9. Stephen Bremner – Tomatin
  10. Peter Curry – Duncan Taylor
  11. Sadhbh Marron – Jameson

Whisky List: (& 3 beers List)

  1. Benromach Traditional
  2. Benromach Peat Smoke
  3. Benromach Organic
  4. Benromach 10 Year
  5. G & M Linkwood 15 Year
  6. Atholl Brose
  7. Springbank 10 Year
  8. Springbank 12 Year Cask Strength
  9. Springbank 15
  10. Springbank 15
  11. Hazelburn 12
  12. Longrow Red
  13. Longrow NV
  14. Kilchoman Sherry Cask
  15. Kilchoman 2006 Vintage
  16. Kilchoman Machir Bay
  17. Kilchoman 100% Islay 2nd Edition
  18. Tullibardine Aged Oak
  19. Tullibardine 1993
  20. Tullibardine 1988
  21. Tullibardine Banyuls
  22. Tullibardine Port Finish
  23. Tullibardine Sherry Finish
  24. Tullibardine Old Vine Zinfandel
  25. Forty Creek Barrel Select
  26. Forty Creek Double Barrel
  27. Forty Creek Confederation Oak
  28. Bowmore 12 Year
  29. Bowmore 15 Year
  30. Bowmore Laimrig
  31. Bowmore Tempest Batch III
  32. Auchentoshan 12 Year
  33. Auchentoshan 3 Wood
  34. Auchentoshan Valinch
  35. Glen Garioch 12 Year
  36. Glen Garioch MS Society Cask 844
  37. Adelphi Private Stock
  38. Adelphi Liddesdale
  39. Adelphi Aultmore 1982
  40. Adelphi Longmorn 1992
  41. Adelphi Bowmore 2001
  42. Adelphi Bunnahabhain 1997
  43. Ardbeg 10 Year
  44. Ardbeg Corryvreckan
  45. Glenmorangie Original
  46. Glenmorangie Lasanta
  47. Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban
  48. Glenmorangie Nectar D’Or
  49. Glenrothes Select Reserve
  50. Glenrothes Alba Reserve
  51. Glenrothes 1994
  52. Glenrothes 1988
  53. SMWS 121.54 Don’t Worry About a Thing
  54. SMWS 30.70 Venus in Furs
  55. SMWS 39.83 Yummy & Mouth-Watering
  56. SMWS 2.81 Black Tea in a Greenhouse
  57. SMWS 4.168 Gunpowder, Treason & Plot
  58. SMWS 29.83  Kissing a Balrog’s Bum
  59. Wilson & Morgan Glenrothes 1990
  60. Wilson & Morgan Bunnahabhain 2001
  61. Wilson & Morgan Clynelish 1997
  62. Wilson & Morgan Macallan 1998
  63. Big Peat
  64. Double Barrel Highland Park/Bowmore
  65. OMC Glenlossie 16 Year
  66. OMC Talisker 10 Year
  67. Provenance Braevak Sherry  9 Year
  68. Provenance Benrinnes 10 Year Bourbon
  69. Provenance Deanston 11 Year
  70. Highland Park 12 Year
  71. Highland Park 15 Year
  72. Highland Park 18 Year
  73. Macallan 10 Year
  74. Macallan 12 Year
  75. Macallan 15 Year Fine Oak
  76. Macallan 18 Year
  77. Big Rock Helles Bock
  78. Big Rock SAAZ Republik Pils
  79. Big Rock Scottish Style Ale
  80. Bunnahabhain 12 Year
  81. Bunnahabhain 18 Year
  82. Tobermory 10 Year
  83. Tobermory 15 Year
  84. Ledaig 10 Year
  85. Bruichladdich Bere Barley
  86. Bruichladdich Laddie 16 Year
  87. Bruichladdich Laddie 22 Year
  88. Bruichladdich Black Art 3
  89. Port Charlotte Peat Project
  90. Port Charlotte 10 Year
  91. Tomatin 12 Year
  92. Tomatin 15 Year
  93. Tomatin 18 Year
  94. Tomatin Decades
  95. Antiquarry 12 Year
  96. Antiquarry 21 Year
  97. Cardhu 12 Year
  98. The Singleton of Glendullan 12 Year
  99. Johnnie Walker Gold Reserve
  100. Johnnie Walker Platinum
  101. Johnnie Walker Blue Label
  102. Glenfarclas 12 Year
  103. Glenfarclas 15 Year
  104. Glenfarclas 17 Year
  105. Glenfarclas 21 Year
  106. Glenfarclas 25 Year
  107. Glenfarclas 105 Cask Strength
  108. Dalmore Age of Exploration
  109. Dalmore Cigar Malt Reserve
  110. MacKinlay’s Rare Old Highland Malt
  111. Fettercairn Fior
  112. Jura Boutique Barrels Bourbon
  113. Jura Prophecy
  114. Glendronach 12 Year
  115. Glendronach 15 Year
  116. Glendronach 18 Year
  117. BenRiach 16 Year
  118. BenRiach 1994 KWM Peated Virgin Oak Finish
  119. BenRiach 1983 KWM Cask 283
  120. Arran 10 Year
  121. Arran 12 Year Cask Strength
  122. Arran 14 Year
  123. Arran Machrie Moor
  124. Arran Sauternes Finish
  125. Arran Bere Barley
  126. Arran 2001 KWM Bourbon Cask
  127. White Owl
  128. White Owl Whisky Spiced
  129. Century Reserve 21 Year
  130. Century Reserve Lot 15/25
  131. Centenial 10 Year
  132. Glenglassaugh Revival
  133. Glenglassaugh 26 Year
  134. Glenglassaugh 1972 KWM Cask
  135. Duncan Taylor Big Smoke
  136. Duncan Taylor Black Bull 12 Year
  137. DuncanTaylor Black Bull 40 Year
  138. Amrut Single Malt
  139. Amrut Peated Single Malt
  140. Amrut Fusion
  141. Amrut Intermediate Sherry
  142. High West Rendezvous
  143. High West Son of Bourye
  144. Nikka Pure Malt White
  145. Nikka Pure Malt Black
  146. Nikka Yoichi 15 Year
  147. Nikka Miyagikyo 15 Year
  148. Nikka Taketsuru 17 Year
  149. Chichibu The First
  150. Evan William’s 2002 KWM Cask
  151. Edradour Caledonia
  152. Edradour Cask Strength Decanter
  153. Signatory Glen Scotia
  154. Signatory Ben Nevis
  155. Signatory Inchmurin
  156. Signatory Imperial
  157. Glengoyne 10 Year
  158. Glengoyne 17 Year
  159. Glengoyne 21 Year
  160. Smokehead
  161. Jameson Original
  162. Jameson Select Reserve
  163. Wiser’s Small Batch
  164. Wiser’s Legacy
  165. Kavalan Solist Bourbon
  166. Kavalan Solist Sherry
  167. Corner Creek Bourbon
  168. McLoughlan & Steele
  169. North Range White Whisky
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