21 September 2017 @ 18:00 - The First Drop

Location: The Whisky Shop Dufftown Duration:  1 hour. Mike's traditional opening to the festival with a fun look at some of the new releases from the whisky industry which have caught his interest for good or bad reasons. Over 18's only please. Please ensure you have read our terms and conditions for events. If you want to contact us about this event please email enquiries@whiskyshopdufftown.com or phone on +44(0)1340 821 097. The price of a ticket to this event includes VAT (VAT No GB 875018023).
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21 September 2017 from 11:00 to 17:00 - Find the Best Blended Whisky with the Blind Blends Challenge

Location: The Whisky Shop Dufftown Duration:  45 minutes We at The Whisky Shop Dufftown will continue to seek out the best blended whisky with your help.  Come along and sample a selection of blended whiskies in a relaxed "blind" tasting and vote for your favourite. Over the past Autumn festivals we have been asking visitors to the festival to try a selection of non single malt whiskies and vote for their favourite.  At the end of the festival we announce the winner.  The current champion is Adelphi Glenborrodale.  As this is not currently available the second placed Blend, The Feathery, will be pitted against 5 new challengers. Come along any time between 11:00 and 17:00 and see which you think is the best.  It should take you no more than 45 minutes. Over 18's only please.  Please ensure you have read our terms and conditions for events.  If you want to contact us about this event please email us on enquiries@whiskyshopdufftown.com or phone us on +44(0)1340 821 097. The price of a ticket to this event includes VAT (VAT No GB 875018023).  
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22 September 2017 @ 10:00 - Find the Best Blended Whisky with the Blind Blends Challenge

Location: St James Hall Duration:  30 minutes Come along to St James Hall at 10 am and you can have a bacon roll with 4 nips of different single malt whisky.  What better way to start a festival day!  The only down side is that you will be asked to vote for which whisky goes best with a bacon roll - one of the two unsolved mysteries of the world!  Rules apply: unsmoked bacon, no egg, no sauce - this is science!!! Over 18's only please. Please ensure you have read our terms and conditions for events. If you want to contact us about this event please email enquiries@whiskyshopdufftown.com or phone on +44(0)1340 821 097. The price of a ticket to this event includes VAT (VAT No GB 875018023).
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22 September 2017 @ 12:00 - Find the Best Malt for Haggis

Location: St James Hall Duration:  30 minutes Come along to St James Hall and  you can have the perfect festival lunch of Haggis, Neeps and Tatties with 4 nips of different single malt whisky!  Surely the best way to get your carbs at a whisky festival!  The only down side is that you will be asked to vote for which whisky goes best with the Haggis - one of the two unsolved mysteries of the world!  Rules apply: no sauce, no beetroot - this is science!!! Over 18's only please. Please ensure you have read our terms and conditions for events. If you want to contact us about this event please email enquiries@whiskyshopdufftown.com or phone on +44(0)1340 821 097. The price of a ticket to this event includes VAT (VAT No GB 875018023).
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22 September 2017 @ 15:30 - Whisky Tasting: Tomatin with Alistair Mutch

Location: St James Hall Duration:  1 hour 15 Minutes. This has been a big year for Tomatin with the number of new releases into their portfolio.  Alistair will be showing their new releases in this tasting. Over 18's only please. Please ensure you have read our terms and conditions for events. If you want to contact us about this event please email enquiries@whiskyshopdufftown.com or phone on +44(0)1340 821 097. The price of a ticket to this event includes VAT (VAT No GB 875018023).
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22 September 2017 @ 17:30 - Whisky Tasting: Cadenheads with Jenna McIntosh

Location: St James Hall Duration:  1 hour 15 Minutes. The firm of William Cadenhead Ltd, Wine and Spirit Merchants, was  founded in 1842 and is Scotlands oldest independent bottler. The  company was owned by the same family until taken over by J & A  Mitchell & Co.Ltd in 1972, the proprietors of Springbank distillery.  The name of Cadenhead is now a household name in the whisky world, and  the present owners have expanded the Cadenhead business whilst still  keeping the goals and traditional methods the firm began with in 1842. Jenna McIntosh of Cadenheads will host a tasting of 5 recent releases from this highly acclaimed Independent Bottler and 1 surprise. Over 18's only please. Please ensure you have read our terms and conditions for events. If you want to contact us about this event please email enquiries@whiskyshopdufftown.com or phone on +44(0)1340 821 097. The price of a ticket to this event includes VAT (VAT No GB 875018023).
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22 September 2017 @ 19:00 - Whisky Dining at The Dowans Hotel

Location: The Shop / The Dowans Duration:  4 hours. We travel from The Whisky Shop Dufftown to The Dowans Hotel in Aberlour to experience a fabulous dining experience of dishes paired with whisky. This event will be hearty, relaxed and fun.  There will be 4 courses of delicious food and canapes to start.  There will be a cocktail on arrival and then 8 whiskies paired with your dishes.  Why 6? We will select a whisky for each course and we also be in contact with those attending the event to get their suggestions for a pairing.  We want to see which you prefer.  We will want your views before we give ours and tell you what the whiskies are.  Bring your palate, your hunger and some whisky knowledge. Here is the outline menu for the evening: Canapes: Saffron Crab Parcel with Spicy Chilli Sauce/Miniature Game Pie Starter: Cauliflower, Halloumi & Black Pepper Filo Tart Intermediate: John Dory, Puy lentils, Samphire Main: Lamb Shank, Smoked Mash, Cavolo Nero, Roasted Squash Dessert: Poached Pear in Pistachio Crumb, Pistachio Ice Cream Tea/coffee Over 18's only please. Please ensure you have read our terms and conditions for events. If you want to contact us about this event please email enquiries@whiskyshopdufftown.com or phone on +44(0)1340 821 097. The price of a ticket to this event includes VAT (VAT No GB 875018023).
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22 September 2017 from 11:00 to 17:00 - Blind Blends: Find the Best Blended Whisky

Location: The Whisky Shop Dufftown Duration:  45 minutes We at The Whisky Shop Dufftown will continue to seek out the best blended whisky with your help.  Come along and sample a selection of blended whiskies in a relaxed "blind" tasting and vote for your favourite. Over the past Autumn festivals we have been asking visitors to the festival to try a selection of non single malt whiskies and vote for their favourite.  At the end of the festival we announce the winner.  The current champion is Adelphi Glenborrodale.  As this is not currently available the second placed Blend, The Feathery, will be pitted against 5 new challengers. Come along any time between 11:00 and 17:00 and see which you think is the best.  It should take you no more than 45 minutes. Over 18's only please.  Please ensure you have read our terms and conditions for events.  If you want to contact us about this event please email us on enquiries@whiskyshopdufftown.com or phone us on +44(0)1340 821 097. The price of a ticket to this event includes VAT (VAT No GB 875018023).  
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22 September 2017 from 13:00 to 17:00 - Whisky In-Store Tasting: Hunter Laing

Location: The Whisky Shop Dufftown Duration:  from 13:00 to 17:00 Come along to The Whisky Shop Dufftown anytime between 13:00 and 17:00 and sample a range of whiskies from Hunter Laing in a relaxed informal tasting. Reto Stöckli from Hunter Laing will be on hand to pour the drams and chat with customers.  And yes, it's free!! But you can buy the whiskies as well!!! Over 18's only please. Please ensure you have read our terms and conditions for events. If you want to contact us about this event please email enquiries@whiskyshopdufftown.com or phone on +44(0)1340 821 097. The price of a ticket to this event includes VAT (VAT No GB 875018023).
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23 September 2017 @ 10:00 - Find the Best Malt for a Bacon Roll

Location: St James Hall Duration:  30 minutes Come along to St James Hall at 10 am and you can have a bacon roll with 4 nips of different single malt whisky.  What better way to start a festival day!  The only down side is that you will be asked to vote for which whisky goes best with a bacon roll - one of the two unsolved mysteries of the world!  Rules apply: unsmoked bacon, no egg, no sauce - this is science!!! Over 18's only please. Please ensure you have read our terms and conditions for events. If you want to contact us about this event please email enquiries@whiskyshopdufftown.com or phone on +44(0)1340 821 097. The price of a ticket to this event includes VAT (VAT No GB 875018023).
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