Whiskies of the World Expo Announces Line Up About 200 Expressions to Exhibit at 12th Annual Show

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The Whiskies of the World Expo and Artisanal Spirits Fest today released the exciting line up of brands participating at this year’s event which will be held on Saturday, March 26, 2011, on The San Francisco Belle, Hornblower Yacht (docked). Now in its 12th year, the Whiskies of the World Expo & Artisanal Spirits Fest gathers the world’s most fascinating distilled spirits along with their makers and ambassadors to give its guests an opportunity to sample, learn and experience the art of whisky. A San Francisco favorite, the Expo is adding new and exciting details to the evening to make sure that this is the event of the year.

“We have exciting new whiskies to the market, and the pour list that exceeds last year’s”: said Douglas Smith, President.

The Whiskies of the World Expo and Artisanal Spirits Fest today released the exciting line up of brands participating at this year’s event which will be held on Saturday, March 26, 2011, on The San Francisco Belle, Hornblower Yacht (docked).

Now in its 12th year, the Whiskies of the World Expo & Artisanal Spirits Fest gathers the world’s most fascinating distilled spirits along with their makers and ambassadors to give its guests an opportunity to sample, learn and experience the art of whisky. A San Francisco favorite, the Expo is adding new and exciting details to the evening to make sure that this is the event of the year.

From the biggest brand names to whiskies that are not even available for sale, there will be a spirit to suit everyone’s taste. In addition to incredible spirits from every corner of the world, the Expo will also feature seminars conducted by world famous Master Distillers and Brand Ambassadors. Among those giving seminars are:

Simon Brooking (Beam Global) “Where Whisky Meets the Cask”.
Steven Beal (Diageo) “Walking through the Regions of Scotland”.
Richard Paterson (Whyte & Mackay) “The Dalmore-Learn from the Nose”.
Chip Tate (Balcones), Rick Wasmund (Wasmund’s), Andrew Webber (Corsair Artisan), Bryan Schultz (Rough Stock) “Wonders of Craft Distilling”.
Ed Kohl (Impex Beverages) “Independent Bottlers-Who Are They?”
Tim Wong (Rocky Patel), Surprise Guest, “Cigars and Whisky –a Perfect Pairing”.

Guests will also enjoy a full buffet dinner, mixology demonstrations, Celtic crafts, whisky pairings with chocolate, jerky, cheese, fish, and chutney, a live Pipe and Drum Concert and more, including some surprises. In addition, the Expo will allocate the top deck for Cigar and Whisk(e)y pairing-a standing out component of the event.
VIP tickets cost $135 (sold out) and General Admission tickets cost $110. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit http://www.whiskiesoftheworld.com.

Brands Exhibiting are:

WHISK(E)Y
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Amrut (India)
Balcones
Bulleit Rye
Corsair Artisan
Fog’s End Monterey Rye
George Dickel
High West
Kuchan Dark Rye whiskey
Craft Distillers Low Gap Whiskey
Michters Straight Rye
Old Potrero
Prichard's Single Malt
RoughStock
St George
Templeton Rye
Wasmunds Single Malt Whiskey
Wylie Howell Corn Whiskey    
Yamazaki (Japan)

SCOTCH
Aberlour
AnCnoc
Ardbeg
Ardmore Traditional Cask    
Balblair
BenRiach
Caol Ila
Cardhu
Chieftain's.    
Clan Denny
Compass Box
Cragganmore
Dalmore
Dalwhinnie    
Douglas of Drumlanrig
Edradour Port Matured
GlenDronach
Glenglassaugh
Glenkinchie
Glenmorangie
Hankey Bannister
Isle of Jura
Isle Of Skye
Johnnie Walker
Kilchoman
Lagavulin
Laphroaig
Longmorn
Longrow
Oban
Old Pulteney
Scapa
Signatory
Smokehead
Springbank
Talisker
Teaninich
The Dalmore
The Glenlivet
The Singleton of Glendullan
Tullibardine '93 13 yr

IRISH    
Bushmills
Michael Collins
Mickey Finn
Wild Geese Irish Soldiers & Heroes

CANADIAN WHISKY    
Canadian Club
Crown Royal

BOURBON    
Dickel
Buffalo Trace    
Bulleit     With Tom Bulleit and Hollis Bulleit
Eagle Rare
Four Roses
Maker’s Mark
Prichard's Double Barreled Bourbon
Small Batch Bourbon Collection: Baker's
Small Batch Bourbon Collection: Basil Hayden's
Small Batch Bourbon Collection: Booker's
Small Batch Bourbon Collection: Knob Creek

BEER
Anchor Steam, Liberty Ale and Porter

ARTISANAL
Craft Distillers Aqua Perfecta    
Balcones Rumble
Bendistillery
Old World Spirits Blade California Gin    
Corsair Artisan Wry Moon (unaged Rye)    
Craft Distillers Crispin's Rose Liqueur
Fog’s End California Moon Shine    
Germain-Robin
Jacques Cardin cognac
Anchor Distilling Gin    
Kuchan Alambic brandy
Los Nahuales Mezcal    
Maison Surrenne Cognac
Prichard's Fine Rum and Sweet Lucy
Craft Distillers White Dog
Zacapa Rum

More about Whiskies of the World LLC

Whiskies of the World LLC is Based in California and owned by Douglas Smith.
The first annual Whiskies of the World Expo was held in San Francisco in 1998. Since that time it has expanded to include the Artisanal Spirits Fest which celebrates the art of craft distilling.

For general and press information, contact:

Douglas Smith
President
Phone: (408) 225-0446
cs (at) whiskiesoftheworld (dot) com

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