Beyond the Pickle Back – Exploring Irish Single Malt
Thursday, June 25th, 8:00pm ET
While Scotland may be most famous for Single Malt whisky, there is abundant evidence that whiskey was actually invented in Ireland, and it’s here that you can find some of the best single malts available on the market today, and at the best value to boot.
Join VinePair contributor and Whiskey Expert Aaron Goldfarb as he leads us on an exploration of Irish Single Malts and follow along as Bushmills ambassador, Jack Ferris demonstrates how to make a seriously delicious chilled Irish coffee and a signature single malt cocktail that’s guaranteed to impress.
It’s a must attend session for both those new to the category and existing whiskey lovers.
Jack Ferris is the U.S. National Brand Ambassador and Educator for Bushmills Irish Whiskey. Born and raised in Coleraine in Co. Derry (7 miles from where The Old Bushmills Distillery is located), he always had a passion for Irish Whiskey. Ferris has been working with the Bushmills brand for almost a decade, covering various roles, both in front and behind the scenes, making him an expert in all things Irish Whiskey.
Aaron Goldfarb is the author of Hacking Whiskey: Smoking, Blending, Fat-Washing, and Other Whiskey Experiments, which was a Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards finalist. His most recent book is Gather Around Cocktails: Drinks to Celebrate Usual and Unusual Holidays. He has written 3 novels, a short story collection, and a book of essays. He lives in Brooklyn with his family and writes for VinePair, Esquire, PUNCH, and Whisky Advocate among others. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram @aarongoldfarb.