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Whisky Wisdom: Exploring Scotch – The Story and Spirit

Date: August 26, 2024
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm PST
Online Event

In this immersive workshop, we will embark on a journey through the world of Scotch whisky, delving into its captivating history, intricate production process, diverse regional profiles, and the various whisky categories. Our primary aim is to deepen participants’ knowledge and appreciation of this revered spirit of Scotland.


Through compelling storytelling and interactive discussions, we will uncover the evolution and cultural significance of Scotch whisky, exploring its diverse regional profiles and the distinct categories that define it. Participants will gain insights into how Scotch whisky’s rich history shapes its diverse flavors and textures.


During the hands-on tasting session, participants will have the unique opportunity to pour and explore their own Scotch whisky, forging a deeper connection between the historical narrative and the analysis of flavors. This interactive experience will foster an inclusive and welcoming atmosphere where everyone can come together to celebrate the joys of whisky appreciation.
By the workshop’s end, participants will depart with a heightened awareness and a newfound appreciation for Scotch whisky. Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned aficionado, we invite you to join us on this captivating journey into the world of Scotch whisky. Sláinte!

Adam Browne serves as the treasurer of the Alberta Scotch Society, where he has been an active member for several years. His passion for whisky and knowledge of its rich history and diverse profiles have led him to co-host numerous tasting events and educational sessions in Edmonton. Known for his engaging storytelling, Adam shares anecdotes and insights that make the world of Scotch memorable and accessible.

Adam is excited to bring his expertise to City University, where he will guide students through the world of Scotch, exploring its origins, production processes, and the art of tasting. Whether you are a novice or a seasoned enthusiast, Adam’s class promises to enhance your appreciation of this distinguished spirit.

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