Still planning your World Whisky Day celebrations? Check out some of our highlights from across the globe. Find the full list here, and if there’s no event in your area why not host your own? Whether it’s a quite one with your friends or a big party, anything goes on World Whisky Day.
1) Bear ‘Burning” at Lindores Abbey Distillery
A 300-foot bear which is carved out on the hill above the Lindores Abbey Distillery. It is a depiction of the stone statue that was taken from the Abbot’s lodgings at the Abbey at the time of the Reformation. Set aflame, it truly is a sight to behold. There’s also live music and a hog roast. What more could you want? Read more here.
2)World Whisky Day Cracow
In the historical buildings of Fort Kleparz, Whisky Day Cracow returns for the second year running. Sample whisky from around the world at what has become one of Poland’s biggest whisky events. Read more here.
3) Whisky, Films and the Best Doughnuts in Town
Once Upon A Whisky and the citizenM hotel in Glasgow have teamed up for a unique day of whisky fun, pairing whisky-inspired films with fine drams and legendary doughnuts. Read more here.
4)The Lakes Spring Whisky Festival
Join Chief Whiskymaker, Dhavall Gandhi, for a behind-the-scenes whisky masterclass at The Lakes Distillery. During this intimate session you’ll get a first-hand view of what it’s like to do Dhavall’s job. A chance to get ‘hands on’ with your favourite spirit. Read more here.
5) Houston Whisky Festival
The Annual Houston Whiskey Festival is a staple in the Texas whiskey calendar, with whiskey seminars, a cigar lounge, lots of live music and an eye-watering list of drams on offer! This certainly isn’t one to miss. Read more here.
6) World Whisky Day HQ Party
In Edinburgh this year? Join the World Whisky Day Team at Fireside in Edinburgh! Whisky games, live tastings and talks, live music, delicious food from local vendors and a ‘human bar’ will make for World Whisky Day to remember. Read more here.