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Whisky Jewbilee inaugural event for #Chicago – to be held on October 27, 2015


Whisky Jewbilee Chicago
After four sold out Whisky Jewbilee events in NYC, show coordinators, Jewish Whisky Company, thought it was high time to take the show on the road to #Chicago !

Hosted by the Jewish Whisky Company, the inaugural Chicago Whisky Jewbilee is quickly approaching!

After 4 successful, sold out whisky events in NYC, we decided it’s high time to take the show on the road to Chicago!   In fact, the event is so succesful and unique, The Spirits Business calls Whisky Jewbilee one of the world’s top 10 whisky shows!

The Jewbilee will be held at Salvage One on 1840 West Hubbard Street, Chicago, IL 60622

The Whisky Jewbilee is a premium whisky event focused on fine spirits and cigars. This is your chance to taste approximately 250 of the world’s finest whiskies and smoke some wonderful cigars.

Our exhibitors will be pouring whiskies from Scotland, America, Canada, Japan, Ireland, India, Australia, and Taiwan.

For those that keep kosher, our buffet is fully kosher, provided by Milt’s BBQ for the Perplexed.

Every Whisky Jewbilee event held has been a sold out event so, buy your tickets today — tickets are only $135ea!

Buy tickets to Whisky Jewbilee Chicago today!




The evening’s schedule will be:

  • From 7pm – 10pm: Whisky Jewbilee Grand Tasting and expanded Kosher Buffet
  • 80 brands, 250+ whiskies from around the world!
  • Masterclasses to be announced shortly!
  • Festival bottling to be announced shortly!

Single Cask Nation hits Los Angeles and one of its destinations: Temple Menorah in Redondo Beach, CA


Do you live in California and in or near the Los Angeles area?

Well, then you need to come out to Temple Menorah in Redondo Beach to see us!

Not Jewish?  Don’t worry — it’s all about the whisky.  Come ye Gentile, Come ye Jew, Come ye all lovers of great whisky!!

(See below for details on date, time, cost, how to get tickets, contact info, etc…)

Jason Johnstone-Yellin and I will be there pouring all six of the Single Cask Nation whiskies (see the image below).


Whisky details:

  • Arran 12yo Pinot Noir Cask – 8yrs first fill bourbon, 4 years pinot noir, Single Cask, Cask Strength – Double Bronze medal winner (World of Whiskies tasting panel, International Whisky Competition)
  • BenRiach 17yo (peated) – 2nd fill bourbon barrel, Single Cask, Cask Strength – Gold medal winner (International Whisky Competition)
  • Dalmore 12yo – 12yrs refill hogshead, 10mos PX sherry hogshead, Single Cask, Cask Strength
  • Glen Moray 12yo – first fill bourbon barrel, Single Cask, Cask Strength
  • Kilchoman 4yo – first fill bourbon barrel, Single Cask, Cask Strength
  • Laphroaig 6yo – refill bourbon hogshead, Single Cask, Cask Strength

Details on the events (click the image to view/download a PDF of the event flyer):

Date: Sunday, June 30th
Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Address: 1101 Camino Real, Redondo Beach, CA
Modest cost for the event: $40
Contact for tickets: Lee Zaro or Aaron Krouse, 
What else comes with the tasting event other than fantastic Scotch whisky from Single Cask Nation: Hors d’oeuvres, fun, education, raffles for Single Cask Nation membership (and more).  Not party hats, sorry.



Special thanks to LZ and AK for setting up this great event and thanks, too, to Temple Menorah for having us!

20% off of WhiskyLive NYC tickets plus a free year’s subscription to Whisky Magazine can be yours – details below!



Here’s a quick and easy, no-brainer thing for you to do:

Put April 3rd into your calendar.  Block off that date because you need to hold that evening to go to WhiskyLive NYC.

Among countless other presenters, Single Cask Nation will be there pouring our Arran, Kilchoman and BenRiach single Cask bottlings.  What’s more is we could very well be previewing some future bottlings as well!  You could be among the first to taste some whisky from our next set of releases.

What’s more is, using the discount code below, I’m giving you 20% off the pricing of your ticket (be it for the VIP or standard ticket)!!

On top of that, if you use the below discount code in your check out, you’ll also get a full year subscription to Whisky Magazine — that’s a value of $70!!

Like I said, this is a no-brainer.

Click here and use the following discount code to get 20% off the cost of your ticket to WhiskyLive NYC AND get a one year subscription to Whisky Magazine (case sensitive): scn2013

Happy dramming!

More posts to come, promise!!


So I’ve been off gallivanting for a week in Scotland with‘s Jason JY, visiting this distillery and that one (and that one, too); learning a lot and collecting sample after sample after sample for the next set of releases for Single Cask Nation.

Now comes the time where we cycle through the samples!  As you can imagine, I’m a busy, busy boy!

So, you can see why I’ve not posted in a week of so. (Too much gallivanting, too much Scotland-ing, too much having of the good times.  Oh, and all the aforementioned stuff is what I do in my spare time.  Let’s not forget that first and foremost I am a husband and father then also a sales & marketing guy!!  Necessity dictates that whisky blogging must take the back seat sometimes.)

I promise to get back to it very soon!

Until then, enjoy this video:

Las Vegas Universal Whisky Experience reminder and now a 10% discount to my readers!

This, good friends, the Universal Whisky Experience in Las Vegas, is the ultimate in high-end whisky shows.

There are few, if any places one could go and taste the oldest, finer, rarer whiskies and tasting so many in a single setting.  This show is one of those rare places.  A gem, if you will.

Also, the UWE is not just a whisky tasting event but your chance to play golf with the masters, enjoy fine whisky dinners, attend master classes and more.

What more is you can get a 10% discount off of Highroller and Connoisseur tickets using the following discount code: KAY10

To purchase your Highroller tickets – Click here.

To purchase your Connoisseur tickets – Click here.


Care for more details?  Here you go:


“Viva Las Whisky

Nth 2013 – The Ultimate Whisky Experience, March 1st and 2nd

If you are a whisky enthusiast don’t lose the opportunity to attend – Nth 2013 Experience in Las Vegas, where you can experience 4 days of non-stop luxury whisky tasting at its best.

Starting with Glen Canyon – The World’s First Ultimate Whisky Tasting in the Grand Canyon on Wednesday 27, February 2013. Followed the next day by a round of Golf with the Masters (such as Richard Patterson, 3rd generation master blender) at Bear’s Best one of Las Vegas’ premium Golf course.

Other Whisky events continue to build up to the Nth 2013 show on March 1st and 2nd where you will be sampling drams of the world’s most unique, finest premium whiskies from the top-tier brands and conversing with and learning from whisky aficionados, high-end connoisseurs, and collectors. Also at this year’s event will be present the SUPERSTARS (Valued at $700,000) –

Royal Salute Tribute to Honor bottle, The Dalmore Constellation collection and Johnnie Walker Diamond Jubilee bottle, amongst other high-end expressions. If that isn’t enough in itself you also have the luxury of dining, shopping, and playing at one of the top resorts in the world’s entertainment playground, Las Vegas, Nevada.

There are many options available that offer different levels of experience and exclusivity
to the Nth 2013 show on March 1st and 2nd. Please CLICK HERE to see ticket packages or visit for full show information.

The most popular packages are HIGHROLLER and CONNOISSEUR

GROUP INCENTIVES are also available! For ticket purchases of FOUR (4) or more.

Some of the Highlights included in your ticket price will be a choice of pre show special events such as Whisky Investment debate, Whisky and Cigars and whisky launches. You also get to sample premium whiskies from all exhibitors with your very own collectable Glencairn cut crystal glass. ‘Super Premium whiskies’ – Super Pours will be available for tasting valued at $300.00 and above per pour retail. Exquisite hors’ doeurves available in exhibit hall during tasting, followed by a gourmet dinner catered by executive chefs at the Encore hotel.

Guests of the ‘Nth 2013 Show’ will also have the opportunity to purchase and attend from a choice of Master classes scheduled for Saturday 2nd March 2013. Each class will be conducted by world-renowned brand ambassadors and include discussions and tasting flights of some of the rarest and finest premium whiskies.”

To purchase tickets click here:

To purchase your Highroller tickets – Click here.

To purchase your Connoisseur tickets – Click here.

Don’t forget your 10% discount!: KAY10