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Jim Beam is very much the Henry Ford of Whiskey and while most assume that it was the Irish and Scots who brought whiskey to America, Beam is actually the Anglicized version of the name Boehm...that's right, he was of German descent. Americans, true to their nature, pioneered their own style of whiskey that had little to do with scotch and Irish whiskey.
In this interactive tasting class, we will explore the different styles of whisk(e)y from single malt scotch, to Irish whiskey, to American bourbon. Bring your A game... whoever wins the blind tasting will walk away with a prize and all kinds of street cred. Nick and Zach Taylor - of Taylor & Taylor Whiskey Co. - will help you navigate the world whiskey landscape, while sampling some exceptional scotch, American and Irish whiskeys.
We'll also provide a local cheese and snack board from Appleton Farms, the Boston Public Market's local cheese purveyor that carries 100+ Massachusetts cheeses.
Tickets: $60 per Trustees member and $75 per nonmember. Members must bring their current member card and number. Join The Trustees and save! Members save between 20-40% off all classes in The KITCHEN. Join here.
Taylor & Taylor Whiskey Co. is a whiskey education company and nascent independent bottler. We offer a range of experiences from major events with master distillers to local seminars discussing the fundamentals of whiskey. In addition, we hunt for and bottle unique and exceptional barrels of whisk(e)y that we make available directly to our mailing list. More information can be found here: taylorwhiskey.com.
Nick and Zach Taylor are whiskey instructors, writers and travelers, having visited over 65 distilleries in the United States, Scotland and Japan and written numerous pieces. In addition to writing and speaking about whiskey, Nick and Zach are founders of Taylor & Taylor Whiskey Co., a nascent whiskey education company and independent bottler, which they are working hard to grow.
Nick and Zach love to be active in every part of the whiskey hobby and industry and their enthusiasm, first-hand involvement in sourcing whiskey and abundant whiskey knowledge make them entertaining and informative hosts (and very happy ones).