• Over 120 products
• Over 36 exhibitors
• Chance to win a trip to Prague from Pilsner Urquell
• Free Seminars
• Local and international speakers
When: Friday, November 17, 2006
Where: THE STATION (The Rocky Mountaineer Station)
1755 Cottrell Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada (off Terminal Avenue near Home Depot)
6.00pm - 11.00pm
$35 per person
Ticket Price Includes:
* Five free tasting tokens
* Whisky Magazine
* Beers of the World magazine
Seminars & Speakers
Not only do we bring you the finest whisky and premium beer at Hopscotch, but we can help further your education as well. Attend our free seminar series at the Grand Tasting Hall. Short informative sessions will arm you with the knowledge you need out on the tasting floor. Some seminars also include mini whisky or beer tastings.
Upon your arrival at the Grand Tasting Hall visit our seminar registration table early to sign up for a seat. First signed up, first seated!
A full seminar schedule will be posted shortly, so check back regularly. In the meantime, here is a sneak peek at our seminar series speakers:
Peter Currie, Springbank Distillers
Campbeltown, Scotland, is sending its best to Vancouver—this distillery has a cult-like following, don’t miss your chance for a peek at the finest Springbank has to offer.
Mike Harrison, The Glenrothes
Mike hails from the distant shores of Speyside, Scotland—hint, hint,you may even find some vintage Glenrothes here.
Colin Jack, Just Here for the Beer
Colin is a beer consultant and historian; he is devoted to the promotionof beer through education.
Petr Janík, Pilnser Urquell
Petr joins us all the way from Prague in the Czech Republic to tell us about Pilsner Urquell, the first lager beer ever brewed. The brewing process was discovered by accident...we say na zdraví to that!
Larry Kerwin, Big Rock Brewery
The brewmaster at Big Rock, Larry has 36 years experience in the brewing biz—trust us, you will want to hear what he has to say.
Andrew Starritt, Cask Strength
Independent whisky consultant and educator, Andrew Starritt, will be teaching a beginners course in whisky tasting. Follow Andrew around the tasting room floor for some valuable whisky tip-offs.
J.Wheelock, The Edrington Group
Brand Ambassador for Highland Park and The Macallan, J. has worked with Macallan’s master distillers and is seriously passionate about his whisky.
Official Website: http://www.hopscotchfestival.com/grandtastinghall.html
Added by velkr0 on November 6, 2006