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WhiskyFest Chicago Seminars Part 1

What a great line up of speakers we have for WhiskyFest Chicago! From Global Brand Ambassadors to Master Distillers, we have a seminar to please everyone! You won’t go wrong, no matter which of the 9 seminars you decide to attend. And remember, there is no additional charge to attend seminars; they’re included in the price of your event ticket (seating is on a first come basis).

Simon Brookinn

Join Beam Suntory’s Scotch National Brand Ambassador, Simon Brooking for Peated Malts of Distinction. Guests will experience whiskies with a range of taste profiles and learn where they fall along the peat scale.




WhiskyFest Speaker Alex Chasko



Alex Chasko, Master Distiller for Teeling Whiskey will present Reviving the Spirit of Dublin. At this seminar, guests will explore the innovative maturation techniques used to make some of the most unique and interesting offerings currently available in Irish Whiskey.



WhiskyFest Speaker Don LivermoreMaster Blender, Don Livermore of Pernod/Legacy will present True North Rising: Telling the Untold Story of World Class Canadian Whisky. Join us to discover how Canada imparts a piece of itself in each of their products, and, in turn, produces whiskies that are comfortable in the company of the best the industry should offer.

WhiskyFest is as much about sampling the spirits as it is about education, so don’t miss out on these great presentations

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