Los Angeles 2011

Southern California’s Finest Whisky Experience

Whisky Live LA, now in its third year, will take place in the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. Perfectly situated on the fashionable West Side, adjacent to Beverly Hills, this elegant West Los Angeles luxury hotel offers easy access to all the sights of this vibrant city.

Tickets Options

VIP ticket - 5.30pm - 10pm @ $135 includes entrance at 5.30pm, full buffet, Glencairn Glass, showguide and 10 vouchers

Evening ticket 6.30pm - 10pm @ $105 includes entrance at 6.30pm, full buffet, Glencairn Glass, showguide and 6 vouchers

Please note, last pour is at 9.40pm.

Masterclasses tickets are on sale (entrance ticket required)

MC1 - 6.45pm - Classic Malts - The Classic Malts Experience featuring Distiller’s Editions by Gregor Cattanach

The Classic Malts Mentor seminar uses the expansive knowledge of the Diageo Masters of Whisky to educate scotch enthusiasts on a sampling of the Classic Malts Distiller’s Editions. Led by Gregor Cattanach, this multimedia, multi sensory seminar takes you through the history, production process, regionality and most important the flavor profiles of this vast selection of Single Malt Scotches. You will leave the seminar with an increased confidence to order your new favorite Single Malt Scotch Whisky.

MC2 - 6.45pm - The Glenlivet

Winston Evans, Brand Ambassador for The Glenlivet, will lead the class through a tasting of the entire range of The Single Malt That Started It All.

MC3 - 8.15pm - Tomatin - Douglas Campbell – The Big Five O

Master Distiller Douglas Campbell shares 50 years’ experience of working at the Tomatin Distillery. His tasting will include the distillery’s core range ( 12 , 15 , 18) , the recently released 30 year old and of course the limited edition ‘Decades’. The Decades consists of 5 decades of Tomatin single malts.

MC4 - 8.15pm - Makers Mark - Bourbon 101: A little taste, A little story, A whole lot of redheads

Maker’s Mark is inviting you to a special tasting event where you’ll get an up-close-and-personal introduction to everything Maker’s. You’ll learn how we select the grains and choose the barrels, as well as hear stories about our distillery and our carefully handcrafted processes. We will also be discussing our new creation, Maker’s 46, and how this little gem was created and made. And let’s not forget the highlight of the event, which also happens to be our favorite part – the tasting. So come out and listen, learn and enjoy all there is to know about our beloved bourbon

Tasting Hall

This is where you can taste an incredible range of whiskies from Scotland to Kentucky, mingle with the producers and distillers, independent bottlers and brand ambassadors and meet the stars of the industry.The sheer range of whisky on show will challenge even the most determined taster; everything from old favourites to unusual finishes and rare bottlings. The very best whiskies of the world all under one roof.

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Directions (see map at bottom of page also)

Address:

Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, 2025 Avenue of the Stars,
Los Angeles, California, USA 90067

Tel: +1 310 228 1234 Fax: +1 310 551 3355

Directions:

From Los Angeles International Airport (approximately 10 miles)
Take Century Boulevard East to the San Diego Freeway (Interstate 405) North and exit at Santa Monica Boulevard. Turn right onto Santa Monica Boulevard, proceed 2 miles, and turn right onto Avenue of the Stars. Our West Los Angeles CA hotel is located 2 blocks ahead, on the right.
From East
Take Interstate 10 West past downtown Los Angeles. Exit at Overland Avenue and turn right. Proceed 1 mile to Pico and turn right. Proceed 1 mile to Avenue of the Stars and turn left.

From North
Take Highway 101 South to I-405 South. Exit I-405 onto Santa Monica Boulevard and turn left. Turn right onto Avenue of the Stars. Our Los Angeles CA luxury hotel is located 2 blocks ahead, on the right.

 

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