Photo by Mathew Sumner.
The brown is back for the fifth annual ~WHISKYFEST SAN FRANCISCO~ on Friday October 7th. Join Malt Advocate magazine in the Grand Ballroom of the San Francisco Marriott Marquis for the country’s largest whisky celebration, featuring 250 of the finest, rarest, and most expensive single malt and blended whiskies from around the world. In addition, feed your brain at any of 11 educational seminars (with tastings), and your stomach at the buffet.
Those 250 whiskies include Scotch, Irish, Bourbon, American, Japanese, Canadian, and others, all available to sample, plus high-end Cognac, rum, beer, and more. Pouring booths will emphasize education with distillery reps and distinguished members of the whisky community explaining how the whiskies are made.
Regular admission is $135 (sorry, VIP tix are sold out), and includes the gourmet buffet with coffee, tea, water, and soda; a commemorative Glencairn crystal nosing glass; entrance to all seminars on a first-come, first-served basis; and all the Grand Ballroom samples. 6:30pm-9:30pm. 55 4th St. at Mission, San Francisco.