Whiskey Education Classes
Saturday, October 1st
Classes are $50 Each | 30 Participants
Class 1: Coeur d’Cocktails with Master Mixologist Bobby Gleason
12:00 - 2:00 PM
Shake up what you think you know about making the perfect cocktail and join Master Mixologist and National Ambassador, Bobby Gleason, as he teaches you the art of concocting flawless craft cocktails!
Includes: Instructive seminar, craft cocktail tastings, and light appetizers including artisan meats and assorted cheeses.
Class 2: Whiskeys of the World with Maker’s Mark® Ambassador Ari Shapiro
2:30 - 3:30 PM
Why does Bourbon need to be made with corn? What’s in Canadian whisky other than… whisky? Why do the Japanese have the Scots to thank for their spirit-making, and why does Scotch have that smoky flavor? We’ll dive into these questions and a whole lot more as we taste through Whiskey Around the World with Ari Shapiro. Filled with stories, humor and a bit of lore, you’ll become your neighborhood’s resident whisk(e)y expert after this fun-filled exploration of liquid gold.
Includes: Instructive seminar, global whiskey tastings, and light appetizers including smoked salmon roulade and roasted tomato bruschetta.
Class 3: Proof is in the Proof with Maker’s Mark® General Manager & Master Distiller, Denny Potter
4:00 - 5:00 PM
Whether you’re a whiskey connoisseur, a bourbon beginner, or somewhere in between, we invite you to join Maker’s Mark® General Manager and Master Distiller, Denny Potter, for this educational tasting seminar! Sip, smell, and savor various Maker’s Mark® blends while you learn how whiskey is created from inception to glass.
Includes: Educational seminar, Maker’s Mark® tastings, and light appetizers including brown sugar bacon dates and goat cheese flatbread.
To book and purchase your education class tickets, guests must have a confirmed Whiskey Barrel Weekend overnight stay package reservation at The Coeur d'Alene Resort.
Please call a reservations specialist at 855-400-6346.