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IAP 2010 Activity

A Taste of Scotland: Single Malt Scotch Whisky Tasting Seminar
Kevin McComber, David Russo, Melissa Webster
Tue Jan 19, Thu Jan 21, 28, 06-08:00pm, W98-602

Enrollment limited: advance sign up required (see contact below)
Signup by: 01-Dec-2009
Limited to 40 participants.
Participants requested to attend all sessions (non-series)
Prereq: attendees must be 21+ by January 19, 2010; age ID required
Fee: 75.00 for whiskies, crackers, and supplies

This event is now full. To be put on the waiting list, please email mccomber@mit.edu with your name and MIT affiliation.

A class for single malt Scotch whisky novices and those looking to enhance their knowledge of this intriguing and complex spirit! In this three-session interactive seminar, local connoisseurs will lead a sampling of a wide array of young and old single malt whiskies from the various regions of Scotland, highlighting the effects of source, distillation, and maturation. Participants will learn how to taste whisky, how to describe their perceptions, and other necessary steps to becoming knowledgeable consumers. Session 1 will cover the basics of whisky; Session 2 will discuss the production process in depth; Session 3 will cover the necessities of becoming a connoisseur.
Web: https://alum.mit.edu/smarTrans/register-login.vm?eventID=37961&groupID=146
Contact: Kevin McComber, 13-4025, (617) 252-1658, mccomber@mit.edu
Sponsor: Graduate Student Council
Cosponsor: Student Activities Office
Latest update: 12-Nov-2009

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