The 25th Annual NB Spirits Festival
Events
Tuesday, November 19th

This is our 2019 event information. We will leave it online for now to give you an idea of what our event looks likes. We will be posting 2021 information once the event details are confirmed.

The Rum Dinner by El Dorado  - This Event is Sold Out - 

The festival is pleased to announce the 2019 Rum Dinner will sponsored by El Dorado Rum. El Dorado sponsored our inaugural Rum dinner in 2014, the success of which led the Rum Dinner to become an permanent event in our lineup.

This time around we are thrilled that your host for the evening is none other than Sharon Sue-Hang, the Master Blender of El Dorado rums.

The Rum Dinner starts at 6:00pm for pre-dinner cocktails. Assigned seating for dinner at 6:30pm.

$90. Limited seating. Dress: Business Casual. Your ticket includes a ride home. Ticket Info.

Please advise of any dietary restrictions at time of booking.

Wednesday, November 20th
The Whisky Dinner by Tomatin  - This Event is Sold Out - 

Martine Nouet, French gastronomy expert and whisky writer has created a special menu for this event. She matches each dish to a different single malt in order to bring out the best elements of both the food and the whisky. During the dinner Martine will explain her inspiration for each dish and entertain guests with anecdotes based on many years as the unchallenged Reine de l'alambic or The Queen of the Still.

This year's Whisky dinner sponsor is Tomatin. Sales Manager Scott Fraser will guide us through the Tomatin expressions selected for each course.

This gala event has a limited number of tickets!

The Whisky Dinner starts at 6:00pm for pre-dinner cocktails. Assigned seating for dinner at 6:30pm.

$125. Limited seating. Business Attire. Your ticket includes a ride home. Ticket Info.

Please advise of any dietary restrictions at time of booking.

Thursday, November 21st
The Irish Whiskey Lunch by Jameson (11:45am to 1:30pm)

We are pleased to welcome Martine Nouet and Darragh McArdle who will guide us through a lunch paired with Irish Whiskey from the Jameson family, including expressions of Yellow Spot, Redbreast and Midleton!

Only 50 tickets are available

$70. Limited seating. Ticket Info.

Please advise of any dietary restrictions at time of booking.

Whisky & Art: A Feast for the Senses (3:00-5:00pm)  - This Event is Sold Out - 

The NB Spirits Festival is pleased to present a unique event that combines related pursuits of creativity and craft.

Join Martine Nouet as she shares her love of whisky and visual art by matching five special whiskies with five masterworks from the world-class collection of the Beaverbrook Art Gallery.

She will be joined by the Gallery's Manager of Collections and Exhibitions, John Leroux, who will share the wondrous stories of the paintings with you."

This event will be held at The Beaverbrook Art Gallery.

$40. Ticket Info. Your ticket includes a ride home from the gallery.

Master Classes (2:00pm, 3:30pm, 6:00pm, 7:30pm and 9:00pm)

Join Product Ambassadors and Distillers as they guide you through their incredible section of amazing spirits, whiskies and rums.

Light food and sandwiches will be available for purchase before and between the first and second sessions. Every Master class ticket holder will receive a $5.00 discount voucher on their food purchase.

$25 each, except as noted. Ticket Info. Your ticket includes a ride home .

Friday, November 22nd
The Whisky Lunch by The Macallan (11:45am to 1:15pm)  - This Event is Sold Out - 

We are pleased to welcome Martine Nouet who will guide us through a three course lunch paired with expressions of The Macallan single malts with the Macallan Ambassador Cameron Millar. The annual lunch has been a very popular event selling out every year. Only 50 tickets are available

$70. Limited seating. Ticket Info.

Please advise of any dietary restrictions at time of booking.

The Ultimate Master Class (4:00pm to 5:30pm)  - This Event is Sold Out - 

The UMC offers a rare opportunity to sample the best the Festival has to offer. Twelve unique and limited Scotch whiskies. Try them all in one room!

$80 with a Festival Showcase Ticket. Very limited availability - tickets sell out on day-one for this event. Ticket Info.

World Class Spirits (4:30pm to 6:15pm)

This is a chance to sample twelve of the best "non-Scotch" products at the show. Irish, Canadian, American the best of the best in three different rooms on the mezzanine level.

$50 with a Festival Showcase Ticket. Limited availability. Ticket Info.

VIP Showcase Access (5:30pm)  - VIP Tickets are Sold Out - 

You will gain early entrance to the Festival! Stroll around the ballroom and sample before the doors open to the general admission ticket holders! Enjoy the opportunity to sample in a relaxed atmosphere.

$125 in advance. Only 150 tickets available.

The Festival Showcase (6:45pm to 10:00pm)  - The Showcase is Sold Out - 

The Festival Showcase is the centerpiece of the New Brunswick Spirits Festival.

You also receive a $10 discount coupon at the ANBL on site store , a Glencairn Nosing glass and a complimentary cab ride home in the greater Fredericton area.

$90 in advance, $100 at the door. Your ticket includes a ride home. Ticket Info.

Wood Finishes: Hosted by Johanne and Martine (7:30pm to 8:45pm)  - This Event is Sold Out - 

Relax and enjoy the most entertaining class at the show! Join the Queen of the Still, Martine Nouet, & The Whisky Lassie, Johanne McInnis.

Once again this year, Martine and Johanne have teamed up to discuss wood finishes and their impact on your dram. We are sure this will have an interesting twist to it.

$25. Ticket Info.

On-Site Alcool NB Liquor Boutique (6:30pm to 11:00pm)

Our event partner, Alcool NB Liquor will have an on-site store operating Friday evening so that you can pick up your favourite products right away.

This is a great opportunity to buy the perfect dram for the whisky (and other spirit) drinkers on your Christmas shopping list!

Saturday, November 23rd
The Collectors (10:15am to 11:45pm)  - This Event is Sold Out - 

Join a group of whisky fanatics who share in their passion of the unique and rare drams. Six collectors will offer each ticket holder a sample of one of their prized bottles from their collection.

If you are interested in donating a bottle for us to sample contact Frank @ The Lunar Rogue.

Price $65. Ticket Info.

The Gin Lunch by Fever Tree(11:45am-1:15pm)  - This Event is Sold Out - 

Join us for a unique opportunity to sample four amazing gins paired with a three-course lunch.

$65. Ticket Info.

Please advise of any dietary restrictions at time of booking.

The Chairman's Dram (12:45pm to 2:30pm)  - This Event is Sold Out - 

Join Festival Chair Frank Scott for a rare opportunity to sample some very old, rare, and long gone whiskies. Frank will guide us through a tasting of six rare whiskies from his collection.

This event sells out fast, so get your ticket while you can.

Price $85. Ticket Info.

Closed Distillery Master Class (2pm to 3:30pm)  - This Event is Sold Out - 

Over the years we have offered some of the world's rarest drams at this amazing class. Past classes have offered incredible vertical tastings of Imperial, Dallas Dhu, and Port Ellen. Our host, award winning author and expert, Davin de Kergommeaux will share his passion and knowledge for an unforgettable afternoon.

Price $125. Ticket Info.

The Bourbon Dinner by Heaven Hill

The last event of the Festival will be one of the best!

We are pleased to welcome Tim Farrell who will host a wonderful paired dinner with some amazing whiskies including Elijah Craig, Larceny and Evean Williams.

The Bourbon Dinner starts at 6:00pm for a pre-dinner recption. Assigned seating for dinner at 6:30pm.

$80. Limited seating. Dress: Business Casual. Your ticket includes a ride home. Ticket Info.

Please advise of any dietary restrictions at time of booking.