The 27th Annual NB Spirits Festival

The current schedule, program, etc. are from the 2023 show, and will be replaced with up-to-date information as the event plan is solidified.

Specific events, presenters, timing and pricing are all subject to change. Prices are exclusive of HST and Eventbrite fees.

Please ensure to have a hearty meal prior to attending tastings/masterclasses and the Friday Showcase.

Date Time Price Event Name Presenter Venue
Nov. 14
6:00pm $100 The Rum Dinner by Plantation Rum Guillaume Lamy Ballrooms B/C/D/E
Nov. 15
6:00pm $125 The Whisky Dinner by The Dalmore Taylore Darnel & Emma Coady Ballrooms B/C/D/E
Nov. 16
8:30am to 10:00am $60 Irish Breakfast - Powers & Knappogue Castle Eric Ryan Victoria
11:45am to 1:30pm $85 The Irish Whiskey Lunch by Irish Distillers Colin MacDougall Ballroom B
2:30pm to 4:00pm $30 Canadian Club Tish Harcus Ballroom A
3:00pm to 4:30pm $75 Sold Out! Whisky & Art: A Feast for the Senses Emmett Hossack & John Leroux Beaverbrook Art Gallery
$30 Lagavulin, Talisker, Caol Ila & More Stuart Brown Ballroom E
3:30pm to 5:00pm $30 Going Fast! House of Suntory Mike McLean Ballroom D
5:30pm to 6:45pm $30 Benromach Bill Somerville Victoria
$30 Sold Out! Bowmore James Neil Ballroom B
$30 El Dorado Rum Aaron Trafton Aberdeen
$30 Forty Creek Chris Thompson Hampstead
$30 Glenfiddich & Balvenie Jamie Johnson Ballroom C
$30 Glenmorangie Bryan Simpson Ballroom E
$30 Going Fast! Kilchoman/GlenAllachie/Lindores Abbey Pierre Mullin Governor's A
$30 Knob Creek, Booker's & Baker's Ray Daniel Carleton
$30 Mitchter's Karina Mair Ballroom D
$30 Sold Out! Redbreast and The Spots Colin MacDougall Ballroom A
$30 Virginia Single Malt Amanda Beckwith Governor's B
$30 Whisky 101 - An Introduction to Whisky Johanne McInnis Bobak
7:30pm to 8:30pm $30 Going Fast! Aberlour Colin MacDougall Ballroom A
$30 Sold Out! Basil Hayden Ray Daniel Ballroom B
$30 Bunnahabhain/Deanston David Hudyma Ballroom D
$30 Sold Out! The Dalmore Emma Coady Bobak
$30 Davin's Master Class Davin de Kergommeaux Carleton
$30 Sold Out! Defining Flavour - The Language of the Senses Taylore Darnel Hampstead
$30 Glenfarclas Johanne McInnis Ballroom C
$30 Heaven Hill Bourbon Bernie Lubbers Victoria
$30 Plantation Rums Guillaume Lamy Governor's B
$30 Power's & Knappogue Castle Irish Whiskies Eric Ryan Ballroom E
$60 Going Fast! Staoisha - Cask Strength Peated Bunnahabhain Emmett Hossack Governor's A
$30 Yellowstone, Rebel & Remus Bourbons Greg Mefford Aberdeen
9:00pm to 10:30pm $30 Sold Out! Ardbeg Bryan Simpson Ballroom E
$30 The Busker Irish Whiskies Woody Kane Ballroom D
$30 Camborne, Amorik & Puni Steven Lewis Ballroom A
$30 Casey Jones Kentucky Bourbon Cody Turner Governor's A
$30 Heaven Hill Bluegrass Whiskies Bernie Lubbers Victoria
$30 Sold Out! Laphroaig James Neil Ballroom B
$30 Maker's Mark Lindsay Wood Governor's B
$30 Oban, Mortlach, Dalwhinnie & More Stuart Brown Ballroom C
$30 Sold Out! Six Degrees of Separation - Whisky Game Johanne McInnis Bobak
Nov. 17
8:30am to 10:00 $65 Johnnie Walker Whisky Breakfast Stuart Brown Victoria
11:45am to 1:15 $80 Going Fast! Whisky Lunch & Cocktails by Glenmorangie Taylore Darnel & Bryan Simpson Victoria
2:00pm to 5:00 $100 Let the Nose Know - A blind tasting of twelve 18 year old single malts Bobak
5:30pm to 7:00 $35 Do You Know your Scottish Whisky Regions? Johanne McInnis & Taylore Darnel Victoria
5:30pm to 10:00 $175 Sold Out! VIP Showcase Access Does not include early access to the on-site ANBL store. Combined Ballrooms
6:45pm to 10:00 $125 The Festival Showcase Combined Ballrooms
Nov. 18
10:15 to 11:45 $75 Going Fast! The Collectors Frank Scott & Friends Ballroom C
11:45am to 1:30 $95 Sold Out! The Gin Lunch Taylore Darnel Ballroom A
12:45pm to 2:15 $135 Sold Out! The Chairman's Dram Frank Scott Ballroom D
3:00pm to 4:30 $150 Sold Out! Closed Distilleries Davin de Kergommeaux Ballroom C
6:00pm $95 The American Whiskey Dinner Casey Jones, Virginia Distillers, Peerless & Uncle Nearest Combined Ballrooms