Belgium will finally have its whisky, rum and spirits festival. This will take place on the weekend of 1 June to 3 June at the Autoworld at the Cinquantenaire (Jubelpark) in Brussels.
This unique festival is open to the general public. It will celebrate whiskey, rum and gin as well as cognac, armagnac, calvados, vodka, tequila, mescal as well as sake, pisco and cachaca as well as some associated products related to the theme such as cigars, chocolate as well as a selection fo Scottish kilts.
This event is intended to increase the awareness of the connoisseur, but also to arouse the curiosity of the amateur, who will undoubtedly discover many new products thanks to the range of brands presented.
Hundreds of bottles from both the distillery and independent bottlers will be present. There will be around 50 exhibitors, both Belgian and international, with more than 100 stands and more than 180 brands, on more than 1,300 square meters.
Throughout the duration of the event, thematic “Masterclasses” will be organized by different houses. To date, already more than 15 sessions are scheduled on topics related to Whisky and Rum as well as Cognac, Armagnac, Gin as well as other spirits.
A cocktail bar will offer a variety of recipes based on the spirits present and a shop will be available on site.
The entrance fee includes: admission to the Belgian Whisky, Rhum and Spirits Festival. Included are : a Glencairn glass (the official Whisky glass), 5 tasting tokens and free admission to the Autoworld Museum. Additional tokens can be purchased on site.
The Belgian Whisky & Spirits Festival is open to the general public as well as professional.
More information about the event can be found on the website of the Belgian Whisky and Spirts Festival.
The opening hours of the festival are:
* Friday, June 1st, 2018 – from 17h00 to 22h
* Saturday 2 June 2018: from 12:00 to 20:00
* Sunday 3 June 2018: from 12:00 to 18:00
Entrance fee costs €30 if bought in advance and €40 on the spot.