Tasting And Serving Whisky Tuesday 22 October 2019 18:30 Canary Wharf

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Tasting And Serving Whisky
Whether to drink whisky neat or with water is a constant question and talking point, what actually happens to a whisky when adding water ?Does it ‘open up’ a whisky or change it ? And what happens when adding ice ? Ian Wisniewski, the whisky expert, will tell you all about it.

On the evening we will be tasting 6 malts (three unpeated, two peated) and learn more about Ian's latest book on the market, the Whisky Dictionary.

The Whisky Dictionary (Octopus Publishing) looks at whiskies around the world, including Scotland, Ireland, Japan, USA, Australia, Europe and Scandinavia, covering history, production and ageing, whisky culture, tasting and serving whisky, choice of glassware, whisky cocktails, collecting whisky and whisky accessories.

The Whisky Dictionary An A–Z of whisky, from history & heritage to distilling & drinking by Ian Wisniewski, is published by Mitchell Beazley £15 www.octopusbooks.co.uk

ABOUT THE VENUE

Jools Holland is Boisdale’s Patron of Music presenting the very best in jazz, blues and soul and occasionally rock’n’roll. Described as “London’s No 1 jazz venue” by Tatler Magazine, Boisdale of Canary Wharf is a two-floor venue overlooking the fountains of Cabot Square, which comprises an award winning restaurant, four private dining rooms, The Oyster Bar & Grill, The Cigar Terrace, the world’s most extensive whisky bar (over 1000 malt whiskies!), and a stunning walk in cigar humidor & shop.

The food offering ranges from an excellent value bar menu with a wonderful selection of burgers starting at £7.95 and an A La carte menu celebrating great British ingredients with flair and imagination. The dry aged Aberdeenshire steaks are simply amazing! You can also enjoy fabulous cocktails, a good selection real ales and draft lagers as well as an outstanding wine list with over 200 bins.

Canary Wharf - Cabot Place, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4QT