In a delightful announcement for whiskey enthusiasts, The Whiskey Affair Festival is making a triumphant return to Alton, promising an event brimming with the finest whiskies, live music, expert insights, and a dash of fun. Set to take place at the Alton Assembly Rooms on 21st October 2023, the event beckons fans of the spirited beverage to immerse themselves in a day dedicated to all things whiskey.

A Spirited Affair to Remember

The Whiskey Affair, renowned for its lively and engaging whiskey events, is not just a festival but a celebration that brings together novices and connoisseurs alike. Whether you’re a seasoned whiskey aficionado or a curious beginner eager to explore the world of this rich, complex beverage, the event has something for everyone.

Upon arrival, attendees will be greeted with their very own Whiskey Affair glass, a keepsake to remember the event by, and a comprehensive brochure teeming with information about the showcased brands. The brochure, a handy guide through the whiskey journey at the event, will also be available through a special app, providing digital access to brand information, voting for favorite brands, and links to retail partners.

Tokens, Tastings, and Rare Finds

Navigating through the whiskey tasting experience, attendees will utilize drinks tokens, available at the entrance, to explore and savor the whiskies on offer. Sold in cards of five for £20, the tokens can be shared among friends and are the currency for discovering new favorite drams. While 95% of the brands can be sampled for one token, the event also features some rare and exclusive bottles, available for two tokens, clearly marked and offering a unique tasting opportunity for enthusiasts.

More Than Just a Tasting Event

But The Whiskey Affair is more than a tasting event. It’s an immersive experience where live entertainment sets the ambiance, whiskey experts share their knowledge, and samples from showcasing brands tantalize the palate. Food will be available for purchase, ensuring that attendees can pair their whiskies with delightful eats, and a photobooth will capture the fun and spirited moments of the affair, with photos available free of charge as mementos.

Engaging and Interactive Whiskey Experience

The event is not merely a passive experience but an interactive affair where attendees can engage with brands, mingle with fellow whiskey lovers, and perhaps discover a new favorite bottle to take home. With a blend of entertainment, education, and the enjoyment of whiskey, The Whiskey Affair creates a vibrant atmosphere that celebrates the beloved beverage in all its nuanced glory.

Tickets and Details

Tickets to The Whiskey Affair: Alton are available for £9.72 (incl. VAT and ticket fees) and promise an afternoon of whiskey discovery, lively entertainment, and spirited fun from 1 pm at the Alton Assembly Rooms, High St, Alton, GU34 1BA.

For whiskey lovers, from the curious to the dedicated, this event is a not-to-be-missed affair, offering a rich and vibrant exploration of whiskey in a fun, engaging environment. So, mark your calendars and prepare to immerse yourself in a whiskey experience like no other.

For more information and ticket purchases, visit The Whiskey Affair.