Castlegar Sunrise Rotary club presents A Dramgood Evening.This event is a scotch tasting and a five course meal to be held at the Element in Castlegar on May 30. This year they will be tasting six single malt whiskeys including;
1. Talisker 10 YO
2. Glenkinchie 12 YO
3. Dalwhinnie 15 YO
4. Lagavulin 16 YO
5. Oban Distillers Edition (Distilled 1998
and Bottled 2013)
6. Cragganmore Distillers Edition
(Distilled 1993 and Bottled 2007)
This is the first time they are pairing them with food to determine what foods enhance the flavours of which scotches.
The speaker is Mike Nicholson, a third generation whiskey distiller who has managed and worked at some of the best known distilleries including; Glenkinchie, Lagavulin (both of which are being served) and Caol Ila. He has assisted in the creation of many BC distilleries including Shelter Point Vancouver Island Distillery and Dubh Glas Distillery in Oliver. the club is extremely fortunate to be able to bring him to Castlegar to go over the finer points of the scotch selection.
Doors open at 6 p.m. and the first pour is at 7 p.m. There will be raffle prizes, cigars for sale, and a live auction. They will have a bus coming from and going to Nelson with multiple stops in between, as well as a safe ride home for those in Castlegar.
Tickets are $100 and are available through Oglow’s Paint and Wallcoverings, The Element or Assante Financial.