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Octomore release party – DRAMnight Fri Nov 19th

A glorious night of new whisky from the acclaimed Islay distillery Bruichladdich. Taste all three Octomore 12 series release and Black Art.

This superlative Bruichladdich line up offers a chance to taste all three Octomore releases in one sitting as well as the sumptuous Black Art.

This is strictly limited to just 16 guests. Snacks provided. Chat encouraged and vibes guaranteed. We are joined by brand ambassador Jason Cousins along with Haven owner Jason Waddleton.

The Octomore 12 line up in general is five years old, heavily peated and bottled at cask strength. As with previous editions, the 12.1 acts as the base or control of the experimental range.

12.2 offers what’s described by the brand as an alternative maturation to its .1 counterpart, this time in a sublimely balanced ex-Sauternes cask profile.

12.3 explores Islay grown barley and the terroir of the distiller’s home-grown grain combined with sherry maturation for the first time in history.

Black Art is an ongoing series of limited-edition releases from Bruichladdich—that much we know. Beyond that, and the ages of the whiskies, we don’t know a whole lot. And that’s how its master distillers (Jim McEwan, who was succeeded by Adam Hannett) want it. Nothing is revealed of how these whiskies were matured or in what kind of casks they were finished. What matters, they say, is how they taste. And this eighth edition of Black Art tastes delicious.

Haven owner had this to say of the night.

“This is taking Dram night to a different level and we are excited to get the series going again. Jason Cousins is joining us for the launch of this impeccable and hard to find spirit. The Rolls Royce of peated whisky without doubt – exquisite”

TICKETS HERE
$85
November 19th – 9pm

Haven Whisky Tasting Event Schedule – June thru Aug

Join an intimate gathering of Scotch enthusiasts, experts and novices alike as we journey through taste and time.
Each month we gather to taste Scotch paired with Scottish Food and Scottish Music.
This is a convivial mix of banter, poetry, whisky and great food.

The tasting group decides which Whiskies make the cut onto the next Haven Scotch list.

June 26th-Highland Fling           SOLD OUT
July 10th – Whisky Trail               SOLD OUT             
July 24th – Islay Peat Madness      BUY TICKETS
Aug 7th    – Whisky Galore                BUY TICKETS
Aug 28th – Lowland v Campbeltown BUY TICKETS

Each Month will feature a different theme, music and food offerings. Each event is on a Monday and we welcome guests from 6.30pm.
The event will run for approximately 2 1/2 hours.

THE FORMAT:
WHISKY

A welcome whisky cocktail, then Five more interesting and exclusive  Malts will be presented. Some small batch releases, some value sleepers and premium malts.
FOOD
Indulge in a selection of Haven specialties:
Edinburgh gin infused Scottish Salmon with PEI mussels,
Scotch Eggs, Haggis Tartlets,  Finnan Haddie Croquettes,
Finnan Haddie spread and Haven oatcakes,
White Pudding Entree.
Sticky Toffee Pudding, Deep Fried mars Bar
*Vegan/Pescatarian catered to NO PROBLEM
MUSIC
Imbibe while listening to four classic Scottish Albums from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and 00’s-*
Rod Stewart – Every Picture Tells a Story,
Lloyd Cole and the Commotions – Rattlesnakes
The Cocteau Twins – Heaven or Las Vegas,
Frightened Rabbit – Midnight Organ Fight
*Changes for every Tasting.

Price $70 for FIVE Tastings, Lovely Scottish Food, and a GREAT EVENING 6.30-9.30pm.
GET TICKETS HERE