Whiskey School

Whiskey courses for all levels of connoisseur.

Our whiskey school offers courses for all levels. We have classes for connoisseurs, and others for beginners who are simply curious to learn more. Led by our team of in-house whiskey experts. You will walk away with both a pronounced appreciation for whiskey and a light skip in your step after one of these fun and dynamic courses. All classes are held upstairs in our tasting room. The space has been designed specifically for these classes and all details have been considered. A long 16’ black walnut tasting table, moderator podium, projection screen, sound-proofed curtains and a separate PA system. Tastings start on time, so please arrive early to avoid any interruption.

From the beginner to the most avid dark spirits lover, our classes are  designed to continue taste development and excitement.

Whiskey School at The Flatiron Room

 

Bourbon, Scotch and Rye Shakedown
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 7:00pm
This class will give you an in-depth look at the differences in these three whiskey variations. If you thought all whiskey was the same – think again. Signature cocktail and light appetizers provided. INSTRUCTOR: Tommy Tardie

Price: $85 + Tax

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Whiskey 101 
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 7:00pm
This is our most popular class to date. After taking this class, you’ll be well versed in concepts such as the role of peat in whisky-making, chill filtration. Scotland’s whisky making regions how to nose and taste, evaluation and even how to pronounce Gaelic words. Signature cocktail and light appetizers provided. INSTRUCTOR: Heather Greene

Price: $85 + Tax

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Whiskey 101 
Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 7:00pm
This is our most popular class to date. After taking this class, you’ll be well versed in concepts such as the role of peat in whisky-making, chill filtration. Scotland’s whisky making regions how to nose and taste, evaluation and even how to pronounce Gaelic words. Signature cocktail and light appetizers provided. INSTRUCTOR: Heather Greene

Price: $85 + Tax

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Scotch 101 
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 7:00pm
So you thought all Scotch was smokey and peaty? Do you know what peat is or smells like? Did you know that there are over 90 distilleries in Scotland who make whiskies that do not feature smoke or peat? After taking this class, you’ll understand peat’s role in the production of Scotch, as well as completely understand concepts like cask-strength, chill filtration, and other bottle-label snippets. Appetizers provided. INSTRUCTOR:  Tommy Tardie

Price: $85 + Tax

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Pappy Van Winkle Tasting Class 
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 7:00pm
We are proud to announce this very special and limited class where we explore 6 of the much sought after and legendary Van Winkle whiskies. Our director of Whiskey Education, Heather Greene will walk guests through each dram while educating on how Van Winkle achieved its cult like status – so much that it’s often referred to as the White Whale of whiskies.

Price: $375 + Tax

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Luxury Whiskies
Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 7:00pm
Join The Flatiron Room’s Tommy Tardie as he walks you through 6 of his current luxury whiskies. You’ll learn about the effects of wood in maturation, the distillation process, the malting of barley and all about “peat”.

Price: $125 + Tax

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Fine American Whiskey 
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 7:00pm
The Flatiron Room’s owner Tommy Tardie selects 6 American whiskies that he describes as “outstanding”. This class will be a sensory exploration. Signature cocktail and light appetizers provided.

Price: $125 + Tax

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Scotch 101 
Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 7:00pm
So you thought all Scotch was smokey and peaty? Do you know what peat is or smells like? Did you know that there are over 90 distilleries in Scotland who make whiskies that do not feature smoke or peat? After taking this class, you’ll understand peat’s role in the production of Scotch, as well as completely understand concepts like cask-strength, chill filtration, and other bottle-label snippets. Appetizers provided. INSTRUCTOR:  Tommy Tardie

Price: $85 + Tax

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Check our calendar often for upcoming classes.Classes are also available for private parties of any size. To inquire about booking a class for your group, contact Evelina at 212.725.3860 or email Evelina@TheFlatironRoom.com PAYMENT, REFUND, AND TICKET TRANSFERRAL POLICIES To register for any class at The Flatiron Room, payment in full is required at the time of registration. Credit may be issued for a future class by notifying us in writing at least 7 days prior to class date by emailing Evelina at Evelina@TheFlatironRoom.com. Or you are free to transfer your space in the class to a friend, family member or colleague. Simply email Evelina@TheFlatironRoom.com with the name of your substitute. 


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