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.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 7:00 pm
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, 6 drams of whiskey and light appetizers provided. INSTRUCTOR: Tommy Tardie
Price: $65 + Tax
All about Bourbon
Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 7:00pm
We delve into the rich history of Bourbon and explore how its very humble beginning has transformed into a massive powerhouse in the liquor world. We”ll learn about and taste products from the legendary distilleries behind the most recognizable brands in America. Signature cocktail and light appetizers provided. INSTRUCTOR: Tommy Tardie
Price: $65 + Tax
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 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: $65 + Tax
Fine Single Malts
Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 7:00pm
Join The Flatiron Room’s Tommy Tardie as he walks you through 6 of his current favorites. You’ll learn about the effects of wood in maturation, the distillation process, the malting of barley and all about “peat”. You’ll taste the following: Kavalan ‘Concertmaster’ Port Cask • Tullibardine 228, Burgundy Finish, Pine Barrens Single Malt • Blackadder 13yr Royal Brackla Raw Cask, Laphroaig Triple Wood • Ardbeg ‘Supernova’ 2014. Signature cocktail and light appetizers provided.
Price: $125 + Tax
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.