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

 

All About American Whiskey

Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 6:00PM

This class will give you an in-depth look at the differences in the American whiskey variations. If you thought all whiskey was the same—think again. You will sample Bourbon, Rye and even American Single Malts. Signature cocktail, six whiskies and light appetizers provide.

Price: $85+ Tax

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Bourbon, Scotch & Rye Shakedown

Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 6:00PM

Discover the differences among Bourbon, Scotch and Rye. In this class, you will closely examine the distinct qualities of each whiskey category and learn what makes them individually special. You will sample a great selection of Bourbon, Scotch and Rye. Signature cocktail, six whiskies and light appetizers provided.

Price: $85+ Tax

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Luxury Whiskies

Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 6:00PM

This class features six luxury whiskies. We consider them “single ingredient cocktails”–meant to be sipped and savored as they are. You will learn how to appreciate these whiskies and exactly what makes each one so unique. This class is a treat for those looking for something a bit more special. Signature cocktail, six whiskies and light appetizers provided.

Price: $125+ Tax

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Whiskey 101

Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 6:00PM

Our most popular class to date. This class gives you an overview of the various styles of whiskey including Bourbon, Rye, Scotch, Irish and other international marks. You will nose, taste and evaluate a diverse selection of whiskey. Signature cocktail, six whiskies and light appetizers provided.

Price: $85+ Tax

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All About Scotch

Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 6:00PM

Learn all about scotch. After taking this class, you will be well-versed in the role of peat, chill filtration, Scotland’s whisky making regions, how to nose and taste, evaluation and even how to pronounce Gaelic words. Signature cocktail, six whiskies and light appetizers provided.

Price: $85+ Tax

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Whiskey 101

Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 6:00PM

Our most popular class to date. This class gives you an overview of the various styles of whiskey including Bourbon, Rye, Scotch, Irish and other international marks. You will nose, taste and evaluate a diverse selection of whiskey. Signature cocktail, six whiskies and light appetizers provided.

Price: $85+ Tax

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Luxury Whiskies

Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 6:00PM

This class features six luxury whiskies. We consider them “single ingredient cocktails”–meant to be sipped and savored as they are. You will learn how to appreciate these whiskies and exactly what makes each one so unique. This class is a treat for those looking for something a bit more special. Signature cocktail, six whiskies and light appetizers provided.

Price: $125+ Tax

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Whisky & Cheese

Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 6:00PM

Whisky and cheese is a match made in single malt heaven. Join us for an exclusive class, in which you will discover why whisky’s complex notes compliment palatable cheeses. Jordan Zimmerman, Edrington’s NY Brand Ambassador and former Murray’s Cheese Education Manager, will expertly guide you through this mouthwatering pairing class, and you will learn how to pair fine Scotches with artisanal cheeses.

TASTING INCLUDES ALL OF THE FOLLOWING:
– The Macallan 10 year Fine Oak paired with Vermont Creamery Cremont
– Highland Park 12 year paired with Clothbound Cheddar
– The Macallan Rare Cask paired with Two Sisters Isabella Gouda
– Famous Grouse Black Grouse paired with Fourme d’Ambert

All levels of experience are welcome–whisky connoisseurs and beginners alike. Signature welcome cocktail, four whiskies and four cheeses provided.

Price: $85+ Tax

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Pappy Van Winkle Whiskey Tasting

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 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. You will be walked through each dram while being educated on how Van Winkle achieved its cult like status, so much that it is often referred to as the White Whale of whiskies.

TASTING INCLUDES ALL OF THE FOLLOWING:
– Old Rip Van Winkle 10 year
– Van Winkle Special Reserve 12 year
– Van Winkle Family Reserve Rye 13 year
– Pappy Van Winkle 15 year
– Pappy Van Winkle 20 year
– Pappy Van Winkle 23 year

Ticket includes commemorative tasting glass, signature cocktail on arrival and a cheese and charcuterie platter. Limited seating available.

For more information email Info@TheFlatironRoom.com or call 212.725.3860.

Price: $350+ Tax

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Luxury Japanese Whiskies

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 7:00PM

Join us as we walk you through 6 marvelous whiskies. Learn the history of the iconic Suntory brand, why the Japanese category is in such high demand and what differentiates this style of whisky from others.

TASTING INCLUDES ALL OF THE FOLLOWING:
– Yamazaki Sherry Cask
– Yamazaki 12 year
– Yamazaki 18 year
– Hibiki 12 year
– Hibiki 17 year
– Hibiki 21 year

Ticket includes commemorative tasting glass, signature cocktail on arrival and a cheese and charcuterie platter. Limited seating available.

For more information email Info@TheFlatironRoom.com or call 212.725.3860.

Price: $275+ Tax

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Our whiskey school offers courses for all levels. We have classes for connoisseurs, and others for beginners who are simply curious to learn more.

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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