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Campbeltown Malts Festival 2020 - Thursday 21st & Friday 22nd May

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Springbank Distillery

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The Campbeltown Malts Festival is an annual event showcasing the best Kintyre has to offer in spirits.

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This page is dedicated to the events which will be hosted by Springbank Distillery, Kilkerran Single Malt and independent bottler William Cadenhead Ltd on Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd May 2020. During the two days, there will be a number of tastings and masterclasses, descriptions of which can be found below.

Please note that it will be a maximum of 2 tickets per person, for each event and once your order is placed into your basket, you will have 20 minutes to complete your purchase. If you do not complete the transaction in this time then the tickets will be released and made available for general sale again.

Tickets for our tastings and masterclasses at the Springbank Open Day and Kilkerran & Cadenhead Open Day will be available to purchase on Eventbrite from Wednesday 12th February at 2pm (GMT), excluding events which will only be bookable on the day.

We will have 3 events during the Springbank Open Day which are only bookable on the day. Tickets for those can be booked/purchased at Springbank Distillery from 10am on Thursday 21st May. Even if you do not attend any of the tastings, there will be a a wide variety of activities on both days such as free distillery tours, local craft and food stalls, exclusive bottlings, whisky and cocktail bars, live music and much more.

We hope to see you in May!

Thursday 21st May 2020 - Springbank Open Day

11:30am: The Hazelburn-Taketsuru Connection - £30.00

Let’s celebrate the 100 years that have passed since Masataka Taketsuru, the father of Japanese Whisky, learned the craft of Scotch Whisky production at Hazelburn Distillery. Enjoy some Hazelburn samples and learn about Taketsuru’s time in Scotland during this interesting tasting.

11:30am: The Art (& Science) of Distillation - £30.00

Join Director of Production Findlay and fellow Brewing and Distilling Graduate Lea as they unveil the art and science of whisky distillation at Springbank, accompanied by a range of whiskies.

12:30pm: Springbank Warehouse Tasting - £30.00

Sample a selection of the finest whiskies from Springbank, hand-drawn from the cask in one of our traditional warehouses by a senior member of the production team.

1:30pm: The Big Springbank Tasting - £50.00

The Big Springbank Tasting forms the centrepiece of the Springbank Open Day and promises to showcase some of our distillery’s finest creations with the chance to try an eclectic mix of our Hazelburn, Springbank and Longrow whiskies.

2:30pm: Springbank Warehouse Tasting - £30.00

Sample a selection of the finest whiskies from Springbank, hand-drawn from the cask in one of our traditional warehouses by a senior member of the production team.

2:30pm: Springbank Single Cask Tasting - £30.00

A selection of exclusive single cask bottlings which have been released around the world. An excellent chance to try rare whiskies from around the globe, all in one sitting.

3:30pm: New and Forthcoming Releases - £30.00

A chance to join us as we try some of the most recent and upcoming limited releases from Springbank Distillers.

4pm: Springbank Warehouse Tasting - £30.00

Sample a selection of the finest whiskies from Springbank, hand-drawn from the cask in one of our traditional warehouses by a senior member of the production team.

Please note:

- The Springbank Warehouse Tastings will last approximately 45 minutes. 

- All other tastings on Thursday 21st May will last approximately 1 hour.

- Some of the tastings will overlap so please be aware of this when making your selections. 

Friday 22nd May 2020 - Kilkerran & Cadenhead Open Day

10am: Cadenhead Warehouse Tasting - £35.00

Sample a selection of the finest Cadenhead whiskies with a member of the Cadenhead's team. Each dram will be hand drawn from the cask inside one of the warehouses at Springbank Distillery, with some wonderful new casks being launched exclusively for the Open Day.  As usual, anything tasted in the warehouse will be available to purchase afterwards.

10:15am: Cadenhead Warehouse Tasting - £35.00

Sample a selection of the finest Cadenhead whiskies with a member of the Cadenhead's team. Each dram will be hand drawn from the cask inside one of the warehouses at Springbank Distillery, with some wonderful new casks being launched exclusively for the Open Day.  As usual, anything tasted in the warehouse will be available to purchase afterwards.

10:30am: Kilkerran Warehouse Tasting - £35.00

Sample a wide variety of the rarest Kilkerran whiskies, hand-drawn from our finest casks which have been hidden away in the darkest recesses of Glengyle.

11:30am: Kilkerran Single Cask Tasting - £30.00

Join our Sales Team in this specially extended tasting to try all 13 single casks which were bottled for selected markets around the world and a distillery exclusive in 2019 to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the reopening of Glengyle Distillery. For most, a once in a lifetime opportunity to try all casks side by side, in a single sitting. Please note this tasting will last for 1.5 hours.

12pm: The “Wee” Cadenhead Tasting - £30.00

After the success of last years’ “Wee” tasting, we have decided to host another edition. This will showcase some of our hidden gems which have been bottled and are still available on the market.

1:30pm: Kilkerran Cocktail Masterclass - £30.00

We have teamed up with an experienced mixologist to showcase the alternative way to enjoy Kilkerran. During the tasting you will enjoy Kilkerran cocktails as a member of our Sales Team guides you through each of the whiskies used.

2:30pm: Cadenhead Masterclass - £30.00

The “Big" Cadenhead Tasting will feature Cadenhead's Sales Team. Join us for the opportunity to taste amazing drams from our new and upcoming releases. Keeping with tradition, there will also be a cask rolled into the venue which will be part of the tasting and available for purchase at the end. This is one you don’t want to miss!

2:30pm: Kilkerran Warehouse Tasting - £35.00

Sample a wide variety of the rarest Kilkerran whiskies, hand-drawn from our finest casks which have been hidden away in the darkest recesses of Glengyle.

3:30pm: Cadenhead Warehouse Tasting - £35.00

Sample a selection of the finest Cadenhead whiskies with a member of the Cadenhead's team. Each dram will be hand drawn from the cask inside one of the warehouses at Springbank Distillery, with some wonderful new casks being launched exclusively for the Open Day.  As usual, anything tasted in the warehouse will be available to purchase afterwards.

3:45pm: Cadenhead Warehouse Tasting - £35.00

Sample a selection of the finest Cadenhead whiskies with a member of the Cadenhead's team. Each dram will be hand drawn from the cask inside one of the warehouses at Springbank Distillery, with some wonderful new casks being launched exclusively for the Open Day.  As usual, anything tasted in the warehouse will be available to purchase afterwards.

4pm: Kilkerran Warehouse Tasting - £35.00

Sample a wide variety of the rarest Kilkerran whiskies, hand-drawn from our finest casks which have been hidden away in the darkest recesses of Glengyle.

Please note:

- The Kilkerran 15th Anniversary Single Cask Tasting will last approximately 1.5 hours. 

- All other tastings on Friday 22nd May will last approximately 1 hour.

- Some of the tastings will overlap so please be aware of this when making your selections. 

For any enquiries, please email festival@springbank.scot.

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