JASM is pleased to announce a virtual whiskey tasting taking place on Thursday, February 25th at 6pm. During the event, Chris Uhde will lead us in examining and tasting 5 types of whiskey. Included with registration will be whiskey samples that can be picked up from South Lyndale Liquors beginning February 11th.
Please note this event is for guests 21 years of age or older.
Chris Uhde (@whiskyredhead) is the Vice President for Impex Beverages. He is also the chief blender of Fukano Whisky, co-founder of the Southern California Whiskey Club (scwc.co) and the Scotch Expert for the United Scottish Society of Southern California. He has 12 years in the Spirits industry. In 2016, Chris was named Los Angeles’s first voice of whisky by Los Angeles Magazine. Chris travels throughout the United States preaching the gospel of fine whisky.
Please sign up today, there are only 25 seats available! We are looking forward to seeing you there.
$10: JASM Members
Fee is not refundable but is transferable. Please become a member to support JASM.
(Please click each whiskey to see more information.)
The Tottori is the blended line of whiskies from the Kurayoshi distillery in Tottori, Japan. Kurayoshi is known for its fresh spring water which is best-suited for producing whisky to the finest. The name "Kurayoshi" in Japanese was originated from the phrase "Kurashiyoshi", which is translated to "Good Living" in English.
Ohishi Sherry Cask is distilled in the south of Japan and matured exclusively in rich Sherry Casks. Tasting notes include deep sherry influence, rich plums and raisins with a touch of allspice, oak, and umami.
Ohishi Brandy Cask is distilled in the south of Japan and matured exclusively in ex-brandy casks. Tasting notes include high tone fruits like apples and pears, followed by honey with a touch of floral notes. It has a silky texture on the palate.
Kurayoshi 12yr Malt Whisky- The rich aroma of fragrant mixed nuts, including almonds and the heavy malt aroma spread throughout the mouth, giving a sense of the long-term maturation of over12 years. Good vanilla and raisins with faint smokiness is felt. The long-term aging give an outstanding balance of tart and sweet. A soft and smooth finish remains.
Fukano Vault 2- Tasting notes include apple pie, tobacco, white raisins, white tea, cedarwood, butterscotch and oak. 3,850 bottles produced globally.
We would like to thank ImpEX Beverages for sponsoring this event as well as South Lyndale Liquors for their help with this event.
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