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The National Whisky Festival of Scotland at Glasgow’s SWG3

Flagship event is on Saturday May 7

The National Whisky Festival of Scotland is returning to Glasgow’s SWG3.

The flagship event will take place at the West End arts venue on Saturday May 7.

And the first set of exhibitors has been announced and include: Arran Whisky, Bankhall, Birkentree, Buck and Birch, Elixir Distillers, GlenAllachie, Kilchoman, The Clydeside Distillery and Wolfburn.

This year’s edition will showcase dozens of exhibitors from many of the most exciting and innovative names from across the industry.

Delicate drams to peat-powered favourites will all feature.

All are available to try and included in the ticket price.

'Celebrated'

Festival organisers said: “The National Whisky Festival specially curates every exhibitor line up, aiming to feature both the well-known and celebrated as well as new, up and coming whisky producers from around the world - from single malts and blends to independent bottlers and limited edition single casks.

The National Whisky Festival of Scotland
The National Whisky Festival of Scotland

“The festival will also feature other delicious liquids from acclaimed producers of rum, gin, liqueurs and even the intriguing new whisky mixer - Birchwater.”

The festival is continuing its annual partnership with the world-renowned Celtic Connections.

The Glasgow edition will feature another specially-curated bill of incredible live music from some of Scotland’s most celebrated musicians to soundtrack your whisky tasting journey.

 

The National Whisky Festival specially curates every exhibitor line up, aiming to feature both the well-known and celebrated as well as new, up and coming whisky producers from around the world - from single malts and blends to independent bottlers and limited edition single casks.

Festival organisers

 

Festival goers can also expect cocktails by world-leading mixologists, experimental brewery collaborations, food vendors and exclusive, in-depth whisky masterclasses.

An on-site whisky shop will have an excellent selection of bottles to take home.

Since launching in 2015, The National Whisky Festival of Scotland has grown from a single whisky tasting event into a popular series of unique cultural festivals all over Scotland.

Coming to SWG3 on Saturday May 7
Coming to SWG3 on Saturday May 7

Events now take place in Paisley, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and the festival’s annual flagship event in Glasgow as part of the world-renowned Celtic Connections Festival.

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