FESTIVE WHISKY TASTINGS at WHISKI ROOMS Shop

FESTIVE WHISKY TASTINGS
Below is out list of festive tastings in our beautiful shop in the WHISKI Rooms – all available to book online during November and December 2013 and one on New Years Day to welcome in 2014 … Why not join in one of our ever popular Whisky & Chocolate tastings or Whisky and Cheese, take your pick …

DAY Date TIME TASTING  
FRIDAY 15/11/2013 18:00 INTRODUCTION TO WHISKY BOOK NOW
SATURDAY  16/11/2013 18:00 INTRODUCTION TO WHISKY BOOK NOW
SUNDAY  17/11/2013 17:00 WHISKY AND CHOCOLATE BOOK NOW
FRIDAY 22/11/2013 18:00 WHISKY AND CHOCOLATE BOOK NOW
SATURDAY  23/11/2013 16:00 PREMIUM TASTING BOOK NOW
SATURDAY  23/11/2013 18:00 HISTORY TASTING BOOK NOW
SUNDAY  24/11/2013 17:00 INTRODUCTION TO WHISKY BOOK NOW
WEDNESDAY  27/11/2103 18:00 PREMIUM TASTING BOOK NOW
THURSDAY  28/11/2013 18:00 WHISKY AND CHEESE BOOK NOW
FRIDAY  29/11/2013 18:00 BOWMORE WINTER WARMER BOOK NOW
SATURDAY  30/11/2013 16:00 INTRODUCTION TO WHISKY BOOK NOW
SUNDAY 01/12/2013 17:00 INTRODUCTION TO WHISKY BOOK NOW
FRIDAY  06/12/2013 18:00 INTRODUCTION TO WHISKY BOOK NOW
SATURDAY  07/12/2013 15:00 WHISKY AND CHEESE BOOK NOW
SATURDAY  07/12/2013 18:00 WHISKY AND CHOCOLATE BOOK NOW
SUNDAY  08/12/2013 17:00 INTRODUCTION TO WHISKY BOOK NOW
WEDNESDAY  11/12/2013 18:00 INTRODUCTION TO WHISKY BOOK NOW
THURSDAY 12/12/2013 18:00 BERRY BROTHERS & RUDD BOOK NOW
FRIDAY  13/12/2013 18:00 WHISKY AND CHOCOLATE BOOK NOW
SATURDAY  14/12/2013 15:00 WHISKY AND CHOCOLATE BOOK NOW
SATURDAY  14/12/2013 18:00 WHISKY AND CHEESE BOOK NOW
SUNDAY  15/12/2013 15:00 INTRODUCTION TO WHISKY BOOK NOW
SUNDAY  15/12/2013 17:00 PREMIUM TASTING BOOK NOW
THURSDAY 19/12/2013 18:00 WHISKY AND CHOCOLATE BOOK NOW
FRIDAY  20/12/2013 ALL DAY DALMORE AND JURA IN STORE SAMPLING  
FRIDAY  20/12/2013 18:00 WHISKY AND CHEESE BOOK NOW
SATURDAY 21/12/2013 15:00 INTRODUCTION TO WHISKY BOOK NOW
SATURDAY 21/12/2013 18:00 WHISKY AND CHOCOLATE BOOK NOW
SUNDAY  22/12/2013 15:00 WHISKY AND CHEESE BOOK NOW
SUNDAY 22/12/2103 17:00 INTRODUCTION TO WHISKY BOOK NOW
MONDAY 23/12/2013 ALL DAY DALMORE AND JURA IN STORE SAMPLING  
MONDAY  23/12/2013 18:00 WHISKY AND CHOCOLATE BOOK NOW
TUESDAY 24/12/2013 15:00 WHISKY AND CHEESE BOOK NOW
TUESDAY  24/12/2013 17:00 INTRODUCTION TO WHISKY BOOK NOW
THURSDAY  26/12/2013 15:00 WHISKY AND CHOCOLATE BOOK NOW
THURSDAY  26/12/2013 18:00 INTRODUCTION TO WHISKY BOOK NOW
FRIDAY  27/12/2013 18:00 PREMIUM TASTING BOOK NOW
SATURDAY  28/12/2013 15:00 WHISKY AND CHEESE BOOK NOW
SATURDAY  28/12/2013 18:00 INTRODUCTION TO WHISKY BOOK NOW
SUNDAY  29/12/2013 15:00 WHISKY AND CHOCOLATE BOOK NOW
SUNDAY  29/12/2013 17:00 INTRODUCTION TO WHISKY BOOK NOW
MONDAY  30/12/2013 15:00 INTRODUCTION TO WHISKY BOOK NOW
MONDAY  30/12/2013 18:00 INTRODUCTION TO WHISKY BOOK NOW
TUESDAY  31/12/2013 15:00 PREMIUM TASTING BOOK NOW
WEDNESDAY 01/01/2014 18:00 WHISKY & CHOCOLATE BOOK NOW

 For all the lastest updates, see here http://www.whiskirooms.co.uk/FestiveTastings.html

 

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WHISKI wins Whisky Bar of the Year 2011

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On Monday 20th June 2011, WHISKI bar on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile was awarded Whisky Bar of the Year at the 2011 DRAM awards, the Oscars of the licensed trade industry.  This is the first time that an Edinburgh bar has won this top accolade and the judges commented that “WHISKI goes to exceptional lengths to promote whisky in Scotland, with over 300 whiskies, whisky cocktails and extremely well trained staff”

WHISKI also opened a new venue called WHISKI Rooms on Sunday 19th June 2011 overlooking the iconic Mound in Edinburgh. WHISKI Rooms is a hybrid venue comprises a specialist whisky shop with a dedicated tasting room that will host daily whisky tastings in summer, a bar and an all day dining bistro serving fresh local Scottish produce.

“We are delighted with the DRAM Whisky Bar of the Year award and feel that again the profile of whisky will be raised with this recognition of Whiski in the capital ofScotland and the launch of our new venue WHISKI Rooms” said owner Gary Still.

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WHISKI ROOMS OPENING 18th JUNE 2011

Whiski Rooms

Whiski Rooms

It’s been a long time coming but our latest venture will open it’s door for business on Saturday 18th June 2011. Well, whats WHISKI Rooms all about? A bit of hybrid and here’s a brief rundown: –

– a whisky shop with a dedicated tasting room hosting daily whisky tastings

– a bar with ~ 300 whiskies, full range of draughts including Edinburgh’s own Innis & Gunn  on draught, extensive list of  cocktails, full range of premium wines and champagne, premium spirits including many Scottish options, a full range of quality soft drinks.  Come and see our Ardbeg Rooms where you will enter Islay time !

– an all day bistro menu  serving fresh local Scottish produce including freshly made cakes & scones, all made on the premises

So we are almost there and hope to see you once we open.

3rd Feb Whisky Dinner & Whisky Tasting

Our first whisky tasting of 2011 is on 3rd Feb 2011 and it will for sure be a fabulous evening with a delicious dinner and a hosted whisky tasting aswell as cocktails made using our fabulous feature whiskies, see details here and book online or in the bar. Spaces are strictly limited and dont forget we will have the fabulous Gorms playing live Scottish/Irish music from 10PM after our whisky tasting !

Whisky Tasting

 

WHISKY DINNER with WHISKY TASTING

Dates: Thursday 3rd February 2011
Time: 6:30 for a 7PM start
Cost: £25.00

Join us for our charity 3 course whisky dinner and tasting with a twist.

Hosted by Patsy Christie, Mixxit Manager at Maxxium UK, f

eaturing The Macallan Fine Oak 15, Highland Park 12 and Laphroaig Triple Wood single malt Scotch whisky neat and sampled in classic whisky cocktails. Charity auction of premium whisky on the night to raise funds for Cancer Research UK.

 

STARTER

Chefs Soup of the Day
with crusty bread

MAIN COURSE

Scottish SALMON
with a WHISKY & ORANGE JUS 

Fresh Scottish Chicken breast
served with a Whisky & Mushroom Sauce

Award winning MacSweens Haggis, Neeps & Tatties

with our creamy Whisky Sauce

 

DESSERT

Whisky & Caramelised Walnut Cheesecake

 

Bookings now being taken via the website or in the bar

Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight @ WHISKI

Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight

WHISKI is pleased to announce that the famous WHISKI Wednesdays will be back as part of Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight (SFDF). SFDF is  Scotland’s annual celebration  of Scottish  food and drinks and runs from the 5th to the 18th September 2010 with events taking place all over Scotland.

Every year we support this initiative and hold WHISKI WEDNESDAY’s whereby everyone who orders a main meal in the bar from 5PM onwards on either Wednesday gets to sample a FREE nip of whisky with their meal. This year it will be Baillie Nicol Jarvie whisky and as always we serve the very best and freshest Scottish food – why not come on down and sample some favourites like Cullen Skink or our award winnig MacSween’s Haggis – our food menu is here and we will have something you will enjoy.

Later on at 10PM as the evening gets darker, the live music starts up and either Bowfain or The Whistleblowers will be playing live Scottish music – so come and enjoy the ultimate Scottish experience that is thet WHISKI bar.

WHISKI WEDNESDAYS @ Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight
Dates: Wednesday 8th & 15th August 2010
Time: from 5PM
Venue: WHISKI Bar

Wednesday Gig = Live Music every night @ WHISKI

We recently added a new gig on Wednesday nights where we alternate between two acts :

Andrew Gordon – Scottish/Celtic folk singer and
The Whistleblowers – Scottish/Irish /Folk band

Andrew Gordon

Andrew Gordon

The Whistleblowers

The Whistleblowers

both of them proving really popular so that takes us up to live Scottish music EVERY NIGHT of the week. Both starting from 9:30 – 10PM so come on down and check them out and see our full events listings here

Tue 11th May – Glenfiddich Whisky Sampling @ WHISKI

Glenfiddich 12 Year Old

Glenfiddich 12 Year Old

Next Tuesday, 11th May 2010 we will have the Glenfiddich Whisky brand ambassadors in the

WHISKI bar from 6PM giving customers a sample of their whiskies so come on down to the bar and meet them and try a taster from the  delicious Glenfiddich whisky range.