Winter Scotch Dinner
Hosted by Scotch expert
- Grand Lodge |
- Saturday, January 4, 2014
- 7 p.m. |
- $65 per person; tickets required, available online only; Overnight lodging $200-$295 |
- 21 and over
Tickets on sale now!
About Winter Scotch Dinner
Join fellow spirits imbibers to hear about, smell and taste Scotches such as Bowmore 15 “darkest” paired with hearty courses. Writer, editor and speaker Stuart Ramsay is the host, fresh off his gig editing The Definitive World Guide to Whisky.
Featuring Bowmore 12, Bowmore 15 “Darkest,” Auchentoshan 12, Auchentoshan 3 Wood, and Auchentoshan 18.
A special overnight lodging package is available online.
About Stuart Ramsay
Stuart MacLean Ramsay, born and raised in the Highlands of Scotland, currently lives in Portland, Oregon. Writer, editor and public speaker, Ramsay is a leading expert on spirits and craft beer. He was the American correspondent and contributing editor for Britain's Whisky Magazine and craft beer columnist for the Portland Oregonian. His articles about spirits, cocktails and beer have appeared in The Malt Advocate, Santé Magazine, Cigar Aficionado, and the Oregonian's A&E magazine.
His most recent book project was as contributing editor for The Definitive World Guide to Whisky, published by Britain's Dorling Kindersley. Ramsay wrote the American and Canadian chapters for this award-winning book. The book's awards include a prestigious James Beard Award for best spirits & wine publication, and Best Spirits Book in the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, France.
Ramsay is a Life Member of the prestigious Keepers of the Quaich Society, an international organization which honors those who have contributed greatly to the success and nobility of Scotch whisky and Scotland. Ramsay has also been inducted into the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels for his writing about Kentucky Bourbon and Kentucky. A Certified Specialist of Spirits (CSS), he's been a judge at Whisky Magazine's Best of the Best Whisky Awards, held annually in Bardstown, Kentucky. In 2003, Ramsay was a nominee for the best drink journalist in the World Food Media Awards. He has a bagpipe tune, “Stuart MacLean Ramsay,” a jig named after him for his contribution to the Pacific Northwest's pipe band culture.
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