The American Whiskey Convention Postponed
- Posted by: Craig | March 18, 2020
The American Whiskey Convention returns to Philadelphia for its 5th annual whiskey and bourbon event.
The largest yearly gathering of All-American distillers in the country features over 250 whiskeys and bourbons, interactive conversation online forums with market professionals, southern BBQ, lifestyle attractions and artisan crafts.
PHILADELPHIA, PA.– The American Whiskey Convention, the largest event of American whiskey in the country, go back to Philadelphia for its 5th year on April 3rd, 2020 at the historical Independence Seaport Museum.
Set versus the background of the Independence Seaport Museum along the Delaware River, the theme of the 2020 American Whiskey Convention is ‘Whiskey On The Water’. This year’s American Whiskey Convention explores the fascinating function the area’s waterways played in the history of America’s whiskey. VIP Guests can sign up with kept in mind American whiskey historian and author, Michael Veach, as he carries out a tasting and leads a discussion on “The Ohio River and the Birth of Bourbon”.
Attendees can likewise go to talks with market legends like American whiskey’s ‘Godfather of Rye’, Larry Ebersold, and satisfy master distillers such as Dick Stoll, Greg Metze, and numerous other industry super stars consisting of Lisa Roper Wicker, chemical engineer and chief distiller Becky Harris, and brand name ambassadors JoAnn Street, Daniella Solano and Tim Heuisler.
More than just sipping whiskey and hob-knobbing with market professionals, visitors can take pleasure in genuine southern BBQ from Philadelphia’s own Sweet Lucy’s Smokehouse and in your area made whiskey-infused deals with. Amongst the exciting food and drink, visitors will find fascinating– and pampering!– tourist attractions. Sit for a close shave from Bryce Harper’s The Blind Barber barbershop (yes, that Bryce Harper), smoke a cigar with the Wooden Indian Tobacco Shop and Drew Estate, have a look at the latest Harley Davidson motorcycles from Barb’s HD, relax with a massage, and store hand-made creations from local craftsmens.
And of course– the farmers. The American Whiskey Convention is popular for uniting not just America’s finest whiskey, but likewise the producers and farmers responsible for the grains behind them.
” Once people connect the farmer with their favorite whiskey, it actually brings home the whole Grain-To- Glass idea. It is a lot fun enjoying individuals find brand-new tastes and discover the essential function regional farmers play,” states Laura Fields, Delaware Valley Fields Foundation CEO and founder of the American Whiskey Convention.
Earnings from the American Whiskey Convention benefit regional farmers through the Delaware Valley Fields Foundation’s outreach programs and innovative SeedSpark project.
” Our objective was to build an event for American whiskey enthusiasts,” stated occasion creator, Laura Fields. “From meeting farmers and grist millers, to chatting with maltsters and tasting items, it’s a totally immersive experience. What I find so excellent is that there’s something for everybody- from the casual whiskey drinker to the enthusiast.”
Have a beverage, Help a farmer: The American Whiskey Convention was produced to support the Delaware Valley Fields Foundation’s mission- to build a bridge between Pennsylvania grain manufacturers and quick growing markets like craft distilling. The groundbreaking Seed Spark Project brings together regional farmers, academic research organizations, and industrial industry experts to assist develop profitable markets for local businesses. In September of 2019, 1,000 pounds of regional grain (consisting of roughly 600 lbs of DVFF’s Rosen rye) was distilled by Dick Stoll (the guy behind the legendary A.H. Hirsch bourbon).
Grain to Glass, an American journey: Gain a brand-new point of view and gratitude of American whiskey and bourbon with an immersive experience into every aspect of the craft distilling procedure that triggers your favorite drink. Fulfill the farmers who grow the crops, the maltsters and millers who process the grains, and the master distillers who commit their life to distilling the spirits we enjoy.
Set against the background of the Independence Seaport Museum along the Delaware River, the theme of the 2020 American Whiskey Convention is ‘Whiskey On The Water’. VIP Guests can sign up with noted American whiskey historian and author, Michael Veach, as he conducts a tasting and leads a conversation on “The Ohio River and the Birth of Bourbon”.
” Our goal was to develop an event for American whiskey lovers,” said occasion founder, Laura Fields. Have a drink, Help a farmer: The American Whiskey Convention was developed to support the Delaware Valley Fields Foundation’s mission- to build a bridge in between Pennsylvania grain manufacturers and quick growing industries like craft distilling.
Friday, April 3rd
VIP Ticket Start 5:30pm
General Public Start 6:30pm
Independence Seaport Museum
Proceeds Benefit: The Delaware Fields Foundation