Events

31st March – 5th April

The Roaming Buffalo Bourbon Empire

Bryant and Mack Private Detectives
87-89 Rose St, Edinburgh EH2 3DT

Join us as we bring the Roaming Buffalo Bourbon Empire to Edinburgh, for Tales of the Cocktail.

The Bryant and Mack Private Detective Agency, which brings astounding creativity and passion to the cocktail industry, will be its home for 5 great nights.
We will have our extensive range of American whiskeys on the bar including the last 3 vintages of the Antique collection, and the 2016 vintage Old Rip Van Winkle range, plus a few more exciting products.

If you want wanted to turn one of these amazing whiskeys into a cocktail, there will be a range of vintage vermouths dating back to the 1940s, which can be used to make vintage cocktails….
A Thomas H Handy Manhattan using 1950s Punt E Mes? Yes, please.
The boys from Bryant and Mack will be on hand serving up their renowned cocktails, and have created a bespoke Buffalo Trace menu for the special occasion.
The bar will be open each day from 5pm till late.

On Sunday 2nd, Jason Coleman, Sazerac Brand Ambassador from New Orleans, will be teaming up with Bryant & Mack’s, Ross Bryant to host a dynamic duo starting at 9.30pm. Expect lots of bourbon alongside Scottish creativity and classic New Orleans Style.

We will also be holding a few special intimate tasting sessions for the trade each day at 3pm. These will be very limited and on a first come first serve basis.

For further information and ticket availability, please get in touch with ian@hi-spirits.com

Saturday 1st April

Wheated vs Rye Bourbon.

We put two very different styles of bourbon up against each other. Starting with two different mashbills, we’ll taste our way through two of the Buffalo Trace Distillery’s recipes.

These sessions will be informal but informative and lots of fun. Some of the whiskeys we will runthrough will include; Buffalo Trace, Weller 12yr, Eagle Rare, Van Winkle 15yr, George T Stagg and William Larue Weller.

For further information and ticket availability, please get in touch with ian@hi-spirits.com

Monday 3rd April

The Buffalo Trace Antique Collection

Learn why the Buffalo Trace Distillery is the most awarded distillery in the world. Released only once per year, and in very small quantities, the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection includes some of the most sought after whiskeys in the world.

For the first time, we’ll be tasting the new 2016 range in Scotland. Tickets will go fast so sign up today.

For further information and ticket availability, please get in touch with ian@hi-spirits.com

Tuesday 4th April

Pappy Van Winkle Range

The Van Winkle Family has been producing fine bourbon whiskey for over four generations, sinceJulian P. “Pappy” Van Winkle, Sr. was a traveling salesman for the W.L. Weller and Sons wholesale house in Louisville. The Winkles have now entered a joint venture with the Buffalo Trace Distillery, and we are lucky enough to be able to put on this fantastic tasting.

For further information and ticket availability, please get in touch with ian@hi-spirits.com