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Second Annual Robert Burns Memorial Whisky Tasting

On Friday, January 23rd, the Second Annual Robert Burns Memorial Whisky Tasting will be held at Franklin Commons, 400 Franklin Ave., Phoenixville. The tasting, which started last year, will once again be emceed by Riannon Walsh, world-renowned expert on single malt whisky.

From an email I received last week:

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Riannon Walsh, world-renowned expert on single malt whisky, will return for our Second Annual Robert Burns Memorial Whisky Tasting on Friday, January 23 at 6PM. Join us for whisky with cheese and chocolate pairings featuring single malts from around the world and Eclat Chocolate.

We wish to thank our sponsors for their support:
Master Distiller: New Century Bank

Head Stillmen: Cloonaughill Celtic Malts, Inc., Eclat Chocolate, and Phoenixville Hospital

Cask Tender: Centre Grafik

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Please call Mary at 610.917.1228 for more information.

This event can be a great holiday gift for family, friends or business associates. Each attendee will receive the hand blown whisky glass they use in the evening's tasting as a keepsake. These glasses were designed by Riannon Walsh to accentuate the subtle nuances of fine spirits.

This year's event will be held at Franklin Commons in Phoenixville. Click here for a map. Seating is limited to 120. Individual tickets are $100 and can be purchased online via Click & Pledge. Hope to see you on the 23rd!
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